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  • Margolis: Doyle Getting Noticed
    Jim Doyle and John Kerry have something in common: Jim Margolis. Margolis, the D.C. consultant, has advised both Democratic pols, so he has a unique perspective to talk about Wisconsin and national politics. Margolis was in Madison for Doyle's budget address on Tuesday night and... <more>

  • KIND-RYAN: Clash on Social Security
    Congresssmen Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, and Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, are two of Wisconsin's new generation of political leaders, rising stars in the Congress and their parties. Hear them debate Social Security and the federal deficit in a new WisPolitics/Mediasite webcast. The two even agree on a few th... <more>

  • WisPolitics: Feingold Looks to Expand Dems' Reach
    Attempting to make the Democratic Party consistently competitive at both a state and national level, U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold has kept his campaign organization up and running, especially in Wisconsin. He has plans to help out this year and talks about lending a hand in the 8th Congressional District... <more>

  • Webcast: Marotta-Kaufert: Cooperation will Help Close Budget Gap
    Two of the Capitol's chief budget architects, Doyle Administration Secretary Marc Marotta and Assembly Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Dean Kaufert, know what it's like to close a big budget gap. Marotta, a Democrat, and Kaufert, a Republican, helped close the state's $3.2 billion budget gap two ye... <more>

  • Bucher: DOJ Has 'Nosedived' Under Lautenschlager
    Waukesha County District Attorney Paul Bucher became the first challenger to step in the ring against Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager, announcing his candidacy Jan. 25. Bucher spoke with WisPolitics on Jan. 26 as he embarked on a barnstorming tour through the state. Bucher sums up why he would... <more>

  • Webcast: Doyle Chief of Staff Susan Goodwin

  • Webcast: Thompson Looks to His Future

  • Webcast: Inside Feingold's Campaigns
    In this webcast, two veterans of U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold's campaigns -- campaign manager George Aldrich and Steve Eichenbaum, creative director and president of Eichenbaum & Associates -- discuss their work with the Southeast Wisconsin chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. a href... <more>

  • State Supreme Court Hearings on Caucus Scandal
    Below are WisPolitics.com/Mediasite Webcasts of the Jan. 5 Supreme Court hearings involving current and former legislators charged in the so-called "caucus scandal." See the WisPolitics story on the hearings: Smaller Supreme Court Searches for ... <more>

  • Gov. Jim Doyle: State Is ``A Lot Better Off'' with Him in East Wing
    Rounding the curve on his first two years in office and preparing a 2006 re-election run, Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle proclaims that he wants to keep his job because Wisconsin is moving in the right direction again. ... <more>

  • Horstman: Drug-buying Coalition Looks to Spread Low Prices
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com A little more than a year ago, backers launched the drug purchasing coalition WisconsinRX with considerable fanfare. The eff... <more>

  • Klappa: Power plant delays could cost consumers
    By Brian E. Clark MILWAUKEE – Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan sent shock waves throughout Wisconsin late last month when he overturned the state's approval of Wisconsin Energy's $2.15 billion coal plant project at Oak Creek. Flanagan's ruling – which was a href="http://... <more>

  • WisPolitics: Mid-term Shuffle for Doyle's Administration
    With the halfway point of his first term as governor rapidly approaching, Gov. Jim Doyle now has a couple Cabinet vacancies to fill, as well as key openings in his office. Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles, who had received bipartisan praise for his work leading the department, announced tha... <more>

  • WisPolitics: Thompson Resigns, Plans Move to Private Sector
    By Morgan Felchner For WisPolitics.com WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson says he's leaving the Bush cabinet for the private sector, but true to form Friday the ex-governor wouldn't rule out running in a future statewide election."I love politics and I will be inv... <more>

  • WisPolitics: AG Says Dept. of Justice Budget Should Be Exempt from Cuts
    By Jeff Mayers WisPolitics.com Editor MADISON – Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager on Nov. 22 said the state Department of Justice should be exempt from budget cuts because they would endanger public safety, raise private contracted costs and shift costs to local governments. "We d... <more>

  • WisPolitics Budget Page: $1.6B Shortfall for 2005-07
    Referring to the legally mandated Department of Administration budget update as a "starting point," State Budget Director David Schmiedicke noted the projected $1.6 billion shortfall for the next biennium - half of what it was two years ago - shows that the state is making significant progress. DOA ... <more>

  • WisPolitics Webcast: New Senate Majority Leader Dale Schultz
    New Senate Majority Leader Dale Schultz told a WisPolitics.com luncheon audience that the upcoming budget will require sacrifice from all sectors. He gave few details, but he stressed bipartisanship and the desire to be partners with the state Assembly. See a a href="http://mslive.sonicfoundry.com... <more>

  • WisPolitics Webcast: UW System President Kevin Reilly
    UW System President Kevin Reilly was the featured guest in WisPolitics.com's Political Speaker Series on October 26 at the Madison Club. The series is co-sponsored by Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Government Affairs and Sonic Foundry. Dr. Kevin Reilly began his tenure as the sixth president of the Univers... <more>

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