Yes to KRM, but buses first

To quote the Journal Sentinel: The paper “was right – and it was wrong” in its Sept. 3 editorial about my position on the proposed Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail line. I support the KRM. In fact, I worked to secure authorization for this project in 2005 when Congress last considered legislation that lays out nationwide transportation priorities for five years. And

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Change would ease GI Bill transfers to children

Service members would have more flexibility to share Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits with their children under a House bill introduced on Wednesday.
The bill, HR 5737, would remove a restriction that benefits must be transferred before the child is age 23. It would not change a restriction under which children may use transferred benefits only until age 26.

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Facing a tough electorate, president urges party to stay strong

When President Obama told workers Monday at ZBB Energy Corp. that he’s “fighting on all fronts” to get the economy back on track, he could have been talking about his party’s dicey political fortunes as well.

“The worst mistake we could make is to go back to doing what we were doing that got us into

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Obama endorses Barrett during WI visit

President Barack Obama visited Wisconsin Monday to endorse Wisconsin democratic gubernatorial candidate and current Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett during a five-state, three-day fundraising tour.

Obama attended a $250-a-plate fundraising luncheon at U.S. Cellular Field for the Wisconsin Democratic Party and its gubernatorial candidate Barrett.

In his endorsement, Obama pointed to Barrett’s character, referencing the incident last year where





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ZBB Energy Corporation, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

PRESIDENT OBAMA: (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. Thank you guys. Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Everybody please have a seat. Thank you very much. It is wonderful to be at ZBB Energy, and thanks for your hospitality, and thanks for helping to build the future. I’ve got a […]

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WisPolitics: Obama rips critics in Menomonee Falls stop

MENOMONEE FALLS — President Obama Monday talked up his administration’s efforts to jumpstart the economy, saying while the progress made hasn’t been enough to undo damage done over the past decade, things are heading in the right direction.

He also slammed those in Washington, D.C., willing to abandon those efforts, demanding that



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WTMJ-MILW (NBC) – Breaking News

Small crowd of supporters and members of the 128th air refueling wing. “There’s a lot of excitement. It’s in the air, you feel it, and it gets passed on to everybody that’s working.” There were immediate reminders this was a political visit: President Obama was greeted by some of the state’s most prominent democrats, including […]

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Wall Street reform brings more security for families and businesses

Every single business and every single family has felt the impact of the financial crisis. Wall Street gambled with your money and led us into this recession.
Eight million jobs were lost. Many businesses closed their doors. Home values plummeted and entire neighborhoods were lost to foreclosure. Families lost retirement and college savings.

The financial crisis took our entire




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WDJT (CBS) Talks to Congresswoman Gwen Moore about Helping Legal Residents become U.S. Citizens

WDJT (CBS) Talks to Congresswoman Gwen Moore about Helping Legal Residents become U.S. Citizens

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Moore says FEMA could arrive by Wednesday

U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) said today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could begin preliminary work in Milwaukee County as soon as Wednesday.

“Getting FEMA here as soon as possible is critical to help us recover from this disaster.  I have no doubt that FEMA will immediately see that we’re hurting and that damage is severe.  I implore

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