E.J. Dionne Jr.: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal

 Harry Reid, who announced he is not running for re-election, will be remembered as a modernizing realist.

27 minutes ago

Patricia Randolph's Madravenspeak: Stand up at April 13 statewide citizen nature election and answer the call of life

Don't miss this vitally important Conservation Congress election, held in every county of the state on April 13. 

March 29, 2015 4:30 am


Matthew Braunginn: How far will you go to solve racial problems?

I've been at a loss for words since March 6 when Matt Kenny killed Tony Robinson, adding another black life lost to the state, with many more …

10 hours ago

Senator Jon Erpenbach: Budgets create crisis in Wisconsin public education

Given the lack of state funding, more and more money for schools is coming out of the property tax on referendum questions.

March 29, 2015 2:00 pm

4 recycling groups: Don't hurt state by slashing recycling funds

The state budget slashes recycling programs, which are paid for largely by landfill users. The cuts threaten a $6 billion segment of Wisconsin…

March 29, 2015 10:00 am

Thomas J. Givnish: Great universities and great communities build each other over generations

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is widely viewed as among the top universities in the world. Its faculty bring in $1.1 billion per year in…

March 28, 2015 1:30 pm

Candidates speak out in Madison City Council races, Districts 17-20

Candidates in City Council Districts 17 through 20 make their cases to voters. 

March 28, 2015 10:00 am

Matthew Fernholz and C.J. Szafir: Vote 'yes' to make Supreme Court chief more accountable

There is no basis for assuming that the longest-serving justice is the person most capable of acting as chief. Only six states in addition to …

March 28, 2015 4:30 am

State Debate

State Debate: Brenda Konkel blogs that too many are singling out Brandi Grayson

State Debate: Brenda Konkel blogs that too many are singling out Brandi Grayson

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