Wisconsin

Stay Lifted In Wisconsin Voter ID

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

In a decision that has little substantive meaning, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction against Wis. Voter ID that a lower court imposed. It means that the 7th Circuit will allow voter ID to go into effect for the Nov. elections absent the injunction being reimposed by the full 7th Circuit or US Supreme Court.

Tea Party Keeps Winning In Wis.

Matt Batzel, Red State

The Tea Party in Wis. is increasingly focusing on finding and running candidates for local office to build a farm team of conservatives who are poised to run for office in the future. In this election cycle, 2 Tea Party leaders won County Board Supervisor races.

Ind., Wis. Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

The Seventh Circuit is now the third court to rule against same-sex marriage bans.

Wis., Minn. Set to Decide Open Seat Races

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

A crowded three-way race of GOP state lawmakers has developed to replace retiring Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.), one of the few remaining moderate Republicans in the House, ahead of Tuesday's primary.

Wis. Club for Growth Sues State Over Conservative Targeting

Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

Conserv. activist Eric O'Keefe, dir. of WI Club for Growth, filed a lawsuit against a state agency for its involvement in a secret probe against conservative groups. At issue is an investigation into political activity in the '12 recall elections conducted in secret under WI's John Doe laws.

TEA Party Still Strong in Wis.

Jessica VanEgeren, The Capital Times

12+ Wis. Assembly R's won't seek re-election. Rep. Peter Barca said that D's could pick up 3 seats, but it'll be tough to beat the tea party candidates likely to be nominated. “I predict 75% of those 15 seats will nominate a tea party Repub."

Win For Walker: Judge Halts Investigation Into Conservatives

M.D. Kittle, Watchdog.org

The "John Doe" investigation into conservatives is dead...for now. The probe had been looking into possible illegal coordination between conservative groups and GOP Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign, but came under fire for the opaque way it was conducted.

Michael S. Murphy: Architect of the Wis. GOP Upheaval

Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

He's a prominent party official, a leader of the libertarian faction within the state Republican Party, a Rand Paul fan, and a Milwaukee cop. He's not afraid to speak his mind on RINOs like John McCain, Paul Ryan, and Ron Johnson.

Proposed GOP Resolution Aims to Nullify Fed. Laws

Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Delegates at the Wis. state Republican convention are set to vote Saturday on a proposed resolution that directs lawmakers to push through legislation nullifying Obamacare, Common Core educational standards and "drone usage in the state.

Scott Walker, You Disappoint Us

Aaron Blake, Washington Post

Walker wants the amnesty debate to focus on easier citizenship, not the border or rules for illegals already here.

Scott Walker, Underdog or Favorite?

Ben Domenech, The Transom

He could take from everyone else’s base as others drop out, becoming a consensus fallback choice.

Meet Scott Walker, Sleeper Candidate

Beth Reinhard, National Journal

The Wisconsin governor is a conservative from a blue state with Tea Party popularity on his side.