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Rubbing Shoulders with the Affluent
A set of right-wing talking points was casually "rebroadcast" over dinner one night.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
War Is A Crime
An Honest Article About Military Spending and Corruption Gets Printed by Associated Press
What else could get the thumbs-up from a tea party debt hawk, a cheerleader for "new politics," one of the most liberal Democrats in the Senate, and a massive, left-leaning educational bureaucracy? Last month, three Wisconsin members of Congress criticized plans from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to curtail production of the Navy's littoral combat ... (more)
"Wisconsin is the model": Grover Norquist's Tea...
"How did we do it in Wisconsin?" RNC Chair Reince Priebus asked Saturday morning.
Farmington Daily Times
Column: a Gop plan to repair Obamacare, not repeal it
There's no doubt the vast majority of Republicans in Congress would repeal Obamacare if they could.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
New Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Ban Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints
Four U.S. senators representing both the Democrat and Republican parties introduced new legislation that would prevent the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from funding checkpoints that specifically target motorcyclists.
Sen. Ron Johnson And Roger Altman Debate Turmoil In The Ukraine
Roger Altman, former Deputy Treasury Secretary and founder and chairman of Evercore Partners recently appeared as a co-host on Bloomberg Television with anchor Betty Liu where he analyzed the current turmoil in the Ukraine .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sen. Ron Johnson: Obama's 'Red Line' Gave Putin 'Green Light'
President Obama's inaction after drawing a "red line" during previous foreign crises encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to send troops into Crimea, Sen. Ron Johnson says.
The Washington Post
Illinois governor's race showcases union fears
In this Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor, speaks during a business forum in Mount Prospect, Ill.
National Public Radio
Illinois Governor's Race Showcases Union Fears
When superrich Republican Bruce Rauner decided to run for governor of Illinois, it was clear this wouldn't be the kind of race the state was accustomed to.
GOP Trashes Obama For Health Law Fix They Demanded
On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced that health insurance companies can continue offering skimpy policies that don't meet the Affordable Care Act's standards until 2016.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Dick Harron: Term limits would help reclaim Congress
"Of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
AMA: Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Ban Federal Funding For Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints
A bipartisan bill introduced today by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen , Ron Johnson , Kelly Ayotte and Joe Manchin would prohibit the use of federal funds in establishing motorcycle-only checkpoints.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Obama Administration will allow health insurance polices that don't meet the minimum coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act to be renewed until October 1, 2016.
Senate bill targets motorcycle-only checkpoints
The bill introduced on Wednesday is sponsored by New Hampshire's senators - Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Kelly Ayotte - along with Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson and West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin.
Roger Atlman on Moelis IPO: 'Timing is Reasonably Good'
Roger Altman, Chairman of Evercore Partners, spoke with Bloomberg TV's Betty Liu today to discuss a number of topics including the situation in Ukraine, mergers and acquisitions in 2014, and the Moelis IPO.
John Locke Foundation
Barone is not ready to write the Tea Party's obit
Count Michael Barone as a dissenter from the group of pundits who want to declare an end to the Tea Party's influence on American politics.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
What Does Ron Johnson Have Against Veterans ?
Last Thursday, Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would greatly improve how America treats our veterans.
Senior Dems want Europe input on any Russia sanctions
Senior Senate Democrats, including Majority Leader Harry Reid, cautioned Monday that any U.S. move toward sanctions against Russia over Ukraine should be carried out in accordance with European allies.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
For House Republicans, Finding Obamacare Replacement Is No Easy Task
"While both parties agree that we must make healthcare more accessible, we in the majority fundamentally disagree that more government is the answer," stated House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor in May of last year, as the Republican party pushed to repeal the Affordable Care Act before the implementation of its cornerstone ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Senator Ron Johnson and Alderman Joe Davis Visit Matzel Manufacturing
Milwaukee, WI February 26, 2014 Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson and District 2 Alderman Joe Davis met together on Monday, February 17th to tour Milwaukee based, Matzel Manufacturing, as they discussed cross party solutions for creating a pro-hire environment for local manufactures.