Politics http://wuwm.com en ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas http://wuwm.com/post/essay-mixing-methane-and-international-politics-gas-gas-gas <p></p><p></p><p>Could a molecule composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms ignite Armageddon? Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:18:56 +0000 Judy Steininger 28462 at http://wuwm.com ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas Wisconsin Group Advocates for Higher Minimum Wage http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-group-advocates-higher-minimum-wage <p></p><p>As was expected, President Obama unveiled his plan to hike the minimum wage for people hired on federal contracts, during the State of the Union address last night.&nbsp; Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:05:06 +0000 Mitch Teich 23719 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Group Advocates for Higher Minimum Wage Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan http://wuwm.com/post/congresswoman-gwen-moore-blasts-republicans-compliments-rep-paul-ryan <p>Though Congress has managed to break Washington gridlock to pass an Omnibus spending bill, Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee says most Republicans "would like to carry us back to a point in time when government does practically nothing." Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:01:32 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 23055 at http://wuwm.com Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan ESSAY: Unpacking Sen. Ron Johnson's Comments and Lawsuit over 'Obamacare' http://wuwm.com/post/essay-unpacking-sen-ron-johnsons-comments-and-lawsuit-over-obamacare <p>When U.S. Senator Ron Johnson announced he was suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act, a lot was made over the difference of opinion within Republican circles over the suit.&nbsp; Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:22:51 +0000 Avrum D. Lank 22837 at http://wuwm.com Report: Wisconsin's Judicial Elections Are Among Nation's Nastiest http://wuwm.com/post/report-wisconsins-judicial-elections-are-among-nations-nastiest <p></p><p>A recent report puts Wisconsin in its "Hall of Shame" for the nasty nature of its state judicial campaigns, thanks to outside money and political pressure. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:57:46 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 19550 at http://wuwm.com Report: Wisconsin's Judicial Elections Are Among Nation's Nastiest Former Small Business Owner Rob Zerban Runs for Paul Ryan's Seat http://wuwm.com/post/former-small-business-owner-rob-zerban-runs-paul-ryans-seat <p>First District <a href="http://paulryan.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Paul Ryan</a> will face one of two Democrats vying for his seat next year as the Republican seeks election to a ninth term in Congress.</p><p><a href="http://www.robzerban.com/" target="_blank">Rob Zerban</a> of Kenosha, will square off in the Democratic primary against <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/son-slain-sikh-temple-leader-challenge-paul-ryan-2014" target="_blank">Amar Kaleka</a>, a Milwaukee native and son of the slain leader of the Oak Creek Sikh temple.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:46:28 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 18043 at http://wuwm.com Former Small Business Owner Rob Zerban Runs for Paul Ryan's Seat Son of Slain Sikh Temple Leader to Challenge Paul Ryan in 2014 http://wuwm.com/post/son-slain-sikh-temple-leader-challenge-paul-ryan-2014 <p>It's official: <a href="http://paulryan.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman</a><a href="http://paulryan.house.gov/" target="_blank"> Paul Ryan</a> will face competition from one of at least two Democrats in the 2014 election. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:34:17 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 15885 at http://wuwm.com Son of Slain Sikh Temple Leader to Challenge Paul Ryan in 2014 Local CEO Blasts Temporary Debt Crisis Fix, Partisan Politics http://wuwm.com/post/local-ceo-blasts-temporary-debt-crisis-fix-partisan-politics <p></p><p>For all of the transformation of Wisconsin’s economy in the past thirty years, the state is still known as the epicenter of the dairy industry.&nbsp; Wed, 30 Oct 2013 18:32:26 +0000 Mitch Teich & Stephanie Lecci 16702 at http://wuwm.com Local CEO Blasts Temporary Debt Crisis Fix, Partisan Politics Supporters Want 'Outspoken' Alderman Donovan to Run for Mayor http://wuwm.com/post/supporters-want-outspoken-alderman-donovan-run-mayor <p>When it comes to developments in city government in Milwaukee, there’s one thing you can almost guarantee – a public comment or a news release by <a href="http://city.milwaukee.gov/district8" target="_blank">Alderman Bob Donovan</a>.&nbsp; Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:25:24 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 16425 at http://wuwm.com Supporters Want 'Outspoken' Alderman Donovan to Run for Mayor Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty http://wuwm.com/post/analyst-wisconsins-politics-more-stable-federal-governments-uncertainty <p></p><p>Faced with a midnight deadline for extending America&rsquo;s authority to borrow money, Congressional leaders reached a long-awaited deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:00:55 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 15776 at http://wuwm.com Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty