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  • Plus, The Progressive-it was called La Follette's Weekly early on-it was a suffragist magazine, because Robert La Follette's wife, Belle Case La Follette, was one of the biggest suffragists here in the Midwest.

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  • Plus, The Progressive-it was called La Follette's Weekly early on-it was a suffragist magazine, because Robert La Follette's wife, Belle Case La Follette, was one of the biggest suffragists here in the Midwest.

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  • La Follette campaigned by railcar and horse cart, visiting 300 towns and delivering stump speeches that crystallized Progressive ideology: Government should be a force to stand up for the little guy.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • We have a long history of reform—La Follette, Tommy Thompson on welfare, and now Gov.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • At his inauguration, Mr. Walker literally turned his back on La Follette and invoked his political hero, Ronald Reagan.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • An aide to Mr. Walker said the new Republican governor wanted to be close to a replica of the state constitution, but the move also kept the bust of Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette out of the public eye.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • Reince Priebus, former head of the state Republican Party and now chairman of the Republican National Committee, said Mr. Walker's plan was actually a continuation of the La Follette legacy.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • Related Article Wisconsin Governor Seeks Deep Cuts Two weeks of raucous protests over Mr. Walker's "budget repair" bill have paralyzed state government and thrust La Follette—and his progressive legacy—back on center stage.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

  • La Follette had planned to publish the law on March 25.

    Wisconsin Anti-Union Law Temporarily Blocked By Judge

  • Protesters' signs and online discussions have repeatedly invoked La Follette, a turn-of-the-20th century Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator.

    In Wisconsin, 'Fighting Bob' Fights On

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