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  • District attorney’s wife drove case against Wis. Gov. Walker, insider says

    Walker CHICAGO – The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case today. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major...

  • District attorney's wife drove case against Wisconsin's Walker, insider says

    The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case Tuesday. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major impact on the scope of...

  • War on women? Wasserman Schultz helped lawyer who defends abusive husbands

    Democratic Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a top cheerleader in the party's "war on women" targeting the GOP, helped a House candidate who has defended alleged wife beaters.

  • Company may limit iron mine to 1 Wisconsin county

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A company that wants to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin might limit the project to only one county instead of two, a company spokesman said Thursday. Gogebic Taconite is considering building the mine solely in Iron County because of opposition from officials...

  • Shutting down conservative activism in Wisconsin

    Prosecutors should investigate apparent official wrongdoing. They should not use flimsy pretexts to target officials and activists they dislike.

  • Lawsuit details the chilling of conservative speech in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin prosecutors have selectively targeted conservative groups to effectively chill their speech, lawyers for a conservative activist detailed in a Tuesday filing with a federal appeals court.

  • Obama pushes minimum wage in Wisconsin trip

    A deeply polarized state, Wisconsin has been the epicenter of a major fight in recent years over the power of government workers' unions with a highly competitive governor's race this fall.

  • Wis. court erred when it refused to consider lengthy briefs filed minutes before deadline, appeals court rules

    MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin appeals court has held that a lower court acted erroneously when it refused to even consider an asbestos decedent’s summary judgment opposition briefs that were filed just minutes before the deadline and were each several pages over the allowed limit....

  • Letting the cat out of the bag on the role of public employee unions

    Noam Scheiber of the New Republic inadvertently admitted what we've long suspected about public employee unions.

  • Travel club companies settle for $50K in Wisconsin

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a $50,000 settlement on Wednesday with two out-of-state marketing companies that allegedly violated Wisconsin laws while marketing travel club memberships. The Texas-based Green Palm...

  • Wisconsin union has no idea how that forged card got in there

    Dian Palmer, president of Service Employees International Union Healthcare Wisconsin, wants one thing to be perfectly clear: Her union takes its ethical responsibilities very seriously.

  • Animal rendering facility settles pollution allegations in Wisconsin

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement with a Medina-based animal rendering facility that allegedly violated a permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Van Hollen’s office filed a...

  • Polls show Wisconsin, Georgia governors races neck-and-neck

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The races to become the next governors of Wisconsin and Georgia could be tight, if sets of fresh polls are any indicator. In Wisconsin, incumbent GOP Gov. Scott Walker currently holds a one-point lead over Democrat Mary Burke, according to a Friday Rasmussen...

  • Is this House candidate the Todd Akin of 2014?

    A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.

  • Wisconsin's Scott Walker now faces one of his hardest campaigns

    After Tuesday's primary, the Wisconsin Republican now faces one of the most high-profile Democratic opponents of his career, as well as his third election in just four years.



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