Wisconsin senators disagree on budget deal


U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) holds a town hall meeting at Waupaca Foundry in Marinette on Friday, January 17, 2013.
 
Video Wisconsin?s U.S. Senate delegates have cast one yes and one no vote on the $1.1 trillion budget deal.
 
 
 

Walker praises Ryan for budget deal
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Senate panel refuses IRS cuts sought by GOP
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White House News


Wisconsin senators disagree on budget deal
Wisconsin?s U.S. Senate delegates have cast one yes and one no vote on the $1.1 trillion budget deal.
 

Obama signs bipartisan budget deal easing…
President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on…
 

Obama signs sweeping defense bill
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Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
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NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
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Wisconsin (change)

 
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Wisconsin’s population totaled 5,686,986, a 6.0% increase over the 2000 U.S. Census count of 5,363,715. (Source: Wisconsin Blue Book)
 
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Governor: Scott Walker
Lieutenant Governor: Rebecca Kleefisch
Attorney General: J.B. Van Hollen

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