69 degrees right now in the center of Madtown. It's going to get up to 80, but we could get some thunderstorms, so pack an umbrella. Here's a bagel I ate over a year ago at Espresso Royale. I think it's apple cinnamon with some type of extravagant cream cheese. BTW, I was very pleased by the response I got on Twitter to the following question: What is the best coffee shop in Madison?
Prez is coming to town Tuesday! Obama will be coming to Library Mall at 3:30.
Madison's new Downtown Plan to be unveiled tonight!
Nate Silver doesn't mess around. When he says Ron Johnson is the 80% favorite to win the Senate race, he's got some numbers on his side.
Abe Sauer does a long run-down of everything about Ron Johnson, including the major contributions from banks whose bailout he opposed.
Women still only hold about 1/5 of elected offices in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee gets screwed in federal education funds distribution.
The Brinks want to start a new bar on West Main: Retro Bar.
UW econ professor projects $3.1 billion deficit for state.
Hmmm...Barrett says Walker aide's secret taping of SEIU lobbyist an example of Walker behaving like a "high school underclassman," as if the drunk idiot who was blabbing in the first place engaged in no froshy behavior whatsoever.
Check out Madison.com's fact-checker, which assesses the statements made by political candidates this fall.
Daily Cardinal says Wisconsin has one "of the least appealing corporate tax policies in the country." That's an exaggeration. And when it comes to big businesses with big incomes, our rate of 7.9 percent is pretty low.