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OMG, Kooyenga!

  By Bill Dunn Sept. 14, 2017 After Associated Press reporter Scott Bauer’s Sept. 1 tweet that “@RepKooyenga says he’s tempted to ‘break out his trumpet’ and play ‘God Bless America’ during Solidarity Singalong at state Capitol,” WKOW reporter Greg Neumann replied, “Oh, I’m sure they have lyrics for that tune as well.” Spot on, […]

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Walker DNR Appointee Sought to Privatize Trout Streams

May 28, 2012 by WCMCooperative Scott Gunderson, appointed by Scott Walker to a top position in the DNR, once pushed for legislation that would have privatized thousands of miles of Wisconsin’s waterways, including portions of every trout stream in the state. The 2004 legislation, authored by Gunderson while he was representing the 83rd District (Waukesha) […]

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Slow Times at Capitol High

On March 30th, directly after the recall of Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) was certified by the Government Accountability Board, a group of people, including a reporter and a videographer from The Progressive, went to Fitzgerald’s office to see if they could get a comment from him. Fitzgerald was not in. After getting a phone number […]

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The Press and the Protester

It is impossible to understand what is happening in Wisconsin without understanding the intensity of popular opposition to Scott Walker and his policies, and the impatience many of Walker’s opponents have to traditional modes of political expression. Rather than rely on the often timid and half-hearted efforts of Democrats to resist GOP assaults, many have […]

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The WI Capitol Press Corps’ Deal With the Devil: Updated

In a February 24th online article titled “On the Capitol: Blogosphere goes wild after Rep. Kleefisch caught on video,” Wisconsin State Journal reporters Mary Spicuzza and Clay Barbour take the unwashed masses to task for their outraged reaction to a video showing GOP Rep. Joel Kleefisch casting votes for Assembly colleagues who were too busy […]

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