Published July 16, 2012
Traveling with Chicago police in the gang infested 7th district, we didn’t have to wait long before an alert came over the radio: “There’s a guy lying in the middle of the street, looks like he’s been shot.”
Published June 30, 2012
Leaders of the 26 states that challenged the federal health care law in court have one luxury with the outcome -- they can do nothing.
Published May 25, 2012
Milwaukee Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett would like to think that strong early turnout in Wisconsin is an indication voters are eager to unseat his opponent, the embattled Gov. Scott Walker. But the political winds aren't necessarily blowing in his favor ahead of the vote June 5.
Published May 09, 2012
Wisconsin Democrats have made their choice. Now both parties are preparing for a costly and bruising fight to the finish in the state's gubernatorial recall election.
Published May 01, 2012
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall fight has turned into a national brawl, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie becoming the latest party figure to come out and stump for the embattled Republican governor.
Published April 09, 2012
Democrats are taking swings at their own kind in the big fight to put someone other than Scott Walker in the Wisconsin Governor’s mansion.
Published April 03, 2012
While the Wisconsin presidential primary being held Tuesday is a comparatively low-key affair, the raucous campaign to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker is dominating the state's political landscape.
Published March 12, 2012
When you record police, prosecutors or judges in Illinois without their consent, it is a class one felony, punishable by 15 years in prison, but that law is being challenged in court
Published February 28, 2012
No one, not even the candidates, anticipated the slugfest that is shaping up in Michigan as Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney head toward the final hours before Tuesday's Republican presidential primary vote. But anyone watching the ad campaigns in Michigan this week has a clue how close this race has become.
Published January 20, 2012
There is no end in sight for the standoff in the Indiana legislature over right-to-work legislation. Democrats have walked out in protest, holding up the entire debate.