Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Moore surprised by primary challenge
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, says her primary opponent Gary George could have run for the 6th Congressional District, given where he lives.
Walker calls for Common Core repeal
State Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Wauwatosa, says Gov. Scott Walker is acknowledging the gradual groundswell of opposition to Common Core.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Can Gary George Save Sheriff David Clarke?
Last week, a colleague asked me to speculate on whether Gary George has a chance to beat Congresswoman Gwen Moore in next month's Democratic primary? The short answer is no, but there might be a more intriguing question: could he save Sheriff David Clarke? Gary George is frequently described as one of the wiliest, most powerful, most effective ... (more)
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Gallup: Approval for Supreme Court steady as GOP favor soars
The recent Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby has had an impact on the approval rating for the nation's top judicial panel, but it's not exactly what detractors of the decision predicted.
Wisconsin congresswoman asks Justice Dept. to help prevent gun violence in Milwaukee
Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of Milwaukee has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to partner with local officials to reduce and prevent gun violence in Milwaukee.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Regional briefs: Conservation league tallies wins, losses
PROUD TO BE: About a million people packed Chicago streets on June 29 for the first Gay Pride Parade since Illinois legalized gay marriage.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Steitz: Opponent waffled on Act 10
NEXT, A FORMER STATE SENATOR FACING A CHALLENGE FROM THE RIGHT. WHY CANDIDATE JONATHAN STEITZ SAYS VAN WANGGAARD ISN'T A RELIABLE CONSERVATIVE, AND THE STATE SENATE NEEDS MORE REFORMERS.
George: Milwaukee is failing
Former state Sen. Gary George, running against U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore in the Democratic primary, says he can do more to help Milwaukee.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Interest groups let Congress travel free
Since 2008, the eight current Wisconsin members of the U.S. House and their aides have taken at least 125 privately funded trips at a cost of more than $400,000, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis of travel records.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
GOP can't win the 'War on Women' if they don't fight it
This week, Democrats received something they desperately needed and have spent months struggling to manufacture: an issue that will get their base voters excited about turning out in November.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Wausau Daily Herald
Time in district connects reps with constituents: Our View
We've all seen this phenomenon: A politician elected to the U.S. House or to the Senate begins his or her Washington career with a strong tie to home.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Other voices: Wisconsin: Bipartisan bill should improve health care
But Wisconsin's congressional delegation recently demonstrated that bipartisanship remains possible.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Our View: Representing the state requires time in the state
Members of Congress had roughly 265 days when they were not required or expected to be in Washington on business in 2013, according to the Gannett Washington Bureau study.