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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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Most Americans realize billionaires, millionaires and wealthy corporations get enormous, permanent tax cuts in the GOP’s new tax bill, while working people get crumbs for a few years before their taxes start going up again. more

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The countdown to the greatest day in Paul Ryan’s life has begun. If all goes as planned, by Christmas, he’ll end both Medicare and Medicaid as we have known them. more

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Paul Ryan has abandoned the biggest lie of his career about the urgency of reducing the nightmare of U.S. budget deficits, but his new lies about Republican tax cuts benefitting the middle class will create a brand-new American nightmare. more

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The very reasons for the wealthy Founding Fathers’ original restriction of suffrage to white, property-owning males may be the best way to respond to Donald Trump’s grossly unfair “tax reforms" that benefit the super-wealthy at the expen... more

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Is House Speaker Paul Ryan really a “moderate," as many like to believe? Former Congressman Dave Obey thinks not and explains why. more

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The enormous racial disparities in incarceration were a handy excuse for denial of voting rights, job discrimination and continuing racial inequalities of all kinds. That is, until sons and daughters in white communities began dying of hero... more

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Political commentator and writer Joel McNally explains why he believes that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is America’s second most dangerous politician—second only to President Donald Trump. more

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Here’s where the reckless, extreme right-wing radicalism of House Speaker Paul Ryan kicks in. more

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The Neighborhood House of Milwaukee is offering afamily oriented start to this Valentine's Day with Health Fest 2015. Between 10a.m. and 2 p.m. on Feb. 14, the organization, which has been enriching thelives of Milwaukee residents for 70 years,.. more

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No one would ever seriously expect a right-wing Republican like Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to come up with any rational solutions about how to help people in poverty more

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To any thoughtful observer of politics, one of the biggest frustrations is watching is just how politically popular some really bad ideas can be more

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What does Obamacare mean for older Americans? more

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Question: Do I need to be worried about my personal information under Obamacare?Answer: You should always be careful when it comes to personal information, and buying health coverage is no different. While it has never been more

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Question: How does Obamacare help people with disabilities?Answer: Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance options were scarce for Wisconsinites more

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It was bound to happen. With Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan stubbornly—and incorrectly—insisting government has to reduce spending for absolutely everything, eventually his vicious cuts were going to become too much even for many Republica... more

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When Wendy Davis proclaimed that she is “pro-life”—a description long since appropriated by conservatives opposed to abortion rights—the right-wing media more

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Question: How is Medicare impacted by Obamacare?Answer: As open enrollment for Medicare is upon us, it’s important to look at what reform more

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In recent years, an unholy alliance between conservative Catholic clerics and right-wing politicians has become so brazen many people may have forgotten there was once widespread fear of more

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Meanwhile, Wyden has also accumulated considerable seniority, despite his youthful demeanor (and a new baby at home). With the announced retirement of Sen more

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