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All hell breaks loose in South Carolina debate Warren persisted, Bloomberg...

Elizabeth Warren wasn’t done with Mike Bloomberg quite yet. After multiple disappointing finishes in Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada it looks as though Warren’s chances...

Gov. Evers should insist the Legislature reconsider his win-win proposal Don't...

An unexpected budget surplus gives Wisconsin a golden opportunity to make investments in our children and our schools that will pay big dividends down...

Nobody likes a smarty pants: Why Warren and Obama irk pundits...

Elizabeth Warren has never succeeded in charming the pundit class, which tends to describe her in oh-so-flattering terms like professorial,  scold, elitist, lecturing, strident...

Black History Month revisited "We need year-round dedication to the truth...

During one of his frequent visits to Milwaukee, the late African-comedian Dick Gregory cracked a joke during a Black History Month ceremony:  “Y’all know they...

Bloomberg and Trump: Two peas in a pod A Wisconsin farmer's...

It seems that having money, plenty of money, must somehow bestow a certain sense of omniscience upon the very wealthiest in society, making some...

‘Tougher on Crime’ is no way to go

This week, the Legislature is considering an ill-conceived and wrong-headed package of bills that the authors are peddling as “tougher on crime.” But what the...

What Wisconsin could show the nation

Editor’s note: Today, together with our sister publications in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania we are kicking off a series of news stories and commentary to bring...

Buttigieg and Klobuchar come out ahead in New Hampshire debate More...

Well, that was fun. What better way to top off a week that included President Donald Trump’s defiant State of the Union, Rush Limbaugh’s Presidential...

Trump’s scary, nihilistic State of the Union

It was worse than we thought it would be.  Impeached President Donald Trump’s one hour and 18-minute State of the Union rant was a new...

President Trump’s broken promises & empty rhetoric on health care

During the State of the Union address tonight, President Donald Trump is sure to claim credit on a wide range of topics. Unfortunately, those...
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