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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Point out Republican gimmicks and unfair impacts

Having hesitated to fully enter the fiscal fray, President Obama has at last delivered a plausible, principled response to the budgetary flimflam of the far right. But one speech, even a very good speech, won't fulfill his obligation in this fateful argument...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Legislative session ends in April

Democrats earned a hard-won victory when they took over the state Assembly in 2008, which allowed them to take control of both houses of the state Legislature as well as the governor’s mansion. But what have they done with that power? Have they enacted progressive policies to help close the disparities between the haves and the have-nots?
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009

Lieberman doesn’t act on principles, just wants chaos

By bowing to Sen. Joseph Lieberman and his obstructive pals in both parties on health care reform, President Barack Obama has confirmed what Republicans always say about Democrats: They simply aren't strong enough to govern. Or at least the Democrats elected last year—and their colleagues in the Senate leadership...
08.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Here�s the prepared text of Gov. Jim Doyle�s announcement that he won�t run for a third term as governor�but he won�t be pulling a Palin, either, and will finish out his second term: I have decided that I will not run for a third term as governor. Jessica and I, as Peace Corps volunteers, a lawyer and a teacher on the Navajo Indian Reservation, district attorney, a...

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