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Our Views: Return Johnson to the Senate

Perhaps because Sen. Ron Johnson began his career in manufacturing instead of law school, he doesn't come across as an incumbent having spent the last six years in Washington.

Johnson still exhibits an outsider mentality and is willing to point ...

Our Views: Paul Ryan’s fight for the GOP’s soul
Ryan has been embroiled in a larger fight for the soul of the Republican Party, under siege by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Our Views: Pocan beats the alternative

Mark Pocan leans farther left than any candidate endorsed by The Gazette this year.

But the editorial board judges candidates not only by their voting record and policy positions. Another factor is the quality of their opposition.

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Our Views: Vruwink makes best case for 43rd District
As self-described "conservative Democrat," Don Vruwink is the superior candidate because of his breadth of experience and years of getting to know his community.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Oct. 31
Our Views: 'Yes' to building a new Milton High School
As technology has evolved, so have students' needs. Students need a 21st century school, and now is the time to build it.
Our Views: Rep. August deserves another term
The 32st Assembly District representative has kept free-market principles in the forefront while showing a willingness to work with Democrats.
Our Views: Lukewarm for Loudenbeck
Rep. Amy Loudenbeck's late night vote last year to undermine the state’s open records laws concerns us and calls into question her judgment, though for other reasons she has earned our endorsement.
Our Views: The law, not protesters, is in charge
Amid a riot or some other disturbance, law enforcement agencies cannot afford to make their decision on enforcing the law contingent on a political position.
Our Views: Stewart would thrive as Rock County treasurer
A closer examination of the two candidates reveals Wendy Stewart is better qualified to assume the complex duties of the treasurer’s office despite Michelle Roettger’s nearly six years in the treasurer’s office.