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Ted Cruz is the New Jim DeMint
Via Crooks and Liars : Sen. Ted Cruz continues to endear himself to both members of Congress.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wisconsin media ignores amnesty's impact on the jobless
Plight. It's a word you've been seeing a lot during the past several years whenever the media churns out their boilerplate immigration news stories about illegal aliens forced to "live in the shadows" while "searching for a better life." But the plight of more than 20 million Americans unable to find full-time work? Not much interest among the ... (more)
Baldwin makes maiden speech on Senate floor
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin made her first speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday, calling for more bipartisan cooperation, and paying tribute to an iconic former Wisconsin senator, Robert "Fighting Bob" LaFollette.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Big (Little) Beer Meeting | #WGDB
Continuing #WGDB's coverage of the beer business , craft brewers from across the country met with 11 Senate Democrats this week, including Mark Begich of Alaska and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Janesville Gazette
UW-Rock grads get good advice at commencement
Ami Christophersen reacts to a story during the Commencement Address by Ray Cross, Ph.D., Chancellor of the UW Colleges and UW Extension, at the UW Rock County Commencement on Friday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Pocan's husband receives 'House Spouse' ID card
Mark Pocan, left, kisses husband Phil Frank on Election Day 2012 in front of a cheering crowd.
Thu May 16, 2013
Marriage equality 2013: Wisconsin not optimistic about legalizing gay marriage
As the state of Minnesota celebrate the passing of gay marriage , the neighboring state of Wisconsin isn't expected to follow anytime soon.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fair Wisconsin cheers Minnesota marriage equality advance
On May 13, the Minnesota Senate sent a marriage equality bill to the governor, who is expected to sign the measure into law today at 5 p.m. In a statement released later on May 13, Fair Wisconsin executive director Katie Belanger congratulated Minnesotans United for all Families, OutFront Minnesota, Project 515 and other groups that campaigned to ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
The Janesville Gazette
Beloit College will remain 'best years' of grad's life
Students at Beloit College celebrate after the school's 163rd commencement ceremony Sunday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Lawyer Rick Esenberg revels in public policy fights
Rick Esenberg's love of law started with a long-ago television show named "Judd for the Defense," a series about a high-profile attorney who takes on tough cases across America.
Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Beloit College
Tammy Baldwin gave the commencement address. A woman known for doing things her way.
Thu May 09, 2013
After trip, Tammy Baldwin says 'there are no good options' in Syria
Washington - After traveling last week to the Turkish border of Syria, Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin voiced wariness about any moves to step up U.S. military involvement in the Syrian civil war, saying her trip reinforced a sense that "there are no good options." Baldwin also traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan on a weeklong trip with other ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Dane County Board may vote to urge Congress to legalize pot
Dane County Sup. Kyle Richmond has announced he has introduced a resolution to support HR 499 , federal legislation which would decriminalize marijuana.
Pressure for summer budget deal eases - Sanford crushes Colbert in...
PRESSURE FOR SUMMER BUDGET DEAL EASES Lori Montgomery and Zachary A. Goldfarb write on A1 of the Washington Post: "After four years of trillion-dollar deficits, the red ink is receding rapidly in Washington, easing pressure on policymakers but shattering hopes for a summertime budget deal.
More than 60 Lawmakers Relied Mostly on Out-of-State Money
All lawmakers get campaign checks from people who are not their constituents. But in the last election, at least 66 senators and House members received most -- yes, more than 50 percent -- of their campaign funds from donors who don't live in their home states.
Camp, Baucus and a new tax code
Capitol Hill leaders might not be sold yet on rewriting the Tax Code in the next year, but two key tax-writers are trying anyway - building a powerful coalition of players on K Street, in the Capitol and among President Barack Obama's trusted advisers.
Tue May 07, 2013
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EDITORIAL: Sales tax fairness overdue [The Wisconsin State Journal]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 07--Washington finally appears willing to treat Main Street fairly.
The Sale Might Be Over For Internet Shoppers If Federal Bill Passes
Online shoppers, who enjoyed avoiding paying sales tax for their out-of-state purchases, probably won't be happy if a bill pending in Congress becomes law.
'Ed Show' Returns With Pep Rally for Schultz in Guise of 'Town Hall' Meeting
Yes, MSNBC has booted Ed Schultz from its primetime lineup to the the penal colony that is the network's weekend schedule.