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A face in Wisconsin’s Electoral College: Fred Risser

Fran Wiedenhoeft, Staff Writer

November 13, 2012

The Electoral College is a room full of academic looking people behind desks, right? Who are these people, so pivotal in the most recent elections? In reality, this long standing institution is a process, not a place. Sen. Fred Risser is one of many faces that make up Wisconsin’s electoral process,...

A nation divided is no nation at all

Joshua Lynch, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

Years ago, prior to the advent of the 24-hour news cycle, the speeches at a political convention were natural. The speaker knew what the audience wanted to hear and the political bashing was like fuel to the flame for the crowd; be it Democrat or Republican. Rallying the base of either party is no chore...

Outdated two-party system destroying America

Marcus C. Robinson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2011

“We The People” have the privilege of electing leaders who best reflect our views. Except we don’t. We vote along party lines instead of electing politicians who best represent our views. It seems that “We The People” have forgotten that unity is our strength. It seems we have forgotten how...

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