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Michael Gerson: Trump plunges into ideological psychosis
Given even the lowest expectations, Donald Trump still has the capacity to surprise.
Steven Walters: They were stars in our eyes
Wisconsin’s Capitol is an incestuous village with no secrets. Eventually, everyone knows who is doing what and with whom, and how often.
Krauthammer: ‘Locker room’ vs. ‘lock her up’
The second presidential debate—bloody, muddy and raucous—was just enough to save Donald Trump’s campaign from extinction.
Esther Cepeda: The value immigrants have always brought
In a year in which immigrants have been dragged through the mud, it’s ironic (and heartening) that six of this year’s Nobel laureates are American immigrants.
Kathleen Parker: Who’s the world’s worst person?
It should surprise no one that this presidential election has devolved into a contest of man’s ultimate metaphor.
Michael Gerson: GOP deserving of contempt
This sad Republican fate is deserved. It is the culmination, the fruition, of an absurdly simplistic anti-establishment attitude.
Walters: Assembly Republicans try again to upstage Walker

For the second time in two years, Republicans who control the Assembly have attempted to steal the next state budget spotlight from their party's leader, Gov. Scott Walker.

With the announcement of their 30-page Forward agenda last week,...

Steven Walters: Beer tax proposal on tap

Ah, 1969.

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. The Packers went 8-6 with Bart Starr completing 62 percent of his passes. UW-Madison's football team went 3-7. Woodstock. The “record” of the year was Mrs....

Steven Walters: Here’s how the state spends your tax dollars

Voters who on Nov. 8 will elect legislators who will write the next two-year state budget may want to know: What 10 programs cost the most state tax dollars in the current budget? How much of your cash do those 10 programs take? How did the top 10...

Dick Polman: AP gets zilch on Clinton Foundation

The mainstream media has a tough time “balancing” the coverage of a presidential campaign where one candidate is temperamentally suited for the Oval Office and the other candidate belongs in a middle school locker room, snapping wet towels....

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