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It had to be one of the strangest surrenders in a hostage negotiation ever broadcast nationwide on live television, but then Donald Trump is one of the strangest presidents this nation has ever had. Read more

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Glenn Grothman was one of only seven congressmen who were mean-spirited enough to vote against paying 800,000 federal employees who’ve gone without pay during Trump’s irrational shutdown. 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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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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Despite being a nurse, U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has consistently defended the interests of insurance companies rather than the interests of Wisconsinites. Read more

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With just weeks to go before we vote, it is time to wake up. We need to actively protect our hard-fought rights starting right now! This time, the LGBTQ vote is essential, and our leaders had better get on the ramparts and lead. Read more

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is looking stronger than ever against either of her extremely unpleasant Republican challengers—Kevin Nicholson or Leah Vukmir—whose bloody cage match will come to a welcome end with next week’s Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary elect Read more

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Impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate will happen if and only if there is a very clear smoking gun showing anyone other than Trump’s committed base that the president crossed serious criminal lines. Read more

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When one of America’s most ultra-conservative and racially backward states stuns the nation by rejecting a Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, there’s no state in the union where Republicans running for election next year aren’t in danger. Read 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. Read more

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Being a politician is no kind of job for someone like Sen. Ron Johnson, who doesn’t want government to accomplish anything for the good of its citizens. Read more

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The fact that so many Wisconsin voters know so little about Sen. Ron Johnson is surprising in a state so polarized by recalls and the divisive, extreme policies of Gov. Scott Walker that voter participation and intensity are among the highe... Read more

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We strongly urge Shepherd readers to vote for Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate.There are vast differences between Baldwin and her Republican opponent, former Gov. Tommy Thompson Read more

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