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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. more

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Wisconsin voters can do their part to preserve America’s health care protections—including coverage for preexisting conditions—by removing Scott Walker and Brad Schimel from office this November. more

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ABC cancelled the very popular return of sitcom “Roseanne” given its star’s recent racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett. The ugly racism that destroyed the show is now on its way to doing the same thing to the Republican Party. more

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The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin about her accomplishments in the Senate as well as her plans for the upcoming election. more

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The only way to protect life-altering government programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare from continuing reductions—and ultimate elimination—is to make sure far fewer Republicans ever achieve positions of power in government. more

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Wisconsin was at the center of the Republicans’ original Joe McCarthy moment, when they had to decide whether to take a stand against one of their own for brazenly dishonest political demagoguery. more

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President Donald Trump is undermining his own agenda by attacking GOP leaders and through his utter ignorance of the political process. more

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In the past few weeks, we’ve heard horror stories about the impact of the underfunding of Veterans Affairs hospitals around the country. It seems that the system can’t handle the numbers more

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For a rapper who introduced himself as an easy-to-pigeonhole hard-head with a clear reverence for tough, '90s, New York-style rap, Milwaukee's Yo-Dot has spent the last few years doling out surprises. His last couple of albums, 2012's Red Mist and.. more

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During most of the Obama presidency, George W. Bush has maintained a decorous silence. Keeping quiet may not always have been easy for Bush, watching his more

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With the Republican right persisting in baseless persecution of Susan Rice, the U.N. Ambassador who may replace departing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it has left President Obama little choice but to move ahead with her nomination. I... more

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When a democracy functions properly, media revelations of executive branch misconduct typically result... more

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The decline of the Grand Old Party into an angry mob is gaining momentum, with crackpot rage displacing common sense on every major issue from public finance to marriage rights. An ominous signal of this transformation emanated last week f... more

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For the longest time, a certain admirable, independent senator from Arizona disappeared from public life, replaced by an irresponsible, opportunistic and occasionally demagogic figure who seemed to have more

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"I am in control here in the White House."—Secretary of State Alexander Haig, 1981Ah, the good old days when even a big shot like Gen. Al Haig could get in trouble for such mavericky declarations that defy basic constitutional precedents. more

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As the performing arts season enters its final few months, summer-based theatre companies begin to announce their schedules for upcoming shows. The Marcus Center recently announced its upcoming 3-show Vogel Hall Series. Not fitting into a particul.. more

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When most film buffs hear the name Sturges, Preston pops to mind. But while director Preston Sturges masterminded such sophisticated and hilarious comedies from Golden Age Hollywood as Sullivan's Travels and The Miracle at Morgan Creek, it was th.. more

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Republican presidential nominee John McCain hashad few consistent themes in his campaign more

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