Healthcare


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‘Completely out of Touch’: Ron Johnson’s Threats to Social Security and Medicare Put Wisconsin Seniors in Jeopardy

Johnson, who's up for reelection in November, believes Social Security and Medicare should not be guaranteed—as they currently are—and should instead be negotiated by Congress every single year, which means politicians could cut funding for these programs or eliminate them altogether.

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul speaks during a news conference with Gov. Tony Evers regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's recent overturning of Roe v. Wade in Milwaukee, Wis., Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
State Attorney General Race Could Decide Reproductive Freedom in Wisconsin

Wisconsin's Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit to overturn Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban. His opponent, Republican Eric Toney, opposes reproductive freedom and said he would enforce the ban.

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Wisconsin Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act and everything in between, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills that aim to improve America’s economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health care, and combat climate change.

State Capitol abortion protest
The Post-Roe Future Is Now—and It’s Dangerous for Wisconsin Women

Wisconsin is getting national attention as the state’s pre-Civil War abortion ban forces women with life-threatening conditions to wait for doctors who have to wait for lawyers.

A still from the Defend Choice Week of Action ad, "They Said It Themselves."
Want to Fight for Abortion Rights? Here’s One Way to Get Involved.

The Democratic Party’s “Defend Choice” Week of Action includes a new TV ad in Wisconsin that directs viewers to go to DefendChoice.org to get involved in the nationwide effort to protect abortion access.

President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Here’s What’s In Biden’s Executive Order Protecting Abortion Access

Only a national law can bring back a national right that some states have taken away from women. Biden can reinforce access to information and the right to seek care in other states.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Rights Revoked: Roe v. Wade Repealed. Wisconsin’s 1849 Ban Is Back.

“After today, young women will come of age with fewer rights than their mothers and grandmothers had," wrote Justice Stephen Breyer.