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WisOpinion Poll: Who will win the Wisconsin governor’s race?

Republican Gov. Scott Walker will face Democrat Tony Evers in the Nov. 6 general election.

WisOpinion Poll: Who will win Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race?

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin will face Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the Nov. 6 general election.

John Nichols: Scott Walker’s anti-union extremism is really, really unpopular

Despite what Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the feudal serfs of corporate capital keep claiming, Americans want strong unions. That’s the message from polling that shows more than 60 percent of voters nationwide approve of organized labor.

James Rowen: Government plays big role in Madison-Milwaukee-regional valuations

Governments impact population and property value growth in ways both substantial and subtle.

John Gurda: 50 years later, reflections on the turbulent summer of 1968

I spent my summer in blissful ignorance of the tragedy that would end it.

Owen Robinson: Baldwin’s tragic record of inaction

Baldwin's passion for inactivity has led to her only accomplishment of note — sitting idly by when she could have done something to stop the opioid abuses at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah.

Dave Zweifel: Get ready for Walker’s next dirty tricks

Walker has always walked a fine line when it comes to campaigning, never missing an opportunity to gain an edge even if it borders on being illegal.

Bill Kaplan: On to November, Evers vs Walker?

All the polls show Evers to be the front-runner in the Democratic primary, while beating Walker by wide margins in two recent polls. Apparently Walker agrees and his campaign has already begun what it excels in, negative attacks against Evers.

Rick Moran: Will Democrats finally be able to knock off Scott Walker?

Some call him Wisconsin's "Mr. Invincible." But in what many expect to be a Democratic year at the polls, the two term Republican Governor Scott Walker, who also survived an intense recall challenge, may find his quest for a third term an uphill climb.

Mitch Henck: Trump looms over Wisconsin’s GOP U.S. Senate primary

The Wisconsin Republican primary for U.S. Senate may come down to who loves President Donald Trump the most.

Charlie Sykes: The midterm election nobody wants to win

On the Daily Standard Podcast, host Charlie Sykes talks with Politico Magazine's Blake Hounshell about recent primaries, special elections the upcoming midterms and more.

James Wigderson: Dallet days ahead

Dallet still has a confused idea of what the Supreme Court does in Wisconsin. She called for more immigration and less incarceration of criminals. Apparently she thinks the Court controls border security and whether or not someone commits a crime.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss President Trump’s trade war

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, analyze how President Trump's trade war is affecting his supporters in Wisconsin. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.

Paul Fanlund: Why the religious right drowns out the religious left

Conservatives have leveraged religion since the 1980s as an effective political hammer — remember the Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition? So where have liberal faith leaders been and why do their communities pale as a political force?

Christian Schneider: Dems gave Evers a pass and played right into Walker’s hands

Maybe one-third of Democrats will show up at the polls and vote for a candidate with little name identification who has spent very little money. But all the signs point to Tony Evers, and if he ends up victorious, his fellow candidates have only themselves to blame.
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