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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House Democrats Stage Silent Protest Over Jobs in Senate Chamber

Five House Democrats entered the Senate chamber Wednesday afternoon and took seats on the backbench of the Republican side of the aisle. Rep. Donna Edwards of Maryland, Danny Davis of Illinois, Gwen Moore of Wisconsin, Carolyn Kilpatrick of Michigan, Ed Perlmutter of Colorado and Jackie Speier of California held what they called a silent protest against GOP obstructionism on job

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Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity Reformed By Congress

Congress addressed a historic wrong on Wednesday afternoon, replacing it instead with a slightly lesser wrong, when the House voted to reduce the disparity in the sentencing of people caught with crack cocaine versus powder cocaine.

To be charged with a felony, crack users needed to possess only 5 grams of the drug. To be hit with the



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Moore Calls for Immediate Senate Action on Unemployment and Job Creation

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) called on the U.S. Senate to take immediate action on legislation that would extend much-needed unemployment benefits and create jobs.

Congresswoman Moore said, “The House has passed sweeping jobs bills and long-term extensions of unemployment benefits – that give some support to those searching for work in this difficult climate–



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