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Brunch Links: August 4

A delicious daily round-up of local political news items. >More
 Arguments for/against Walgreens liquor licenses

The Council is debating liquor licenses at Walgreens now. My take on some of the arguments, including which ones work and which ones don't. >More
 Does Paul Ryan really stand for the GOP?

He is unique because he shows signs of intelligence, an increasingly rare resource in the ranks of the Republican leadership. >More
 National Democrats in trouble; Wisconsin Democrats less so

The Democrats will likely lose the House of Representatives this year. However, in Wisconsin, Republicans will have to rely on more than a "wave" election to win back the legislature. >More
 Brett Hulsey gives example of effective press release

When you get a quote from a real news article, it makes for an especially effective press release. But even in those situations, many politicians can't resist cutting and pasting. >More
 Brunch Links: August 3

A delicious daily round-up of local news items. >More
 Interview with Senate candidate Chris Larson

He doesn't want to be called the Don Quixote of the left, but Milwaukee Sup. Chris Larson may not be able to avoid that label if he succeeds at bringing down conservative Democrat Jeff Plale in the most competitive Democratic primary in the Senate this year. >More
 Mark Neumann: Candidate for CEO of Wisconsin Inc.

Mark Neumann is running for CEO of Wisconsin Inc, a major corporation that employs over 5.7 million people. He has the education and corporate experience necessary for the job, while the two guys he's running against spent most of their careers working in government! Who do they think they are? >More
 Brunch Links: August 2

A daily delicious round-up of local news items. >More
 Tea Party issue du jour: Repeal the 17th amendment

This is old news, but I find it worthy of discussion, if for no better reason than to shed light on an important part of Wisconsin history: The Progressive Era. >More
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