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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

How well does he serve Janesville?

 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan lit up the Republican National Convention (RNC) when he blamed President Barack Obama for failing to save the General Motors (GM) plant in Janesville, Wis., Ryan’s hometown...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Leaders call on Congress to act and avoid a double-dip recession

Could more federal stimulus funding help to prevent a double-dip recession and spur job growth? The new funds, proposed in smaller, more specific bills than the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Scott Walker is looking out for inner-city residents

Last week, Jim Doyle asked Washington for $519 million dollars to use to upgrade transit in Wisconsin. Would that money go for busses in the inner-city? Transit for the disabled? Bus ticket vouchers for homeless shelters?
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Progressives can't dismiss his influence

I first started listening to the Rush Limbaugh program during the Clinton Administration, or as Rush liked to call it “America Held Hostage.”  Regardless of what you may think of his political views, you must admit that the guy can be funny and charismatic in a way that Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity are not.
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

The stimulus package will do it for you

"Never allow a crisis to go to waste… They are opportunities to do big things." This is the view that Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's resident pit bull and chief of staff, takes of the current economic downturn. President Obama has certainly taken this advice to heart, crafting an "economic stimulus package" that incorporates 40-plus years of unfulfilled Democratic Christmas list items. Is using an economic...