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Raised in Janesville, Wisconsin, I'll Be Voting to Protect the Middle Class -- I'll Be Voting for Obama/Biden

Steven Stamstad | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Steven Stamstad

Like Paul Ryan, my beliefs are "rooted in Janesville, Wisconsin." But what I can't understand is why some middle-class folks -- and their supporters -- might think Romney and Ryan have their best interests at heart.

Small Town Recession Struggles: Laid-Off Workers Go Back To School

| Joanne Jacobs | Posted 12.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog. PBS will air As Goes Janesville this evening.The docume...

Paul Ryan's Favorite Liberal?

Doug Bradley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Doug Bradley

While the other folks gathered around Paul Ryan either gave Ted Kinnaman a wary eye or completely ignored him, he walked right up to Rep. Ryan, who turned to greet him. "I came to see how the other 1 percent is doing," Kinnaman said to Ryan.

WATCH: Paul Ryan Gets Hometown Send-Off Before Trip To Tampa

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. — A raucous crowd cheered native son Paul Ryan on Monday as he prepared to accept the Republican Party's vice presidential nomi...

Nurses to Obama: Heal America, Tax Wall Street

Mary Bottari | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Mary Bottari

As President Obama gets ready for his big jobs speech Thursday, America's nurses have a message for him.

An Infrastructure Bank: Reinvesting in America

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

On Labor Day, President Obama announced a National Infrastructure Bank to direct our reinvestment in American infrastructure. In doing so, he returned...

Obama's Economy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

If the TARP banks are to be a main investment vehicle for the next stage of recovery -- as they should be, it is after all our money not theirs -- it is heartening to have Obama at the helm.

Remember The Folks In Janesville This Holiday

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Foval

This holiday, please remember Janesville, Newton, Middle Amana and East Moline. These people are hurting, and we need to help our neighbors get through this.