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

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China’s retaliation to Trump’s steel tariffs could destroy Wisconsin’s agriculture industry

Such devastating blows to farmers may mean negative effects for Trump's approval rating, reelection chances

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Trump’s criticism of FBI unwarranted, troubling

Recent backlash from Intelligence Community officials highlights president's lack of integrity

Politics

Ryan’s deferential relationship with Trump dangerous to America’s political health

With reelection looming, it is unclear whether Ryan's relationship with president will help or hurt in polls

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New tariffs on steel, aluminum are Trump’s haphazard apology to his most loyal constituents

Trade war coupled with economic hardships would devastate finances of blue collar workers

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Trump’s trade policy changes evocative of historical mistakes that lead to Great Depression

President's lack of attention to history, expert opinions will have disatrous results in terms of tariffs

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Rush for Republican tax overhaul created ambiguous policy that hurts businesses

Win in partisan fighting only benefits party, not constituents

UW-Madison Campus

Panel of professors dissect Russian election meddling

Russian influence in elections has been going on for years around the world, U.S. election just brought it to light, panelists said

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Russian interference can be blamed for Trump, but American politicians responsible for rest of nation’s problem

Continuing to use Russian interference as scapegoat keeps us buried in oppressive, twisted policies

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GLAAD survey reveals bleak trend for LGBTQ+ community, erasure of Obama-era progress

Trump administration's actions permit, encourage climate of intolerance of LGBTQ+ individuals