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Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Wisconsin has another wild year

 It seemed preposterous that 2012 could match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise endings as last year
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
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

He can’t tell the truth about his rejected policies

Trying to explain away his decisive, sweeping and very expensive rout to his disappointed supporters—those 1% Republicans—Mitt Romney offered a new version of the discredited "47%" argument that was so ruinous
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 You just can’t please some people. Gov. Scott Walker is playing a high-stakes game of chicken—a game that could seriously affect the state’s citizens and health care industry—by stalling on implementing the federal Affordable Care Act’s requirement that states
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
One of many wrong things claimed before this year’s election was that there was no way 2012 could be as historic as President Barack Obama’s 2008 election as America’s first African-American president
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

The public must be involved

What Barack Obama tried to tell America in the hour of his remarkable victory is that the nation's future won on Election Day. Seeking to inspire and to heal, the re-elected president offered an open hand to partisan

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