National Women’s Political Caucus Endorses Gwen Moore for WI-04

2012 Candidate for House of Representatives committed to Women’s Rights

Friday, May 4, 2012 – The National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) proudly re-endorses Congresswoman Gwen Moore as she runs for re-election in Wisconsin’s 4th District.  Congresswoman Moore, a member of Congress since 2005, is known for her commitment to public service and to the people of Wisconsin.

“Congresswoman





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Congresswoman Gwen Moore reads an original poem about Scott Walker

Congresswoman Gwen Moore returns to the Ultimate Women’s Power Lunch reading her original poem, “Great Scott! Scott Walker, You Gotta Go Baby.” {qtube vid:=tXq6Ds7c5bU w:=580 h:=360 b:=1 c1:=0b8241 c2:=16cc68 ap:=0 rel:=0}

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Dozens Face Layoffs as Train Company Leaves Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE– Dozens of Talgo employees are now out of work. The train maker company will close its doors and leave Milwaukee this summer.

This after Governor Scott Walker denied federal funding to build a passenger rail line from Milwaukee to Madison back in 2010. When the money left the state, Talgo decided to follow. Maintenance work will continue, but



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May Day march urges immigration reform

Thousands carrying signs that said “Stop Ripping

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The Democrats’ three-pronged plan for the ‘War on Women’

After Hilary Rosen’s remarks about Ann Romney’s life as a homemaker, some thought Democrats might tread more cautiously in their attempt to paint the GOP as being anti-women. Nope.

On Capitol Hill, Democrats are aggressively pushing the case that Republicans are now waging a “War on Women” on three legislative fronts. First, they are blasting House Republicans for their proposal

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House votes to extend low rates on federal student loans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House approved, on a mostly party-line (215-195) vote, a $5.9 billion bill to maintain low interest rates for Stafford student loans, paying for it by slashing funds for a provision of President Obama’s health care law.

Thirty Republican lawmakers voted against the bill, while 13 Democrats voted for it.
The legislation was fueled by




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The Democrats’ three-pronged plan for the ‘War on Women’

After Hilary Rosen’s remarks about Ann Romney’s life as a homemaker, some thought Democrats might tread more cautiously in their attempt to paint the GOP as being anti-women. Nope.

On Capitol Hill, Democrats are aggressively pushing the case that Republicans are now waging a “War on Women” on three legislative fronts. First, they are blasting House Republicans for their



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Women Are Waiting…

I was molested as a child. There was no ominous stranger or dark alley. This abuse was perpetrated by someone I knew and by someone who knew me — a family friend. Sadly, these events of my youth would only be the beginning of a lifetime of experiences with abuse and violence.

When I was in high school —



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Turning frowns into rainbows

The UMOS Latina Resource Center will hold a fundraiser Friday, April 13, beginning at 5 p.m. at Discovery World to raise money for its family domestic violence programs and services.
This year the event focuses on the theme “Help us turn frowns into rainbows.” The “My Rainbow” program is a bilingual psycho educational support group for children aged 8 -12


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Barrett, Moore Try To Prevent Talgo Layoffs

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett met Wednesday with workers at a local railroad facility trying to put a stop to dozens of potential layoffs.

Talgo, the company once tasked with building high-speed rail in Wisconsin, now stands to layoff 35 workers after the 2009 project was mothballed and the state removed funding for a maintenance facility in 2012.

“These

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