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Fitzgerald: GAB's Michael Haas not long for new administrator role

Michael Haas may have been nominated as the first administrator of the state's new elections commission, but the long-time Government Accountability Board manager isn't long...

EPA cleared of bias in Alaska mine controversy despite lost emails

Despite acknowledging it could not obtain more than two years of emails from a key employee, the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General on...

EXCLUSIVE: Wisconsin Senate majority leader, others also targeted in John Doe

MADISON, Wisconsin — This week the Wall Street Journal revealed just how expansive Wisconsin's political John Doe investigation was, targeting not only Badger State conservatives...

'Nonpartisan' GAB staff has partisan past

The Wall Street Journal and Wisconsin Watchdog have reported on former GAB staff counsel Shane Falk's partisan emails related to the political John Doe investigation...

Pat Roggensack is – or soon will be – chief justice; Shirley Abrahamson is not

On Wednesday, the four conservative members of the seven-person court took up a motion by Justice Michael Gableman to elect Justice Patience Roggensack as the...

Federal judge stops John Doe prosecutors from bothering conservative group

A federal judge ruled Tuesday prosecutors involved in a politically charged John Doe case may not interfere with the First Amendment rights of conservatives associated...

Conservative group asks court to stop John Doe 'constitutional injury'

The group's urgent request is before U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa, the same federal judge who temporarily shut down Chisholm's secret John Doe investigation...

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant receives passing grade on fiscal policy

Eight governors got an F: Mark Dayton (D-Minnesota), John Kitzhaber (D-Oregon), Jack Markell (D-Delaware), Jay Inslee (D-Washington), Pat Quinn (D-Illinois), Deval Patrick (D-Massachusetts), John Hickenlooper...

Who's paying the bill? Report casts questions on GAB and John Doe payments

The state's Government Accountability Board has been less-than accountable about its expenditures concerning a certain special-investigator-turned special prosecutor in the secret John Doe investigation into...

Stephen Moore: Washington treats businesses like they're ATMs

FEAR FACTOR: Conservative economist Stephen Moore says businesses across the country are afraid to invest because they're worried about what Washington will do next. By...

For once, Calif. GOP out-hustles unions

By Steven Greenhut. Some political analysts have warned California Republicans not to read too much into last Tuesday's decisive victory in the San Diego mayoral...