Category Archives: Wisconsin

Wisconsin and the pain.

There’s no way to sugar coat this. A lot of progressive hearts got center punched Tuesday night. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) survived a furious campaign seeking his recall on Tuesday, emerging as the victor in a bitter fight over … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: Two out of six ain’t bad…

The great Orange Overlord called it for tonight… We took the fight into red territory, and took two seats. What was a safe 19-14 GOP advantage is now a narrow 17-16. If we had those numbers going into 2011, the … Continue reading

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Murdoch, Wisconsin and the Debt Limit: “There is always hope. Only because it’s the one thing that no one has figured out how to kill yet.”.

I’m not gonna lie to you, Marge. This has been a rough couple of weeks for me. And it’s not over yet. Watching the Debt Limit negotiations play out has been like being trapped in a car on the train … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: March 23, 2011. (The “Holy Crap, I’m behind” edition.)

-Wow. Libya…so that happened. To be honest, I am deeply ambivalent about this whole thing.  On the one hand, holy shit, we’re in another war in the Middle East!  On the other hand, Kaddafi is a murderous son of a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin! Shit just got real!

Via Dave Weigel at Slate… Up to now, the Budget Repair Bill in Wisconsin has been frozen because all fourteen Senate Democrats will not return to the state to negotiate it. There’s no quorum — the bill, which consists of … Continue reading

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