Tammy Baldwin Asks Eric Holder To Investigate Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

Huffington Post After the bombshell announcement that a Waukesha County clerk forgot to report thousands of votes in Wisconsin’s Supreme Court election, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to involve the federal government in the ongoing investigation. Last Tuesday’s election, which pitted conservative incumbent David Prosser against progressive candidate JoAnne… More Tammy Baldwin Asks Eric Holder To Investigate Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

Major CEO Donor To Walker Charged With Two Felony Counts Of Illegal Campaign Contributions

Think Progress A top donor to Gov. Scott Walker’s (R-WI) gubernatorial campaign has been charged with multiple violations of campaign finance law, reports the Associated Press. Prosecutors today have charged William Gardner, the CEO of Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Company, with one count of excessive political donations and another related to unlawful political contributions. Prosecutors… More Major CEO Donor To Walker Charged With Two Felony Counts Of Illegal Campaign Contributions

Crooks & Liars: Why are we letting a vindictive Randroid dork rule our political discourse?

Great question! Crooks & Liars – Brad Reed Paul Ryan’s rise as a supposed “serious thinker” is a sad symbol of our political class’s depraved and sadistic sense of morality. And I don’t say this just because Ryan’s truly Satanic budget plan would destroy the social safety net to fund more tax cuts for rich people.… More Crooks & Liars: Why are we letting a vindictive Randroid dork rule our political discourse?

Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

To paraphrase a famous (often misquoted) saying:  Hell hath no fury like a populous scorned! Huffington Post Nearly a month after the Wisconsin standoff over union rights ended, some of the fervor from that debate has shifted to recall efforts targeting lawmakers in both parties – Republicans who voted to cut back collective bargaining and… More Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

Bill Press Tells Howard Kurtz That MSNBC Hosts Are ‘Not Calling Anyone Nazis’

During a discussion of Glenn Beck’s departure from Fox News’ air on Sunday’s Reliable Sources, progressive radio host Bill Press joined host Howard Kurtz in pushing back against the idea that MSNBC’s opinion personalities are somehow equivalent to Beck. While Press and Kurtz were correct in their overall assessment, Press’ declaration that MSNBC hosts are “not… More Bill Press Tells Howard Kurtz That MSNBC Hosts Are ‘Not Calling Anyone Nazis’

The Nation: Fox News – The Liars’ Network

The Nation – Eric Alterman In July 1999 Vice President Al Gore paddled down the Connecticut River in New Hampshire to spread what then–Rolling Stone reporter Eric Boehlert termed “his green theme of protecting the environment” while posing for the obvious photo-op. His hopes for making this message heard, however, went over the side when Bill Sammon, a… More The Nation: Fox News – The Liars’ Network

Sarah Palin on Donald Trump’s birtherism: ‘More power to him’

It takes lots of nuts to make up the GOP nut gallery… Politico Sarah Palin hailed Donald Trump’s claim that he has investigators in Hawaii looking into President Obama’s birth, but stopped short of bolstering the notion that he wasn’t born in the U.S. “More power to him!” Palin told former New York district attorney Jeanine Pirro on… More Sarah Palin on Donald Trump’s birtherism: ‘More power to him’