Donald J. Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency includes a person who has raised doubts about the mainstream scientific consensus that climate change is happening and is caused largely by humans, according to a person familiar with the transition.
Obama’s Climate Legacy Heads to Court
The crown jewel of President Barack Obama’s climate change agenda faces its biggest challenge yet when the EPA’s Clean Power Plan goes before a panel of federal appeals judges.
John Nichols: The Fight for Voting Rights Is Not Finished
We now know that the reaction of Gov. Walker’s allies to a close election in Wisconsin was an urgent discussion about how to gin up talk of “widespread election fraud” — even though there was no evidence of fraud.
Conservatives Pour Money Into Races for State Attorneys General
Conservative organizations are pouring money into the coffers of the Republican Attorneys General Association, which is far outpacing its Democratic rival in fundraising to elect candidates who will stand up to what they see as an activist Democratic agenda.
Why the Supreme Court Should Take On Political Corruption in Wisconsin
A few months in to Scott Walker’s term as governor, his right-wing circle mobilized to raise corporate funding in support of a conservative justice on the State Supreme Court.
Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans’ lead poisoning agenda should sicken us all.
What Media Should Know About The GOP Attorneys General Suing To Block EPA’s Climate Plan
Investigations exposing attorneys general-fossil fuel alliance provide key context for clean power plan fight.
Center for Media and Democracy Executive Director Talks Corruption of the Wisconsin Idea
Before an audience of students, faculty and members of the UW-Madison community, Lisa Graves, executive director of Center for Media and Democracy, spoke about the corruption of what the UW System considers a great pride: the Wisconsin Idea.
Another Group Files IRS Complaint Against Wisconsin Club for Growth
The conservative group at the center of Gov. Scott Walker’s political operation during the 2011 and 2012 recalls may have flouted IRS rules by providing a private benefit.
Coal Firms Met with GOP AGs to Stop Clean Power Plan
Coal companies met with GOP attorneys general to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.