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Sen. Baldwin to discuss politics at Marquette
A 28-year-old gunman held a fast food worker hostage for about an hour Tuesday in Wittenberg, let him go unharmed and then surrendered himself about an hour later without incident, Shawano County Sheriff Randall Wright said.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Huffington Post
A Lesbian Couple Fights For Marriage Equality In The Wisconsin Supreme Court
A couple in Milwaukee went straight to Wisconsin's Supreme Court last week to file a petition that would annul the state's current ban on same-sex marriage.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Seattle Gay News
U.S. Senator Patty Murray discusses anti-bullying bill with UW students
Murray, working with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin, introduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act on March 27. The bill would require all colleges and universities that receive federal funding in any form - in short, almost all institutions of higher education in the United States - to develop anti-bullying policies.
Now Wisconsin sausage, beer makers getting cheesed by European Union
The debate over the European Union's desire to trademark the names of popular food products goes beyond cheese , but continues to hit at Wisconsin traditions.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Is Scott Walker on his way to 2016 front-runner status?
Scott Walker has a 16 point lead among likely voters in his race for governor, according to a poll from Wisconsin Public Radio/St.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Baldwin seeks action on emergency unemployment insurance
A bill extending emergency unemployment compensation awaits consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Milwaukee Courier Online
Capitol Report - There's no need to fix It
According to a recently released report by the Pew Charitable Trusts, Wisconsin ranked third in the nation, in terms of election performance, behind North Dakota and Minnesota.
HOH: Tom Petri's S.O.S
Wisconsin Republican Tom Petri took to the House floor Thursday to issue a dire warning to grill tenders the world over: Europe is coming for our pork products.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Badger Herald Online
Wisconsin beer and brats threatened by EU trade deal
Cheese, brat and beer manufacturers around the country could be forced to find out if a European trade deal is approved.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Indianapolis Star
Indiana senators try to save your bratwurst
Europeans negotiating a free trade deal with the United States have been angling to reserve names like "feta" and "parmesan" only for cheese made in Europe.
US News & World Report
A Democrat Clinton Wouldn't Campaign For
Former President Bill Clinton turned down an invitation to campaign on behalf of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in 2012.
WLUK-TV Green Bay
Republican Gov. Scott Walker leads Democrat Mary Burke 56%-40% among likely Wisconsin voters, a St. Norbert College poll has found.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
U.S. Senate to vote on unemployment benefits extension
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a bill restoring long-term unemployment benefits, and a lawmaker from Wisconsin hopes it will eventually make it to the president.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Supreme Court's ruling a victory for transparency
When the U.S. Supreme Court this week struck down limits on the aggregate number of legal campaign contributions an individual could give during an election cycle, the progressive theatrics began.
Milwaukee Courier Online
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin supports long-term solution on Medicare...
"This bill is a missed opportunity to reduce Medicare costs and enact significant health care reforms to eliminate today the flawed Medicare payment formula."
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Senators: Back off our brats, beer
Hang on to your brats, America. Europeans negotiating a free trade deal with the United States have been angling to reserve names like "feta" and "parmesan" only for cheese made in Europe.
Senators See No Place for Geographical Indicators
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is probably just the guy to diplomatically express to European Union where to stick a geographical indicator.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Capitol Hill food fight could affect names of some of Wisconsin's most popular foods
A food fight on Capitol Hill could impact Wisconsin. As part of a trade deal with the U.S., the European Union wants to add a requirement that foods made in a specific geographic region be named for that place.
European Union fights for geological restrictions on food names
The European Union wants to require that foods made in a specific geographical region are the only ones bearing the title.