California, Maine and a few other states defanged the parties power by turning their primary elections into popularity contests where neither party is guaranteed a place in the finals.
Iowa’s nonpartisan approach to redistricting is cheap, speedy and transparent.
One of the 10 Democratic candidates for Wisconsin Governor admitted that his party is “pickled in identity politics.”
When liberals start to be as outraged on behalf of folks like Paula Jones as they are about folks like Monica Lewinsky, the Democratic Party will have returned to its roots and be worth supporting again. Until then, the party just continues its advocacy for the affluent and the educated, and who cares about that.
Gov. Scott Walker, President Trump and the GOP-led Congress have been disingenuous on health care.
As the rest of us celebrate Father's Day, isn't a good day for hundreds of illegal immigrant dads, many of whom fled to the U.S. in an attempt to escape murderous gangs and persecution in their home countries. Their kids are no longer with them and many have no idea where they are.
Following special elections in the 1st SD and 42th AD, the WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen and Chvala, address whether a "blue wave" will flip the governor's office and reshape the partisan makeup of the Legislature. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
A UW project explores how news media transformations, including the rise of talk radio, have changed our politics.
Members of the Wisconsin delegation have their differences on what trade policies work best, but it would be helpful if they agreed unilateral tariffs are a dangerous course.
In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck asks in light of last week's G7 summit: Is fighting for dairy farmers bad trade policy?
The GOP record on transportation under Walker is “highlighted” by more roads in poor condition, a doubling of highway debt service and the basic unraveling of a bipartisan commitment to rebuild Eisenhower-era freeways that are unsafe and at the end of their useful lives.
Conservatives separating themselves and refusing to compete in the only relevant arena isn’t “playing,” it is “conceding.” Instead of grinding out a painful mediocrity of a show, we just need to hone our skills and compete on the progressives’ turf.
To the progressive leaders and activists who hope to replace the Republicans, what people need to hear from you is not just another recitation of the failures of Scott Walker and his gang, but rather how you intend to make Wisconsin better.
Constructive ideas to bolster our enrollment and enhance our revenue, coupled with smart reductions in spending, will point us forward.
Walker engaged in dissembling about Act 10, its reach and goals when he launched and sugar-coated it.