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Doing their part for peace

Joy First, 52, is a mild-mannered grandma who lives in Monona. She's raised five kids, worked for the UW-Extension, and last year earned a Ph.D. in women's studies from the University of Cincinnati. Oh, and one more thing: She's been arrested more than a dozen times for protesting the war in Iraq. >More
 Cake and more at election night parties for the Madison school board

Okay, I'll admit it. I like cake. But that wasn't the reason I went to Maya Cole's election party at Brocach on the Capitol Square last night. >More
 Election brings no shakeup on the Madison Common Council

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Despite 14 Madison Common Council races and nine open seats, Tuesday's election changed little. All incumbents were re-elected, even those facing tough challenges. >More
 Linda Clifford's lost cause

The late great journalist Jack Newfield, in his memoir Somebody's Gotta Tell It, advises that some of the best stories about boxing or politics come from hanging out with the losers after the big event. And so, on Tuesday night, I headed to Madison's to watch state Supreme Court candidate Linda Clifford go down in defeat. >More
 Blame for the media

John Matthews, head of Madison Teachers Inc., says Marj Passman's victory was needed to provide a greater push for the Legislature to increase school funding. >More
 Cieslewicz prevails in bid for reelection

Taking the stage at the High Noon Saloon Tuesday night to the strains of U2's 'Beautiful Day,' as interpreted by The Gomers, Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz claimed victory in his bid for reelection in the same way he greeted his supporters four years ago. >More
 Snapshot results for the spring 2007 election in Dane County

There were no major surprises in the elections around Madison on Tuesday, with incumbents emerging victorious in every major race around the city and its suburbs. >More
 Live-blogging the spring 2007 general election in Madison: Results!

With the closing of the polls at 8 p.m. this evening, Election Day is officially over. The book on election night remains wide open, though, as candidates wait for and receive word on both unofficial and official results from poll watchers and the Dane County Clerk's Office, respectively. >More
 Live-blogging the spring 2007 general election in Madison: Vote!

Election Day dawned dim and drizzly Tuesday morning following the overnight lightning storm, dreary conditions for what may prove to be the most significant municipal elections this decade. >More
 Rosas questions Cieslewicz on water report

Ald. Santiago Rosas is asking Mayor Dave Cieslewicz's campaign to compensate the city of Madison for radio ads touting a recent water quality report. >More
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