Sanders Draws 10,000 In Wisconsin, Support For ‘Revolution’ Doubles In Iowa

Speaking to largest crowd any campaign for president has yet seen, the field’s most progressive candidate says “a grassroots movement of millions of people” must overcome power of “handful of wealthy campaign contributors.”

A crowd of approximately 10,000 people filled a sports arena to capacity in Wisconsin on Wednesday night in order to hear the person who has called for a "political revolution" in the United States explain why he should be the next president. "Tonight we have made a little bit of history," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to those inside the

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Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker Promises Pre-Emptive Strikes On Terrorists

Walker said his private conversations with Israelis, from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and military leaders to soldiers and civilians, revealed that all feel perpetually threatened. He avoided the news media in Israel.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks to the American Federation For Children in New Orleans.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks to the American Federation For Children in New Orleans. OKLAHOMA CITY  — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is doubling down on his promises of pre-emptive strikes to prevent what he says are certain future attacks on American soil. As he prepares for a likely 2016 presidential run, Walker told a multistate

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Madison Bans Discrimination Against Atheists

Although there was no dissent when the City Council passed its new statute, some question the need to protect non-believers in liberal Madison from discrimination in the areas of housing, employment and services.

Crosses at a war memorial stand in front of the dawning sky at Muhi, 167 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary, on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. (AP Photo/MTI, Zsolt Czegledi)

MADISON, Wis. — While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren't invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin's capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists. In what is believed to be the first statute of its kind in the United

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Wisconsin Man Arrested After Failed Attempt To Join ISIS

Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Madison, was arrested Wednesday night at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey.

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MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin man traveled to the Middle East in a failed attempt to join the Islamic State group, federal authorities said Thursday. Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Madison, was arrested Wednesday night at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey. He is charged in a criminal complaint with

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Wisconsinites Rally To Stop ‘Right-to-Work’ Bill

‘I am not a terrorist’ is a common theme at Saturday’s protest against Scott Walker’s ‘right to work’ bill.

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Participants march in a rally against a "right-to-work" proposal, on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Madison, Wis. Thousands of Wisconsin union workers rallied at the Capitol Saturday to protest a "right-to-work" proposal that would outlaw the mandatory payment of union dues. (Wisconsin State Journal/Steve Apps) On Saturday, the Wisconsin

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Demonstrators Rally Against Wisconsin’s Broken Prison System

Members of a faith-based coalition rally in Milwaukee, urging the governor to “use the authority granted by the people of Wisconsin to reform this cruel, unjust, inefficient and dangerous system NOW.”

More than 100 religious leaders and prison reform advocates gathered outside the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility on Wednesday to urge the state to correct flaws in the parole system, which some estimates claim costs the state $140 million per year. The protesters were members of WISDOM, which seeks to reduce the state’s prison population to

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