Paul Ryan’s failure clears the way for a real farm and food bill

In an editorial, the Cap Times writes that it’s thankful for Paul Ryan’s ineptitude as Speaker of the House, because if he’d succeeded in passing the recent Farm Bill, it would have done severe damage to the condition of working farmers and working families.

What Walker, Vukmir and a growing list of Wisconsin lawmakers are saying about Ryan’s retirement


Read the public statements made about Paul Ryan’s retirement announcement by Gov. Scott Walker, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, several of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation, and two key state legislators. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meet the 4 women running for U.S. House seats in Wisconsin

Get to know the four Wisconsin women who are part of the record-setting wave of women running for Congress in the 2018 midterm election. > Wisconsin State Journal

Wisconsin members of Congress divided on whether they need to protect the Mueller

The Journal Sentinel asked all 10 members of Congress from Wisconsin — six Republicans and four Democrats — how they view Trump’s recent criticisms of Mueller, whether they think Mueller should be allowed to complete his job, and how they would react if Trump fired Mueller. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where does Wisconsin’s congressional delegation stand on Trump’s tariffs?


President Trump’s decision to announce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has drawn warnings of a trade war by Republican critics, including by Gov. Scott Walker, who has asked Trump to reconsider. The Cap Times runs through all 10 of the state’s U.S. Senators and Representatives on where they stand regarding the tariffs.

Rep. Gwen Moore calls for investigation of Milwaukee Health Department after lead snafu

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore is urging the Centers for Disease Control to investigate the Milwaukee Health Department after the recent lead exposure notification concern. “I am concerned about my constituents, especially the children who may not have received appropriate care,” Moore said. > NBC 4 Milwaukee

Wisconsin U.S. legislators react to Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said President Trump should apologize for his comment, Speaker Paul Ryan called the remark “unhelpful”, U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy said he couldn’t defend the President’s words (watch him on YouTube), and Wisconsin Dems Baldwin, Pocan, Moore and Kind publicly condemned the comment.