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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Many people in the state have to be baffled to see Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who campaigned on creating “jobs, jobs, jobs,” turn away billions of dollars that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Wisconsin
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Walker pleases the tea party and no one else

 Nobody ever said mad tea partiers running around in tinfoil hats had to make any sense
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Despite earning more votes, Democrats are in the minority

 On Nov. 6, Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000 more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two
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, March 21, 2012

How one legislative session changed Wisconsin

Wisconsin historically has been a purple state with very close elections. Sometimes Democrats...
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

Plus Hero and Jerk of the Week

Well, Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen got his wish: lots of headlines, of course, and the ability to join Florida’s lawsuit to challenge the federal health care reform law. Wisconsin’s Republican members in the House of Representatives got their wish, too, by voting for the “Repealing...
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

Plus Hero and Jerk of the Week

First off, we want to say that we were very sorry to hear about Republican lieutenant governor candidate Rebecca Kleefisch’s recent cancer scare and we wish her the best in the future. But when she broke this personal news to her supporters, Kleefisch took the opportunity to make it into a political statement and to provide misinformation about federal health care reform...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Plus Hero and Jerk of the Week

Here’s a reminder for the folks who don’t think health care reform is necessary: An estimated 2,400 Wisconsin residents will die prematurely this decade if health care reform is not enacted, and 3,500 Wisconsin residents have died from a lack of health coverage since 1995, the last time Congress attempted to enact comprehensive reform...