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Democrats could lose public relations battle in Wisconsin

Democrats could lose public relations battle in Wisconsin

Eventually, the stalemate in Wisconsin will end and Democrats in Wisconsin will have to face what could easily be a  public relations loss in the battle that brought thousands upon…

Just three Senators needed to end Wisconsin stalemate

Just three Senators needed to end Wisconsin stalemate

To end a high-stakes stalemate over union rights that has captured the nation’s attention, a handful of Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin might have to stand up to their new governor.…

As Wisconsin demostrations continue, governor lashes out at Democrats

As Wisconsin demostrations continue, governor lashes out at Democrats

Thousands of demonstrators converged on the Wisconsin state capital on Sunday to oppose a bid to reduce public employee union bargaining power, marking the start of a second week of…

In Wisconsin, let’s party like it’s 1968

In Wisconsin, let’s party like it’s 1968

The issues were serious but the mood was cheery on Sunday among demonstrators in Wisconsin protesting an effort by the Republican governor to reduce the bargaining power of public employee…

Democracy at work or still the same old mess?

Democracy at work or still the same old mess?

On the surface, the massive crowds that descended on the Wisconsin State Capital in Madison Saturday to protest for and against Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to limit union bargaining powers…

Wisconson public employee debate puts thousands on the streets

Wisconson public employee debate puts thousands on the streets

Supporters of legislation to reduce public employee union bargaining power and benefits in Wisconsin were far outnumbered by opponents on Saturday, as the two sides shouted competing slogans but did…

Winds topple National Christmas tree

Winds topple National Christmas tree

Even Mother Nature has had it with politics in Washington. On Saturday, high winds brought down America’s Christmas tree, snapping the 47-year-old, 42-foot high Colorado blue spruce near its base…

The Wisconsin debate highlights chance in political process

The Wisconsin debate highlights chance in political process

As demonstrators wrangled on Saturday over Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker‘s move to weaken public unions, analysts weighed the consequences of 14 Democratic senators’ decision to flee the state to stall…

Well, at least they agree on the beer in Wisconsin

Well, at least they agree on the beer in Wisconsin

When the two sides in Wisconsin’s bitter battle over the future of the state’s unionized public employees converged on the Capitol on Saturday for dueling rallies, the fear was trouble…

Big crowd, major event but still a stalemate in Madison

Big crowd, major event but still a stalemate in Madison

Sometimes they cursed each other, sometimes they shook hands, sometimes they walked away from each other in disgust. None of it — not the ear-splitting chants, the pounding drums or…