Wisconsin is more than just ground zero in a fight over the future of public sector unions, it is the embodiment of the Republican Party’s commitment to bare-knuckle political warfare; their willingness to push the law to its limits to gain long-term political advantage for the party. While it is most evident in Wisconsin, this effort to structurally reshape our laws for the benefit of elected Republicans is happening all over the country.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 16, 2011 3:17 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Sunday October 17, 2010 7:45 am|
With the Democratic Party now awakening to the horrifying reality of unlimited secret corporate spending on elections, I have but one simple request, and that is for them to change their mascot from the donkey to a deer caught in a car’s headlights.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 14, 2010 9:49 am|
The Citizen’s United ruling has clearly unleashed a flood of outside corporate spending on our elections, and we don’t even know who is trying to shape our government with their millions. The beneficiary of all this new secret campaign spending is overwhelmingly the Republican Party.
|By: Jon Walker Friday July 9, 2010 4:00 pm|
Two groups–Common Cause and Public Campaign–are willing to spend up to $15 million on a much-needed push for the Fair Elections Now Act, which would provide voluntary public financing of federal elections.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday May 15, 2010 10:15 am|
A full 83 percent of Americans say our political system needs significant improvements. The question is, what are the sources of the problem and how do we fix it?