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Wisconsin man sentenced for trying to buy nuclear material

Feb. 13, 2020 11:14 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin political activist who admitted to trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online was sentenced to two years of supervised release. Jeremy Ryan, 31, also was sentenced Wednesday to time served, WISC-TV reported. Ryan has been in custody since his arrest in...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Sanders' Social Security 'adjustments' undercut Biden attack

Jan. 29, 2020 12:25 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As a congressman in the 1990s, Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making “adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social Security. He also praised an overhaul of the social safety net program signed into law by President Ronald Reagan that reduced benefits and...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the audience at a campaign stop at Simpson College, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden rips Sanders campaign for Social Security attacks

Jan. 19, 2020 7:25 AM EST

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden has called for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign to “disown” what he calls “doctored video” that some Sanders supporters say shows the former vice president endorsing Republican calls to cut Social Security and Medicare. ...

Wisconsin man pleads guilty to nuclear material count

Jan. 10, 2020 5:37 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin political activist accused of trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online pleaded guilty Friday to one count of receiving a nuclear material. Jeremy Ryan, 31, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge James Peterson, about 10 days before he was...

Democrat Polack announces bid for Congress against Steil

Jan. 9, 2020 2:12 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic political newcomer Roger Polack announced Wednesday that he is running for Congress in southeast Wisconsin, challenging Republican freshman Rep. Bryan Steil. Polack, in a series of tweets announcing his candidacy, promised not to take any campaign money from corporate...