Ruth Marcus: Trump’s brash ‘platform’Ruth Marcus: Trump’s brash ‘platform’Government, in the Trumpian view, isn’t necessarily bad in itself, it’s just run by dummies
Trump’s brash ‘platform’Trump’s brash ‘platform’Trump waves away questions of mammoth cost with typical Trumpian confidence.
Why the Democrats need BidenWhy the Democrats need BidenClinton may be in real legal trouble. She could possibly be indicted
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In Iowa, super PACs take on new rolesIn Iowa, super PACs take on new rolesSuper PACs have begun taking on roles traditionally managed by political campaigns.
Jill Lawrence: Trump and Merkel walk into a bar ...Jill Lawrence: Trump and Merkel walk into a bar ...Trump’s “I will bury you” approach generally leads nowhere
Bieber: GOP must protect Michigan seniors, workersBieber: GOP must protect Michigan seniors, workersToo many Michigan Republicans have been willing to sell out our jobs to the highest bidder
So, The Donald & Angela Merkel walk into a bar: ColumnSo, The Donald & Angela Merkel walk into a bar: ColumnTrump wouldn't do nuance or niceties in foreign negotiations.
Welch gives coveted pope ticket to sisterWelch gives coveted pope ticket to sisterLawmakers are struggling with an extraordinary demand for tickets to papal speech.
Hottest ticket in Washington? It’s for Pope at CapitolHottest ticket in Washington? It’s for Pope at CapitolLawmakers are struggling with strong demand for the one ticket they get for guests when the pontiff addresses Congress
Follow Paul Ryan’s lead on tax code reformFollow Paul Ryan’s lead on tax code reformWriter says our nation’s tax code is a mess.
Bernstein: Abortion politics could shut down governmentBernstein: Abortion politics could shut down governmentNever mind that government shutdowns invariably end badly for Congress.
Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy: Rally in WausauPaul Ryan and Sean Duffy: Rally in WausauGOP representatives Ryan and Duffy visit Wausau as a part of fundraising efforts for Duffy, and talk conservative values for the upcoming election.
Duffy, Ryan in town to stump for GOPDuffy, Ryan in town to stump for GOPDuffy held a fundraiser Tuesday and touched on several controversial issues.
Jonathan Bernstein: Government shutdown over abortion?Jonathan Bernstein: Government shutdown over abortion?Jonathan Bernstein writes that abortion politics could shut down the government this fall.
Fact-checking is a global movementFact-checking is a global movementTwo days with fact-checkers from around the globe is an eye-opening experience, says AZ Fact Check editor Michael Squires.
Consumers need to know if foods contain GMOsConsumers need to know if foods contain GMOsLetter writer says people should be free to eat whatever they choose, but they must know what is in the food they choose.
Senate passes highway funding billSenate passes highway funding billThe Senate voted Thursday to keep the Highway Trust Fund running for another three months, preventing an abrupt halt to road and bridge construction at midnight Friday.
Senate passes highway funding billSenate passes highway funding billSenators approved both a three-month extension of highway funding and a six-year bill.
Other voices: Medicare at 50Other voices: Medicare at 50While Medicare spending growth has slowed, challenges loom.
Prevailing wage repeal would hurt the Michigan economyPrevailing wage repeal would hurt the Michigan economyPrevailing wage repeal would eliminate over 11,300 jobs and $1.7 billion in economic activity statewide
‘Do we really understand what conservative means?’‘Do we really understand what conservative means?’Contributions from white supremacist troubling
Cowles criticizes handling of budget processCowles criticizes handling of budget processSen. Rob Cowles criticizes presence of policy items, limited public input in state budget
Senators defeat Obamacare repeal before highway funding debateSenators defeat Obamacare repeal before highway funding debateThe Highway Trust Fund will run out of money Friday unless Congress acts.
Senate fails to advance highway funding billSenate fails to advance highway funding billThe Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by July 31 unless Congress acts.
Presidential run shines spotlight on Walker, statePresidential run shines spotlight on Walker, stateGov. Scott Walker begins campaign for GOP presidential nomination
Congressional roll call: How WNC reps votedCongressional roll call: How WNC reps votedHow WNC reps voted in Washington this week.
Short-term highway patch could lead to tax deal with more highway moneyShort-term highway patch could lead to tax deal with more highway moneyA proposal to overhaul international tax rules as a way to fund highway and mass transit programs for six years “has real legs,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.