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Madison mayoral contenders blow chance to steal show from Soglin, Cieslewicz

Minutes into Thursday's forum for Madison mayoral candidates, moderator John Nichols issued a directive. "This is not," he warned, "going to be a Soglin-Cieslewicz debate." But, as it turned out, two of the other three candidates at the event in downtown Madison didn't put up much of a fight. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidates sound off on land preservation

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Developers want changes in Madison's Downtown Plan

As Madison's new downtown plan wends its way through the political process, it is sparking a backstage tussle that could have profound implications for future projects. A bevy of local developers and their advocates have reacted badly to the plan, which is now in draft form and headed for adoption this year, and are pressing for changes. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidates sound off on human services

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Madison police get valuable training in shooter scenarios at CUNA

The first time they made their way down the underground hallway, the Madison Police Department crept cautiously, stealthily training their guns on every doorway. The second time through, officers moved swiftly and purposefully, weapons at the ready. Both trips ended with a round of gunfire. However, the shots fired were blanks, and the rifles toted were merely plastic props in the MPD's active shooter training scenarios staged in the Credit Union National Association Wednesday and Friday. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidate introduction: Eileen Bruskewitz

Isthmus sent email questionnaires to each candidate for Dane County executive. Here is what they had to say about themselves, why they're running and what they hope to achieve. >More
 Soglin blasts Cieslewicz's management style

One wag describes the difference between the two main contenders for Madison mayor as follows: "Paul Soglin will punch you in the face, but Dave Cieslewicz will stab you in the back." The speaker prefers the former approach, which shows a willingness to clash openly rather than exact retribution. >More
 Dane County executive candidates sound off on the RTA and transportation policy

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidate introduction: Spencer Zimmerman

Isthmus sent email questionnaires to each candidate for Dane County executive. Here is what they had to say about themselves, why they're running and what they hope to achieve. >More
 Madison mayor 2011 candidate introduction: Paul Soglin

Isthmus sent email questionnaires to each candidate for Madison mayor. Here is what they had to say about themselves, why they're running and what they hope to achieve. >More
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