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UPDATE: Thursday news: Vermont gets single payer, WI anti-union bill struck down, AZ immigration sanctions law upheld; Romney ahead

It’s been anything but a slow news day so far. Here’s what’s breaking right now. The Associated Press is reporting the anti-union law rammed through by Wisconsin GOP lawmakers, touching off demonstrations in the capitol, a flurry of recall efforts … Continue reading

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Something’s rotten in Waukesha (or, how to steal an election)

She used to work for David Prosser … she spent years as a computer data analyst … she kept the election returns on a computer in her office, rather than on the network. The curious case of Kathy Nickolaus, and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin election UPDATE: Kloppenburg beats Prosser, recount expected; Dems take Walker’s old spot

UPDATE 4: There’s been yet another lead change in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

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(Video) MLK’s speech to Memphis sanitation workers, April 3, 1968

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech to Memphis sanitation workers as they prepared to strike, the day before he was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine motel. Watch the speech here:

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Third time’s the charm: Walker suspends implementation of anti-union law after judge’s 3rd order

You know when a parent asks a kid, “how many times do I have to tell you to do X?” For Scott Walker, the answer is three.

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In contempt: Wisconsin judge blocks anti-union law … AGAIN … as Republicans vow to ignore her

A Wisconsin judge issues a new ruling on the GOP union-busting law, perhaps wondering whether anyone in Madison can read (and if not, why they’re trying to chase away all the teachers …)

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At height of WI union fight, Walker made time for Frank Luntz … Plus: WI GOPers back down

  At least, we think it was the real Fox News pollster and message guru, and not a Koch-style prankster…

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What’s next in Wisconsin

Now that Scott Walker and his Republican majority in the Wisconsin assembly and state Senate have essentially busted that state’s public sector unions, the war between the Koch-backed Republicans and working men and women moves to its next phase.

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WI GOP uses ‘nuclear option’ to jam through anti-union bill

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On the same day Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released emails indicating he was engaging in negotiations with the 14 Democratic State Senators who left the state to deny … Continue reading

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Wisconsin governor’s unconstitutional ‘arrest the Senators’ gambit

By what authority can Wisconsin’s increasingly desperate governor, Scott Walker, use the state police to force 14 Democratic Senators to come back to the state so his allies can ram through a bill taking away teachers’ collective bargaining rights? It … Continue reading

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