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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Plus: Hero of the Week

 We’ve seen the ads everywhere—on buses and bus shelters, on billboards and on the Internet. They usually feature a woman in soft-focus, worried about her pregnancy, and will refer that woman to a 24/7 help line, often
10.31.2012 | | Posted at 06:06 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin gathered at her Milwaukee campaign headquarters to have a chat about the record of her Republican rival, Tommy Thompson. The panelists—state Rep. Sandy Pasch, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and MPS board member Megan Hollman—and the dozen or so women in attendance had a good chuckle about Tommy’s new campaign ad featuring his wife, Sue Ann, wh...
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

The race for U.S. Senate gets serious

You won’t find two candidates more diametrically opposed, former Gov. Tommy Thompson told a Milwaukee Press Club gathering earlier this month
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
 Even though a vice presidential debate is usually about as important and fully as thrilling as a thumb-wrestling championship, the face-off between Vice President...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban on the Issues

 Voters in southeastern Wisconsin have a historically important choice on Nov...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

The public rejects the Republicans' attack on abortion

Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

WI Right to Life’s ads are seen as reckless and inflammatory

In the aftermath of Dr. George Tiller’s murder in Kansas, allegedly by abortion opponent Scott Roeder, many commentators wondered if the heated rhetoric that permeates the extreme fringe of the pro-life movement contributed to the doctor’s shooting. What’s so disappointing—
Monday, June 8, 2009

Abortion doctor’s murderer wasn’t a lone nut

If right-wing broadcasters don't want to be blamed when someone murders a person they have demonized repeatedly-as in the case of George Tiller, the doctor shot dead in his Wichita, Kan., church last Sunday by an anti-abortion zealot-then they ought to moderate their rhetoric. No doubt they will choose their words more carefully for a while, and they will whine piteously about anyone who calls attention...

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