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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
11.08.2012 | | Posted at 05:13 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Kudos to the 70% of Wisconsinites who voted on Tuesday. Elections matter, and this one was historic. I’m grateful that President Barack Obama earned a second term. Let the pundits and analysts pick apart his ground game and data-crunching, but as far as I’m concerned it was the triumph of reality over fantasy—of creating a realistic tax code vs. one that only works in an alternate univers...
11.05.2012 | | Posted at 04:50 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Still confused about voting on Nov. 6? Don’t worry. Although the state Legislature passed some new regulations, voting in Wisconsin is pretty simple. You do not need a photo ID to vote. Let me repeat that: You do not need a photo ID to vote. That said, you do need to know a few things before you head to the polls. If you are not registered to vote at your current address, you definitel...
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
As this is being written, no one knows exactly how Election Day will go in the state or nation. But it’s already clear what horrendous ugliness was unleashed on our election process by the Citizens United decision by a one-vote
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...

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