Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

Government Shutdown Averted

In an 11th hour sprint (literally), a budget deal has been reached to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. The EPA and Planned Parenthood cuts are off the table. We will keep you up to date … Continue reading

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Something Rotten in Wisconsin (It’s Not the Cheese)

An interesting thing happened yesterday in the Wisconsin race for Supreme Court Justice. Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus said more than 14,000 votes weren’t reported to The Associated Press on Tuesday due to “human error.” Nickolaus previously worked for a … Continue reading

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The Ryan Game

This week, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) published a budget proposal called “The GOP Path to Prosperity.” As I mentioned on Monday in “Shutdown Showdown,” the proposal neither addresses the issues in the 2011 or 2012 budgets, nor makes realistic assumptions … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday April 8 Edition

It has been a busy week for political junkies. Shades of Florida 2000 and Minnesota 2008: a closely watched and critically important election in Wisconsin is going into extra innings. Meanwhile, a government shutdown is almost certain as of this … Continue reading

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