I’m still trying to get my arms around the budget vetted by the Joint Finance Committee in the wee hours of this morning. But one thing is for sure—Scott Walker is running for president. He and the Republican members of the JFC have checked off all of the boxes Walker needs to promote himself nationally. Of course, Republican legislators gave him a head start two years ago, when Walke...
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...
If you were to believe some newspaper reports from the state Republican
convention over the weekend, you’d think Wisconsin congressmen Paul Ryan and
Jim Sensenbrenner were on opposite sides of a dramatic split within
To at least half of Wisconsin voters in last November’s presidential
election, the only thing scarier than electing Republican Congressman Paul Ryan
as vice president would be electing Republican Gov. Scott Walker