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  1. The White House is defending Trump's "sh*thole countries" comment, and of course it isHello GigglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Yahoo!

    ... divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation's values," Love said. Meanwhile, Democratic Representative Mark Pocan mocked Trump on Twitter, writing, "The real question is why we allow presidents from sh*thole companies like the Trump ...

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  2. EDITORIAL Editorial voices from newspapers across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | O-R Online

    Approximately 1.8 million adolescents in the United States have been victims of sexual assault.

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  3. Gov. Scott Walker Praises Creators of Student Loan Debt CrisisRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | PressReleasePoint

    Gov. Scott Walker , who opposes a common sense plan to allow student loan borrowers to refinance their loans just like you can a mortgage, is "honoring" one of the nation's most worst actors in the student loan crisis, Sallie Mae. " said Analiese Eicher, One Wisconsin Now Program Director.

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  4. Pocan returns to Congress after heart surgery Thursday, January 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    U.S. Representative Mark Pocan underwent a triple bypass procedure in early November, forcing him to miss several key votes in the House - including the vote on tax overhaul legislation. Speaking to reporters in Madison Wednesday, the Democrat said he's feeling better and is looking forward to returning to Washington D.C. next week.

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  5. Rep. Mark Pocan returning to work after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | WKOW-TV

    The 53-year-old Democrat said Wednesday that he's lost 15 pounds since the pre-emptive surgery. The congressman underwent the surgery in Madison after tests revealed he had severe blockage in three arteries.

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  6. Wisconsin congressman returning to work after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Powhatan Today

    Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Black Earth, pictured in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, is preparing to return to Washington, D.C. after recovering from triple bypass heart surgery. Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Black Earth, pictured in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, is preparing to return to Washington, D.C. after recovering from triple bypass heart surgery.

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  7. Following heart surgery, Pocan ready to return to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Just months after undergoing heart surgery, a Wisconsin Congressman says he's ready to get back to work. U.S. Representative Mark Pocan underwent a triple bypass procedure in early November, forcing him to miss several key votes in the House including the vote on tax overhaul legislation.

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  8. Democratic congressman Pocan says Wisconsin's Ryan vulnerable against Randy BryceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is at risk of losing re-election, so he plans to campaign heavily in Ryan's district to help challenger Randy Bryce. Pocan said Wednesday that he thinks Ryan is vulnerable because of his work to write and pass the tax overhaul bill that has steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy, and more modest tax cuts for middle- and low-income families.

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  9. Wisconsin-born Marcus Raskin shaped progressive politics of two centuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | OpEdNews

    Barely a year after the death of Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy in 1957, the voters of his home state sent Robert Kastenmeier to the U.S. House of Representatives. A passionate foe of McCarthy and McCarthyism, the young Democrat sought to break the spell of Cold War fear and reaction that the late senator had exploited to such destructive ends.

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  10. Pocan doesn't plan to endorse in governor's primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Janesville Gazette

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he doesn't plan on endorsing in the governor's race primary that has more than a dozen candidates running. But Pocan said Wednesday he will speak out if he thinks Democrats start attacking one another rather than keeping the target on Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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  11. Democratic congressman Pocan says Ryan is vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Janesville Gazette

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is at risk of losing re-election, so he plans to campaign heavily in Ryan's district to help challenger Randy Bryce. Pocan said Wednesday that he thinks Ryan is vulnerable because of his work to write and pass the tax overhaul bill that has steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy, and more modest tax cuts for middle- and low-income families.

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  12. With candidate field set, state Supreme Court race ramps upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Http

    Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet and Madison lawyer Tim Burns square off in an August candidate forum in Madison.

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  13. Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorialsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Washington Times

    Barely two weeks into Donald Trump 's presidency, at the start of the dizzying, disorienting and deeply disturbing year of 2017, Congressman Mark Pocan mentioned the "I" word on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. When the Wisconsin Democrat was recounting some of the first examples of the intersection of personal greed and political abuse that has come to define Trump 's tenure, he warned that members of Congress should be "keeping every option open to try to get this administration to function like any other administration in the past - Democrat or Republican."

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  14. Documentary Review: "United States of ALEC" remains a timely and informative filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | Northwest Progressive Institute

    " United States of ALEC " is a Moyers & Company segment produced in late 2012 but is worth watching even five years later as, sadly, not much has changed. Like many Americans, I had never heard of ALEC , the right wing but innocuously named American Legislative Exchange Council, until after Trayvon Martin was murdered in 2012 and so-called "Stand Your Ground" laws - which his killer George Zimmerman used as a defense for shooting him - came under scrutiny.

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  15. Reps. Ellison, Jayapal, Pocan and Cicilline Introduce Antitrust LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | Common Dreams

    To all our readers: I will get straight to the point: This Wednesday I ask for your help. Our End-of-Year campaign is critical to our survival.

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  16. Former Democratic lawmaker Roys running for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | SFGate

    In this March 1, 2011, file photo, Wisconsin state Rep. Kelda Helen Roys, D-Madison, watches the governor's budget address to a joint session of the Legislature at the state Capitol in Madison. The former state legislator told The Associated Press Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, that she's hiring staff and will formally launch her campaign for governor early next year.

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  17. Select AllKeith Ellison and the New a Antitrust Caucusa Want to Know...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | New York Magazine

    "We have a data problem," Keith Ellison says. He's talking about mergers, like yesterday's proposed purchase of Aetna by CVS , or this summer's between Amazon and Whole Foods .

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  18. GAO report sounds alarm about vouchers, students with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Across the country, thousands of children attend private schools through publicly funded voucher programs and education savings accounts, with states giving money directly to parents to spend at a school of their choice. But parents sacrifice legal safeguards if their child with a disability attends a private school through these programs, according to a report released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office.

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  19. GAO report sounds alarm about vouchers and students with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Across the country, thousands of children attend private schools through publicly funded voucher programs and education savings accounts, with states giving money directly to parents to spend at a school of their choice. But parents sacrifice legal safeguards if their child with a disability attends a private school through these programs, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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  20. The Latest: Foxconn may consider additional Wisconsin sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Canada.com

    The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports based on what it describes as interviews with "a half-dozen knowledgeable sources" that the electronics giant could be considering a separate investment in the state, this one in Dane County. The newspaper said no offers have been exchanged and there are no guarantees that there will be any but that developments could come in less than two months.

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