As part of his quest to bring Wisconsin’s government spending under control, Governor Scott Walker announced a 13-percent cut to the University of Wisconsin’s annual budget.

Senate Democrats Tuesday blocked a Republican bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security while also repealing executive actions by President Obama.

The Huffington Post reported recently on a faux conservative non-profit group, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, which was instrumental in electing (or re-electing) “progressive” Republicans who were opposed by conservatives and Tea Party candidates in the last election cycle.

After former Florida Governor Jeb Bush admitted in an interview with the Boston Globe that he had smoked marijuana when he was a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused Bush of hypocrisy for opposing a Florida ballot initiative to allow the use of the drug for medical reasons.

Though Ohio Governor John Kasich accused other potential Republican presidential nominees of lying about problems with Common Core, it would appear that it is Kasich who has his facts wrong concerning Common Core.