Washington Bureau chief
Craig Gilbert is the Washington Bureau chief for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
A big change after the election
On his definition of "takers" and "makers"
Red, but not the reddest
Democrats failed to flip the Wisconsin state Senate because recall elections were in the "deepest red districts in the state."
Johnson is a newbie, but he signed on early, which helped force caucus leaders to buckle
"Because of (U.S. Sen.-elect Ron) Johnson’s leadership, Senate Republicans adopted a caucus ban on earmarks."
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