Unquestionably, the mission in Iraq has become more dangerous and difficult.
From its earliest days, stem cell research has been important to the people of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin is very proud of the career and technical college system that we have back home.
We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign oil has done to us economically.
The one thing we can do is invest in the quality of education, especially higher education.
Judicial review has been a part of our democracy in this constitutional government for over 200 years.
Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation.
Over the last few years, the world has become a smaller and more integrated place with technology that is leveling the playing field like never before.
As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
The single most important factor in determining America's success in the 21st century will be maintaining our ability to be an innovative and creative society.