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Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday took his ObamaCare lawsuit to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing a lower court was 'fatally flawed" when it ruled he lacked standing to challenge a portion of the law. Johnston took the latest step in his lawsuit against the Obama administration, in which he argues the Office of Personnel Management violated the law by allowing lawmakers and their "official" staff to continue receiving federal employee health subsidies when signing up for the newly created exchanges under ObamaCare.
Wisconsin lawmakers are exceptionally transparent when it comes to selecting student nominees for coveted slots at the nation's military State lawmakers open with military academy nominations WASHINGTON - Wisconsin lawmakers are exceptionally transparent when it comes to selecting student nominees for coveted slots at the nation's military Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tYctkI WASHINGTON - Wisconsin lawmakers are exceptionally transparent when it comes to selecting student nominees for coveted slots at the nation's military service academies.
President Obama nominated Wisconsin's U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to be a representative in the 69th Session of the U.N. General Assembly. The White House announced the nomination on Friday.
Senator Rand Paul grilled administration officials Tuesday about billions of dollars in military equipment and grants given to local police from the department of defense including nearly 12,000 bayonets. The officials faced a unanimously skeptical group of senators at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee called to consider militarized policing after the well-armed response to protests and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, last month.
President Obama's strategy to use airstrikes on the Islamic State is getting support from Wisconsin's congressional delegation, but with some reservations. Mike Simonson reports.
Saying farmers are getting clobbered by a lack of rail service, the U.S. Senate Transportation Committee held a hearing yesterday about fixing the problems. Mike Simonson reports.
This week congressional members are receiving classified briefings on ISIS, some ahead of President Barack Obama's Wednesday night address. "Is the threat actually greater?" U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said.
President Barack Obama needs to stand before the American people Wednesday night and "clearly articulate" what America's goal is to defeat ISIS and to demonstrate that "he's completely committed to that goal," Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson said Wednesday on Newsmax TV's "America's Forum." "He's had a strategy.
The Islamic State group doesn't pose an immediate threat of an attack in the United States, senior U.S. officials testified Wednesday, but warned that the danger from the militants is spreading beyond the Middle East to Europe and other parts of the world. Francis Taylor, the Homeland Security Department's undersecretary for intelligence and analysis, said the Sunni extremist fighters in Iraq and Syria have capabilities most terrorist organizations don't possess.
Jake Leinenkugel announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as president of the craft brewery started by his great-great-grandfather and will be succeeded by his younger brother Dick Leinenkugel, who formerly led economic development efforts in Wisconsin. Jake Leinenkugel, 62, is familiar to beer drinkers as the star of ads promoting his family's brand.
Senators blasted the Pentagon Tuesday for providing local police with military equipment they charged helped lay the groundwork for the deadly conflict that unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., last month. "Tell me what the difference is between an increasingly militarized police force and a standing army," Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn asked during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, The Hill reported.
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One month after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the Senate convened its first hearing on police militarization. After watching a suburban street in St. Louis be transformed into a "war zone," complete with camouflage, armored vehicles and guns with laser sight grips, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., sought answers on how the federal government played a significant role in "enabling" police to obtain the fatigues, weapons and equipment that were used against protesters .
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