According to the American Cancer Society, excluding cancers of the skin, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. An estimated 40,480 women and 450 men died from breast cancer in 2008, and an estimated 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in women, plus 1,990 cases in men.
Today In Scott Walker History: He Acknowledges that Shared Revenue Cuts Led to Cut Services and/or Higher Taxes
One year ago today, Candidate Scott Walker slammed a rival budget plan that included cuts to shared revenue saying, "When local governments are unable to realize that massive amount of savings, local officials will either have to cut services or increase property taxes."
Enjoy Your Flown-In Sushi, "Struggling" Sean!
Reality tee-vee star Sean Duffy turns 40 this week and so, as it becomes clearer that average households in the north woods are doing worse than they did 10 years ago even as Duffy continues to prosper, we hope you wish him a happy birthday.
In 2009, well before he became a national embarrassment and before average Wisconsinites had ever heard of the Koch Brothers and their corporate front group "Americans For Prosperity," Scott Walker was in ascendance.
A great column from Marathon County Democratic Party Chair Jeff Johnson published in today's Wausau Daily Herald.
Scott Walker Republicans have shown total disregard for the working families of Wisconsin, with the greatest amount of contempt reserved for our brothers and sisters of the labor movement. After having waged a full-scale assault against labor, this bunch adds insult to a thousand injuries by hoping to preen in Labor Day parades. This is absurd.
MADISON - Sen. Ron Johnson came to Madison last week for a hypocritical photo-op, reading to children at a community health clinic, one of the very clinics that would lose valuable funding if Johnson and his Tea Party cronies get their way in repealing the successful Affordable Care Act and slashing billions from vital social safety net programs.
We are less than two weeks away from our opportunity to retake the state Senate – and we plan to use every available minute getting out the vote for our strong Democratic candidates.