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Scott Walker news and analysis from The Nation
February 26, 2018
Eric Holder and the NDRC Are Suing Scott Walker
The former attorney general is challenging the Republican governor’s antidemocratic refusal to call special elections.
February 23, 2018
Disaster Capitalism Hits Higher Education in Wisconsin
The president of the University of Wisconsin System is trying to reconcile a well-funded assault on public institutions with the state’s deep blue sea of support for accessible education.
Rachel Ida Buff
January 25, 2018
Scott Walker Is Literally Preventing Wisconsinites From Voting
The Republican governor is refusing to call special elections to fill vacant legislative seats, as his allies attack nonpartisan oversight of elections.
January 22, 2018
How the Right’s War on Unions Is Killing the Democratic Party
“Right-to-work” laws have a measurable effect on voting patterns.
January 17, 2018
The Trump Effect Helps Democrats Pull Off a Surprise Win in Wisconsin
In a district that backed Trump 55-38, Patty Schachtner sweeps to victory with a result that has shocked the state—and Governor Scott Walker.
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August 23, 2017
Labor Day Used to Be a Grand Celebration in This Storied Factory Town
Then the factory closed and the union crumbled.
July 25, 2017
The Left’s Opportunity in Wisconsin
Progressive politics once thrived in the state, and the need for it still exists.
June 20, 2017
The Supreme Court Takes Up the Question of Whether Gerrymandering Is Unconstitutional
The high court has taken a groundbreaking case that seeks to make elections fair, functional, and seriously competitive.
April 25, 2017
Anatomy of a Train Wreck: The Patriots White House Visit
editor Melissa Jacobs on the Aaron Hernandez suicide and the Pats trip to this abnormal White House.
April 20, 2017
Scott Walker Just Cluelessly Exploited the Milwaukee Bucks to Suck Up to Trump
In reality, the Bucks stand for everything that Scott Walker—and Donald Trump—are against.