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Republican overreach?

Are Republicans in Madison overplaying their political cards? The GOP-controlled State Legislature has decided that county executives should be barred from serving in the Legislature...

Wrong emphasis?

Wisconsin is among seven states that saw their economies contract during the last three months of 2015, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

Gov. Scott Walker is annoyed with the media. He says reporters and editors are paying too much attention to news of companies closing or...

Pothole woes

A good friend who lives in suburban Milwaukee recently reported there were potholes on her neighborhood streets. She added that she blamed President Barack...

Time for change at WEDC?

A corporate decision to close the Oscar Mayer plant in Madison has provided another blow to Gov. Scott Walker’s job efforts. The Wisconsin Economic Development...

Ryan positioned to lead entitlement reform

Social Security and Medicare changes could become key election topics next year, with Rep. Paul Ryan of Janesville now leading Republicans as speaker in...

GOP wants to dismantle GAB

As Thanksgiving approaches, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) wants to carve up the agency that oversees ethics and elections in Wisconsin. Critics seem to...

Walker’s future

What’s next for Gov. Scott Walker? The governor recently dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president after poll numbers plunged and...

Fetal tissue research showdown

Is the Republican drive to limit research using fetal tissue a product of the gerrymandered Wisconsin Legislature? Republicans have a partisan lock on the...

Foreign affairs

Gov. Scott Walker might regret telling President Barack Obama that he should cancel this month’s meeting and dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping. If...

Walker unveils health care plan

Gov. Scott Walker is the first Republican presidential candidate to outline a health insurance program to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as...

The half billion dollar Medicaid fund rejection

The tab for Wisconsin’s rejection of federal Medicaid money as part of the Obamacare program has soared to more than $560 million, according to...

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