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05.21.2013 | | Posted at 01:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Advocates for an Affordable Care Act-expanded Medicaid program in Wisconsin have been calling on Gov. Scott Walker to listen to reason and accept roughly $4 billion in federal funds to offer BadgerCare programs to more low-income Wisconsinites. Their latest attempt to provide Republicans with a reality check is to shoot down the GOP's allegation that the funding under the ACA is somehow not reli...
06.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
If this item in The Hill is to be believed, then Wisconsin Rep. David Obey is serious about keeping certain earmarks—so-called “monuments to me”—out of a spending bill. Reportedly, Obey, the chair of the appropriations committee, and California Congresswoman Maxine Waters exchanged words on the floor of the House. Both accused each other of being “out of line.” Then Ob...

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