It seemed preposterous that 2012 could
match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year
had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise
endings as last year
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
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
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
The ruin and
hardship inflicted by a natural disaster can reveal truths that political
propaganda tends to obscure. When Hurricane Sandy destroyed swaths of the
Northeast, darkened our largest city and plunged
Although both presidential candidates are talking
about creating jobs and growing the economy, their means to achieve this growth
displays some of the starkest differences in economic policy in any
presidential election in the...
The two names that best explain money's
unprecedented political influence in America are not Barack Obama and Mitt
Romney, but Montgomery Brewster and Ross Perot. The former duo, who will each
raise nearly $1 billion for their presidential campaigns, are mere symbol...
When it comes to tax policy, Mitt Romney is not merely a spinner, an equivocator or a run-of-the-mill dissembler. He's a liar. Hyperbolic and overwrought as that label seems, it is, alas, the only accurate...
presidential nominee Paul Ryan lit up the Republican National Convention (RNC)
when he blamed President Barack Obama for failing to save the General Motors
(GM) plant in Janesville, Wis., Ryan’s hometown...
Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is taking a beating from fact-checkers, who have had to work overtime to try to verify the claims he made last week when accepting the nomination for vice president at the Republican National Convention...
Once again, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is
throwing a tantrum because he didn’t get his way.
A legally appointed panel of Milwaukee County supervisors voted
to reject the Abele administration
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Allen Muhammad, Isaiah Washington, Lee Malvo, Tequan Richmond, The
Prey, Albert Dupontel, Alice Taglioni, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a stunning pick over the weekend when he selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate. On the one hand, it makes sense. Romney has had a hard...
Once upon a time, there was a fiscally and socially responsible senator named John McCain. Despite his presidential ambitions, the Republican from Arizona spoke out against the economic royalism of his party’s leadership in the White House and Congress, and simply said no.