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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Playing Washington’s Inside Game

And then there were 12. When the 435 House members and 100 senators failed in July to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan, congressional leaders did what they often do when they don’t know what to do: They appointed a committee. But don’t sneer, for this is — cue the trumpets — a supercommittee! […]

October 14, 2011

Wisconsin Movement Tested By Failure To Retake State Senate

The progressive movement that emerged with force across Wisconsin when Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a bill (now law) in February that severely curtails collective bargaining rights faced a setback on Tuesday when, despite successfully recalling two Republican state senators, Democrats failed to pick up a third seat and thus take control of the chamber. […]

August 10, 2011