Wisconsin’s senators split on a bill to repeal the Iraq war authorizations, which passed 66-30 with bipartisan support. The measure, approved yesterday, repeals the authorizations for the use of military force and bars presidents from misusing military forces without congressional authorization.
Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the week “In 1849, Wisconsin’s 1-year-old Legislature banned abortion, making it a felony to provide abortion
DC Wrap: Gallagher declares the “era of wishful thinking is over” as committee on CCP he chairs holds first hearing
In a 4-minute speech to introduce the committee’s Tuesday primetime hearing, the Allouez Republican said the Chinese Communist Party poses an “existential struggle” for the United States as it works to dominate various markets, such as the technology sector. He
DC Wrap: Gallagher demands more answers on fighter jets shooting down unidentified objects; Baldwin criticizes Ascension Health fees
U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher says the failure to earlier spot unidentified aerial phenomena shot down over the weekend could be “one of the most staggering intelligence failures since 9/11.” The Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States
DC Wrap: Johnson says Biden lied in DeForest and SOTU about his position on funding Social Security and Medicare
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson accused President Joe Biden of lying after Biden in a post State of the Union speech in DeForest said Johnson wants to put Medicare and Social Security funding up for regular votes. The Oshkosh senator in an
DC Wrap: Pocan blasts Medicare Advantage ads as undermining Medicare while Johnson urges DHS to support the program
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan and two Dem colleagues introduced a bill to bar what they call the deceptive practice of private companies using “Medicare” in advertisements and plan titles. Meanwhile U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson signed a letter with 56 colleagues
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says House Republicans will need to promise spending cuts and fiscal controls to get Senate Republicans to okay a debt ceiling increase.
DC Wrap: Johnson backs continuing resolution over omnibus; Biden praises Baldwin on same-sex marriage bill
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says he supports passing a bill temporarily funding federal government obligations over a long-term solution because he wants to give the GOP-led House next session a chance to create a concrete solution. The Oshkosh Republican alongside
U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil says likely future House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will definitely end proxy voting “on day one.” The Janesville Republican at a WisPolitics.com DC luncheon this week said McCarthy, R-Calif., will also likely get rid of virtual participation
DC Wrap: Baldwin says marriage is about more than just ceremony after same-sex marriage bill she co-authored passes Senate
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin after the Senate passage of a bill she co-sponsored to protect same-sex and interracial marriage said marriage is not just about a ceremony, but also rights related to child custody, adoption, and access to insurance coverage.
DC Wrap: Johnson votes against Baldwin’s same-sex marriage bill, says Dems are using the issue to create fear
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, blasted GOP U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson for voting against a bill that would protect same-sex marriage rights. The bill, cosponsored by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, cleared a key procedural vote yesterday, paving the way for
DC Wrap: Baldwin blasts Johnson over government funding vote; Johnson alleges FBI is retaliating against whistleblower in Jan. 6 investigations
Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the week I am the only Wisconsin Senator who won’t put Medicare on the chopping block
DC Wrap: Republican and Dem pollsters say nationalization of congressional races will make Senate and 3rd CD races tight
Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the week “With the pandemic officially over, now it’s time to end all vaccine mandates.”- U.S.
Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the week “No one wants Lindsey Graham making personal, health care decisions for women in America.”-
DC Wrap: Biden slams “MAGA Republicans” at Milwaukee Laborfest after Moore touts Evers as “best governor ever”
Quotes of the week “And then along comes Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. He’s arguing that five years is too long to savage these programs people depend on. He wants to put Social Security and Medicare literally on the chopping block