Stories tagged: "GOP"


Threat of GOP-led Book Bans Looms Over ‘22 Elections

At an event honoring Pride Month, Democratic Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers made clear a glaringly obvious point: He is likely the only thing standing in the way of a Republican push to ban books in Wisconsin. 

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Biden Plan “Attacks Inflation And Grows The Economy”

Tuesday, President Biden forcefully spelled out the alternative between his plan to fight inflation and the plan for America spelled out by his political opponents. 

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-WI, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.      Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
Is Senator Ron Johnson OK?

Senator Ron Johnson is in a position to influence all of them; from the public health response to the pandemic to the freedom to access healthcare, and this week he reminded us just how out of touch he is on all of these issues.

The newly painted Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Today’s GOP: The Party Of Big Government

The Republican Party, which wants you to believe that they are against cancel culture and are staunchly pro-business; are for freedom of speech and against excessive government intrusion into the economy, has now completely abandoned those principles in order to use the power of the state to target a single business.

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38 States have expanded Medicaid. Wisconsin Republicans haven’t.

April is Medicaid Awareness month. Across the country, 38 states and the District of Columbia had reason to be grateful, as each of them expanded Medicaid since passage of the Affordable Care Act. But not Wisconsin.  Since the expansion was made available more than eight years ago, Wisconsin Republicans have refused the deal that all...

President Joe Biden speaks at an event to promote his infrastructure agenda at University of Wisconsin-Superior, Wednesday, March 2, 2022, in Superior, Wis. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Only One Party Is Actually Working To Ease Concerns Over Inflation

Inflation sucks. And so does wielding it as a political cudgel when the fact is Republicans like Senator Johnson could start working with Democrats tomorrow to make things easier for Wisconsinites — for all Americans.