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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...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
 Frankly, no one who pays any attention at all to elections really needs a daily newspaper to tell him or her how to vote
Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

‘Son of Detroit’ Romney profited from bailout—and jobs shipped to China

 "I'm a son of Detroit. I was born in Detroit. My dad was head of a car company. I like American cars," said Mitt Romney when he met with President Obama to discuss...
Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Top economic adviser admits ‘12 million jobs’ promise doesn’t add up

 When innocent citizens asked about unemployment last week at the town hall presidential debate on Long Island, would Mitt Romney...

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