Stories tagged: "congress"


Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Op-Ed: Passing ‘Build Back Better’ Is a Test of Democracy Itself

The most sweeping reforms in 50 years are being debated in Congress, and it's up to us to push it over the finish line, writes Robert Kraig of Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) will not run for re-election in 2022. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ RollCall Inc. via GettyImages)
‘Run Out of Gas’: Rep. Kind to Retire From Congress

Wisconsin’s longest-serving congressman will not run in 2022, he announces.

Sen. Baldwin Has A Three-Part Plan To Help Struggling Wisconsinites. Here's What's In It.
Republicans Won’t Expand BadgerCare. Baldwin Wants to Do It for Them.

Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.

(Photo of Liz Cheney by Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Two of Wisconsin’s Former GOP Congressmen Are Among a Group Demanding Change or a New Party

Reid Ribble and Tom Petri join more than 100 other prominent Republicans who say they’re willing to “hasten the creation” of an alternative to Trumpism.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
Baldwin Now Heads Senate Panel Key to Expanding Broadband Across Rural U.S.

Subgroup of the powerful Appropriations Committee helps coordinate all who are working to fill the gaps in service.

Congressional staffers hold their hands up while Capitol Police Swat teams check everyone in the room as they secure the United States Capitol. The supporters of President Donald Trump stormed a session of Congress on January 6, attempting to disrupt or halt efforts to certify Joe Biden's election win (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Opinion: Johnson and Tiffany Must Resign or Be Expelled

Breaking their oath to uphold the Constitution, they cannot be trusted to serve all of us if their loyalty is to mob rule.

For the second day straight, Wisconsin sees record number of COVID-19 cases. (Shutterstock image)
Baldwin Bill Helps People Find Health Coverage They Lost During Pandemic

Proposal could help 6 million Americans. Biden wants to beef up Affordable Care Act. Trump COVID health plan not keeping promises.