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Crowded field: Gov. Walker urges GOP candidates for US Senate to focus on Baldwin

MILWAUKEE — At least a half-dozen Wisconsin Republicans are looking to take on U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin next year. Governor Scott Walker has some advice for the crowded field. 443 more words

Politics

Senate Republicans to Draft New Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON D.C.  —  President Trump is urging the U.S. Senate to get a health care bill passed, even as the Republican-controlled Senate says the plan passed this week by the House will never get through. 358 more words

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Backseat Nuclear

Yesterday the Senate voted to change its rules to determine that a 60-vote supermajority requirement does not apply to Supreme Court nominations.  The decision means that it will no longer be possible to filibuster Supreme Court nominations, which now can be approved by a simple majority vote… 401 more words

America

The Judiciary the Founders Tried to Protect Us From

“The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent judiciary was critical to the success of the nation. 1,729 more words
Politics

Census: Immigration to Bust 100-Year Record, Continue Surging

 

Paul Bedard reports: The legal and illegal population of foreign-born immigrants living in America will break a 100-year-old record in just six years — and will continue to smash records for the rest of the century, according to a new analysis of… 325 more words

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United States senate internet privacy - CWEB.com

United States senate internet privacy – CWEB.com

The United States Senate just voted and passed a bill that will allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell your internet browsing history. 81 more words