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Florida fight over Sierra Club resembles Wisconsin's 77th AD

The Democratic candidate for Senate "rejects" the co-endorsement of the Sierra Club. If some environmentalists claim Hulsey is doing the bidding of coal interests, why don't they levy any blame on the Sierra Club for endorsing him? >More
 Manski surrogates vs. Hulsey surrogates

Watch fans of Manski and Hulsey fight it out in the Sconz >More
 UW-Madison research spending now matches state prison spending

A little perspective on the good news that UW-Madison now spends over $1 billion on research. >More
 Is retail politics immortal?

Ron Johnson serves as an example of a candidate who is shutting the traditional media out of the campaign, opting for fine-tuned messaging via social media and coordinated events. Will the threat of the traditional campaign trail someday outweigh its benefits? Is retail politics on its death bed? >More
 An appeal to Christian Schneider's better side

A short rebuttal to Christian Schneider's take-down of Russ Feingold. >More
 Brunch Links: October 7

A delicious daily round-up of local and state news items. >More
 WMC and NRA to start ad campaigns

Ad buys worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in Southeast Wisconsin indicate the importance of the gubernatorial election to conservative groups, such as WMC. >More
 How did the stimulus cost Wisconsin 77,000 jobs?

The misinformation on the federal stimulus keeps coming. The most recent example is in a TV ad the GOP is running against Rep. Steve Kagen. >More
 Lee and Baldwin to debate international relations

Sunday Oct. 17 come to Grainger Hall to watch Tammy Baldwin debate Chad Lee about a topic that used to matter to voters and the media: Foreign Policy! >More
 37 North Brooks Street: The house we thought was invincible

Apparently the place where I sought refuge from party restrictions has earned some very unlucky UW students another $86,000 of college debt. >More
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