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Wisconsin state employees: Et tu, Russ Decker?

Why did Russ Decker turn his back on state employees and his party? There are multiple competing theories, including speculation that he is positioning for a job in the Walker administration. >More
 Brunch Links: December 16

State worker contracts voted down in the Senate. And much more in today's round of Brunch Links. >More
 Wisconsin Senate adjourns; Vinehout says senators have done 'a great disservice'

As the contracts were voted down, one-by-one, after the Democrats had deposed of their leader, Russ Decker, senators stood up to give closing remarks. Many of them honored members of their family. >More
 Breaking: Wisconsin state worker contracts defeated; Decker votes no

Russ Decker betrays Democrats in dramatic fashion. Rumor are he and Plale are looking for jobs in the Walker administration. Union leader calls Decker "a whore." >More
 Jeff Wood the deciding vote on state worker contracts

The multiple OWI offender from Chippewa Falls is released from jail and ensures the approval of state employee contracts in the Assembly. >More
 The bloggification of political press releases

Blogging lingo and snarky blogger-oriented attacks increasingly define partisan press releases. >More
 Jeff Wood gets out of jail to vote in Assembly

The Bloomer independent is released to take part in some final votes in the Assembly. >More
 What's up with Senate Leader Russ Decker?

Are Senate Democrats going to abandon state workers the way they abandoned the Clean Energy Jobs Act? >More
 What do Republicans stand for?

After winning a campaign largely on vague rhetoric against big government and spending, what does the Republican Party, which is on the verge of approving another huge spending package, actually believe in? What would the next Republican president do? >More
 Brunch Links: December 15

A delicious daily digest of local news, accompanied by a delectable local delicacy. >More
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