Any smart plan will loosen howls by extreme opinions, be they for shutting the borders tight or opening them wide, so he might as well do the …
Biden faces the challenge of rescuing our democracy and restoring our sense of unity at a moment when both are in danger.
The commitment of many in our media isn't to truth or facts. It's to monopolistic control.
Today at noon in Washington, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take their respective oaths of office to become the nation’s next president and vice …
It was not Trump's fault that coal was dying. It was his fault that he lied about being able to save it and then lied that he had.
Biden and the U.S. must build the democratic coalition against China’s quest for global dominance.
Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu is wrestling with how to emerge from the political shadow of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.
Yes, we’re a few weeks into 2021—a few BIG weeks—but before we get too comfy, let’s pause to promise this year will not be as nuts! Because fo…
We don’t need more drama from the president. And we don’t need more drama from House Democrats and their leader.
Lies are dangerous. And double standards are perhaps the most dangerous form of lying.
We let ‘em up easy once before, and we’re still dealing with the repercussions. Let’s not make the same mistake again.
For three years, Steven Olikara has been a partner in the School District of Janesville’s AP Government Washington Seminar program at Parker a…
Whether it is a short impeachment trial, or a prolonged trial, holding Trump accountable is the only path forward.
America's blue chip companies started announcing their intention to stop sending money to the Republican miscreants. That got McCarthy's attention.
It has been the better part of a year since the federal government gave a green light to the Ho-Chunk Nation to build its proposed casino and …
COVID-19 is changing how Wisconsin state government works.
If you saw the thread that was burning up Twitter these last few days (at least before a certain meetup in Washington, D.C.), you read a story…
Americans need to be assured that the president of the United States will do no further damage to the republic in his remaining days in office.
Coldwell Banker Commercial is currently working on two rail-related projects.
If we are not very careful in this moment: so much for America.
There are plenty of potent, hopeful Christian principles lying around unused by most evangelicals.
While livestreaming meetings is the norm, we need to do a better job of making sure no one slips through the cracks.
President-elect Joe Biden will soon assume responsibility for filling some of the most coveted jobs in government: foreign ambassadorships. Pr…
Democrats do say irresponsible things at times, but imagine the outcry if they were to tell followers to become "violent."
Servility is an occupational hazard for any vice president, but Mike Pence has been especially obsequious in service to President Donald Trump.
It's important to consider how state government spending priorities have changed over those 20 years.
Lives are at stake, and anyone who cuts in front of a health care worker or someone at high risk of dying should be called out and punished in…
Voter suppression, not voter fraud, could have critically important effects in Senate runoff elections in Georgia that will determine which pa…
One way to deal with all of this is to be thankful for what we have.
We need to apply the lessons of 2020 to ensure that not only does Wisconsin recover, but that we create a Wisconsin stronger than ever.
After holding America’s fragile and weakened economy hostage for days as he dithered and waffled, President Donald Trump at last signed a $900…
If anything, the president’s erratic behavior was a reminder of his erratic presidency, disowning an aid package that his own senior staff hel…
They came up with a product that is astonishingly irrelevant to 2020.
Faith does not promise release from suffering, but it can bring deliverance from fear.
The best decluttering didn't involve the removal of things but of activities, driving the clutter out of the hours and minutes of our days.
I first started thinking about prisons during my early years in the Assembly, more than 50 years ago. I believed then, and I believe now, that…
MAGA’s last failed gasp—the moronic lawsuit that tried to argue Texas has the right to nullify the will of the people in key states that swung…
President-elect Joe Biden says he’s going to ask Americans to cover their faces in public for the first 100 days of his presidency.
Two Republican and Democratic leaders agree: State law should be changed to allow absentee ballots to be counted before 7 a.m. Election Day.
Why has Trump further degraded the presidency by freeing those killers? It’s easy to connect the dots.
It was not OK that Hunter used his powerful political name to rake in cash from foreign tycoons.
Through it all, we, the voters of Wisconsin, have done our civic duty.
Becerra, a Catholic, faces the gauntlet of the finger-pointers, those who question another's sanctity, the fitness of their soul.
In today's conspiratorial climate of denial, deceit -- and a troubling tolerance for vigilantism -- the forces of extremism have been allowed …
By treating people as members of racial groups rather than as individuals, and by prioritizing race above age, more black and brown people die…
Desperation has shown Trump's instincts and nature as never before.
More than 90% of teachers say that students aren't engaged in their lessons, largely because of the environmental barriers to learning from home.
It takes talent to con one's fervent fans and keep 'em coming back for more.
Rules created to protect kids from imaginary or inflated dangers give bureaucrats a bayonet ... and instructions on how to aim for the heart.
Researchers are handcuffed in their ability to examine the good — or harm — of marijuana.
When you spend more than 30 years covering state officials and decisions they make, you learn the Capitol’s December traditions.
GOP leaders are now divided between the fearful and the deluded -- between those who have lost their nerve and those who have lost their minds.
Restaurants are just one industry being hammered by the ever-changing rules and restrictions imposed by heavy-handed government officials, mos…