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  1. Leah Vukmir’s Victory in Wisconsin Is a Rare Win for Republican WomenThe veteran conservative state legislator will now face incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin in another uphill race in Wisconsin.
  2. Scott Walker and Tammy Baldwin Prepare for a November Slugfest in WisconsinDemocrats will choose an opponent for longtime nemesis Scott Walker while Republicans are staging a pricey primary to challenge Tammy Baldwin.
  3. Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Special Election Was a Terrible Omen for the GOPRepublican Governor Scott Walker doesn’t seem too confident.
  4. Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Election Is Going To Be A BarnburnerIn a closely divided and intensely partisan state, this judicial election will be among other things a tune-up for November.
  5. Ron Johnson Is Very Bad at McCarthyismFor the second time in two weeks, the Wisconsin senator made up a wild conspiracy theory about the FBI — only to see it instantly fall apart.
  6. Senate Parliamentarian Throws Sand Into the Gears of the GOP Tax-Cut MachineIt looked like the GOP tax cut would glide through the Senate. But a parliamentarian’s ruling has estranged deficit hawks.
  7. The Trump Tax Cuts Pass in Committee, Head to the Senate FloorIt looks like this thing is gonna pass — if Mitch McConnell can keep all of the promises he just made.
  8. Here’s How Republicans Plan to Get Their Tax Bill Out of the SenateSeven Senate Republicans have expressed concerns about the legislation. Mitch McConnell hopes to win them over with these last-minute changes.
  9. the national interest
    Why Ron Johnson’s Opposition Is a Body Blow for the Trump Tax CutsThey’ll need to give him either money or spend time negotiating with him. They don’t have either to spare.
  10. When Two Warring Parties Share a State’s U.S. Senate SeatsThe number of “split” Senate delegations is declining steadily, and with it the phenomenon of voters deliberately choosing a senator from each party.
  11. The GOP’s Latest Attempt to Repeal Obamacare Won’t Even Get a VoteAfter a pretty depressing luncheon discussion, Senate Republicans decided they won’t humiliate themselves with a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill.
  12. Senate to Hold Phony Graham-Cassidy Hearings So They Can Pretend to DeliberateJohn McCain is troubled by the Senate’s rushed consideration of health-care legislation. So the GOP is cooking up some bogus hearings for him.
  13. GOP Senator: McCain’s Brain Tumor May Have Affected Health-Care Vote“He has a brain tumor right now — that vote occurred at 1:30 in the morning, some of that might have factored in,” Senator Ron Johnson said.
  14. Senators Figure Out McConnell Is Lying to Them About TrumpcareThis is why he wanted a really fast vote.
  15. Obamacare: What If the GOP Gets What It Wants?With the Supreme Court decision looming, the right is rethinking its scorched-Earth approach to attacking Obamacare.
  16. Republicans to Wage 30-Year Budget WarIn the long run, we will all be dead.
  17. penney pinching
    Ron Johnson Out As J.C. Penney CEODid not see this coming.
  18. penney pinching
    J.C. Penney Opens Joe Fresh Shop-in-ShopsHang in there?
  19. penney pinching
    J.C. Penney Is ‘Evolving’ Back to Having SalesBut no coupons.
  20. penney pinching
    WWD’s Newsmaker of the Year: J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson“I’m not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.”
  21. bathmat wars
    Macy’s Went Ahead and Sued J.C. Penney Over This Martha Stewart BusinessLet the wild rumpus continue.
  22. What the Founders Said About 100-Round Assault-Rifle MagazinesSenator Ron Johnson thinks such magazines are constitutionally protected. 
  23. makeovers
    JCPenney Is Sprucing Itself Up So Much That You Might Actually Shop ThereNew logo! Cool ads!
  24. the end of sales?
    JCPenney Permanently Cuts All Prices by 40 Percent, Will Hold Fewer SalesHere’s a novel idea.
  25. it's a confusing thing
    Why Would JCPenney Want to Snatch Martha Stewart From Macy’s?JCPenney’s just-announced 17 percent, $38.5 million stake in Martha’s brand has the retail industry wondering how the deal is supposed to help reinvent the store.
  26. Hey, Look, Republican Recriminations!They blame South Carolina senator Jim DeMint for their failure to take the Senate.