Election

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Everything you need to know to cast your vote in Milwaukee on Tuesday

Published Feb. 15, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, voters in Milwaukee will have the opportunity to help shape the city's future by participating in the spring primary election. Here are some steps, courtesy of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, to ensure that your voice is heard that day.

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The no-fault Congress

Published Jan. 4, 2017

Despite walking back its plan to curtail the power of The Congressional Ethics Office, Congress was squarely blamed for its actions. I am here to convince you that the fault for this action is entirely misplaced. Congress isn't to blame; we are.

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Politicians' letters to Santa

Published Dec. 14, 2016

Through a surprise "reply all" error, we here at OnMilwaukee were accidentally emailed a trove of letters to Santa Claus. We have sorted through them, like WikiLeaks, and have selected several to publish. Consider it our present to you, readers!

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The Forum: Regressive progressives can't forget about black people

Published Dec. 7, 2016

The Democratic party must still note the value of its black voters, staffers and political consulting firms in 2018. If not, the entire party will descend even deeper into minority status just like the electors they seem to take for granted.

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The Forum: How Hillary lost Wisconsin

Published Nov. 30, 2016

Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clichƩs.

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Concerned? 18 places and ways to help after the election

Published Nov. 29, 2016

For many, Election Day was a day of shellshocked hurt, disappointment and fear. But today is a new day, and it's time to go to work doing good and helping those in need. Here are just a few ways you can reach out and make a difference.

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"Identity liberalism" isn't the problem; white nostalgia is

Published Nov. 24, 2016

A number of election postmortems from The Professional Left have one thing in common: complaints that Democrats lost because we did not adequately kowtow to white men. But that view is part of the problem, not anything to do with the solution.