DC Download: A GOP identity crisis


In this frame grab from video, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pool)
 
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's GOP response to the State of the Union didn't hurt the Republican Party very much, but it certainly didn't help its cause.
 
 
 

Obama pushes for higher minimum wage
President Barack Obama pushed for a higher minimum wage at a re-opened manufacturing plant Wednesday...
 

GOP faults Obama speech for liberalism, hostility Video
President Barack Obama set up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, immigration, taxes and...
 

Full text of 2013 State of the Union Video
Watch and following along with the full text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
 

Full text of 2013 GOP response to SOTU Video
Watch the full video and read along with the full text of the Republican response to President Barack...
 

FACT CHECK: Overreaching in State of Union speech
President Barack Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid...
 

Promise, delivery: Obama's track record
Has Obama really brought change to America? And does he have what it takes to truly move the country...
 

Obama: Half of US combat troops home within 1 year
Still to be decided: how many troops will remain beyond 2014, when the U.S.-led combat mission is scheduled...
 

Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans Video
Pledging to revive a "rising, thriving middle class," President Barack Obama promised Tuesday night to...
 

Delivering GOP response a dubious honor
Tuesday night's GOP response constitutes an opportunity for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., to show that he...
 
 
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Political News


Gov, Dems in GB area talking tax cuts
Gov. Scott Walker was in the Town of Lawrence Thursday afternoon to discuss his tax cut proposals. State Democratic Leader…
 

Walmart referendum rejection unclear
A Green Bay man is questioning why city officials have rejected his request to discuss a possible referendum on the Walmart…
 

Welder on stage during State of the State…
A welder who shared the stage with Gov. Scott Walker during his State of the State speech is a registered sex offender with…
 

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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
President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault in the military.
 

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Federal Budget 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.
 

Walker praises Ryan for budget deal
Gov. Scott Walker praised fellow Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan on Sunday for the congressman's role in brokering a bipartisan…
 

GOP moderates push back on tea party spending…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning…
 

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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)
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Scott Walker
Lieutenant Governor: Rebecca Kleefisch
Attorney General: J.B. Van Hollen

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