I'm reading a NYT article that's teased on the front page with the headline "Some Trump Voters Warn of Revolution if Clinton Wins" and the quote "People are going to march on the capitols. They’re going to do whatever needs to be done...Show More Summary
AND I’M PRETTY SURE THAT THE NEW YORK TIMES APPROVED, BACK THEN: This is what Democrats actually did in Wisconsin when Scott Walker took office as governor in 2011.
Gov. Scott Walker's administration is going all in on suppressing the 2016 vote—and from all angles. That even includes absentee voting, a favorite of young people attending college, because the state has quietly moved up the deadline for receiving ballots. Under the law the absentee ballots must be received by 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has signed and enforced new voter ID laws, defending them against lawsuits and multipronged liberal attacks. In a 2011 email released during an unrelated lawsuit, a Walker ally suggested that if a close statewide election went the wrong way, Republicans needed to “start messaging ‘widespread reports of election fraud’” and argue for […]
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Undercover videos released this week feature a Democratic activist bragging about disrupting a rally for Gov. Scott Walker last year, talking about bringing people into Wisconsin from out of state and decrying Midwesterners as racist. The videos, released … Continue reading ?
National Institute on Money in State Politics: On Sept. 14, 2016, The Guardian released 1,500 pages of leaked documents pertaining to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s alleged coordination with conservative dark money groups during the 2011 and 2012 Wisconsin recall elections.1 … Continue reading ?
In Scott Walker’s Wisconsin, lead chips have replaced cheese curds as the tasty snack of choice. At least that’s what one might think reviewing right-wing reaction to news revelations in the Guardian that Scott Walker may have secretly solicited $750,000 from Texas billionaire Harold Simmons. Show More Summary
In warning about voter fraud, Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of more respectable Republicans like Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. For decades, Republicans have used charges of fraud to enact legislation that would make it more difficult for predictable Democratic constituencies (minorities, the young) to vote. Show More Summary
This week Mark Walker, a federal judge in Florida, called out the Supreme Court in no uncertain terms. The judge was considering Governor Scott's arguments that he has no obligation to extend voting registration because of Hurricane Matthew. Show More Summary
RAND PAUL AND SCOTT WALKER WERE MY EARLY FAVES, BUT NEVER GOT TRACTION. HMM. Democrats Were Worried About Rand Paul, Leaked Email Reveals: At the same time Democrats were advised to “elevate” Donald Trump. So when Hillary tells you how awful Trump is, remember that she maneuvered to make him the GOP nominee…
Ari Berman: Wisconsin shows how problems with voter-ID laws are a feature, not a bug. … Continue reading ?
... where Donald Trump had been scheduled to appear.What goes around comes around.I remember the "Shame!" chant from the 2011 "uprising" — the Wisconsin protests — liberals opposing Scott Walker and his conservative legislature.
Campaign 2016 updates: Trump vows not to quit amid mounting calls for him to leave race Oct. 8, 2016, 2:31 p.m. As even fellow Republicans denounce him, Donald Trump apologizes for lewd comments about womenTrump says he won't exit presidential race After recording emerges of Trump lewdly assessing...
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was set to appear at a big Wisconsin rally on Saturday featuring Republican presidential standard-bearer Donald Trump, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. That event, which wasShow More Summary
Wisconsin State Journal: A state Department of Justice spot check of the state’s program for providing free voter IDs found some “concerns” that will be addressed in an upcoming report to a federal judge, Gov. Scott Walker told reporters Friday. … Continue reading ?
Little noticed Scott Walker change leading to disenfranchised voters. Patrick Marley: Thousands of mailed absentee ballots could be thrown out because witnesses for the voters did not provide their full addresses. With only a fraction of absentee ballots mailed in, … Continue reading ?
Presented, without comment. [The Onion] An underaged selfie might be a sex crime. [Slate] Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker wants to drug test people before they get food stamps. Federal court promptly throws out the case. [Huffington Post] One proposal for fixing law school. Show More Summary
On September 14th, The Guardian newspaper published 1,500 leaked documents collected by the Wisconsin prosecutors who were investigating suspected campaign violations by Scott Walker, the state's Governor. The Guardian analysis found...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? A federal appeals court has stymied the state of Wisconsin’s effort to drug test food stamp applicants. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) championed the drug test policy as he launched a doomed presidential bid in 2015. The...Show More Summary
Playing Kaine in debate prep, we prepared @Mike_Pence to be himself & show why he'd be great VP. It worked. pic.twitter.com/BYSoqTfHYz — Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) October 5, 2016