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What David Brooks doesn't say about the middle class

New York Times columnist David Brooks hopes America can be the champion of middle class values. But how can we get there if we aren't making policy to create middle class families? >More
 Good chance Wisconsin Democrats will re-elect Mike Tate

The privilege of holding a position determined by insiders is that the obvious stuff is not as important as the nuances. The youngest state party chair in the country will likely get another chance to lead. >More
 Will Herb Kohl run for re-election in 2012?

The Cook Political Report says Kohl is on solid footing for 2012. This year taught Wisconsinites to be careful in their predictions, but furthermore, do how many Democrats want Kohl to run again? >More
 What's Ron Johnson's position on the Obama tax compromise?

Senate Republicans forfeited their pledge to stop "fiscal insanity" in exchange for tax cuts for the wealthy. Would Ron Johnson join them? >More
 Brunch Links: December 14

A delectable daily digest of local and state news, accompanied by a delicious local delicacy. >More
 R.I.P. Tommy Thompson Republicans

The debate over the health insurance mandate illuminates the shift the GOP has made over the past 20 years on health care policy. >More
 Update: Thuy is considering mayoral bid!

The eccentric alder is "mulling over" a challenge to Mayor Dave Cieslewicz. Media can't imagine anything better. >More
 Madison Ald. Thuy Pham-Rammele rumored to not run for re-election

Sources say Thuy Pham-Rammele is not running for re-election, meaning the election could be down to two candidates, one liberal and one conservative. >More
 Scott McDonell for Dane County Executive website up

A flashy website and a big facebook presence out of the gate for the Downtown Madison lib. But he's got to get active in the Twittersphere! >More
 What to make of new Big Ten logo?

Is 16 teams the future? Can the conference expand ad infinitum without changing its name? Are we going to make any effort to preserve the Midwestern tradition that the conference is founded on? >More
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