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Marquette professor John McAdams prevails in academic freedom case

Marquette professor John McAdams prevails in academic freedom case | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Jon Tester, a Democrat in Deep-Red Montana, Isn’t Sweating Trump’s Threats

Jon Tester, a Democrat in Deep-Red Montana, Isn’t Sweating Trump’s Threats | United States Politics | Scoop.it
President Trump may have put a big target on Senator Jon Tester’s back, but the Democrat is confident that Montanans know where he stands.
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Rebecca Dallet beats Michael Screnock in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Rebecca Dallet beats Michael Screnock in Wisconsin Supreme Court race | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Rebecca Dallet bested Michael Screnock Tuesday for a seat on the state Supreme Court, shrinking the court's conservative majority.
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Opinion | Repeal the Second Amendment

Opinion | Repeal the Second Amendment | United States Politics | Scoop.it
It sounds like political Mission Impossible. But it’s the only meaningful way to stop the killing.
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Retired Justice Stevens puts Democrats on a pin with call to repeal Second Amendment - Chicago Tribune

Retired Justice Stevens puts Democrats on a pin with call to repeal Second Amendment - Chicago Tribune | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Justice Stevens puts Democrats on a pin with call to repeal Second Amendment
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What Is a Constitutional Crisis, Really?

What Is a Constitutional Crisis, Really? | United States Politics | Scoop.it
As the Trump presidency approaches a troubling tipping point, it’s time to find the right term for what’s happening to democracy.
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Interesting, but a little biased. The problem existed well before Trump even took office.
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Democrats distance themselves from Hillary Clinton’s ‘backward’ claim

Democrats distance themselves from Hillary Clinton’s ‘backward’ claim | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The former presidential candidate created headlines from India. Republicans seized on the comments and sought to use them against red-state Senate Democrats.
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She should quit before she gets further behind.
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Could the U.S. defense system stand an attack from Russia?

Could the U.S. defense system stand an attack from Russia? | United States Politics | Scoop.it
During his annual speech to his nation on March 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia had tested a new nuclear-powered cruise missile impervious to all defenses. The Post’s Paul Sonne explains the current state of the U.S. missile defense system.
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California Democratic Party doesn't endorse Feinstein re-election bid

California Democratic Party doesn't endorse Feinstein re-election bid | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The California Democratic Party will not endorse Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s re-election bid this year, with delegates at the party’s annual convention giving the majority of votes to her top primary challenger, progressive State Sen. Kevin de Leon.
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In America, we don't worship government......

In America, we don't worship government...... | United States Politics | Scoop.it
In America, we don't worship government... WE WORSHIP GOD.
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Leah Vukmir for Senate - A clear conservative vision for Wisconsin.

Leah Vukmir for Senate - A clear conservative vision for Wisconsin. | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Leah Vukmir is a nurse, military mom, and conservative with a proven record of reform. Leah’s running for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin.
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Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin

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Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan

Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Here are key changes to U.S. tax law for individuals and businesses that have emerged from the final Republican bill that’s headed for votes in the House and Senate next week.Individual Tax Rates
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The Canadian government is slapping the US with massive tariffs — and they might be even bigger than expected

The Canadian government is slapping the US with massive tariffs — and they might be even bigger than expected | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Canada announced tariffs on US goods in response to President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. 
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Wisconsin Child Sales Tax Rebate

Wisconsin Child Sales Tax Rebate | United States Politics | Scoop.it
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Wisconsin Child Sales Tax Rebate - an idea that has gotten mixed reactions.
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House Speaker Ryan to quit, shaking Republicans as elections near | Reuters

House Speaker Ryan to quit, shaking Republicans as elections near | Reuters | United States Politics | Scoop.it
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek re-election and will leave his post at the start of 2019, dealing a blow to fellow Republicans and President Donald Trump ahead of fast-approaching congressional elections.
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I can imagine why he has decided to quit. He will be missed in politics, especially on the conservative side. However, I do not think the Republicans will be as shaken as all that.
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Opinion | John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment - The New York Times

Opinion | John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment - The New York Times | United States Politics | Scoop.it
This weekend’s marches make it clear: To enact real gun control, we need to change the Constitution.
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Chief judge asks Assembly speaker to apologize to judge who ruled in special election case

Chief judge asks Assembly speaker to apologize to judge who ruled in special election case | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Dane County Circuit Judge William Hanrahan, in a letter to state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, said Vos' attack on Judge Josann Reynolds was "uncalled for" after her decision Thursday ordering
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Fearing a Utah 'coronation', 11 Republicans challenge Romney

Fearing a Utah 'coronation', 11 Republicans challenge Romney | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Eleven Republicans stepped forward before a Thursday evening filing deadline to challenge former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the Utah Senate race, including a state lawmaker who says an "establishment insider" can't fix problems in Washington. Many of the candidates acknowledge the David-vs-Goliath nature of challenging the famous and popular Romney, but they say someone needs to keep the race to replace Republican Orrin Hatch from becoming
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Iron sharpens iron. Romney may still win, but this will make his campaign lean and mean.
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Fearful Of Fellow Legislator, Colo. Lawmakers Began Wearing Kevlar At State Capitol

Fearful Of Fellow Legislator, Colo. Lawmakers Began Wearing Kevlar At State Capitol | United States Politics | Scoop.it
"I put on my bulletproof vest, and I button up my shirt and I ... tie my tie," said Rep. Alec Garnett. He fears retaliation by a colleague who was expelled amid sexual harassment allegations.
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Milwaukee Mayor Barrett delivers 2018 'State of the City' address

Milwaukee Mayor Barrett delivers 2018 'State of the City' address | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday morning delivered his annual 'State of the City' address, this time from the new Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons.
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George Lucia for Senate – Wisconsin

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Kevin Nicholson for US Senate from Wisconsin

Kevin Nicholson for US Senate from Wisconsin | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Send in the Marine. Take back Washington. Click here to learn more about Kevin.
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The public defender: Overworked and understaffed

The public defender: Overworked and understaffed | United States Politics | Scoop.it
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A national study of the Rhode Island Public Defenders' Office has found "profound and dramatic understaffing" that leaves lawyers laboring under excessive workloads and unable to dedicate the recommended time to many cases, including those in which defendants are facing up to life behind bars. 
The study — named The Rhode Island Project: A Study of the Rhode Island Public Defender System and Attorney Workload Standards — documents staggering

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