Explaining the Fiscal Cliff

Now that the election is over, news outlets seem to cover nothing but the royal baby and the fiscal cliff. While news about Will & Kate’s future offspring is easy to grasp, information on the fiscal cliff is more complex and deserves a more in-depth explanation than it has gotten.   What The “fiscal cliff” […]

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Tammy & Tommy in Tight Battle for U.S. Senate Seat

The Wisconsin race between U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) and former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R) to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl (D) is tight. As such, it is one of the ten Senate races rated “toss-up” by Real Clear Politics, which means a lot of resources have been focused on this race in determining […]

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Recent Polls Show Democratic Trend

There is a lot of variance in the slew of recent polls covering the Badger state, the first since the party conventions. However, all of the polls show a Wisconsin electorate trending toward Democrats with less than 50 days until the November 6th elections. Seven  straight polls have shown U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin with a […]

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Polls Predict Close Races

Two recent polls predict close races for the August 14 primary and the general election in November. Marquette Law Poll The latest Marquette Law Poll, its last before the August 14 primary, surveyed 1400 registered voters from Aug. 2- 5. The poll finds Senate Republican primary has tightened, with Thompson still in lead. 28 percent […]

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Races to Watch: August 14th Primary

Redistricting and retirements mean this year’s primary election ballot is a bit more crowded than usual. U.S. Senate The only state-wide race on the ballot is the GOP primary for retiring Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl’s seat. The winner of the four-person primary will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin in November. The four Republican candidates […]

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Rep. Paul Ryan Will Not Run for Senate

Stating that he believes he can have more impact tackling our fiscal and economic challenges as Chairman of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan has announced he will not run for the U.S. Senate next year.  “House Republicans have taken bold steps forward in tackling our fiscal and economic challenges – we have led, […]

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