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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

The Shepherd Express strongly endorses Democrat Sandra Pasch for the open seat in the 22nd Assembly District, which encompasses the North Shore suburbs and part of Milwaukee. Pasch won the highly competitive Democratic primary in September and is still campaigning hard for the general election.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Assembly Republicans proved last year that they are not putting the best interests of Wisconsin residents first. Republican leaders were happy to play games— and fund-raise—while shamelessly stalling budget negotiations. This sort of partisan brinksmanship has no place in serious state matters that affect all of us...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Sheldon Wasserman and Robert Wirch

Sheldon Wasserman is the best choice for North Shore residents. Wasserman, an ob-gyn who has served in the state Assembly since 1994, is well positioned to become a leader in the state Senate on tax policy, health care and education reform. Although some Republican voters may hesitate to cross party lines and vote...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ELECTION ’08

Barack Obama is the best candidate to lead this country in the 21st century.Instead of becoming mired in the political and racial divisions of the past, Obama is offering this nation a fresh vision for our future, one that would restore America’s moral authority in the world while rebuilding the American dream at home.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ELECTION ’08

Vote Yes on Property Tax Relief. Voting “yes” on the Milwaukee County sales tax advisory referendum is the best way to preserve our parks, transit, emergency medical services (EMS) and cultural institutions while lowering property taxes. This referendum is advisory only, but it allows voters to voice their opinions...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Marge Krupp and Steve Kagan

Give Krupp a Chance in Congress. Residents of southeastern Wisconsin can send a strong message about the direction of this country by voting for Marge Krupp to represent the First Congressional District. Krupp, a chemical engineer and businesswoman, is facing longtime incumbent Republican Paul Ryan...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

Questions surround involvement of law enforcement and party poli

Wisconsin voters are expected to turn out in unprecedented numbers for the Nov. 4 election. And that has created some concern about the integrity of such a high-stakes election in a state that has had razor-thin winning margins in recent presidential elections. To allay those fears, the Milwaukee...
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

McCain’s outrageous robocalls reveal his desperation

Less than 24 hours after Republican presidential nominee John McCain said that he wasn’t interested in an “old washed-up terrorist” and the Republican National Committee (RNC) acknowledged that they were pulling advertising from Wisconsin to concentrate on closer races, a blast of inflammatory recorded...
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

His earmark obsession misses the mark

Republican presidential nominee John McCain has had few consistent themes in his campaign outside of his staunch belief that he’s a “maverick,” even though he supported President Bush 90% of the time in 2007; his insistence that he’s always put “country first,” even though his vice presidential pick, Alaska Gov. Sarah...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

They’re just three seats short of a majority

Currently the state Assembly is controlled by the Republicans with a 52 to 47 majority and led by Speaker Mike Huebsch, who attended Oral Roberts University, a fundamentalist Christian institution. In the 2006 election, the Democrats picked up eight seats. This year they need just three more seats to have...

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