¿Radicalizarse o moderarse? La disyuntiva demócrata¿Radicalizarse o moderarse? La disyuntiva demócrataToda la energía del partido se centra en una base muy activa que pide un seguro de salud único, un salario mínimo de 15 dlls. y el control de armas
Letters: No more gun laws. Teach our children morality insteadLetters: No more gun laws. Teach our children morality insteadReader says answer to school shootings is simple: teach kids to be nice.
Wisconsin students take part in walkoutWisconsin students take part in walkoutStudents in Wisconsin and across the nation are speaking out in support of gun control in the wake of the deadly massacre in Parkland, Fla.
Don't let companies kill plan to help coal minersDon't let companies kill plan to help coal minersOne way to ensure the just transition for coal miners and their families is for Congress to pass the Reclaim Act sponsored by Rep. Hal Rogers.
Paul Ryan on Penn. race: Both ran as 'conservatives'Paul Ryan on Penn. race: Both ran as 'conservatives'House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday Conor Lamb won in Pennsylvania's special congressional election because both candidates "ran as conservatives." But he said Lamb's win was unique and not something Democrats will "see a repeat of."...
Parish Yang: Why don't Norwegians come here?Parish Yang: Why don't Norwegians come here?Jane Parish Yang: When I hear Paul Ryan lamenting the low birth rate and the dearth of skilled workers, I wonder just what he is thinking.
Ryan targeted by ad from group founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle GiffordsRyan targeted by ad from group founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle GiffordsThe ad ends with the words, "If Paul Ryan won't keep us safe, it's time to elect a Congress that will."
Election security sought to thwart RussiansElection security sought to thwart RussiansMississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he's not waiting on feds to help in securing election system
Brownley: Why won't Congress act on gun bills?Brownley: Why won't Congress act on gun bills?The NRA — largely controlled by gun manufacturers — has spent upward of $100 million since 2012 to make sure legislation doesn’t get to the floor
Opinion: Failing on Russia will be the legacy of the 115th CongressOpinion: Failing on Russia will be the legacy of the 115th CongressHistory will undoubtedly reflect the abject failure of Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell to respond adequately to Russia's assault on our democracy.
Análisis: Aranceles de Trump, una promesa costosaAnálisis: Aranceles de Trump, una promesa costosaAhora presidente, Trump se arriesga a provocar una guerra comercial con tal de cumplir una promesa hecha a los votantes que lo pusieron en la Casa Blanca.
- PolitiFact Wisconsin
PolitiFact: Kochs giving $500,000 to Paul Ryan?PolitiFact: Kochs giving $500,000 to Paul Ryan?At a campaign rally for one of the candidates running for Paul Ryan’s U.S. House seat, Bernie Sanders said "the Koch brothers have given" Ryan "$500,000 in campaign contributions."
Trump announces steel and aluminum tariffs, but with 'flexible' exceptionsTrump announces steel and aluminum tariffs, but with 'flexible' exceptionsPresident acts on tariffs despite warnings from allies that it will spark trade war and increase prices for consumers.
Johnson worried about tariffs' 'unintended consequences'Johnson worried about tariffs' 'unintended consequences'Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson reacts to President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Trump imposes high tariffs on steel, aluminumTrump imposes high tariffs on steel, aluminumAutomakers and others in Michigan could be impacted though Canada, Mexico exclusions could help.
- Daniel Howes
Howes: Trump trade war threatens unintended consequencesHowes: Trump trade war threatens unintended consequencesIf history is a guide (it usually is), American steel producers would use the chance to raise prices for U.S. customers.
Readers sound off: Ryan, others must be as outspoken on Russia as on tariffsReaders sound off: Ryan, others must be as outspoken on Russia as on tariffsReaders sound off: Ryan, others must be as outspoken on Russia as on tariffs
Another view: Recent views on school shootingsAnother view: Recent views on school shootingsExcerpts of recent editorials by major publications about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings in Broward County.
Wisconsin cranberries on European Union target list for retaliation tariffsWisconsin cranberries on European Union target list for retaliation tariffsCranberries, peanut butter and orange juice are now being targeted.
Trump threatens new tariff on European carsTrump threatens new tariff on European cars"We can put a tax of 25% on their cars and believe me they won't be doing It for very long," Trump said.
Harley-Davidson responds to threat of EU tariffsHarley-Davidson responds to threat of EU tariffsHarley-Davidson says European Union tariffs would have a significant impact on motorcycle sales.
Walker: Trump tariffs an 'existential threat'Walker: Trump tariffs an 'existential threat'At Bemis in Oshkosh, Gov. Scott Walker says Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum could have broad consequences for a host of Wisconsin industries.
Foxconn saw Wisconsin as honest, politically powerfulFoxconn saw Wisconsin as honest, politically powerfulAs it competed for Foxconn’s mega-factory, Wisconsin was helped by the firm's perception that the state was both trustworthy and politically powerful.
Ryan urges more 'surgical' approach to tradeRyan urges more 'surgical' approach to tradeHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says he's encouraged the White House may reconsider blanket tariffs on steel and aluminum as he urges President Donald Trump take a more "surgical" approach on China and other countries. (March 6)
Republicans push Trump to soften approach on tariffsRepublicans push Trump to soften approach on tariffsGOP leaders are frantically lobbying President Trump to water down his proposal to slap steep new tariffs on steel and on aluminum imports.
Ryan: Trump's tariffs could hurt automakersRyan: Trump's tariffs could hurt automakersWidespread tariffs on steel, aluminum could damage automakers, suppliers
Bryce, Myers among those intentionally arrested in RacineBryce, Myers among those intentionally arrested in RacineCongressional candidates Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers were among more than a dozen people intentionally arrested at a Dream Act protest in Racine.
Facebook likes, the opiate crisis and judgment dayFacebook likes, the opiate crisis and judgment dayShreveport writer Donard Dwyer's essay on what ails us today.
DACA immigrants rally in downtown DetroitDACA immigrants rally in downtown Detroit"We're here because it's the deadline," said Juan Gonzalez, 24, a DACA recipient who came to the U.S. from Mexico as a child brought by his parents
- Milwaukee County
Students walk out, demand Ryan action on DACAStudents walk out, demand Ryan action on DACAMonday marked the deadline President Donald Trump imposed on Congress to pass permanent legislation for those covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act.
WH: Don't have to agree on everything with RyanWH: Don't have to agree on everything with RyanWhite House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders affirmed President Donald Trump's commitment to his pledge to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, despite House Speaker Paul Ryan expressing worries about the planned tariffs. (March 5)
Letter: Nothing from our lawmakers on gunsLetter: Nothing from our lawmakers on gunsFrom Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan, we have only a loud silence.
South Division High School students stage a walkout in support of Dream ActSouth Division High School students stage a walkout in support of Dream ActStudents at South Division High School held a walkout in support of the Dream Act. They then boarded a bus to go to Racine, where they protested at House Speaker Paul Ryan's office.
Across 20,000 pages, Foxconn pursuit unfoldsAcross 20,000 pages, Foxconn pursuit unfoldsDocuments released this week show the intense efforts of the Walker administration and local development officials to land Foxconn.
Trump: Kill federal money for Gateway tunnelTrump: Kill federal money for Gateway tunnelPresident Donald Trump is looking to dump federal funding of the long-awaited Gateway tunnel project between New Jersey and Manhattan.
Steel and aluminum tariffs tank marketsSteel and aluminum tariffs tank marketsFor the average American, economists expect higher costs for goods that depend on steel and aluminum, including everything from cars down to soda.
Trump tariffs tank markets, could hurt farmersTrump tariffs tank markets, could hurt farmersMany in the agricultural industry fear that retaliatory measures could hurt U.S. exports of meat and grains.
Reforma migratoria nuevamente relegada en CongresoReforma migratoria nuevamente relegada en CongresoPareciera que los legisladores no piensan hacer mucho sobre el asunto en un año electoral en el que la venta de armas y otros temas acaparan la atención
Letters to the Editor, March 2Letters to the Editor, March 2Who is responsible for all the tragic shootings with assault weapons in the hands of beasts with no regard for human life?
- David D. Haynes
NRA's move 21 years ago squeezed gun researchNRA's move 21 years ago squeezed gun researchThe federal government doesn't treat gun violence as a public health problem. What if it did?
Gun-control groups rally around Parkland studentsGun-control groups rally around Parkland studentsNational groups working behind the scenes to turn student-led campaigns to end gun violence into an enduring movement.
Giffords focuses on high-profile Republicans in midtermsGiffords focuses on high-profile Republicans in midtermsThe group known as Giffords says it plans to spend at least $10 million to influence the November elections.
Billy Graham lies in honor at U.S. CapitolBilly Graham lies in honor at U.S. CapitolThe USA TODAY NETWORK will have live coverage of this event.
5 things you need to know Wednesday5 things you need to know WednesdayThe biggest news to start your day
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Immigration experts praise court's balk on DACAImmigration experts praise court's balk on DACAMany decry Sept. 5 order to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as "theatrics that have disrupted thousands of lives."
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Jared Kushner's security clearance issues: OnPolitics TodayJared Kushner's security clearance issues: OnPolitics TodayAlso: House Speaker Paul Ryan rejects calls for tighter gun restrictions
Paul Ryan challenger Cathy Myers launches first TV ad of campaignPaul Ryan challenger Cathy Myers launches first TV ad of campaignThe $3,000 ad buy includes spots in the Madison and Milwaukee markets.
Republicans say new gun laws not neededRepublicans say new gun laws not neededRepublican congressional leaders say they won't consider new gun control measures in the wake of the Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead.
- Christian Schneider
No, kids under 18 shouldn't be allowed to voteNo, kids under 18 shouldn't be allowed to voteAfter the tragic murders inside a Florida school, some liberals are pushing the idea of lowering the voting age. It's a really bad idea.
- PolitiFact Wisconsin
PolitiFact: How much do laws keep guns from the mentally ill?PolitiFact: How much do laws keep guns from the mentally ill?Paul Ryan says "we do have laws on the books designed to prevent people with mental illnesses from getting firearms."
Letter: It's time for lawmakers to actLetter: It's time for lawmakers to actChuck Bucholtz: Just how many good innocent people have to be slaughtered before lawmakers step up to the plate?
Paul Ryan predicts victory; Sanders stumps for BrycePaul Ryan predicts victory; Sanders stumps for BryceAt dueling appearances Saturday, House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed the Florida shooting while Sanders fired up a campaign rally for Randy Bryce, one of Ryan's Democratic challengers.
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East Brunswick man wants Trump to ban AR-15 riflesEast Brunswick man wants Trump to ban AR-15 riflesJoseph Rak is putting up banners, call for the immediate ban of assault rifles
Arrington appointed to budget reform committeeArrington appointed to budget reform committeeU.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington is one of four House Republican members appointed to a new committee tasked with reforming the congressional budget process.
Billy Graham's body to lie in honor at CapitolBilly Graham's body to lie in honor at CapitolHe's just the fourth person to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda, joining the likes of Rosa Parks and others.
Letter: NRA owns Republican PartyLetter: NRA owns Republican PartyFrisk: We have a right to expect action from our politicians after the Florida shooting
Bill Kristol on what Paul Ryan should doBill Kristol on what Paul Ryan should doBill Kristol, Editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard, tells our editorial staff that Paul Ryan should be more like Mike Gallagher.
Ryan's refusal to talk gun control draws criticismRyan's refusal to talk gun control draws criticismHouse Speaker Paul Ryan's refusal to talk about gun control with a teacher who showed up at a fundraiser is drawing criticism from one of his challengers.
LETTER: Such promise for lives taken too soonLETTER: Such promise for lives taken too soonI find it to be the irony of all ironies that people who are pro-life are generally the same ones who scream about taking away their guns
WFBF applauds ag provisions in budget dealWFBF applauds ag provisions in budget dealThe continuing resolution and budget deal provides disaster assistance and various other important agricultural provisions to support farmers.
COMMENTARY: If not gun control, what's the answer?COMMENTARY: If not gun control, what's the answer?Over the past several years, you’ve been warned over and over again — much too often to even count.
Letter: Assault-style rifles are meant for warLetter: Assault-style rifles are meant for warLetter writer argues that assault-style weapons like that used in the Florida high school shooting are meant to be used as weapons of war.
Fix democracy with your $1.50-a-week tax cutFix democracy with your $1.50-a-week tax cutIt shouldn't be this hard for a mass of citizens to fend off a handful of feudal lords. But it will be until we dilute the clout of the richest voters.
Immigration bill puts Ryan in tight spotImmigration bill puts Ryan in tight spotTrump expressed support for a hard-line immigration bill in the House and a more moderate bill in the Senate.