Crooks wants federal court to ‘take control’ of Wisconsin Supreme Court

By   /  May 12, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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As the state Supreme Court leadership war goes on, Justice N. Patrick Crooks is asking a federal judge to step in to take control of the “chaotic situation” on the court.

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Lawmaker: Chief justice’s civil rights complaint is ‘pathetic’

By   /  April 13, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Pathetic.

That’s how state Rep. Dave Craig, R-Town of Vernon, describes Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson’s civil rights lawsuit to save her leadership position, her extra pay, and her power.

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Tribe may have broken Wisconsin election law with offers of free food, prizes

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – A spokesman for the state Government Accountability Board says the agency is “aware of” allegations that the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government may have broken state election law by offering to voters free lunch or dinner and tickets to win prizes Tuesday.

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Week in Review: Twice-registered voters and a debt-ridden county

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Virginia  /  No Comments


There’s nothing like a former governor’s federal corruption trial, a debt-ridden county, special elections and doubly registered voters to keep things interesting in these last dog days of summer.

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Marshall: ‘Pansy day’ for Republicans who won’t consider AG impeachment inquiry

By   /  May 16, 2014  /  News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

LINE OF FIRE: Delegate Bob Marshall, a staunch proponent of family values, is the target of a fund-raising effort by a left-wing "Family Values" PAC.

Outspoken Republican Delegate Bob Marshall has filed two resolutions to launch an impeachment inquiry into Attorney General Mark Herring, and he’s showing no mercy for Republicans who won’t join him.

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Power-hungry Dems use redistricting to turn Dane County bluer

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


For all the bitching and moaning Democrats have done about how Republicans crafted the state’s voting maps, you never hear them complain about the partisan carving Dane County Democrats did to enhance their stranglehold on power.

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