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When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, didn’t it say the Constitution guaranteed everyone will be treated equally under the law regardless of sexual orientation? Read more

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After nearly a decade, despite taking a beating through litigation, repeal efforts and executive branch hostility, the ACA remains the law of the land—but for how much longer? Read more

Navigating Health Care & Insurance

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The good news for Democrats is that, after some squabbling, the candidates did present some positive ideas to restore competent national leadership. Read more

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In hyper-segregated cities like Milwaukee, busing was the only way to integrate schools in all-white and all-black neighborhoods. Read more

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It’s amazing how many people who consider themselves deeply religious fail to understand religious freedom and instead want to impose their own religious beliefs on everyone else by law. 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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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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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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The only political conspiracy so far is among Republicans hell-bent on confirming Brett Kavanaugh despite all his sordid baggage and dishonest testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read more

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Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh, no doubt, clinched the Supreme Court nomination when Donald Trump learned he’d written that presidents should be exempt from criminal investigations and indictments while in office. Read more

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The U.S. Supreme Court passed up a chance to strike down Wisconsin’s brazenly corrupt political gerrymandering that supporters of democracy hoped would finally lead to fairer, more honest election districts throughout the country. Read 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. Read more

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Republicans desperately need to restore integrity to conservatism, but that won’t be possible until they stop intentionally appealing to white supremacists and trying to destroy fundamental principles of democracy and equality. Read more

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What’s behind the new-found conservative attraction to free speech? It seems Republicans have their own radical extremists to defend these days: neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. Read more

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Like women in all places and professions, Milwaukee women have faced sexual harassment at work. Many are beginning to speak out assertively. Read more

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It is a strange, strange world indeed when powerful Republicans fight to undermine Republican prosecutors attempting to uphold the rule of law. Read more

Issue of the Week

Will Republicans in Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court with a new Trump-appointed justice be as complicit as Wisconsin’s Republican legislature and Supreme Court in allowing Trump to get away with destroying legal investigations? Read more

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