Politics

A eulogy for Paul Ryan’s political career

Even in retirement, Ryan lacked confidence to condemn Trump, take responsibility for Congress' impotence during tenure

State of Wisconsin

Ryan to retire upon fulfillment of current term, plans to devote more time to family

Republicans, Democrats to fight for open seat in more competitive state election

Column

Impeachment futile, midterm elections integral to change

Shifting congressional control is first step to dismantling Trumpism

Column

DACA battle reveals dangerous implications of government without checks and balances

Abusing the roles of the Supreme Court, Congress, shows Trump administration's political ineptitude

City of Madison

Mayor Soglin discusses problems with new health care bill, calls on Congress for action

Mental health, substance abuse coverage will be reduced in new bill, creating possible issues for city agencies

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: ‘Obamacare’ had its shot, it’s time to let it go

With plenty of solid replacements for ACA, Americans can rest assured Trump and the GOP will revive a broken health care system

Herald

UW professors talk about how corruption in government is shaping politics

One expert called congresspeople who go to jail for blackmail, bribery 'a few bad apples'

Column

Ryan taking first step to make an effective government

Speaker says he will get legislation passed with either Clinton or Trump as president

Herald

Faced with two unfavorable presidential candidates, maybe it’s time to reevaluate term limits

Throwing out rule could leave time for elected officials to help those they serve

Column

On election day, don’t let presidential candidates grab all your attention

There's somebody else who likely matters more day-to-day than commander in chief

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