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Election official: Proposed voter ID information campaign ‘complete waste of money’

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Voter Fraud, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We must point out that this is hard-earned taxpayer money,” the Milwaukee election official said. “I would think this is not worthwhile to do.”

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Russ Feingold is listening — to big labor and his other out-of-state contributors

By   /  April 26, 2016  /  Federal Government, Labor, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat he lost to conservative Sen. Ron Johnson in 2010.

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Mississippi Legislature hits on tax cuts, whiffs on election reform

By   /  April 25, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics & Elections, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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The Mississippi Legislature passed a tax cut and some educational reforms, but missed on campaign finance and election reform.

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Russ Feingold goes Hollywood in latest campaign haul

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The California kid, Russ Feingold, D-Middleton (and California), raked in more than $31,000 in campaign donations from Tinseltown and the broader entertainment community

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Watchdog Podcast: Delegate rules highlight Pennsylvania primary battle

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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After a big win in New York, presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton turn their attention to Pennsylvania and other northeastern states that hold their primary elections on Tuesday.

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Kasich carries Obamacare dichotomy to Maryland

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Health Care, Maryland, National, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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John Kasich’s presidential campaign arrived in Maryland minus the pretense that he would fully repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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