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By Elizabeth DiNovella on Aug 2, 2012
Wisconsin Republican Senate candidates Eric Hovde and Tommy Thompson are denouncing government spending on the campaign trail. But a close look at their personal fortunes reveal the two have greatly benefitted from—wait for it—government contracts.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jul 22, 2012
I will leave it to others to remember the details of his writing and to catalog his faults. For now, I remember a dear friend that I truly miss.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jul 20, 2012
It’s all but assured that the photo ID requirement will not be in place for the November elections.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jul 13, 2012
Regardless of who leads in the polls, the eventual GOP candidate will be far wealthier than most Wisconsinites.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jul 31, 2012
“The right was able to recast itself as a populist movement,” says the author and cultural critic.“This is the secret to conservatism’s success.”
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jul 8, 2012
The RGA’s well-organized campaign played a huge role in giving Scott Walker a victory.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jun 29, 2012
The National Republican Senatorial Committee has launched its video ad against Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin. It goes after her for uttering that awful word: solidarity.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jun 27, 2012
This summer we can celebrate two milestones in women’s sports. June is the 40th anniversary of Title IX. July marks the debut of women’s boxing at the Olympic Games in London.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Jun 4, 2012
“The people of Wisconsin have been buried in campaign ads and literature from unknown sources that exploit loopholes to funnel unlimited campaign dollars into our democracy.”
By Elizabeth DiNovella on May 25, 2012
The brainchild of Republican stalwarts Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie, the Republican State Leadership Committee paved the way for Governor Scott Walker and Act 10. The group is back, and has already spent more money—most of it on lurid, negative ads—than it did in the 2010 election.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on May 23, 2012
“The other side says Scott Walker started a civil war,” says Richard De Broux of the Brown County Republicans. “I disagree—it was started by the Democrats who fled.”
By Elizabeth DiNovella on May 19, 2012
“I am tired of the implication that conservatives don’t want to help people,” says Stig Rahm, chairman of the GOP in Columbia County, Wisconsin. “That’s nonsense.”
By Elizabeth DiNovella on May 5, 2012
Ryan, chair of the Budget Committee and rising star in the GOP, is doing a series of town halls in his district and this one was in his hometown of Janesville.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Apr 22, 2012
I decided to indulge myself with a classic:
Horses by Patti Smith. Horses, with its striking portrait of Smith, taken by Robert Mapplethorpe. Horses, produced by John Cale at Electric Lady Studios.
By Elizabeth DiNovella on Apr 13, 2012
“The media was supposed to be the watchdog for the regular folks, and now comedians have to be the watchdog of the media,” says the creator of The Daily Show.