‘David Koch’ prank caller’s appearances in Wisconsin draw conservative ire

Ian Murphy, the editor of the Buffalo, NY-based alternative online newspaper, The Beast, is no stranger to making headlines. In February 2011, Murphy gained notoriety for prank calling Wis. Gov. Scott Walker and engaging in a conversation while pretending to be wealthy campaign … Continue reading

Posted in Politics Now | Leave a comment

Rick Gudex will challenge Sen. Jessica King in 18th Senate District race

Less than six months after State Sen. Jessica King (D-Oshkosh) defeated incumbent Republican State Sen. Randy Hopper in a special recall election, a challenger has stepped forward with the goal of returning Wisconsin’s 18th District to Republican control. Fond du Lac City Council … Continue reading

Posted in Politics Now | Leave a comment

A first-hand look at the frenzy that is the Iowa Caucus

Editor’s Note: Reporter Jessica Opoien is an Iowa native and a recent graduate of Iowa State University. These are her observations and experiences with the event that has all eyes on the Hawkeye State. There’s a t-shirt store in Des Moines … Continue reading

Posted in Politics Now | Leave a comment