Support was clear once, divided the second time
Says state Supreme Court candidate Joe Donald twice "supported" incumbent Justice Rebecca Bradley.
It's been a tough 15 years for American households
"Americans haven’t had a raise in 15 years."
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Yes, though bailout help was indirect
"We bailed out" Johnson Controls when "we saved the auto industry" and "now they want to avoid paying taxes."
Hornung tells it; letter essentially confirms it
Says President John F. Kennedy released a star Green Bay Packer from military reserve duty so that he could play in the 1961 NFL Championship Game.
Except for the funding he included
Says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele "once proposed a plan to end county funding to homeless shelters."
Presidential campaign debt, future political travel expenses not really related
"Faced with $1 million in campaign debt," Scott Walker "is unloading his campaign security costs onto the backs of Wisconsin taxpayers."
A resume rematch
"I’ll be running against a career politician."
Er, the Fire Department sets fire to the house for training purposes
"This is the true picture of ‘Milwaukee's Renaissance’ after 12 years of Mayor Tom Barrett's leadership."
Hasn't called for a specific number
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson wants to put 100,000 troops, including 25,000 Americans, "into the area where ISIS is."
Says Barack Obama's administration has admitted that money from its Iran nuclear deal "would go directly to terrorism."
Democrats pushing bills to allow it
"A lot of student loans are already refinanced by the federal government."
Rate rose; rank stayed same
"According to the most recent report, Wisconsin’s high school graduation rates are also up again -- to third best in the country."
Backed up by a respected academic paper
"Today, if you were raised poor, you’re just as likely to stay poor as you were 50 years ago."
A botched comparison
Wisconsin dropped "from second in the country to 41st" among states where more than half the students took the ACT exam.
Numbers, and blame, a bit of a jumble
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "moved from 16th to third in percentage of people with student loan debt."
Yes, though opted out of Obamacare Medicaid expansion
"Here in Wisconsin, we've put in previous budgets more money into mental health services than any governor has in the last 25 years."
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