Wisconsin: State Republicans Discuss Running “Spoiler” Candidates in Recalls

By: Thursday June 2, 2011 9:18 am

The Lacrosse Tribune found some unreleased audio from county Republicans showing that they discussed running “spoiler candidates” in the upcoming recall elections. La Crosse County Republicans discussed running a spoiler candidate against Democrat Jennifer Shilling in an effort to delay the recall election of Sen. Dan Kapanke, according to a secret recording of the party’s [...]

Update: Wisconsin Photo ID Requirement Would Take Effect After Recalls, Other Parts of Bill Would Take Effect Before

By: Wednesday May 11, 2011 6:10 am

I got a couple curious letters accusing me of misinforming in my story yesterday about the voter suppression bill being readied in Wisconsin, and how it will be operative for the recalls. It seems that the Wisconsin State Journal, which first reported on this, now leads on the article linked in my story with a [...]

Wisconsin Republicans Set Deadline to Pass Anti-Union Bill Again

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 8:00 am

We’re starting to get an outline of how Wisconsin Republicans will proceed on their anti-union bill stripping most collective bargaining rights for public employees. The version they passed back in March is tied up in court, due to procedural missteps. Republicans have so far pronounced themselves innocent of the charges – but they could end [...]

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