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Wisconsin Right to Work law reinstated, for now

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:00pm 5/27/2016 at 8:00pm
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Because I have been traveling, I’m late to this important development.

In early April we reported how a State court judge throws out Wisconsin Right to Work Law in an absurd decision:

When conservative Justice Rebecca Bradley won the Wisconsin Supreme Court election last Tuesday, we pointed out how important that court has been in...

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State court judge throws out Wisconsin Right to Work Law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 8, 2016 at 5:24pm 4/8/2016 at 5:24pm
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When conservative Justice Rebecca Bradley won the Wisconsin Supreme Court election last Tuesday, we pointed out how important that court has been in upholding union reforms.

That may be tested again as Dane County Judge William Foust in Madison just threw out the state’s Right to Work law signed by Governor Walker a...

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Conservative wins WI Sup Ct election – “loss a punch to progressives”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:05pm 4/6/2016 at 7:05pm
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Joanne Kloppenburg.

The name brings back memories.

Back in 2011, she narrowly lost a challenge to unseat conservative Supreme Court Justice David Prosser.

Kloppenburg even declared victory on election night.

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WISCONSIN or BUST – The “long, strange trip” and today’s primary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/5/2016 at 1:00pm
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All eyes are on Wisconsin.

Before I get to today’s primary, let’s take a look back at one of my favorite political periods in the history of the world – the defeat of the Recall against Governor Scott Walker after over a year of protests against the public sector union collective bargaining...

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Scott Walker Endorses Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 10:11am 3/29/2016 at 10:11am
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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker appeared on the Charlie Sykes radio show in Wisconsin and endorsed …

Ted Cruz.

It was a very strong endorsement for Cruz, not an anti-Trump endorsement. Walker said he was “all in” for Cruz.

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Immigration Protesters Swarm Wisconsin State Capitol

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/19/2016 at 2:30pm
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Wisconsin is trying to take measures to deal with illegal immigration and sanctuary cities. Naturally, detractors are describing the initiatives as racist and anti-immigrant.

As a result, thousands of protesters showed up at the Wisconsin capitol yesterday, reminiscent of the anti-Walker protests of several years ago.

Here’s what it looked like...

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Wisconsin “John Doe” anti-conservative hunters become the hunted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 18, 2015 at 4:00pm 12/18/2015 at 4:00pm
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We extensively covered the two Wisconsin “John Doe” cases in which prosecutors targeted Scott Walker and conservatives in Wisconsin.

John Doe No. 1 concerned Walker’s time as Milwaukee County Executive.

John Doe No.2 was the more notorious, as a Democratic lead prosecutor unleashed the equivalent of SWAT teams on conservatives, raiding homes, seizing...

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Scott Walker signs law emasculating “John Doe”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:45pm 10/24/2015 at 7:45pm
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There he goes again, going about his business of slaying another progressive dragon.

The saga of the two John Doe investigations of Walker, his supporters and almost the entire Wisconsin conservative movement has been covered here dozens of times. It was a nasty, vicious investigation (note: Michael Lutz in this interview from...

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Unions and progressives can gloat, but Walker’s returning to finish the job he started

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 1:00pm 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm
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Wisconsin radio talk show host Charlie Sykes interviewed Scott Walker confidante John Hiller on Walker’s decision to end the campaign, and on Walker’s future.

The money quote emphasized at Syke’s website, RightWisconsin, was that Walker “Was At Peace With the Whole Thing“:

John Hiller, a closer confidant of Scott Walker, told Charlie Sykes...

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Scott Walker Watch: Dropping out? Update – Yup

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 21, 2015 at 5:00pm 9/21/2015 at 5:00pm
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Scott Walker has a 6 p.m. Eastern press conference, at which he is expected to drop out of the race according to numerous news reports, such as this from the NY Times.

His speech:

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Post-debate Polls: Trump Still Leads, Carly Jumps to Second Place

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/20/2015 at 1:30pm
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Following her outstanding performance in the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina has overtaken Ben Carson for second place in the GOP field.  According to a CNN poll released today, both Trump and Ben Carson have lost some support, while Carly has surged from 3% early this month to 15%.

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CNN’s Preference for Trump Left Scott Walker in the Cold

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:34pm 9/17/2015 at 7:34pm
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Those tuned in to Wednesday night’s GOP debate hosted by CNN and Salem Media (though mostly CNN) were left wondering what happened to Scott Walker. To be fair, it’s a difficult, if not impossible task providing equal airtime to eleven people in any given debate setting.

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Scott Walker Unveils His Labor Union Reform Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:40pm 9/14/2015 at 6:40pm
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Today, Scott Walker was in Las Vegas to spell out the details of his bold plan to reform Labor Unions.

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Will Walker Hit His Stride with New Labor Plan?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 1:25pm 9/14/2015 at 1:25pm
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Today, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will take the stage at a Las Vegas town hall and unveil his national labor reform plan.

On Thursday, Walker teased the plan during a speech at Eureka College, saying, “…on Day One, I will stop the government from taking money out of the paychecks of federal...

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Scott Walker Responds to Sinking Poll Numbers in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 8:30am 9/14/2015 at 8:30am
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Governor Scott Walker was interviewed by CNN’s Jake Tapper yesterday. The segment began with Walker’s dropping poll numbers in Iowa but went on to cover a wide range of topics.

Early on, Tapper refers to a column from National Review which charges the Walker campaign with being too lax in response to...

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Did Hillary just signal which Republican she hates and fears the most?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2015 at 12:30pm 9/11/2015 at 12:30pm
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Scott Walker has fallen dramatically in the polls, undone for now by the Trump phenomenon.

Numerous pundits, including me, wonder if he can get back up again.

Surveying the Republican field, based solely on current polling, Scott Walker should not even be on Hillary’s radar. But he is. And she just lashed...

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USA Today Reporter Covering Scott Walker Campaign Signed Recall Petition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11:30am 9/9/2015 at 11:30am
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Scott Walker is no stranger to political challengers or an adversarial press.

But what does it do to Walker’s national political aspirations when a homegrown reporter who once signed a petition to recall the Governor, happens to be covering his presidential bid for a nationally circulated paper?

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