Walker comments on announcements from Burke and Van Hollen (AUDIO)

Governor Scott Walker spoke with reporters in Eau Claire this morning and fielded questions about Democrat Mary Burke‘s announcement that she’ll run for governor next year, and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen‘s announcement that he won’t seek reelection.

AUDIO: Governor Scott Walker 3:15

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WisEye condemns Planned Parenthood

WiscosninEye, the nonprofit public interest channel which covers state government, is condemming Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin for “distorted” use of WisconsinEye legislative coverage for a TV commercial. WisconsinEye President/CEO John Henkes issued a press release on the controversy.

READ: WisconsinEye release (PDF)

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Spotlight never off ‘Singers’

A reader letter to the Wisconsin State Journal today suggests that the easiest way to stop the “Solidarity Singers” would be to stop covering them. Not likely. Continue reading

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GZ OWI #3

Former Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesperson Graeme Zielinski faces a third offense drunk driving charge, according to court records accessed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Continue reading

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Jauch gets hip replacement

bobsterjauchState Senator Bob Jauch won’t be in the Capitol rotunda for the next few weeks.  Continue reading

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‘He said, she said’ can get it wrong

Last week I posted a story regarding Jenny McCarthy’s vaccine quackery. While I included quotes from both of the people I interviewed, I think it’s still possible to come away with the feeling that Ms. McCarthy might be on to something. Continue reading

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Area Man Comments On End Of The Onion

onionboxNewsprint is just so tactile. The digital medium can’t quite deliver the experience of turning pages on the print version of The OnionContinue reading

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Chronicling a Kringle controversy

Inserting policy items into the Wisconsin state budget, we have long been told by members of both parties, is bad, bad, bad. Except, it appears, when a policy item is delicious.  Continue reading

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Candidate quest for Democrats

It’s been said “no news is good news,” but in the case of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, the lack of a headline announcing a qualified candidate for governor in 2014 (yes, that’s next year) may be looking problematic. Continue reading

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Dems ask Van Hollen to oppose bail bondsmen provision

A group of Assembly Democrats have sent a letter to Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, asking him to oppose budget language which would allow the return of commercial bail bonds to the state for the first time since 1979. Continue reading

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