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Badger State blues

Politics | Democratic win in Wisconsin says a little, not a lot, about November
by Henry Olsen
Posted 4/12/18, 03:08 pm

We have another blue tsunami warning. Rebecca Dallet’s 12-point margin over Michael Screnock in Wisconsin’s recent Supreme Court race has reignited talk that November will see a Democratic landslide. The evidence from that race, while good news for Democrats, is more nuanced.

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A listening ear

Politics | Donald Trump and the Forgotten Men
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/12/18, 06:00 am

Flannery O’Connor’s short story “The Lame Shall Enter First,” published in 1965, explains the rise of Donald Trump better than a plethora of analytical books and articles.

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Mueller authorized to probe Manafort’s Ukrainian ties

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/03/18, 11:08 am

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein specifically asked special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Paul Manafort’s ties to Ukrainian politicians as part of Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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