Wednesday Aug 13
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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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."
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 .
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Irony Republican Style
The 113th Congress is on track to becoming one of the least productive in history.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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 .
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Where does McCarthy stand on voting rights?
This week, Rep. Kevin McCarthy will become Majority Leader of the House of Representatives.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.