The abandoned Milwaukee rail project shows how a central part of President Obama’s vision for government remains incomplete.
Sept. 6, 2013 Mechanic Laurie Blum, one of the few employees left at the Talgo factory in Milwaukee, answers a phone call where high-speed rail train cars now sit dormant. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has refused federal money, stopping the new rail line connecting Milwaukee to the state’s capital in Madison and eliminating jobs at this facility in Milwaukee. Darren Hauck/For The Washington Post Buy Photo