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This year, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s re-election bid is a bit more complicated as he faces challenges from his fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, including his Democratic rival on the Nov. 8 ballot, Iraq war vet Ryan Solen. Read more

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The Democratic convention just showed us the multiracial face of America as it exists today. The Republican nominee continues to show us the vile, twisted face of racism and bigotry in America. Read more

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By all accounts, Hillary Rodham Clinton has not yet decided whether to seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. But the prospect of her candidacy, combined with her undeniable popularity, is agitating certain Read more

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Kathryn Bigelow upset the odds in 2009 when her indie-scale, grunt-level look at the Iraq War, The Hurt Locker, knocked aside her ex-husband James Cameron’s 3D extravaganza, Avatar, at Oscar time. Although her latest Read more

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You know, I hate to target people personally, but ASA-backed MPS candidate Annie Woodward released a pretty unhinged press release attacking my blog post on her campaign finance report. I’m not going to rehash Annie’s criti.. Read more

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Ending a year with the worst economic cataclysm since the Great Depression, entering the s What’s your take? ,Taking Liberties Read more

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Why,then, does he appear increasingly plausible as the next president?Assurance, grace and mastery of the facts have helped to lift hisstature, as did his daring decision to venture abroad, directlyc,News Features Read more

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Is this it? Five-plus years after the United States’ invasion of Iraq and two years Defense News ,Cover Story Read more

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Last week, on The Today Show, JohnMcCain was asked: Assuming the surge is working, do you have a betterestimate of when our troops can come home? The presumptive Republicanpresidential nominee responded, “No, but that’s not too important.What... Read more

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The picture painted by the veterans stands in stark contrast to the war being reported by Read more

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All-Star voting has begun and each email address can have up to 25 votes, so use every email at your disposal at vote for the Brewers fielders for the All-Star Game.Go here and Click on Vote to get started.(photo collage from Read more

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The Marcus Center’s woman-centric Smart Talk Lecture Series has lined up some big n The New York Times ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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CAN THIS COUNTRY FACE THE TRUTH? The power grab of our leadership these last seven year A Year with Frog and Toad ,Letters Read more

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  Confession: I love country music. I used to hate it – then Ilived in the south for 6 years and I couldn’t escape it. I decided to embraceit and now I’d estimate 65% of my iPod is country music. I’ll admit I’m nomusic snob. I don’t listen fo.. Read more

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Within the next two weeks, thenumber of American troops killed in Iraq is likely to reach © 2008 Creators Syndicate Inc. ,News Features Read more

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As a presidential candidate, JohnMcCain stands out not only for his vocal endorsement of The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict, ,News Features Read more

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