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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Many people in the state have to be baffled to see Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who campaigned on creating “jobs, jobs, jobs,” turn away billions of dollars that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Wisconsin
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Fewer people covered, but higher taxes

 “Governor Walker really blew it this time,” state Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) said on Monday. Richards, along with independent health care experts and members of the health care industry, are
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
 The most extreme Republican governors continue to oppose every move by President Barack Obama, even those that benefit their own states.
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
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
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

The race for U.S. Senate gets serious

You won’t find two candidates more diametrically opposed, former Gov. Tommy Thompson told a Milwaukee Press Club gathering earlier this month
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban on the Issues

 Voters in southeastern Wisconsin have a historically important choice on Nov...
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Seniors booed him and his plans to voucherize Medicare

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan got booed at the AARP meeting last week while he tried to explain that his plan for Medicare—and his desire to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Consumer protections will be preserved

Many Supreme Court watchers and political pundits predicted that the conservative majority on the bench would strike down portions—or all—of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), so those who care about women's health were relieved that...

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