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Wednesday Aug 13 | WauwatosaNOW.com

Voter turnout in Wauwatosa hits 21 percent

Wauwatosa had a 21 percent voter turnout Tuesday, with 6,979 of 32,936 registered voters in the city casting ballots.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Is Congress Addressing Our Overcriminalization Problem? Reviewing the ...

In May 2013, the bipartisan Overcriminalization Task Force, authorized by the House Committee on the Judiciary and led by Representatives James Sensenbrenner and Bobby Scott , emerged from the widespread national agreement that the overuse and misuse of substantive criminal law needs to be corrected.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

Primary election is Aug. 12

Wauwatosa residents are invited to vote in several primary elections Aug. 12. The polling locations will be the same as they were for the April election.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Scott Walker, US Governors

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Washington Times

A smart, conservative way to update the Voting Rights Act

F. James Sensenbrenner, a Republican congressman from Wisconsin, has some ideas about how to update the landmark federal Voting Rights Act.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

USA Today

Out-of-state contributions give Wis. incumbents an edge

The role of out-of-state money in Wisconsin's governor's race has drawn a fair bit of attention, but there are other races in the state where it may play an even larger role.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Sean Duffy, Representative Reid Ribble, Gwen Moore, Democrat, Ron Kind

Daily Kos

More Wisconsin Doggerel

In a post a few days ago I offered new lyrics for an old sing-song rhyme that was once popular in Wisconsin: It usually went something like this: My name is Jan Jansen I come from Wisconsin I work in the lumberyard there.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Social Security, Personal Finance, Barack Obama

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Switched

GOP House Candidate Touts His Frugal Ways, Fails To Mention BMW, Mercedes

Republican banking executive and House candidate French Hill wants Arkansas' 2nd District voters to know that he'll be fiscally conservative in Washington because he already drives " Old Blue ," a dusty 1998 Volvo, and "watches every penny."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Mac Thornberry, BMW R, Representative Markwayne Mullin, BMW Dirt Bike, Dirt Bikes

Daily Kos

The New Political Pornography: The Democratic Gerrymandering of Wisconsin

If you're new here or you're just new to my diary, check out my past redistricting of Kentucky and Indiana .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Sean Duffy, Representative Reid Ribble, Representative Steve Kagen, Tammy Baldwin, Democrat

Tue Aug 05, 2014

New Berlin

Irony Republican Style

The 113th Congress is on track to becoming one of the least productive in history.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Kevin Brady, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Tom Cole, Paul Ryan

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Sen. Schumer joins Republicans on drone concerns, mostly

On Sunday August 3, 2014, New York Senator Schumer took the unusual position of standing on the same side as some Republicans in regard to drones .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Federal Aviation Administration, Republican, US House of Representatives, Edward Markey

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Judicial Watch says court ordered DOJ to release Fast & Furious docs index

Judicial Watch yesterday announced that a federal judge has ordered the Department of Justice to release an index of all requested documents relating to the Operation Fast and Furious scandal by Oct. 1, more than two years after President Barack Obama protected those documents by claiming executive privilege.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NewsBusters.org

CNN's Costello Rips Congress For Adjourning While 'Rome...

Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: " Congress is again the butt of jokes on late-night TV.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, Washington Post, Publishing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Leahy Bill Aims to Rein In Government Snooping

The USA Freedom Act could represent the best chance yet for meaningful reforms in U.S. government surveillance practices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patriot Act

Washington Times

Chicken pox outbreak puts illegal immigrant facility on lockdown

The federal government's new facility to house illegal immigrant families surging across the border has been put on lockdown because of chicken pox, with no immigrants allowed to be transferred in or out, a congressman said this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Chickenpox, Health, Immigration Reform, Artesia, NM, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hill

Where does McCarthy stand on voting rights?

This week, Rep. Kevin McCarthy will become Majority Leader of the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Selma, AL, Republican

OpEdNews

Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery Into Ukraine

The ODNI says that this slide shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukrainian military units.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James R. Clapper, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hill

Senate NSA compromise likely to come next week

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is close but not yet ready to unveil a negotiated measure to rein in government surveillance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

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