State of the Union address

Politics & Government
10:19 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Johnson Hopes to Hear Security Initiatives in State of the Union Speech

Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson hopes President Obama will talk about how to better protect Americans from terror, in his State of the Union address.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is the new chairman of the Senate Homeland Security committee.

He hopes the president devotes much of his speech to how he intends to better protect Americans.

"The world is witnessing the growth of Islamic terror, the growth of Isis, the attacks in Sydney and Paris.  This isn't going away.  Americans are looking for policies and leadership that will keep Americans safe and secure, in terms of national security and economic security," Johnson says.

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Politics & Government
5:05 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Wisconsin Group Advocates for Higher Minimum Wage

Many Wisconsinites agree with raising the minimum wage, but don't want to raise it to $10 an hour.
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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. 

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Regional
6:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

President Obama Expected to Focus on Economy in Waukesha Visit

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill on January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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President Obama will visit the GE plant in Waukesha on Thursday. This will mark the third time the president has visited Wisconsin, on the heels of delivering his State of the Union address.

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