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Wednesday, July 1, 2009
With Gov. Jim Doyle and Democrats in control of both houses of the Legislature, long-overdue reforms affecting limits on teacher pay and funding of transit—blocked by Republicans for years—were included in the state budget with little fuss. Sadly, one issue remains excruciatingly difficult...
Monday, June 29, 2009

Corporate medicine fuels cowardice

If Congress fails to enact health care reform this year-or if it enacts a sham reform designed to bail out corporate medicine while excluding the "public option"-then the public will rightly blame Democrats, who have...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

State Rep. Barbara Toles talks about the new Legislature

After Democrats won control of the state Assembly in November, it was assumed that Milwaukee’s representatives would hold more power. Yet, once the secret ballots were counted, Milwaukee’s Democratic representatives were shut out of top leadership positions. But Milwaukee Democrat Barbara Toles...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

Act in the public interest

President George W. Bush and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson had no credibility to match the arrogance of their initial demand for absolute power in distributing $700 billion of public assistance (the old synonym for welfare). Many Republicans in Congress lacked the intellectual fortitude to cope with the spectacular collapse of their ideology.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

Don’t tarnish Clinton’s legacy

As the Democrats convene in Denver to celebrate Hillary Clinton and nominate Barack Obama, a tiny minority of her supporters continues to behave petulantly. They whine, they bluster, they agitate. But what is it about Sen. Clinton’s repeated endorsements of her former opponent that they cannot understand?
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

Tonight @ the Midwest Airlines Center

With Wisconsin’s primary quickly approaching, both Democratic presidential candidates are looking to clock as much time in the state as possible. Tonight, both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will make appearances as the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s Founder’s Day Gala at 6 p.m. at the Midwest Airlines Center.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2008

Today @ the UWM Student Union - Noon

Barack Obama also has some young celebrities stumping for him today. Appearing today at noon as part of a college tour at the UWM Student Union are Kal Penn, “Kumar” of the cult comedy Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle; Brandon Routh, the plastic mannequin that played Superman in that awful Superman Returns . . .
Friday, Feb. 15, 2008

Today @ Midwest Airlines Center - 10:30 AM

The Democratic candidates are fighting hard for the Wisconsin vote ahead of our state’s Tuesday primary, and Barack Obama returns to the Milwaukee-area this morning for a “Stand for Change” rally at the Midwest Airlines Center. Doors open at 8:30; the program starts at 10:30 a.m.

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