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Jud Lounsbury

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Jud Lounsbury is a political writer based in Madison, Wisconsin and a frequent contributor to The Progressive. He also blogs at uppitywis.org and you can find him on Twitter @judlounsbury. 

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Thankfully, this Iowan Congressman isn’t into creative anachronism. Read more

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In a show of progressive promise versus the status quo, it was Warren/Sanders versus the Four Horsemen of the Pale, Stale, and Male. Read more

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12 Angry Men

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Trump has dived deep into the septic tank before. But, folks, this is truly a new low. Read more

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If rape isn’t a “high crime and misdemeanor,” what is? Read more

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Ryan Schmitz

All the blood lost has been for a “marginally” different trade deal that probably won’t get passed anyway. Read more

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As we learned from Al Capone, just because the government is unable to charge you with being a mobster, doesn’t mean you’re not a mobster. Read more

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Behind the stats about incarceration rates, lies a basic structure of law that accommodates white people. What better place to host the 2020 Dem convention? Read more

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Lorie Shaull

If you haven’t listened to Ilhan Omar’s full speech, here’s what you need to know. Read more

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Hiding behind the goal of a “balanced budget,” is a movement about using constitutional change to destroy the power of the federal government. Read more

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Declaring a national emergency is just the latest move by the “maximalist” President. Here we share a comparison of the Trump and Obama presidencies . . . by Donald J. Trump. Read more

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In 2012, Kleefisch claimed that the “war on women” was fake, and a distraction from the “real war.” Read more

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Fibonacci Blue

Trump’s political survival in the short term and in 2020 is dependent in keeping his base foaming at the mouth. Read more

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Before year’s end, these slightly less outrageous but still really terrible things by Trump should get the attention they deserve. Read more

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Zina Saunders

Republicans are using their gerrymandered control of the state to push through a slew of power-grabbing bills before the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general can take office. Read more

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The governor of the Cheeseheads called a deal “good news,” even though we are worse off with our number one cheese export trading partner. Read more

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Considering that Wisconsin is last in start-up activity, maybe a U-turn is exactly what we need. Read more

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The Republican Governors Association, under Wisconsin’s Scott Walker’s leadership, has run a number of hypocritical attack ads on the Georgian gubernatorial candidate. Read more

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A new tragedy is being used by Trump and others to whip up anti-immigrant sentiment. Read more

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