"… spent more than $250,000 on political ads, mostly in Nebraska’s GOP U.S. Senate primary, where it endorsed Midland University President Ben Sasse, who ultimately …"
"… se visits. Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Washington refused numerous requests for comment and declined to answer questions pos …"
"… ts to continue has played only a bit part in a howling political debate in Washington over cutting Medicare Advantage rates. Yet it could cost taxpayers billion …"
"… reviewed by the Center for Public Integrity. Mary Inman, a San Francisco lawyer who represents whistleblowers, said officials have been concerned for year …"
"… es of outside cash. In New Hampshire, for instance, the DGA gave the state Democratic Party nearly $3 million, which mostly went to helping Hassan. Analyzing outside …"
"… how you feel about raising prices on Arkansas families.” The state’s Democratic Party tried to fight back against the group by producing a TV ad starring Democr …"
"… t,” says Kathy Sullivan, the Hassan advisor and former head of the state Democratic Party. The money is “gross” and so is the lack of disclosure, she says. Sul …"
"… ocessors shared $5.5 million in bonuses, according to salary data from the Office of Personnel Management. The more complex claims were often set aside by workers so they could ke …"
"… bonuses to some employees even as their claims backlogs grew. During 2012, Office of Personnel Management records show, some of the most troubled offices gave their employees the m …"
"… cutive director Carl Pope and Harold Ickes, a longtime adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton. It first registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 527 committee …"
"… youth with severe emotional disturbances and achieve impressive outcomes. Milwaukee County, Wisc.: Wraparound Milwaukee, which pools funding from child w …"
"… and achieve impressive outcomes. Milwaukee County, Wisc.: Wraparound Milwaukee, which pools funding from child welfare, Medicaid, juvenile justice and me …"
"… d youth each year. With an annual budget of nearly $50 million, Wraparound Milwaukee has dramatically reduced the county’s use of psychiatric hospital and re …"
"… found that just 15 percent of delinquent teens participating in Wraparound Milwaukee — about half of the total program population — re-offended during thei …"
"… nion-free.” Justice Ann Walsh Bradley’s husband is Mark J. Bradley, a lawyer for Ruder Ware, a Wisconsin-based law firm that specializes in decertifyin …"
"… 3.15 million to the committee pushing for the proposal, records show. The Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has also been a major financial b …"
"… ll.McCaskill’s allies spent about $3 million during the same period.Rep. Todd Akin, her Republican opponent, bucked calls from his own party to drop out of t …"
"… n Washington. McClellan, a former director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, said the agency must send a message that it “won’t s …"
"… .In Congress, there are more than a dozen proposed amendments aimed at the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, which allowed wealthy individuals, corporations …"
"… The record spending total was made possible thanks to the Citizens United U.S. Supreme Court decision — which had the effect of invalidating Wisconsin’s …"
"… suggesting that national unions have propped up his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.While Barrett has received about 26 percent of his $4 mi …"
"… Barrett during the Democratic primary for trying to wring concessions from Milwaukee public employees.But when Falk lost to Barrett in the May 8 Democratic pri …"
"… s, who have largely been a partner in economic development.”Walker faces Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on June 5 in a nationally watched recall election.This t …"
"… Coming Sunday, May 20: Who got access to Walker? …"
"… strategy — a constant public-relations focus in a 24-hour news world.“Scott Walker is a modern politician,” said Geoffrey Skelley, political analyst …"
"… etition drive that has forced Walker into a recall election June 5 against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Spending on the race is expected to hit $80 million, mu …"
"… onth, the calendars clocked just two hours for media: two TV interviews in Milwaukee, an open press call and a conference on his children’s reading initiativ …"
"… e entry. Rindfleisch, who was Walker’s deputy chief of staff when he was Milwaukee county executive, was charged in January this year with four felony counts …"
"… sconsin.In three previous legislative sessions, state Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, has introduced a bill that would place 17-year-olds back in juvenile cour …"
"… olds back in juvenile court. He plans to offer it again. Kessler, a former Milwaukee juvenile court judge, says the existing law is too harsh for most young of …"
"… les in serious cases to be tried in adult court.State Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, is introducing legislation that would put 17-year-olds back in the juveni …"
"… use of firearms.”Wisconsin’s new law, which took effect Nov. 1, leaves Illinois as the lone state with a blanket ban on carrying concealed weapons. The NR …"
"… s for the Cain campaign, according to financial documents disclosed by the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.One financial document cited by the paper shows …"
"… s not have to identify its donors or disclose how much money they gave.The Milwaukee newspaper, which relied heavily on Prosperity USA’s financial documents …"
"… w about the report until you brought it up on the show.”Cain, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, has steadily climbed to the top tier of Republican …"
"… nes that have such huge ramifications for our future is to be commended." Lois Leveen, communication director for Grantmakers for Education, a nonprofit associa …"
"… at’s life. I’m willing to accept it,” Casano said.Sharon Huizenga of Milwaukee, 65, has only recently signed up for Medicare, and like Casano, she prefer …"
"… ongressional district, which includes farm communities as well as southern Milwaukee suburbs. Now 40, Ryan is the senior Republican on the House Budget Committ …"
"… he Center for Public Integrity last year.In a campaign-style appearance in Milwaukee on Sunday, the president proposed $50 billion in new spending next year on …"
"… iginally scheduled for release in July 2007, was undertaken by the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) at the request of the International Joint Commission, an independe …"
"… on of toxicology and environmental medicine, Dr. Howard Frumkin, ATSDR’s chief, wrote that the quality of the study was “well below expectations.” Wh …"
"… from Wisconsin Lutheran College, a four-year, coed liberal arts school in Milwaukee. Wasser found a handwritten note from Samantha to her boyfriend, a man she …"
"… Samantha about the note. Later, he drove her back to college.The drive to Milwaukee was tense—but still, the conflict with Samantha seemed minor to Wasser, …"
"… Before Resch filed the charges against him, he was the head director of a Milwaukee boarding school. Now he can't step foot on campus."It's a loss of professi …"
"… al politics will play a role. E. Michael McCann, the elected prosecutor in Milwaukee, Wis., since 1968, has stood for re-election several times and understands …"
"… imes filled with error for all sorts of well-intended or nefarious reasons.Milwaukee District Attorney E. Michael McCann says that decades of working closely w …"
"… Police who question eyewitnesses can exercise a huge influence. McCann in Milwaukee worries about the "overzealous officer who inappropriately suggests inform …"
"… ago, it is not in its new markets. Despite the FCC rule, the company went ahead with the merger.The FCC can't do anything about the Times Mirror deal unti …"
"… p. and Fox has consumer advocates and competitors worrying that News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch may use the direct broadcast pipeline to push his own progr …"