Commentary: ‘Boring’ won in the midterms. That’s good news for better government.

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Chicago Tribune

As he stumped for reelection in a yellow school bus, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers reminded voters that four years after he’d pledged to “fix the damn roads,” the state had paved and patched more than 5,000 miles of roads after pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into transportation projects. At an election night party following his victory in a hard-fought race, Evers highlighted the power of keeping his campaign promises and delivering results. “Some people call it boring, but you know what, Wisconsin? As it turns out, boring wins,” he said. After a history-defying election, we learned a few…

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