Watchdog Podcast: At The Races — Setting the table for 2016 presidential campaign

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Issues, News, Podcast, Politics, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

Election48

This is “At The Races,” Watchdog.org’s podcast that focuses on elections and political campaigns.

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Occupy Boise leader, Democrat bring community organizing to Idaho cities

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Anne Nesse Facebook page.

The community organizing tactics made famous by President Barack Obama have landed in Idaho, as activists in at least two cities fight for higher local minimum wage laws.

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Oil, Maduro and a mango: The toss heard ’round Venezuela

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro got hit by a mango thrown by a woman, underscoring the economic woes facing the country crippled by low oil prices.

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John ‘Doe’ Chisholm going after Scott Walker’s First Amendment rights again?

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – John Chisholm has long been accused of not understanding or valuing the First Amendment. This past weekend, he went about proving that criticism, constitutional law experts say.

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Experts: Chances rise that U.S. Supreme Court will take John Doe case

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No news is good news in the case of O’Keefe v. Chisholm.

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Short on subs, Philly schools look to non-union contractors

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

School District of Philadelphia

The local teachers union is not getting the job done, so the School District of Philadelphia wants to use a private vendor to manage its substitute teachers.

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