Feingold introduces jobs tax credit bill to boost employment

From my emailbox:

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold introduced legislation today to help businesses hire workers and bring down unemployment through the creation of a jobs tax credit. The legislation creates a temporary jobs tax credit over the next two years for businesses that hire new employees, expand work hours for their current workforce, or simply [...]

Will Tommy! run for the U.S. Senate in 2010?

It’s no secret former governor Tommy Thompson likes to see his name in print and hear it mentioned on the television, so it shouldn’t come as a great surprise to anyone from Wisconsin that Thompson’s name is being floated as a possible contender for Sen. Russ Feingold’s seat, which is up for election this year. [...]

Conservative “filmmaker” tries to illegally tap tamper with Senator’s phones

Remember James O’Keefe, the conservative “filmmaker” who dressed as a cartoon pimp to do an undercover sting of ACORN, in the process turning himself into a darling of the Faux News Network?

Well, apparently he’s back, and he’s got a great idea: illegally tapping tampering with the phones of a United States Senator:

The FBI [...]

Liveblogging the State of the Union

Join me as I liveblog the State of the Union address, starting at 8 p.m. Central Time.

Liveblogging the State of the Union

A few more Terrence Wall tidbits

Just a few Terrence Wall related tidbits to start your Wednesday off on the right foot:

Emily Mills has an excellent entry noting how the 2010 U.S. Senate race here in Wisconsin pitting Wall vs. Feingold is quickly becoming Wall vs. Wall. It’s worth a read, so go check it out! Speaking of folks who [...]

For all those “fiscally conservative” Republicans out there…

….just remember one important fact when you attack Democrats for their “tax and spend” ways:

Our nation had a $236 billion surplus when George W. Bush took office, and thanks to GWB and Republican majorities in the House and Senate, that surplus turned it into a $1.3 trillion deficit by the time President Obama took [...]

GOP tries to imitate the Census

Coming soon….the Republican Party’s fake “Census:”

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Here’s what the GOP’s fake “Census” looks like, courtesy of someone here in Wisconsin who already received a copy. Yeah, nothing deceptive [...]

We told you so, or how Democrats squandered their opportunity

Peter Daou, a politcal consultant and former advisor to Hillary Clinton, has an interesting post on the Huffington Post discussing how Democrats have squandered their opportunity to govern:

It took more than half a decade, countless American and Iraqi deaths in a war based on lies, a sinking economy and the drowning of an American [...]

Terrence Wall’s thin skin

Clearly, Terrence Wall can’t tolerate dissent, as noted by one potential constituent who’s attended a few of Wall’s announcement events:

Some friends and I went to [Terrence Wall's] event today in order to make a silent protest against Wall’s “pumpkin patch” tax loophole. We were at the rallies in Wausau, Eau Claire, and in La [...]

Kolosso campaign to hold fundraiser

Todd Kolosso, the Democratic challenger to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner in Wisconsin’s fifth Congressional district, will be holding a kickoff fundraiser & reception on Monday, February 15, 2010 at the Oakcrest Tavern in Shorewood. Here are the details;

When:Monday, February 15, 2010 from 5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Where: Oakcrest Tavern, 4022 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood Suggested [...]

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