Wisconsin

Watchdog Radio: Democrats drubbed in elections, so what comes next for GOP?

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  National, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

Scott Walker

By Eric Boehm, Matt Kittle | Watchdog Radio
Tuesday’s midterm elections were a shellacking for Democrats, as Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and won gubernatorial races from state to state.
This week, Watchdog Radio’s Eric Boehm and Matt Kittle take a look back at the election to find an explanation for the Republican wave.
Then, we […]

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Walker elected to second term as governor, but not everyone’s happy

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Elections, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Republican Gov. Scott Walker easily won his bid for re-election Tuesday, defeating Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke by nearly six percentage points.

But not everyone is thrilled.

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The big cheese: Wisconsin governor election the one to watch, pundits say

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

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – While all eyes this election day will be on the U.S. Senate and a handful of states that hold the balance of congressional power in their ballots, Wisconsin’s tight gubernatorial race might just prove to be the most important election in the nation.

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Watchdog Radio: Politicians vs. the press

By   /  October 11, 2014  /  Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog Radio
MADISON, Wis. — Politicians often try to control the media — but when they can’t do that, they often find it easier to hide behind closed doors.
That’s what happened this week when Watchdog.org reporter Adam Tobias was shut out of a campaign event for Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke.
Tobais wasn’t given […]

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Poll finds strong support for School Choice in Wisconsin’s swing districts

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – School choice in Wisconsin now has a very big voice advocating for it.

The American Federation for Children, “the nation’s voice for educational choice,” this week announced the launch Wisconsin Federation for Children.

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Open your wallets: Debt in Wisconsin costs each state taxpayer $4,400

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Finances, News, State Budgets, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A lavish home entertainment system. A reliable used car. A trip to Europe. Braces for your child. A semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Those are all things expected to come with a price tag of $4,400.
But that amount is also what each Wisconsin resident would have to […]

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