Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee indicated Tuesday that they will break with Gov. Scott Walker on some parts of his two-year spending plan, including removing the requirement and money for local recycling efforts and changing the popular SeniorCare prescript Full story
At 21, self-described couch potato Gary Gibson took his first hike in 1971 in the White Mountains with his college buddy, Jack. They stayed in the Madison Spring Hut along the Appalachian Trail, the first-known and longest-operating mountain hut for hikers in the country. He loved the views and the Full story
Killers like Christian Longo may connive to get national attention with talk of "repaying society" and finding "redemption," but obtaining organs from executed prisoners is impractical, poses huge health risks to potential recipients and is utterly unethical. Full story
Conservative Sarah Palin returned to the U.S. political arena on Saturday after several months absence with a feisty speech attacking both the establishment Republican Party and Democratic President Barack Obama and proclaiming "the 2012 elections begin here." Full story
On the anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s assassination, Ed talks about the “Memphis to Madison” Rally at the Wisconsin state Capitol and the attack on workers’ rights in this country.
Nathan O'Shaugnessy, a science teacher at Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin, talks with Lawrence O'Donnell about his protest plans in the wake of being stripped of his union rights.
Senator Sherrod Brown and Rev. Jesse Jackson talk with Cenk Uygur live from the Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin about the significance to other states of the Republican power move to strip public workers of union rights.
Msnbc’s Ed Schultz shares his thoughts on Gov. Scott Walker’s calls for cuts to the Wisconsin public school system and his plan to split the University of Wisconsin, Madison away from the rest of the state university system.
Despite bitter cold and no hint of break in the stalemate between Gov. Scott Walker and fourteen AWOL Senate Democrats, the crowds in Madison grew by the hour. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.
Democratic Senator Lena Taylor and civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson Jr. greet the crowd as they and the other Wisconsin State democratic senators that left the state to protest the bill proposed by the Gov. Scott Walker return to massive crowds that continue to protest at the Wisconsin St
Massive crowds gather to see the 14 democratic senators that left the state to protest the bill proposed by the Gov. Scott Walker as crowds continue to protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin March 12, 2011. The House and Senate approved the restrictions on collective bargaining
MADISON, WI - MARCH 10: Protestors outside the assembly chamber express sorrow and outrage following the Wisconsin Assembly's vote which essentially eliminated collective bargaining rights for public union workers except on wage issues is displayed above the assembly chamber on March 10, 2011 in Mad
Assembly Democrats react after the Republicans ended a three-hour debate and promptly voted on the budget repair bill at the State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin March 10, 2011. Wisconsin lawmakers, after three weeks of angry protests, gave final approval on Thursday to Republican Governor Scott Walk