If Republicans keep control of the Legislature in Nov. 8 elections, will a H-U-G-E two-step budget deal be considered?
Step 1: Eliminate the personal property tax, which the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says (WTA) totals about $287 million a...
People always remember their first presidential vote—their first participation in the largest decision of American democracy.
In high school, I was a rather awkward, nerdish history buff (my wife would dispute the verb tense). I was also...
The commission is in the middle of a complicated, bitter fight between opponents and champions of dozens of changes to state voting laws enacted since Republicans took power in 2011.
The state of the economy is a major issue in every presidential election. As Yale economist Ray Fair has documented, people really do vote their pocketbooks: Below-trend GDP growth, rising unemployment or increasing inflation almost always dooms the...
Two years ago, Karl Rove caused a stir when he planted a seed that Hillary Clinton might have suffered brain damage from a fall. My, how things have changed.
No Republican candidate for President has won Wisconsin in seven elections dating back to 1984. Why, then, is Wisconsin considered a battleground state in the Nov. 8 presidential election?
Why did FBI director James Comey not recommend prosecuting Hillary Clinton for the mishandling of classified material?
I was struck by a constellation of intellectuals struggling to translate the relative meanings of Brexit, Donald Trump and the West’s populist surge against elites.
n this odd political season—so shallow in rhetoric, so fundamental in consequence—Americans are not only celebrating their nation’s independence.
Both political parties selectively use school aid numbers to help them—they hope—score political points.