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Judge strikes Wisconsin union-stripping law

From The Maddow Blog: Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi ruled Thursday that Republican legislators violated Wisconsin’s open meetings law during the run up to passage. She says that renders the law void. More details here:  http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/05/26/6722983-breaking-judge-strikes-wisconsin-union-stripping-law

Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Seat in State House Special Election

Posted on the Slog… a prediction of things to come in the next major election cycle?:  http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2011/05/04/wisconsin-dems-flip-gop-seat-in-state-house-special-election MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Steve Doyle defeated Republican John Lautz for the Wisconsin District 94 Assembly, flipping a seat held by Republicans for 16 years in a race that focused attention on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to …

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