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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

“Bush’s brain” tells local businesses how to treat workers

The conservative lobbying group Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) invited former Bush aide Karl Rove to tell local businesses how to best treat their workers. The Tuesday morning meeting about the Employee Free Choice Act at the Milwaukee Athletic Club was closed...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

State Rep. Barbara Toles talks about the new Legislature

After Democrats won control of the state Assembly in November, it was assumed that Milwaukee’s representatives would hold more power. Yet, once the secret ballots were counted, Milwaukee’s Democratic representatives were shut out of top leadership positions. But Milwaukee Democrat Barbara Toles...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

Conservatives are masquerading as Democrats

(Endorsements) Are some Republicans stooping to new levels this year? Factions of the Republican Party have become so toxic that one of its most conservative members, former state Sen. Tom Reynolds, has recruited extreme right-wing candidates to run as Democrats in the Sept. 9 primary.
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Elected officials reach out to a fearful neighborhood

A group of state legislators, county supervisors and aldermen wouldseem to be an unlikely crime-fighting unit, but the recent quadru ple homicides in the Metcalfe Park area forced the Milwaukee Unity Caucus to canvass the neighborhood searching for answers. The Unity Caucus—a group of elected officials at various...

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