Wisconsin’s corncob doofus of a governor Scott Walker has waded into the ongoing debate over whether professional athletes should protest systemic racial injustice in the United States, or if they should just shut up and pretend like empty gestures of patriotism can cure all of America’s ills.
Four more states held primary elections on Tuesday night, including the 2016 swing states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. If you were a Republican or someone who likes busting unions, you had a terrible night.
Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and a very sleepy-looking man, is running for a third term in November after spending his first eight years in office fucking over public workers by eliminating their collective bargaining rights, gutting education spending, and signing fat giveaways to corporations.
This piece is part of Splinter’s series The New Guard, where we interview progressive candidates who are running in 2018 midterm races across the country to shake up the Democratic Party establishment.
Rebecca Dallet, a Wisconsin judge who ran on a liberal platform in a nonpartisan race, won her state Supreme Court race over her conservative opponent by more than a 10-point margin on Tuesday night, a shakeup that seems to have union-busting sandwich-lover Governor Scott Walker very nervous about what that could mean…
Today, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker lost a heroic battle to prevent democracy from happening in his state, and he was not happy about it. So he did what any reasonable person does when he’s mad: he logged on.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration announced a plan this week to spend nearly $7 million on a marketing campaign in an attempt to lure veterans and young workers back to the state.
It's been 10 months since Scott Walker dropped out of the presidential nomination race and the Republican governor has got his groove back doing what he does best: sticking it to the state of Wisconsin.
It was either 17th century French maxim auteur François de la Rochefoucauld or my mom who once said: "Quitters never win." But is that always true? One could argue that quitters often do win—just look at what happened to many of the people who quit something in the past 12 months.
"How about talking about the substantive issues people care about?" Ted Cruz demanded at the CNBC Republican presidential primary debate. Well, senator, that time is now.
It's debate time again, everyone! After a whole month of no debating, the highest polling Republican presidential candidates have descended on Simi Valley, Ca., to slug it out, live on CNN.
On Tuesday night, Donald Trump had Fusion and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos ejected from a press conference in Dubuque, Iowa. Ramos, who has been seeking an interview with Trump since he first declared his candidacy, stood to ask a question as the Republican presidential candidate gestured toward another…
The Iowa State Fair concluded on Sunday after 11 days of record attendance, larger-than-usual livestock, and a Def Leppard performance.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker doesn't want you to think his bald spot is the result of something like bad genes or natural aging. That's the kind of problem a Democrat would have.
This week, we are exploring the Republican candidates and their relationship to music: the music they like; the music they play at their events; the music that has been written about them; the music that is unfortunately associated with them. We call it Grand Old Party Jams.
It’s never too early for a presidential election to descend into stupidity and noise. This year, the stupidity level is already off the charts, thanks to the inescapable Donald. But Trump is ultimately a sideshow: he has zero chance of actually becoming president. The serious race, on the Republican side of things,…
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a measure on Monday that bans abortion at 20 weeks except in narrowly-defined cases of medical emergency. Walker called the bill—which makes it a felony for a doctor to perform the procedure and contains no exceptions for rape, incest, or severe fetal anomalies—a "reasonable…
Scott Walker and unions don't really get along. As the Atlantic wrote in March after Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, signed in restrictions on labor organizing, and "marked Walker's return to the union-busting politics that have defined his tenure as a blue-state governor." With this context, it's understandable…