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Women (and Men) Unite Against the War on Women

MADISON —  “Attention 2012 candidates: I’m watching. And I will vote!” That is the sentiment sweeping the nation during this election year. On Saturday, April 28, women rallied to defend their rights at events held in cities across the country. From Anchorage, Alaska, to Tallahassee, Florida, from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Concord, New Hampshire, Americans came […]

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Top Republican Legislator Abandons Walker, Calls Him ‘Whack Job’

In an article issued by the Associated Press on Monday, Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester), Wisconsin State Chairman of ALEC, appears to be abandoning his support of Scott Walker just as the John Doe investigation into crimes committed by staff members during his tenure as Milwaukee County Executive looms ever closer to Walker himself. According to […]

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Kleefisch on the “Women Who Are Aborted”

Madison —  Whatever one’s views are on abortion, most people would agree that, logically speaking, the best way to reduce the abortion rate (and teen pregnancy rate) in the state of Wisconsin would be to provide comprehensive education on how to prevent unintended pregnancies as well as to make contraceptives affordable and widely available. But […]

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Romney Holds “Town Hall” at Marriott Hotel for Hand-Selected Town Members

Middleton, WI — At a town hall meeting held at the Marriott Hotel in Middleton, Wisconsin on Sunday, Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan spoke before a group of invited guests — all of whom had been required to RSVP ahead of time and to show identification at the door in order to be […]

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GOP chair wants Jauch ousted for higher price on his (2/3) pound of flesh

  By Nicole Desautels Schulte, Hematite, JoBeth Kay, Rebecca Kemble, Edward Kuharski, Barbara With Madison — On March 19, the last day of winter 2012, John J. Sendra, chairman of the Republican Party in Iron County, joined Shirl LaBarre of Hayward and Dan Curran of Dodgeville at the Government Accountability Board in Madison as they […]

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Ann Romney Asks: “Please Bring This to an End”

Some of our esteemed fans have asked whether or not we hosted a campaign stop for Ann Romney this morning – we did not. When they called we said she was welcome to come in and say hi to people but once we found out they had bigger ideas we asked them to host it […]

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‘Grand Poo-Bah of ALEC’ Pooh-Poohs Idea of Funding Public Schools

March 16, 2012 by WCMC On Tuesday, while debating AB 110, the bill that creates a new voucher program for students with special education needs, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) referred to Rep. Robin Vos as the “Grand Poo Bah of ALEC.” Pocan pointed out that the bill lifts most of its language from ALEC model […]

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Law Passes Threatening Abortion Providers with Felony

Madison – March 16, 2012 A bill dictating how a woman consults with her doctor when seeking an abortion passed in the Wisconsin Assembly yesterday. Dramatically titled the ‘Coercion and Webcam Abortion Prevention Act’, SB 306 was co-authored by Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) and Rep. Michelle Litjens (R-Oshkosh). As Rebecca Kemble noted in her recent […]

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War on Women – and Reality – Advances With Repeal of Healthy Youth Act

In the dead of night, the Wisconsin Assembly passed SB 237, a bill that restricts teenagers’ access to medically accurate information about human sexuality. The bill would destroy what some characterize as the “gold standard” for human sexuality education in public schools by eliminating all references to contraception, and requires schools to teach that abstinence […]

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Tribes: “Everything About Our Earth is Sacred”

On Tuesday, Ho-Chunk President Jon Greendeer delivered the 2012 State of the Tribes speech in front of the Wisconsin legislature. To view Jon Greendeer’s entire speech click on link provided by Indian Country TV.

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