After Grubergate controversy fades, legal challenge to Obamacare remains

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Health Care, National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

COMING THIS FALL: The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a challenge to a system a lower-court judge has called a "protectionist regime."

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist and one-time architect of the Affordable Care Act, has been in the news a lot over the past two weeks.

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Ohio’s Gov. Kasich plays maverick at Republican conference

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Indiana, Louisiana, National, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections, Texas, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo: C-SPAN

Ohio Gov. John Kasich played to media enthusiasm for big-government Republicans during a Republican Governors Association panel Wednesday.

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Conservative groups see spike in participation in wake of Obama amnesty plan

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Immigration, National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

New Obama

By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

President Obama’s amnesty plan may be costly to the U.S. economy, but it’s big business for conservative grassroots groups fighting the unprecedented executive decree.

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John Doe froze conservative speech, targets say

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Abuse of power, First Amendment, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Critics say Milwaukee County District Attorney’s John Chisholm’s investigation of Wisconsin conservatives was always aimed at disrupting the campaigns of Gov. Scott Walker and other state Republicans.

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2016 ‘winner-take-all’ presidential vote fight already brewing

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

The White House

It’s likely to be Nebraska’s first test of campaign 2016 — how to divvy up the state’s five electoral votes — and insiders expect it’ll come early next year.

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Did senators’ sendoff violate Wisconsin lobbying law?

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Wisconsin Reporter

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Tuesday night’s farewell reception for soon-to-be retiring state Sens. Tim Cullen, Bob Jauch, and Dale Schultz was attended by a veritable who’s who of old Wisconsin pols.

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