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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Expert mediators explain how to end stalemates and resolve conflicts

 Members of Congress partially shut down the federal government for 16 days, wasted an estimated $24 billion and pushed the United States
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Corporate Leaders Bemoan Tea Party Default Crisis Created by Their Own Donations

 America’s great minds of business and finance have reached a consensus on the government shutdown and worse, the prospect of a debt default: While the latter is worse, both are bad
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
 Anyone who believes that what’s going on politically in America right now is simply politics as usual really doesn’t have a clue what’s going on politically in America right now.
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

How Republican Extremists Are Shredding Every Principle the GOP Claims to Uphold

By Washington standards, the current government
Monday, Aug. 5, 2013
 It is becoming increasingly plain that the most formidable obstacle to national progress and global security is the Republican Party—and specifically the extremist
06.05.2013 | | Posted at 12:37 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I’m still trying to get my arms around the budget vetted by the Joint Finance Committee in the wee hours of this morning.  But one thing is for sure—Scott Walker is running for president. He and the Republican members of the JFC have checked off all of the boxes Walker needs to promote himself nationally. Of course, Republican legislators gave him a head start two years ago, when Walke...
05.21.2013 | | Posted at 01:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Advocates for an Affordable Care Act-expanded Medicaid program in Wisconsin have been calling on Gov. Scott Walker to listen to reason and accept roughly $4 billion in federal funds to offer BadgerCare programs to more low-income Wisconsinites. Their latest attempt to provide Republicans with a reality check is to shoot down the GOP's allegation that the funding under the ACA is somehow not reli...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cuts to BadgerCare, child support enforcement and W-2 will harm women and girls

 Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-2015 state budget doesn’t include the drastic funding cuts and collective bargaining changes he imposed in his previous budget. But its mixed bag of income tax cuts, Medicaid
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
 If you were to believe some newspaper reports from the state Republican convention over the weekend, you’d think Wisconsin congressmen Paul Ryan and Jim Sensenbrenner were on opposite sides of a dramatic split within

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