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Smart Politics: Ryan’s Open House Seat Sets State Record
Smart Politics

Ryan’s Open House Seat Sets State Record

Wisconsin has open House seat for fifth consecutive election, first time in history.

The State of Politics: Ryan’s 20-Year Tenure Typical for State
The State of Politics

Ryan’s 20-Year Tenure Typical for State

House members from Wisconsin average 16 years in office, nearly double the national average.

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.

Bryce Announces First Quarter Fundraising Figures: $2.1 Million
Press Release

Bryce Announces First Quarter Fundraising Figures: $2.1 Million

The campaign has raised more than any other Ryan challenger in the last 20 years

The Contrarian: Dallet Blows Off Burns’ Backing
The Contrarian

Dallet Blows Off Burns’ Backing

High court candidate prefers not to be identified with left wing loser Tim Burns?

Dallet for Justice Earns New Endorsements from Across Wisconsin
Press Release

Dallet for Justice Earns New Endorsements from Across Wisconsin

"The endorsement of these Wisconsin leaders gives this campaign the momentum to win on April 3rd."

Smart Politics: Sensenbrenner Could Break State Record
Smart Politics

Sensenbrenner Could Break State Record

If reelected would beat David Obey’s record of nearly 42 years as state congressman.

Glendale Labor Attorney Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee County Board – District 1
Press Release

Glendale Labor Attorney Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee County Board – District 1

"Moving Milwaukee County forward is going to take new leaders willing to work together, even if they don't always agree."

Data Wonk: National Press Discovers Rural Wisconsin
Data Wonk

National Press Discovers Rural Wisconsin

Their observations, and demographic data, tell a story Democrats need to hear.

Pocan Named to House Appropriations Committee
Press Release

Pocan Named to House Appropriations Committee

“I will continue to draw on these experiences as I fight for middle class families and those aspiring to be in the middle class in Wisconsin and across the country.”

Op Ed: Medicaid Block Grants Could Benefit State
Op Ed

Medicaid Block Grants Could Benefit State

But only if the proposed change is handled properly.

Plenty of Horne: Lawyers Grill Supreme Court Candidates
Plenty of Horne

Lawyers Grill Supreme Court Candidates

And what a lively forum it was. Here is the truth about the candidates, so help us God.

Plenty of Horne: Conservation Voters Convene
Plenty of Horne

Conservation Voters Convene

Former congressmen Obey and Petri make a League of Conservation Voters fundraiser a stop on their bipartisan road trip.

Former Congressmen Obey, Petri go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law
Press Release

Former Congressmen Obey, Petri go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

During this visit to the Law School, Obey and Petri will share lessons they learned from decades of public service.

Dave Obey Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Dave Obey Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Former Congressman Dave Obey, who represented Wisconsin’s largest congressional district stretching over 20 Counties from Marathon to Polk, Douglas to Oneida, has endorsed Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Op-Ed: Why We Need Term Limits
Op-Ed

Why We Need Term Limits

Shirley Abrahamson has served 39 years. Fred Risser has served 60 years. Maybe that's too long.

Murphy’s Law: Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty
Murphy’s Law

Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty

Some mudslinging at the candidates may stick to Democratic insider and consultant Thad Nation. This story was updated at 6:30 p.m., May 26.

Design Your Own Streetcar Route

Design Your Own Streetcar Route

UrbanMilwaukee would like to issue you a challenge.  With the announcement that Mayor Tom Barrett with the help of Congressman David Obey and Senator Herb Kohl managed to get 60% of the $91.5 million for his streetcar vision, it’s time to think about what the final route may be. There is a simple reality any […]

The Roundup: Carpenter to Run For Congress
The Roundup

Carpenter to Run For Congress

Rep. Jerry Kleczka is the son of a machinist. A Carpenter wants to replace him.

Murphy’s Law: Superintendent Burmaster Slaps The Governor Around
Murphy’s Law

Superintendent Burmaster Slaps The Governor Around

My, how times have changed.