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Will the Ryan Romney Ticket Push Wisconsin Red?

Will the Ryan Romney Ticket Push Wisconsin Red? | United States Politics | Scoop.it

However, not everyone believes Ryan appearing on the ticket is enough to turn Wisconsin into a red state.

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Democrats Dare Republicans to Shut Down the Government Again

Democrats Dare Republicans to Shut Down the Government Again | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Associated Press Get ready for another government shutdown fight.
Funding to keep the lights on in Washington expires at the end of September, and Congress, being Congress, plans to wait until the last minute to buy some new lightbulbs.

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Same-sex marriage advocates to urge Supreme Court to strike down state bans

Same-sex marriage advocates to urge Supreme Court to strike down state bans | United States Politics | Scoop.it
In a bold legal move that few litigants try, gay marriage advocates plan to urge the U.S. Supreme Court in three pending cases across the country to decide once and for all whether states can ban same-sex unions.

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LFB: State Tax Collection Revenues $281 Million Short of Estimates

LFB: State Tax Collection Revenues $281 Million Short of Estimates | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The Legislative Fiscal Bureau issued a report Thursday that showed state tax collection is running $281 million behind estimates.

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When Will The Journal Sentinel Realize Its "Smoking Gun" Doesn't Exist?

When Will The Journal Sentinel Realize Its "Smoking Gun" Doesn't Exist? | United States Politics | Scoop.it
It’s sometimes said journalism is the business of making mistakes in public.

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Why The Obama Administration Wants This Journalist In Jail

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U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

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Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency”

Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency” | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Cornel West talks Ferguson, Hillary, MSNBC -- and unloads on the failed promise of Barack Obama
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Medicaid expansion would have saved state $206 million

Medicaid expansion would have saved state $206 million | United States Politics | Scoop.it
MADISON — Wisconsin could have saved $206 million in 2013-2015 if the state had accepted the Medicaid expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new memo from
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MILWAUKEE: Sebring wins GOP primary for 4th run against Moore

MILWAUKEE: Sebring wins GOP primary for 4th run against Moore | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Navy veteran Dan Sebring has defeated Milwaukee pastor David D. King for the right to run against U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore a fourth time.
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Despite Failure, Campaign to Oust Tennessee Justices Keeps Conservatives Hopeful

Despite Failure, Campaign to Oust Tennessee Justices Keeps Conservatives Hopeful | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The effort to remove three jurists from the State Supreme Court swayed voters despite having no single rallying issue — an encouraging development for activists targeting the judiciary.

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Shifting Views of Supreme Court’s Ideology among Liberals, Conservatives

Shifting Views of Supreme Court’s Ideology among Liberals, Conservatives | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Overall views of the U.S. Supreme Court – and its ideology – have changed only modestly since last measured in April before the court’s end-of-term decisions, including the Hobby Lobby ruling that limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement.

 

But among liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans there have been sizable changes in opinions of the court; more liberals now view the Supreme Court as conservative – and fewer conservatives view it as liberal – than did so just a few months ago.


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Wisconsin RTL Election Central

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Supreme Court upholds Scott Walker Act 10 union law

Supreme Court upholds Scott Walker Act 10 union law | United States Politics | Scoop.it
After more than three years of litigation, the court's seven justices on Thursday put to rest the last of the major legal disputes over Act 10
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The New York Times Won't Endorse Anyone for Governor

The New York Times Won't Endorse Anyone for Governor | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Associated Press The New York Times Editorial Board declined to endorse anyone for the state's September 9 Democratic primary.

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Wisconsin Economic Report 2014

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Democratic State Senate Recount Descends into Chaos

Democratic State Senate Recount Descends into Chaos | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Almost all parties involved believe Democratic primary recount for the 17th state Senate District is headed to one place: Court.

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Is NATO a Bulwark in Need of Reform or a Relic?

Is NATO a Bulwark in Need of Reform or a Relic? | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Before the NATO summit in Wales, analysts are calling for comprehensive reform of the organization in the face of 21st-century challenges. But some observers wonder if it is still needed at all.
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Islamic State shifts war plan, US at 'tipping point'

Islamic State shifts war plan, US at 'tipping point' | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Middle class households' wealth fell 35 percent from 2005 to 2011

Middle class households' wealth fell 35 percent from 2005 to 2011 | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The latest in a depressing string of data on inequality getting bigger and bigger.

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Mitt Romney Blasts Obama, Says That Even He Is Surprised at How Poorly the President Is Doing

Mitt Romney Blasts Obama, Says That Even He Is Surprised at How Poorly the President Is Doing | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Gay marriage is a go in Virginia unless U.S. Supreme Court intervenes

A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s gay marriage ban, which means that same-sex couples could begin marrying in the state as early as next week.


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Mary Burke is a fan of high speed rail, history tells us it’s a boondoggle

Mary Burke is a fan of high speed rail, history tells us it’s a boondoggle | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Judge throws out senator's Obamacare lawsuit

Judge throws out senator's Obamacare lawsuit | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Judge dismisses senator's lawsuit challenging Obamacare By Donovan Slack, Gannett Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – A federal judge has thrown out Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson's lawsuit challenging Obamacare. U.S.

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This sign in your front yard will do more for your home security than anything else

This sign in your front yard will do more for your home security than anything else | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Algorithm predicts US Supreme Court decisions 70% of time

Algorithm predicts US Supreme Court decisions 70% of time | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Supreme Court fantasy league to compete against computer model in upcoming term.
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