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2 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Can legislators repeal Common Core? Memo says yes, but...

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: US Governors

6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin ready for E-Fairness

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US Governors, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Yes! Magazine

Gay Marriage Went From Unthinkable to Inevitable. Here's What It Means for the Change You Want to See

Not long ago, same-sex marriage in America was not merely an unpopular cause; it was a politically fatal one-a third-rail issue that could end the career of any politician foolish enough to touch it.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Governors, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Gov. Walker Partially Lifts Moratorium on Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Mayors across Wisconsin are applauding Governor Walker after he made the decision to partially lift a recent ban on tax cuts for restoring old buildings.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, Wisconsin Rapids, WI


Gov. Walker has concerns about undocumented children in Wisconsin

Governor Scott Walker talked transportation and jobs during a campaign stop at a trucking company Friday, but he's also clearly been thinking about the potential impact of hundreds of undocumented children coming to Wisconsin.


Related Topix: US Governors, Madison, WI


Planned Parenthood asks governor to enforce birth control law

Planned Parenthood is asking Gov. Scott Walker to enforce a law he said he will no longer enforce in the state.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin


As Netroots Nation Drinks Up Democrat Kool-Aid, AFL-CIO Warns This Could Be A 'Powerful' GOP Year

As Katie Glueck of Politico wrote last Sunday , the faithful liberals who attended Netroots Nation last week are eating up the messaging national Democrats are spewing into the airwaves: Party leaders have been pushing messages about economic fairness as they look ahead to what will drive midterm turnout - and with this crowd, at least, it's ... (more)


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Real Clear Politics

Scott Walker's Cynical Trek Into Populism

Imagine that 40 years ago two pals started a small company in a barn in the rural Midwest.


Related Topix: US Governors, Waterloo, WI, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Outsourcing


Christie, Haley Challenge White House Handling of Illegal Migrant Children

Govs. Nikki Haley of South Carolina and Chris Christie of New Jersey had harsh words for the White House's handling of the border crisis during a Republican governors' panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Chris Christie, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tim Isbell/Sun Herald Thad Cochran speaks to the Harrison County Republican Club Wednesday night.

Evidence presented in federal court Wednesday indicated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was boozing it up at the DMR's expense in the summer of 2010, but he and a staff member say that's just not so.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harrison County, MS, US Governors

The Progressive

Wis. Singers Give Walker an Earful

Thursday afternoon, a group of 75 Wisconsin protesters gathered in the capitol to give Gov. Scott Walker an earful and to commemorate the one-year anniversary of his crackdown on free speech.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News


Unions put teachers on streets - for votes

This story is part of an ongoing POLITICO series on how national policy issues are affecting the 2014 midterm elections.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Rick Snyder, New York, Standardized Testing, Education, Sam Brownback

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Obamacare ruling is nonsensical, and so is Sen. Ron Johnson's quixotic lawsuit

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson: The senator should abandon his quixotic effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act, the Journal Sentinel Editorial Board believes.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, Opinion

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Lincoln County to put BadgerCare funding question ...

Lincoln has become the fifth county board in Wisconsin to ask voters about accepting federal funds for BadgerCare.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, WI, Healthcare Law, Law

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Gov. Walker Requests Disaster Funds for Extreme Winter Damage

The governor's office says the FEMA declaration would help pay for $11.3 million in damages from broken water mains and frozen water towers.


Related Topix: US Governors, Weather

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

How negative ads could sway the Governor's race

The race for Governor has taken a negative turn in recent weeks. Republican Governor Scott Walker's campaign released an ad on July 18, criticizing Walker's administration for awarding state money from the Wisconsin Economic Development corporation to two companies that outsourced jobs.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin

Booze, boats and DMR: New details revealed at Scott Walker's sentencing

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett sentenced Scott Walker, a private consultant and former congressional staffer, to 18 months in prison, saying beforehand how Walker and his father abused the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.


Related Topix: US Governors, Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, D'Iberville, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Federal Prisons, Prison, Boat Disaster


Wisconsin's gubernatorial race is dead heat

This is the second Marquette Law School poll in a row showing the race to lead the state of Wisconsin is tight.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Marquette University, US Governors

Mother Jones

Glenn Beck Tells Common Core Activists They Shouldn't Mention His Name

At a "night of action," the conservative bombthrower advises opponents of the education standards that his radiocative reputation may not help their fight.


Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, North Carolina, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WIBA-AM Madison

Federal declaration requested for winter damage

Walker has requested a federal disaster declaration to help pay for about $11 million in damage to broken water mains and frozen water towers due to the extreme cold.


Related Topix: US Governors, Kenosha, WI, Milwaukee, WI