The weather is still miserable. High of 12 today. Here's another feast from the Old Fashioned.
Roll Call. Feingold votes against ending debate on Obama tax compromise, along with 14 other senators of various ideological pedigrees. Has anybody asked Ron Johnson what his position is?
John Hochkammer, the conservative candidate for Dane County Executive, withdraws from the race after breaking his ankle.
Meanwhile, Brenda Konkel outlines what she thinks the contract should look like.
Many former Republicans and current Democrats attend the "No Labels" convention. One thing it lacks: Current Republicans.
University Research Park 2 will dwarf the first one.
Nice. While we debate whether to call the Capitol Tree the "Holiday Tree" or the "Christmas Tree," the state of Mississippi, whom we are trying so hard to impersonate, has a nativity scene in its capitol. Which GOP legislator will make the first call for its replication here?
It would go well with Walker's order to stop the lighting of the tree until his administration begins, as described in a blog post by Mark Pocan.
This is what happens when newspaper editors have no idea what's going on: Editorials like this one from the Green Bay Press Gazette on high-speed rail.
As Mayor Dave points out, killing the train will cost the state much more money than it saved (without even considering the $810 million investment). Where will the money come out of? The Holy Transportation Fund.
DNR wants to remove Gray Wolf from the endangered species list.
The new Peace Park needs more funding than expected.
Journal Sentinel: The state can't afford tax exemptions on health savings accounts right now.
Rep. Mary Kaptur (D-OH) will be the commencement speaker for UW students graduating this month. She graduated from UW in '68 and is the most senior woman in Congress.
Dem sources expect Kohl to run for another term in 2012.