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Democrats will be building on their midterm elections success across the industrial Midwest by bringing the excitement of their party’s national convention to Milwaukee in 2020. Read more

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Why is Gov. Tony Evers’ budget getting so much push back from the state legislature? He defeated an incumbent by proposing a new direction for the state, including proposals the voters definitely embraced. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele don’t agree on much, but they agree that the county needs financial help from the state. Read more

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The most important thing we’ve learned is never to believe anything tweeted by the president. When Trump tweeted: “Great news on Foxconn in Wisconsin after my conversation with Terry Gou!” we can be pretty sure it’s not great news for Wisconsin. Read more

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If you have a Republican state representative or state senator, contact them, and ask them why they oppose Medicaid expansion and why they continue to ignore the will of Wisconsin voters. Read more

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Possession or sale of small amounts of cannabis are barely punished in Minnesota, but bigger amounts are severely repressed. Read more

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Milwaukee has a good chance to host the 2020 Democratic Party National Convention. Can you help make it so? Read more

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There’s a very good reason why lack of education is one of the most important predictors of support for Trump and why Trump once publicly exclaimed, “I love the poorly educated!” Read more

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Wisconsin’s recently ousted Republican governor and attorney general, Scott Walker and Brad Schimel, finally have something to celebrate. Read more

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By stripping Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul of the power to deliver on their campaign promises, republican legislators have openly opposed the concept of democracy. Read more

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Republicans are losing votes among college-educated citizens, and their refusal to fund education will lead to a disastrous outcome for them. Read more

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Trump’s $12 billion welfare program for farmers facing massive financial losses from his poorly conceived trade war with China is but a brazen political payoff to rural Trump voters. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

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Trump escaped his own vicious world for a brief moment of quiet reflection over Thanksgiving. When he was asked what he was most thankful for, Americans already knew his answer: himself. Read more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. Read more

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There’s always been something suspicious about Republicans vilifying Jewish investment banker and philanthropist George Soros as some kind of evil mastermind behind a web of political conspiracies. Read more

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The upcoming midterm elections are very import to Democrats and independents, but also to upstanding Republicans willing to improve their party and country. Read more

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Despite the Republican fear-mongering tactics, protests are as American as apple pie, and a basic tenet of democracy. Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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Long before Donald Trump demeaned the presidency of the United States by telling lie after lie, Gov. Scott Walker was working on his own Pinocchio nose. Read more

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Think you know all there is to know about Sen. Tammy Baldwin? Think again. She delves deep into her story in a recent Shepherd Express interview. Read more

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The future majority in the Wisconsin State Senate may depend on the results of the race in the Fifth State Senate District. Read more

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