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On power-grab bills, Wisconsin spoke, the GOP didn’t listen. Here’s the evidence. more

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The Wisconsin GOP power grab is part of a larger national strategy that attacks the pillars of democratic governance. Progressive editor-at-large Ruth Conniff lays it all out on ‘Democracy Now!’ more

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Claire VanValkenburg

Just before sunrise on Wednesday, a Republican-controlled senate approved bills to restrict early voting and curb the powers of the incoming governor and attorney general. more

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Norman Stockwell

Citizens jammed the halls and chanted outside locked hearing-room doors, while Republican legislators rushed through a series of bills designed to take power away from the incoming governor. 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. more

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Carole Trone

The nailbiter was emblematic of midterm elections across the country on Tuesday that delivered mixed results. more

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

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An unlikely coalition of supporters want a working man in Paul Ryan's seat. 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. more

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Wisconsin farmers, like rural folks across America post-2016 election, are reclaiming their legacy as key players in the country’s progressive movement. more

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In the Midwest and across the country, the November election will test the Democrats’ messages of civility and progress against an entrenched Republican Party that has now fully embraced Donald Trump. more

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Tony Evers leads in polls among the slew of Democratic candidates vying to take on Walker. But is he pro-public school enough to win? more

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Between two groups—the divided and the disaffected—lies the path to victory for Democrats in Wisconsin. more

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Might a “consensus of pain” unite resistance to Governor Scott Walker’s politics of divide-and-conquer? more

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Rick Christofferson

Just how far can the politics of resentment go in dismantling public education? more

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Wisconsin voters are deciding if they want to remove the office of state treasurer. If this passes, Wisconsin will be the only state without a treasurer or financial equivalent—and that's bad business. more

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Parents outraged over a discussion of privilege in a Wisconsin school district, which suffers from a historical amnesia that indigenous Mexicans can't afford. more

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Tribal sovereignty is precarious at best. Indians know that at any point the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court could do away with Indian-federal treaties, dismantle reservations, and open up tribal lands to the highest bidder. more

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Within Wisconsin’s stellar statewide graduation rates and test scores lie the largest racial disparities in the nation. more

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With increasing frequency, Republican state legislatures are moving to prevent cities, towns, villages, and counties from adopting progressive policies that diverge from state law. Wisconsin shows us how it’s done. more

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