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Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

State Assembly District 22 Candidate

Sandy Pasch Website: www.sandrapasch.com Occupation: Assistant Professor at Columbia College of Nursing (last lecture July 17, 2008 - guest lecturer in fall 2008) Membership in the Democratic Party:yes For how long?: Always a Democrat, offici...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

State Assembly District 22 Candidate

Guy Johnson Website: www.electguyjohnson.com Occupation: University administrator Membership in the Democratic Party: No Why are you running for the state Assembly? I strongly believe that the people in the 22nd deserve a candidate with...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

State Assembly District 22 Candidate

Andy Feldman Website: www.andyforwisconsin.com Occupation: full-time candidate Membership in the Democratic Party: Yes For how long?: Many years Who has endorsed you? Thousands of voters in the 22nd district. Why are you running for the sta...
Monday, Aug. 4, 2008

His evangelical supporters are scary

Sen. Barack Obama’s connection to Rev. Jeremiah Wright has dominated the political conversation in recent weeks. But that has blotted out information about Republican nominee John McCain’s support from religious leaders who also hold controversial views.
05.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
When presidential hopeful Barack Obama told Oregon, “We can’t…eat as much as we want…anymore,” most rational people understood it as a consequence of energy conservation. After all, it was in the easy-to-understand context of “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times, whether we’re living in a desert, or living in the tundra, ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Community organizing experience fuels his presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s path to the White House is being created out of his experience as a community organizer in Chicago, a nontraditional route to power that harnesses the grassroots, empowers individuals to find their strengths and builds communities around attainable goals.
Friday, June 20, 2008

Kucinich introduces 35 articles of impeachment

The country may be running out the clock on the Bush administration, but impeachment advocates are hoping that President George W. Bush leaves office sooner than Jan. 1, 2009. Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced 35 articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives last week, even though his party leader, Nancy Pelosi, had declared impeachment attempts to be “off the table.”
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

He’d have advantage in town halls with McCain

To his credit, John McCain has invited Barack Obama to join him in a national “town hall” tour over the coming months, without the unneeded intrusion of celebrity journalists, network extravaganzas and all of their irrelevant impertinence. The Republican senator insists that he wants a serious debate over the competing...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Mark Weisbrot on the U.S. media’s misleading reporting on

Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., is considered to be one of the leading experts on the Venezuelan economy and the reforms of President Hugo Chavez. Weisbrot was in Milwaukee last week to discuss American media’s coverage of progressive changes in Latin America, coverage that Weisbrot claims is misleading.