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Op Ed: The DNR Isn’t Quite Dead
Op Ed

The DNR Isn’t Quite Dead

Signs of life in its latest reports on natural resources that still survive.

Even Paul Ryan Doesn’t Think He Can Beat Randy Bryce
Press Release

Even Paul Ryan Doesn’t Think He Can Beat Randy Bryce

Reports that Ryan is Considering Retiring in 2018 Another Sign That He's Scared of Facing Bryce Next November

Paul Ryan’s Retirement in 2018 Is Inevitable
Press Release

Paul Ryan’s Retirement in 2018 Is Inevitable

Cathy Myers says Speaker Ryan’s retirement is due to recent election results nationwide and fear of women holding him accountable for his policies

Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire at End of 2018
Press Release

Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire at End of 2018

Set to Cut and Run Instead of Face Consequences of His Right-Wing Fantasy Policies

Op Ed: Ron Johnson a Hero for Small Businesses
Op Ed

Ron Johnson a Hero for Small Businesses

His objections push Republicans to add federal tax breaks for small businesses.

President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete
Press Release

President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Complete and Release Buy American Report

Joseph P. Galvan Named HUD Regional Administrator
Press Release

Joseph P. Galvan Named HUD Regional Administrator

Former HUD Regional Administrator to oversee HUD Midwest Regional Office

The State of Politics: Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term
The State of Politics

Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term

Attorney General has jumped on hot-button issues he hopes will get him reelected.

Op Ed: Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts
Op Ed

Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts

Massive deficit it causes could require huge cuts in Medicare.

Pocan Statement on Trump Administration Reversing Position to Attack Public Sector Unions
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Trump Administration Reversing Position to Attack Public Sector Unions

"President Trump appealed to hard working voters, but he is governing solely for the wealthy donor class who funded his campaign."

County Executive Abele Calls On County Board to Reverse Their Cuts to Homeless Shelter Funding
Press Release

County Executive Abele Calls On County Board to Reverse Their Cuts to Homeless Shelter Funding

Board's $15 Million Budget Cut Includes $200,000 Reduction in Funding for Homeless Shelters

Gov. Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy

Endorses Change in U.S. Foreign Policy Sought By GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson

Data Wonk: The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court
Data Wonk

The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court

It’s supposed to be non-partisan. How and why did this change?

Campaign Cash: Kwik Trip Cashes in on Walker Support
Campaign Cash

Kwik Trip Cashes in on Walker Support

Convenience store chain gave Walker $90,000, got $21 million from state jobs agency.

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & RNC for propping up Republican Moore
Press Release

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & RNC for propping up Republican Moore

Wisconsin Republicans can stand with women or they can condone the behavior of the Republican Party and president toward an alleged serial sexual predator up for election next week

Op Ed: Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds
Op Ed

Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds

Secrecy and lies used to pass it. How much will Trump, Ron Johnson personally benefit?

Op Ed: Trump Undermines U.S. Justice System
Op Ed

Trump Undermines U.S. Justice System

After undocumented immigrant he called an “animal” is found innocent, he attacks jury verdict.

Latest Higher Ed Proposals Prove, Again, It Can Always Get Worse With Donald Trump
Press Release

Latest Higher Ed Proposals Prove, Again, It Can Always Get Worse With Donald Trump

Proposed Changes to Higher Ed Act Reauthorization Would Explode Student Debt, Break Promises to Graduates and Stifle Campus Free Speech

Wisconsin deserves transparency on Gallagher’s relationship with former National Security Advisor Flynn
Press Release

Wisconsin deserves transparency on Gallagher’s relationship with former National Security Advisor Flynn

Gallagher’s constituents deserve to know the details behind his involvement with Flynn.

Back in the News: Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?
Back in the News

Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?

The Republican Senate candidate depends on Moore contributor Richard Uihlein.

Op Ed: What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan
Op Ed

What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan

I know Paul Ryan well. And I know what Ryan and Trump are really doing with their tax plan.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill

Provide Tax Relief for Working Families, Start-Ups, Small Businesses and Manufacturers

EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law
Press Release

EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law

In response to the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that multiple Milwaukee-area industrial refurbishing plants violated federal law, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Op Ed: Tax Reform Should Put Families First
Op Ed

Tax Reform Should Put Families First

Republican bill cuts taxes for wealthy, corporations, hikes them for many families.

Wisconsin Budget: Which Federal Tax Plan Is Better?
Wisconsin Budget

Which Federal Tax Plan Is Better?

Majority of taxpayers lose under both plans, but in different ways.

The State of Politics: Is State Elections Process “At Risk”?
The State of Politics

Is State Elections Process “At Risk”?

Elections Commission, legislators, predict problems if staff not restored.

Documenting Hate: A New Wisconsin Neo-Hate Group?
Documenting Hate

A New Wisconsin Neo-Hate Group?

State chapter of “Proud Boys” is anti-immigrant, anti-feminism, pro-"western values.”

Measuring How Polarized We Are

Measuring How Polarized We Are

That’s what Craig Gilbert is doing, as he discusses with Mike Gousha.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

Senate Appropriations Committee includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The State of Politics: Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?
The State of Politics

Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?

A record 16 candidates have registered, making predictions difficult.

Campaign Cash: Schimel Chats Up Big Donors at Trump Resort
Campaign Cash

Schimel Chats Up Big Donors at Trump Resort

Event sponsored by group that gave $300,000 to state campaigns in 2014 election.

Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril
Press Release

Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril

In response to the passage of the House Republican tax plan, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, issued the following statement:

Murphy’s Law: Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby
Murphy’s Law

Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby

A great way to get donations from billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.

According to uncovered secret agenda, AG Brad Schimel attended lavish weekend retreat at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago with elite donors
Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation in Peril
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation in Peril

Job-creating historic preservation tax credits face cuts again, this time from Congress.

Foxconn Signing Is a Love Fest

Foxconn Signing Is a Love Fest

Walker rhapsodizes about the deal, and welcomes workers from Illinois.

The State of Politics: Can Walker Win Reelection?
The State of Politics

Can Walker Win Reelection?

And what’s the secret -- so far -- of his success?

State Sees Rise in Hate Groups

State Sees Rise in Hate Groups

Increase in anti-Semitic, racist incidents reflects national increase in hate groups.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump-GOP Tax Plan in Five Charts
Wisconsin Budget

Trump-GOP Tax Plan in Five Charts

Provisions will have huge impact on Wisconsin taxpayers.

Murphy’s Law: Walker Retreats From Foxconn Deal
Murphy’s Law

Walker Retreats From Foxconn Deal

It was supposed to assure his reelection. What happened?

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People
Press Release

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People

When not catering to the whims of the wealthy in 2017, Republicans have focused on an extreme social agenda.

Special Report: Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard
Special Report

Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard

County’s huge increase isn’t just suburban whites, city and minority residents hurt, too.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street

President Trump: “It’s out. Done…carried interest was great for me, but carried interest was unfair and it’s gone.”

Matt Flynn Releases His Policies for Moving Wisconsin Forward Again
Press Release

Matt Flynn Releases His Policies for Moving Wisconsin Forward Again

Flynn will set things right again after the destructive government of Scott Walker

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate
Press Release

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate

Gilbert is currently engaged in a special reportage project concerning the political climate during the Trump presidency.

Despite Wisconsin’s Stagnant Economy, Walker Running for Third Term
Press Release

Despite Wisconsin’s Stagnant Economy, Walker Running for Third Term

A year out from the election, Walker is increasingly vulnerable to a strong Democratic challenge.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Senator Baldwin joined 14 of her Senate colleagues last week to introduce the Combating the Opioid Epidemic Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The President’s emergency declaration only makes about $57,000 available which fails to adequately address this epidemic.

Despite Mounting Questions of Fitness and Legitimacy of Trump Administration Another Extreme Judicial Nominee Approved for Lifetime Slot on Federal Judiciary
Murphy’s Law: Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone
Murphy’s Law

Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone

New research shows votes -- for both blacks and whites -- were suppressed in 2016.

Op Ed: Make America Safe From Domestic Terrorism
Op Ed

Make America Safe From Domestic Terrorism

Most U.S. terrorists are American citizens, but little attention is paid to them.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing

Despite Pledges to Lower Drug Prices, Trump Administration Has Four Times Delayed Implementation of Rule Punishing Drug Companies for Overpricing Prescription Drugs

Campaign Cash: Secret Corporate Cash Funded GOP Hideaway
Campaign Cash

Secret Corporate Cash Funded GOP Hideaway

Ryan and Republicans enjoyed fancy post-convention “cloakroom" paid for by 20 companies.

Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers
Press Release

Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers

In response to the passage of the GOP’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

New Poll Finds Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support Among Wisconsin Voters for Allowing Student Loan Refinancing
Press Release

New Poll Finds Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support Among Wisconsin Voters for Allowing Student Loan Refinancing

Republicans Blocking Legislation ‘On the Wrong Side on the Policy and the Politics’

New Public Survey Demonstrates Strong Majority Support For Congressional Action On Dreamers
Press Release

New Public Survey Demonstrates Strong Majority Support For Congressional Action On Dreamers

Wisconsinites broadly support the rights of our state’s Latinx communities to live without fear of deportation and splitting up families.

Waukesha County Sheriff Applies To Have Deputies Become Part of Trump’s Immigration Force
Press Release

Waukesha County Sheriff Applies To Have Deputies Become Part of Trump’s Immigration Force

This is not the first time the Waukesha County Sheriff has sought to participate in the 287(g) program.

The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return
Press Release

The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return

"The WEDC has been the kid left in the candy store after it closed."

Echo: The Fight Against Great Lakes Algae
Echo

The Fight Against Great Lakes Algae

Federal funding Trump wants to end has helped Wisconsin, other states.

Bowen to Walker: Stop trying to silence NFL players
Press Release

Bowen to Walker: Stop trying to silence NFL players

"His moves to stoke anger and resentment are as cynical as politics gets."

Op Ed: Walker’s 2018 Campaign Baggage Is Heavy
Op Ed

Walker’s 2018 Campaign Baggage Is Heavy

The negative issues and squabbles he must handle keep growing.

Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor
Press Release

Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor

Effective grassroots organizations coming together to build a government that works for the people of Wisconsin

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin One of Cheapest States
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin One of Cheapest States

Gives little to charity, report shows. Milwaukee is much more generous than state.

Gov. Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch
Press Release

Gov. Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch

Walker-Led Republican Governors Association Starts Hawking ‘I Stand’ Stickers for Campaign Contributions Hours After His NFL Letter

Cathy Myers Calls for Impeachment of Donald Trump
Press Release

Cathy Myers Calls for Impeachment of Donald Trump

Paul Ryan challenger says threat of nuclear war requires the Speaker to act on impeachment to protect the safety and security of Americans

Wisconsin 2018 Health Insurance Rate Spike Can Be Avoided With BadgerCare Public Option
Press Release

Wisconsin 2018 Health Insurance Rate Spike Can Be Avoided With BadgerCare Public Option

Protects Wisconsinites from Trump’s health care sabotage

Lives at risk as Trump sabotages health care
Press Release

Lives at risk as Trump sabotages health care

GOP attacks designed to target vulnerable residents and create economic chaos

Trump and Walker don’t Give a Damn about Your Healthcare
Press Release

Trump and Walker don’t Give a Damn about Your Healthcare

"President Trump’s plan to gut insurance market subsidies means higher premiums and worse coverage for those lucky enough to keep their health insurance."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

"The Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin."

Pocan Slams Trump for Sending Wisconsin Insurance Rate Increases Sky-High
Press Release

Pocan Slams Trump for Sending Wisconsin Insurance Rate Increases Sky-High

"President Trump is doing everything he can to sabotage the ACA and his actions are now having a very real impact on tens of thousands of Wisconsinites."

Murphy’s Law: Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?
Murphy’s Law

Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?

Odds are slim. But the added turnout for those races could help reelect Tammy Baldwin.

Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin
Press Release

Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin

Milwaukee attorney and former State Party Chairman says it’s time to move Wisconsin Forward again

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan
Press Release

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan

"Unelected, faceless bureaucrats in the Obama administration tried to foist these costly regulations on the American people"

Wisconsin Budget: Who Benefits from Trump Tax Cuts?
Wisconsin Budget

Who Benefits from Trump Tax Cuts?

In Wisconsin the top 1% will get 61% of the tax cut.

Plenty of Horne: We’re All Running For Governor
Plenty of Horne

We’re All Running For Governor

Ten Democrats are running, and most were at this forum, chastising Walker.

The State of Politics: Trump Tax Plan’s $10 Billion Impact on State
The State of Politics

Trump Tax Plan’s $10 Billion Impact on State

Residents could be hurt and helped by changes.

Why Farms Need Undocumented Workers

Why Farms Need Undocumented Workers

Immigrant labor produces 79 percent of nation’s milk. Can they be replaced?

Op Ed: Schimel and Pruitt, the Anti-Environmentalists
Op Ed

Schimel and Pruitt, the Anti-Environmentalists

State attorney general and federal EPA head never met a green policy they liked.

Vukmir And Nicholson Support Trump Limits to Women’s Healthcare Access
One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Announcement of New Planned Parenthood Health Center Opening
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Announcement of New Planned Parenthood Health Center Opening

“Congratulations, and thank you, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.”

Data Wonk: The Lessons of Repeal and Replace
Data Wonk

The Lessons of Repeal and Replace

Republicans never had an actual plan. Bernie Sanders might learn from that.

Legislators Condemn Las Vegas Shooting, Demand Action on Gun Violence
Press Release

Legislators Condemn Las Vegas Shooting, Demand Action on Gun Violence

Reps. Sargent, Berceau, and Taylor announce bill denouncing gun violence, call on state and federal legislators to act on legislation preventing gun violence

Plenty of Horne: US Treasurer’s Name Misspelled on Official Site
Plenty of Horne

US Treasurer’s Name Misspelled on Official Site

Her name goes on all U.S. dollars, but Trump administration unsure of spelling.

Urban Reads: Trouble In The Housing Market?
Urban Reads

Trouble In The Housing Market?

All the city news you can use.

Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan — National Progressive Leader and Kenosha Native — Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress
Press Release

Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan — National Progressive Leader and Kenosha Native — Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress

Pocan praised Bryce's commitment to saving ObamaCare and passing Medicare for All.

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear <em>Janus v. AFSCME</em>
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear Janus v. AFSCME

"This case is just another example of President Trump rigging the economy against workers and in favor of his wealthy friends."

Walker and Forty-Fifth President Sweeten Deal for Foxconn
Press Release

Walker and Forty-Fifth President Sweeten Deal for Foxconn

Taxpayers Need Real Details Regarding Administration’s Tax Plan

Gov. Walker Mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan Proposed Tax Hike on Wisconsin
Press Release

Gov. Walker Mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan Proposed Tax Hike on Wisconsin

Hard Working Wisconsin Taxpayers Could Be Paying More So Wealthy, Multi-National Corporations Can Pay Less

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Former talk show host talks up his new book, stresses he's still a conservative.

Pocan Denounces Trump’s Attacks, Takes a Knee on the House Floor to Join Protesters in Solidarity
Press Release

Pocan Denounces Trump’s Attacks, Takes a Knee on the House Floor to Join Protesters in Solidarity

"Taking a knee is becoming a broader sign of patriotism and respect for our country, for a country that can be even greater for every one of its citizens."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms

"An extension of the deadline would provide DACA recipients more time to collect the $495 application fee and gather the necessary documents to accurately complete the renewal application."

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines

"Repealing revised guidelines on the investigations of sexual assaults on college campuses sends victims back into the shadows, deters reporting of sexual assault and protects predators."

Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate

Long-time Wisconsin GOP Donors Back Leah for Senate

Data Wonk: Can Milwaukee Win The Amazon Challenge?
Data Wonk

Can Milwaukee Win The Amazon Challenge?

If a lower cost of living for employees is a key criteria.

The State of Politics: Mr. Gou – Your Turn
The State of Politics

Mr. Gou – Your Turn

An open letter to the chairman of Foxconn.

Op Ed: The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke
Op Ed

The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke

His use of government social media set an ugly precedent which must be rejected.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole

Baldwin to Trump: “Tax reform cannot leave working families behind – it needs to help them get ahead”

Political commentator, author Sykes goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School
Press Release

Political commentator, author Sykes goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

Political commentator and author Charlie Sykes will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 26

Murphy’s Law: Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report
Murphy’s Law

Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report

“We want to talk about reform,” police chief says, not DOJ report’s many errors.

Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy
Press Release

Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy

These three experts will explore a variety of questions related to international law, current U.S. foreign policy, and the Trump administration’s priorities.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic to Join DACA March and Hunger Strike
Press Release

Supervisor Dimitrijevic to Join DACA March and Hunger Strike

"We still have time to stop President Trump's shameful immigrant-hating agenda..."

Disgraced former Sheriff Clarke joins shady pro-Trump super PAC
Press Release

Disgraced former Sheriff Clarke joins shady pro-Trump super PAC

"Milwaukee County taxpayers will finally be relieved of footing the bill for David Clarke's real job: a mouthpiece for Donald Trump."

Mayor Barrett’s Statement on DACA
Press Release

Mayor Barrett’s Statement on DACA

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

The State of Politics: A Tale of Two Millennials
The State of Politics

A Tale of Two Millennials

Two young Assembly reps in each party, two very different tales.

County Executive Chris Abele Statement on DACA
Press Release

County Executive Chris Abele Statement on DACA

"These young immigrants are our friends and neighbors..."

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Anti-Clarke groups declare victory, push Walker on replacement he appoints.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to End DACA Program for Dreamers
Rep. Jimmy Anderson Blasts President Trump’s DACA Decision
Press Release

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Blasts President Trump’s DACA Decision

"This is a racist hate-filled decision by a president who is leaning into white nationalism."

Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program
Press Release

Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program

"I stand with all the Dreamers..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding

"I am deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for health insurance outreach and enrollment efforts in 2018"

Back in the News: Why Did Sheriff Clarke Resign?
Back in the News

Why Did Sheriff Clarke Resign?

It’s all about his love of Donald Trump -- and the media spotlight.

Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA
Press Release

Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA

In response to speculation the Trump administration will soon phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Campaign Cash: Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion
Campaign Cash

Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion

Powerful voucher lobby, including Betsy DeVos, has spent millions to support state politicians.

Op Ed: Trump Says “You’re Fired” to Republicans
Op Ed

Trump Says “You’re Fired” to Republicans

He’s at war with nearly every GOP leader; where does that leave the party?

Evers Hits Bad Walker-Trump Foxconn Deal In New Radio Ad
Press Release

Evers Hits Bad Walker-Trump Foxconn Deal In New Radio Ad

First ad of the Governor's race to play in Milwaukee, Green Bay, & Wausau

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Tour North America To Discuss Her New Memoir
Press Release

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Tour North America To Discuss Her New Memoir

Live at the Riverside Theater Thursday * November 9 * 6:30 p.m. doors * 7:30 p.m. show

Tony Evers Kicks Off Campaign For Governor Promising To Invest In Middle Class And Unite Wisconsin
Press Release

Tony Evers Kicks Off Campaign For Governor Promising To Invest In Middle Class And Unite Wisconsin

"Enough is enough. If I am elected to serve as your Governor, the politics of division stop on day one."

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship

Violates his pledge and adopts policy he once condemned to get conservative appointed judge.

Congressman Sensenbrenner Statement on Rapid DNA Legislation Being Signed into Law
Press Release

Congressman Sensenbrenner Statement on Rapid DNA Legislation Being Signed into Law

The Rapid DNA Act would establish a system for the integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to help reduce the DNA backlog.

APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis
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APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis

‘Shame on Brad Schimel For His Silence, For His Lack of Courage and For His Lack of Leadership’

Brad Schimel still hasn’t disavowed Trump’s Charlottesville comments
Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet
Press Release

Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet

Foxconn has not invested $10 billion over the last five years on all of its factories combined.

Wisconsin Republicans Need to Answer: ‘Do You Still Support Trump’
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Need to Answer: ‘Do You Still Support Trump’

Scott Walker Won’t, Will Assembly Republicans?

Gov. Walker’s Refusal to Disavow Trump Is Not Just Cowardice, It Is a Pattern of Behavior
Press Release

Gov. Walker’s Refusal to Disavow Trump Is Not Just Cowardice, It Is a Pattern of Behavior

Walker Record of Attacking Rights of People of Color for Political Gain Stretches Back Decades

Randy Bryce Demands Speaker Paul Ryan Censure President Trump Over Outrageous Charlottesville Response
Press Release

Randy Bryce Demands Speaker Paul Ryan Censure President Trump Over Outrageous Charlottesville Response

"There is no moral equivalence between the repugnant peddlers of hate and violence, and those who bravely stand up to them."

US Rep. Moore Calls for the Removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Calls for the Removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States

In response to yet another defense of the hate groups responsible for the violent clashes that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Crackdown on illegal immigrants, “sanctuary cities” may force changes in county and state.

Murphy’s Law: Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising
Murphy’s Law

Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising

Sinclair Broadcasting could become biggest player in state’s top media markets.

Op Ed: Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon
Op Ed

Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon

Ron Johnson insults McCain, supports Trump’s reckless rhetoric on North Korea.

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Calls on Governor Walker to Forcefully Denounce White Nationalists
Press Release

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Calls on Governor Walker to Forcefully Denounce White Nationalists

"I am angry and disappointed with Governor Walker for his response to the events in Charlottesville."

Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville
Press Release

Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville

"Democrats across Wisconsin will continue to build bridges, not walls."

Trump Administration Playing Politics with Teen Lives
Press Release

Trump Administration Playing Politics with Teen Lives

Federal Agency Reneges on Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grants Already Awarded

Op Ed: Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?
Op Ed

Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?

Federal investigators use surveillance technology on anyone living in a known gang area.

Will Party Loyalty Trump Common Sense for Gov. Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel on Opioid Addiction Crisis?
Op Ed: Will Stepp Join U.S. EPA Wrecking Crew?
Op Ed

Will Stepp Join U.S. EPA Wrecking Crew?

Her radical reshaping of state DNR may make her the perfect candidate.

Data Wonk: Walker’s Health Care Gamble Exposes State
Data Wonk

Walker’s Health Care Gamble Exposes State

He bet on health care exchanges and against expanding Medicaid, which could hurt Wisconsin.

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin A Key State for Russian Hacking
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin A Key State for Russian Hacking

And Ryan, Johnson, Duffy may have many questions to answer.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Following Senator Baldwin’s request, the delayed Brandon Road Study has been made public

Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem
Press Release

Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - August 7, 2017

Donald Trump Undermines Bipartisan Wisconsin Selection Process to Nominate Gov. Walker Crony to Federal Judicial Seat
Press Release

Donald Trump Undermines Bipartisan Wisconsin Selection Process to Nominate Gov. Walker Crony to Federal Judicial Seat

‘The Wrong Way to Put the Wrong Person on the Federal Bench’

Data Wonk: Foxconn, Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Future?
Data Wonk

Foxconn, Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Future?

Deal will cost $500 for every person in the state.

Sensenbrenner Rapid DNA Legislation to be Signed into Law
Press Release

Sensenbrenner Rapid DNA Legislation to be Signed into Law

The Rapid DNA Act would establish a system for the integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to help reduce the DNA backlog.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions

Learn more about what alderman Bauman claims is a route worth studying

Members of Congress Urge Trump to Stand with Americans against Nissan’s Anti-Worker Campaign
Press Release

Members of Congress Urge Trump to Stand with Americans against Nissan’s Anti-Worker Campaign

Members cite Nissan’s record of intimidation, abuse ahead of critical union vote in the American South

Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn
Press Release

Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn

Building Economic Growth While Protecting Public Health is Possible

Op Ed: Foxconn Could Be Environmental Disaster
Op Ed

Foxconn Could Be Environmental Disaster

Marginal jobs for enormous tax subsidies, plus air and water pollution.

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding
Press Release

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding

As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Baldwin helped reverse President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to Wisconsin infrastructure

Op Ed: Why I Oppose Foxconn Deal
Op Ed

Why I Oppose Foxconn Deal

Rep. Brostoff on corporate extortion, suicide nets and the race to the bottom.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin

CDBG funding has helped Wisconsinites communities create jobs, promote local economic growth, and support senior citizens

The Contrarian: Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty
The Contrarian

Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty

Foxconn deal would make him a 10 point favorite if Las Vegas offered odds.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker

Gou says governor is top reason Foxconn coming. Abele has county site in play.

Is Wisconsin Getting Conned With Trump, Walker Foxconn Deal?
Press Release

Is Wisconsin Getting Conned With Trump, Walker Foxconn Deal?

‘Wisconsin Would Get $181 Million a Year in State and Local Tax Revenue, and We Only Have to Pay $250 Million a Year to Get It’

Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement
Press Release

Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement

"The manufacturing plant will provide thousands of new, good paying jobs and spur economic growth throughout our state."

Global High-Tech Manufacturer Foxconn Announces $10 Billion Investment, Will Create 13,000 Jobs in New Wisconsin Campus
Press Release

Global High-Tech Manufacturer Foxconn Announces $10 Billion Investment, Will Create 13,000 Jobs in New Wisconsin Campus

Largest new greenfield investment by a foreign-based company in U.S. history; Marks launch of Foxconn's U.S. manufacturing and 8K+5G ecosystem

We salute our nation’s transgender military
Press Release

We salute our nation’s transgender military

Milwaukee Pride responds to proposed ban on service

Campaign Cash: $8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers
Campaign Cash

$8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers

Multi millions in campaign donations, mostly from out-of-state voucher supporters.

Wisconsin Budget: Obamacare “Fixes” Will Shortchange Wisconsin
Wisconsin Budget

Obamacare “Fixes” Will Shortchange Wisconsin

Latest GOP approach is bad news for this state and others.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Tax Cut Massive Gift to Wealthy
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Tax Cut Massive Gift to Wealthy

Top 1% in Wisconsin would get more than half the tax cut.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development

President Trump’s proposed budget cuts would have hurt small towns and rural communities in Wisconsin

Nomination of John K. Bush to Federal Court Moves Toward Vote in U.S. Senate
Press Release

Nomination of John K. Bush to Federal Court Moves Toward Vote in U.S. Senate

Trump Pick for Federal Bench Can’t Be Trusted to Do the Job of Protecting Rights, Treating All Equally Before the Law

Data Wonk: The “Democrats Are Evil” Trap
Data Wonk

The “Democrats Are Evil” Trap

National Review’s David French blames this for GOP loyalty to Trump. Let us consider the irony.

One Wisconsin Statements on First Meeting of Trump Voter Suppression Committee
Press Release

One Wisconsin Statements on First Meeting of Trump Voter Suppression Committee

‘We Fought Back Against Scott Walker’s Attacks on Voting, We’ll Do the Same with Trump’

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”

The Made in America Water Infrastructure Act requires that 100 percent American-made iron and steel is used in water infrastructure projects funded by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections

Trump Administration Getting It Completely Wrong, Protecting Predatory For Profit Colleges Instead of Hard Working Students and Taxpayers

Murphy’s Law: Walker Building Yesterday’s Economy
Murphy’s Law

Walker Building Yesterday’s Economy

GOP throws ever more money at declining manufacturers, gets nothing back.

Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion Between Trump Campaign, Russian Fake News Operation
Press Release

Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion Between Trump Campaign, Russian Fake News Operation

Scott Walker Owes Wisconsin Answers About Russian Meddling in Wisconsin Election

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders
Press Release

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders

Will Join Progressive Elected Officials in San Francisco

Data Wonk: Who Wins From Global Warming?
Data Wonk

Who Wins From Global Warming?

Wisconsin wins; Florida, Texas, southern states big losers.

Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation
Press Release

Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation

If You Love American Democracy, What Scott Walker Has Done to Elections in Wisconsin Will Break Your Heart

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee

Foxconn plane at General Mitchell, closed-door meetings scheduled in Racine County.

Neighboring Congressman and Citizen Action Have Health Care Town Hall Speaker Ryan Refuses to Hold
Press Release

Neighboring Congressman and Citizen Action Have Health Care Town Hall Speaker Ryan Refuses to Hold

Paul Ryan has not had an open forum with his constituents since the election.

Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again
Press Release

Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again

Way Past Time for Wisconsin Attorney General to Do the Right Thing

Amid Budget Impasse, Gov. Scott Walker to Beg President Trump for a Re-Election Federal Bailout
Press Release

Amid Budget Impasse, Gov. Scott Walker to Beg President Trump for a Re-Election Federal Bailout

In a memo released today, Walker proposed asking the federal government for $300 million in long-term borrowing to fill holes in his transportation budget.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Dreadful Dilemma on Health Care
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Dreadful Dilemma on Health Care

Why is he so vague on Obamacare? Because its repeal could kill his reelection.

Data Wonk: How Will Trumpcare Affect Wisconsin?
Data Wonk

How Will Trumpcare Affect Wisconsin?

The bottom line: worse health and 1,000 additional deaths per year.

New Legislation Creates BadgerCare “Public Option” to Immediately Lower Health Costs
Press Release

New Legislation Creates BadgerCare “Public Option” to Immediately Lower Health Costs

Following insurance company threats to leave markets, legislation introduced to allow all Wisconsinites to purchase BadgerCare.

Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information

Governor’s Cowardice is Disappointing But Not Unexpected

Op Ed: The Medicare Advantage
Op Ed

The Medicare Advantage

It has consumer choice, competition and lower costs. A better model than Medicaid.

One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Walker to Protect Wisconsin Voters’ Privacy From Trump
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Walker to Protect Wisconsin Voters’ Privacy From Trump

‘No Way in Hell’ Trump Cabal Can Be Trusted With Sensitive, Personal Information About Voters

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Opinions split on health care, Russia, other issues

Data Wonk: Will Supremes Rule on State Redistricting?
Data Wonk

Will Supremes Rule on State Redistricting?

Past cases show Supreme Court is reluctant to overrule district courts.

Rep. Barca Responds to CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill
Press Release

Rep. Barca Responds to CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill

"This bill isn’t just mean, as President Trump characterized the House bill; it’s cruel."

Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds
Press Release

Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds

Whether It’s Embarrassment or Ignorance AG Response to Open Records Request ‘Completely Unacceptable’

National Voting Rights Leader Highlights Need to Keep Up Fight Against GOP Efforts to Rig Elections
Press Release

National Voting Rights Leader Highlights Need to Keep Up Fight Against GOP Efforts to Rig Elections

Wisconsin Has Been Ground Zero in Coordinated Effort to Restrict Access to Voting ... And An Example of How to Fight Back

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan Days After Senator Baldwin Introduces Legislation Demanding Trump Administration Take the Next Step to Stop the Spread of This Invasive Species
National Wildlife Federation Calls for Release of Draft Study on Brandon Road Lock and Dam Upon Discovery of Live Asian Carp Nine Miles From Lake Michigan
Press Release

National Wildlife Federation Calls for Release of Draft Study on Brandon Road Lock and Dam Upon Discovery of Live Asian Carp Nine Miles From Lake Michigan

A live Asian carp was discovered below the T.J. O’Brien Lock and Dam, nine miles from Lake Michigan

Rep. Pocan Statement on Senate’s Trumpcare Plan
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Statement on Senate’s Trumpcare Plan

"Look, if you’re in a river and you see a pair of jaws coming at you, it doesn’t matter if it’s a crocodile or an alligator – it’s still going to get you."

Murphy’s Law: How Trucks Destroy Our Roads
Murphy’s Law

How Trucks Destroy Our Roads

And how a fee on trucks could solve state’s transportation problem.

Cathy Myers Announces Campaign to Challenge Paul Ryan
Press Release

Cathy Myers Announces Campaign to Challenge Paul Ryan

Speaker Ryan faces his first opponent with a history of electoral success

Rep. Pocan Statement on Anthem Reducing Plan Offerings in Wisconsin
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Statement on Anthem Reducing Plan Offerings in Wisconsin

"You can trace Anthem’s decision to the instability President Trump and Republicans in Congress have injected into the health care marketplace."

Momentum Surges for Randy Bryce’s Congressional Challenge to House Speaker Paul Ryan
Press Release

Momentum Surges for Randy Bryce’s Congressional Challenge to House Speaker Paul Ryan

Reaction to Randy's message and vision has been powerful

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Budget Will Hurt State Workers
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Budget Will Hurt State Workers

Yet his campaign promised new opportunities for workers.

Sheriff Clarke Should Withdraw from Public Service
Press Release

Sheriff Clarke Should Withdraw from Public Service

"It was absurd for the Trump Administration to have offered Clarke any position in the first place."

Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure
Press Release

Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure

News release from Alderman Michael J. Murphy and Alderman Nik Kovac

Randy Bryce Launches Campaign for Congress
Press Release

Randy Bryce Launches Campaign for Congress

Bryce, a local community activist, and life-long resident of southeast Wisconsin posts strongest challenge to Speaker Paul Ryan in 2018

Workers Fleeing America’s Dairyland

Workers Fleeing America’s Dairyland

Hostile rhetoric and immigration arrests pushing dairy workers out.

Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation
Press Release

Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation

"You have promised the American people a ‘Buy American’ trade policy and we would urge you to follow through on this commitment..."

Op Ed: Investing in Our Workforce
Op Ed

Investing in Our Workforce

My Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform package offers hands-on skills and job training.

Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Mayors Mobilize over Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change
Press Release

Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Mayors Mobilize over Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change

Mayor Barrett remains committed to preserving Great Lakes, promoting sustainability

Will Gov. Scott Walker Stand Up For Vulnerable Wisconsinites At Risk Of Losing Health Care Insurance?
Press Release

Will Gov. Scott Walker Stand Up For Vulnerable Wisconsinites At Risk Of Losing Health Care Insurance?

It's been widely reported that Senate Republicans are drafting their version of Trumpcare behind closed doors.

Rep. Sean Duffy Actually Said These Words Out Loud
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy Actually Said These Words Out Loud

"And my concern, Martha, is what the hell are we investigating?"

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education
Press Release

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education

The President’s budget cuts core job training programs by 40% in 2018 alone, cuts funding for career and technical education grants

Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs
Press Release

Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs

In response to the announcement of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Does “Death Tax” Hurt State Businesses?

Does “Death Tax” Hurt State Businesses?

Paul Ryan says yes. The data shows less than 1% affected.

US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Scott Walker Still Welcoming Donald Trump to Wisconsin to Raise Campaign Cash
Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct
Press Release

Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct

In response to former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Extraordinary Testimony from James Comey
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Extraordinary Testimony from James Comey

"Shockingly, the President does not seem to prioritize the integrity of our democracy."

Rep. Pocan Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony on Trump and Russia
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony on Trump and Russia

"Based on what Comey said during his testimony today, there is every indication that President Trump blatantly lied to the American people."

Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit
Press Release

Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit

"The state’s infrastructure is falling into disrepair and we need a long-term, sustainable solution to fund our transportation needs."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Give Your Input on BRT Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Give Your Input on BRT Project

County will hold two open houses on Bus Rapid Transit line.

Op Ed: Impeach Donald Trump
Op Ed

Impeach Donald Trump

Evidence suggests he is radically changing US foreign policy for personal gain.

Is Wisconsin entering a recession?
Press Release

Is Wisconsin entering a recession?

‘Gold Standard’ jobs report exposes weakening economy and declining wages

Op Ed: How Obamacare Helped One Family
Op Ed

How Obamacare Helped One Family

And how the GOP’s plan will leave millions without health care.

Potential Medicaid Changes
Press Release

Potential Medicaid Changes

“A Threat Level that Low-Income Wisconsinites Have Never Seen”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

Op Ed: What We Need in a New Sheriff
Op Ed

What We Need in a New Sheriff

If Clarke leaves, what kind of sheriff should replace him?

GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing
Press Release

GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing

‘Even Fellow Republicans are Going to Court to Hold Opioid Manufacturers Accountable for Misleading Marketing Tactics’

MacIver Institute Celebrates President Trump’s Decision to Ditch Paris Climate Deal
Press Release

MacIver Institute Celebrates President Trump’s Decision to Ditch Paris Climate Deal

Obama’s Costly Power Plan, an attempt to carry out the promises made in Paris, would have devastating economic consequences.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the President’s Decision to Withdraw From The Paris Agreement
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the President’s Decision to Withdraw From The Paris Agreement

"Anyone who cares about the future of our planet and the future of our economy should remember his action this week and plan to vote him out of office..."

Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth
Press Release

Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Congressman Sensenbrenner on Climate Accord: President Trump is Keeping His Promise to Put America First
Press Release

Congressman Sensenbrenner on Climate Accord: President Trump is Keeping His Promise to Put America First

"I applaud President Trump for putting America first and leaving this unfair climate agreement."

Op Ed: Why Federal Election Study Needed
Op Ed

Why Federal Election Study Needed

Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity could answer many important questions.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin

USDA program invested over $556 million in rural Wisconsin communities in 2016

Op Ed: How to Elect a New Governor
Op Ed

How to Elect a New Governor

We need a progressive, Bernie Sanders-style candidate.

David Yankovich Announces His Candidacy for Congress, Will Challenge Paul Ryan
Press Release

David Yankovich Announces His Candidacy for Congress, Will Challenge Paul Ryan

"I am running because Paul Ryan and Donald Trump are a threat to Wisconsin's middle-class families."

Op Ed: Trump Great Lakes Cuts Hurt Supporters
Op Ed

Trump Great Lakes Cuts Hurt Supporters

Great Lakes governors who supported him own that massive cut in Great Lakes funding.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump’s Massive Cost Shift to States
Wisconsin Budget

Trump’s Massive Cost Shift to States

Under his budget state loses billions for health care, food stamps, schools.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Budget’s Massive Medicaid Cut
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Budget’s Massive Medicaid Cut

At risk are 1.2 million Wisconsinites.

Trump Budget is Blatant Assault on Women and Families
Press Release

Trump Budget is Blatant Assault on Women and Families

Working Americans Expected to Lose Big with Budget but Women Will Be Hit Especially Hard

TrumpCare To Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Insurance By 2026
Press Release

TrumpCare To Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Insurance By 2026

According to a report released by the CBO and JCT, Wisconsin Republicans voted to raise premiums on their own constituents to the tune of a twenty percent hike starting just next year.

Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans
Press Release

Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s full FY 2018 budget, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Murphy’s Law: Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship
Murphy’s Law

Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Paul Ryan and Reince Priebus may go down with the USS Trump.

Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps
Press Release

Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps

AAEA member, published SNAP expert, available for comment on Presidential proposal

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Ending funding of Planned Parenthood will mostly hurt minority patients in city.

Op Ed: Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion
Op Ed

Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion

County Jail deaths on his watch disqualify him from Homeland Security Job.

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
Press Release

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

Speaker Paul Ryan Swears House GOP To Secrecy Regarding Trump’s Ties To Russia, Spokesperson Lies About The Conversation
Press Release

Speaker Paul Ryan Swears House GOP To Secrecy Regarding Trump’s Ties To Russia, Spokesperson Lies About The Conversation

“There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said

Rep. Bowen’s Statement on Trump Appointment of Sheriff Clarke
Press Release

Rep. Bowen’s Statement on Trump Appointment of Sheriff Clarke

"It is positive news that Milwaukee County now has the opportunity to have an actual Sheriff."

Hendricks Not Paying Property Taxes?

Hendricks Not Paying Property Taxes?

The billionaire's Rock County mansion doesn't appear on tax rolls.

Lock Your Doors, Protect Your Neighbors
Press Release

Lock Your Doors, Protect Your Neighbors

"Trump knows that Clarke will back bad policies that betray our values, harm our neighbors, and enforce policies that rip families apart. "

David Clarke’s Greatest Outrages & Lowlights
Press Release

David Clarke’s Greatest Outrages & Lowlights

‘Clarke Is Incompetent, Bombastic & Hates Showing Up for Work: He’s The Perfect Trump Appointee’ — One WI Now

Op Ed: Why Clarke Is Wrong About Trump
Op Ed

Why Clarke Is Wrong About Trump

The sheriff’s defense of the president is out of touch with reality.

Protecting Integrity of Federal Courts Requires Halting Consideration of Trump Nominees Amid Deepening Concerns for Legitimacy of Administration
Press Release

Protecting Integrity of Federal Courts Requires Halting Consideration of Trump Nominees Amid Deepening Concerns for Legitimacy of Administration

Senators Swore Oath to Uphold U.S. Constitution, Not Aid and Abet Destruction of Democratic Institutions

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Awards

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Awards

Fifth-straight year the publication is honored by state-wide contest.

Op Ed: Trumpcare Can Be Stopped
Op Ed

Trumpcare Can Be Stopped

It drastically reduces health coverage. Senate could, should resist it.

Republican Convention Shows Why Wisconsin Needs New Leadership
Press Release

Republican Convention Shows Why Wisconsin Needs New Leadership

Republican leaders lauded President Trump's health care bill which will mean real harm for Americans across our nation while doling out massive tax giveaways for the rich.

Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal
Press Release

Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal

The Healthcare Protection Package would help to continue vital policies that reduce costs to healthcare consumers and provide access to insurance with robust coverage.

Op Ed: Firing of Comey Is Disturbing
Op Ed

Firing of Comey Is Disturbing

Trump's rationale is bogus. A special prosecutor must be appointed.

Wisconsin Republican Party Opposing Common Sense Student Loan Debt Reform Gathers for State Convention on University of Wisconsin Graduation Weekend
Press Release

Wisconsin Republican Party Opposing Common Sense Student Loan Debt Reform Gathers for State Convention on University of Wisconsin Graduation Weekend

Policies of Scott Walker and GOP Making Student Loan Debt Crisis Worse, Refuse to Help Borrowers Refinance Student Loans

Shilling backs Health Care Protection Package
Press Release

Shilling backs Health Care Protection Package

D.C. politics threaten health care access for Wisconsin families

Norquist: How Federal Funding Hurts Cities
Norquist

How Federal Funding Hurts Cities

Liberals and cities would be better off opposing funding.

Donald Trump Follows Up Baseless Accusations of Voting Impropriety With Sham Commission to Investigate Claims
Press Release

Donald Trump Follows Up Baseless Accusations of Voting Impropriety With Sham Commission to Investigate Claims

‘A Blatantly Transparent Ploy on the Part of Trump to Justify Voter Suppression’

MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Conservative Coalition: Promote Fiscal Responsibility in Upcoming Transportation and Infrastructure Spending
Press Release

MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Conservative Coalition: Promote Fiscal Responsibility in Upcoming Transportation and Infrastructure Spending

The letter calls on members of Congress to avoid the wasteful spending of the Obama administration.

Op Ed: Why Not a 4% Flat Tax for State?
Op Ed

Why Not a 4% Flat Tax for State?

Proposal drops income tax to 4% for all, adds sales tax on gas.

Student loan borrowers lose federal protections
Press Release

Student loan borrowers lose federal protections

Democrats call on Attorney General to defend student loan borrowers

Trumpcare is a Disaster
Press Release

Trumpcare is a Disaster

Too bad Republican priorities do not include the American people

Rep. Stuck Again Calls on Congressman Mike Gallagher to Stand with Northeast Wisconsin against the Ryan/Trump Healthcare Plan
Press Release

Rep. Stuck Again Calls on Congressman Mike Gallagher to Stand with Northeast Wisconsin against the Ryan/Trump Healthcare Plan

"The newest healthcare plan put forward by Speaker Ryan, Republican Congressional Leaders and approved by President Trump is anything but affordable..."

Op Ed: Study on MAC Tax Credit Badly Flawed
Op Ed

Study on MAC Tax Credit Badly Flawed

Manufacturing and Agriculture credit goes to wealthy, not to job creation.

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
Press Release

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise
Press Release

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise

Legislation would end tax loophole for hedge fund managers, while Trump plan opens new tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires

Op Ed: Trump Should Go Big on Health Care
Op Ed

Trump Should Go Big on Health Care

Turn states loose as innovators, create 50 different pilot plans.

Trump Tax Plan Strips Student Loan Borrowers of Tax Deduction for Interest on Their Loans
Press Release

Trump Tax Plan Strips Student Loan Borrowers of Tax Deduction for Interest on Their Loans

43 Million Hard Working Student Loan Borrowers Deserve Better Than This

Data Wonk: ALEC and Wisconsin’s Economy
Data Wonk

ALEC and Wisconsin’s Economy

ALEC ranks state high for its policies, but they haven’t improved economy.

Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values
Press Release

Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values

Action Protects Federal Funding for Pro-Immigrant Communities

Op Ed: Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion
Op Ed

Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion

Solutions needed. Trump, Walker policies will drive debt level higher.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support

President Trump last week said he supports the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act “100 percent”

Murphy’s Law: The Lobbyist Governors Loved
Murphy’s Law

The Lobbyist Governors Loved

The late Bill Gerrard was part of “permanent government” voters decry.

Governor Walker Announces Changes to Guarantee Loan Program for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers and Milk Processors
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Changes to Guarantee Loan Program for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers and Milk Processors

The loan guarantees reduce financial risk and exposure to lenders while ensuring that farmers and businesses have access to low-cost capital.

Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers
Press Release

Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers

Attorneys General From Across Nation Denounce Trump Administration Effort to Repeal Consumer Protections For Student Loan Borrowers ...But Not Brad Schimel

U.S. Senator Baldwin Announces Support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, Pushes Trump Administration to Act on Restrictive Canadian Trade Barriers
UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

Nicolas Lampert creates designs for groups like Voces de la Frontera.

Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance
Press Release

Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance

"This latest exercise in bullying is part of Trump and Jeff Sessions' campaign of terror against immigrant families, Muslims, African Americans, Latinxs and LGBTQ people."

President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation
Press Release

President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation

"President Trump supports Senator Tammy Baldwin's legislation to create and retain manufacturing jobs in Wisconsin."

Mayor Barrett Urging President Trump to Address Lead Service Lines
Press Release

Mayor Barrett Urging President Trump to Address Lead Service Lines

Federal support, direct investment needed to replace lead service lines in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Republicans Standing With Trump on State Visit Also Standing Against Student Loan Borrowers
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Standing With Trump on State Visit Also Standing Against Student Loan Borrowers

Top State GOP Elected Officials Silent as Trump and Administration Strip Consumer Protections From Student Loan Borrowers

Presidential visit highlights Wisconsin economic challenges
Press Release

Presidential visit highlights Wisconsin economic challenges

Democrats are urging action on a range of proposals to expand economic opportunities and encourage local business growth.

Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support
Press Release

Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support

While Trump has promised a “Buy American, Hire American” policy, he and Speaker Ryan have repeatedly done the opposite.

Op Ed: Trump Could Save the Great Lakes
Op Ed

Trump Could Save the Great Lakes

Instead of cutting funding, he could address invasive species.

Echo: Milwaukee Joins March for Science
Echo

Milwaukee Joins March for Science

April 22 march planned in 294 cities, many in Great Lakes region.

Trump’s Health Care Sabotage Threat Would Have Devastating Impact in Wisconsin
Press Release

Trump’s Health Care Sabotage Threat Would Have Devastating Impact in Wisconsin

Trump threatened to stop paying insurers cost-sharing-reduction payments that reduce deductibles, co-pays, and out-of-pocket maximums for moderate income enrollees.

ACLU of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban
Press Release

ACLU of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit Demanding Documents on Implementation of Trump Muslim Ban

Today’s action is part of a total of 13 FOIA lawsuits filed by ACLU affiliates across the country.

Bill Restricts Election Recounts

Bill Restricts Election Recounts

Inspired by Jill Stein recount, would make state more restrictive than most.

Wisconsin Budget: Medicaid Expansion Could Save $380 Million
Wisconsin Budget

Medicaid Expansion Could Save $380 Million

Total savings to taxpayers lost by June 2019: $1.07 billion.

Political consultant Pudner goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School
Press Release

Political consultant Pudner goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

Pudner has managed political campaigns for almost three decades.

Bipartisan Effort: 55 U.S. Representatives Call on Trump to Come to Congress Before Taking Military Action in Yemen
Press Release

Bipartisan Effort: 55 U.S. Representatives Call on Trump to Come to Congress Before Taking Military Action in Yemen

In light of the President’s willingness to engage in Syrian missile strikes without Congressional authority

Coalition Urges Congress to Support Great Lakes Investments
Press Release

Coalition Urges Congress to Support Great Lakes Investments

The Coalition sent letters to U.S. House and Senate appropriators, urging them to support a robust Great Lakes agenda.

Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin
Press Release

Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin

‘It Appears the Only Place Theft is Not a Crime is in Ron Johnson’s Republican-controlled U.S. Senate’

Sen. Ron Johnson Breaks 200 Years of Precedent for Anti-Children, Anti-Worker, Pro-Corporate Supreme Court Justice
Press Release

Sen. Ron Johnson Breaks 200 Years of Precedent for Anti-Children, Anti-Worker, Pro-Corporate Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch’s decisions have been wildly pro-corporate and both anti-worker’s and women’s rights.

Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans
Press Release

Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans

Senate Republicans Poised to Change Longstanding Rules of U.S. Senate to Place Trump Nominated Judge in Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Election Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Election Winners and Losers

Unions, Hmong community and county infighters were among the winners.

Op Ed: Trump’s Energy Order Will Hurt State
Op Ed

Trump’s Energy Order Will Hurt State

Will harm environment, forego $55 million savings from energy efficiency.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus

According to reports, Administration presented House Freedom Caucus with detailed plan to throw health care system into chaos in order to win far right’s support

Will U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Put Patriotism Before Partisan Political Power Play?
Press Release

Will U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Put Patriotism Before Partisan Political Power Play?

His Choice Whether to Stand With His Washington D.C. Political Leadership or For the Integrity of Courts and U.S. Constitution

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs

More than 6 million Americans enrolled in health coverage under the ACA are receiving cost-sharing subsidies to help reduce their out of pocket costs and deductibles.

Rep. Pocan on Trump’s Trade Executive Orders: Mostly Talk, Little Action
Press Release

Rep. Pocan on Trump’s Trade Executive Orders: Mostly Talk, Little Action

"He broke his promise to declare China a currency manipulator on day one and has yet to address our trade deficit with China."

Wisconsin Budget: 5 Ways Trump’s Budget Hurts State
Wisconsin Budget

5 Ways Trump’s Budget Hurts State

Huge losses for schools, heating assistance, environment, state budget.

Data Wonk: Three Whopping Data Lies
Data Wonk

Three Whopping Data Lies

Or how Walker, Schimel, Trump jump from correlation to causality.

A Great Day for Wisconsin!
Press Release

A Great Day for Wisconsin!

Rollback of Costly Power Plan will save Wisconsinites $1.82 billion

Op Ed: Why Trump’s Art of the Deal Failed
Op Ed

Why Trump’s Art of the Deal Failed

He knows little about health care, and Ryan had the wrong plan.

Clean Wisconsin Blasts Trump’s Attack on Crucial Climate Protections
Press Release

Clean Wisconsin Blasts Trump’s Attack on Crucial Climate Protections

Trump’s latest executive order marks the beginning of fossil fuel industry-backed efforts to rescind the federal Clean Power Plan

Murphy’s Law: Sykes’ War Against Sheriff Clarke
Murphy’s Law

Sykes’ War Against Sheriff Clarke

Their bromance has gone bitter, the love has turned to hate. Why?

President Trump Breaks Another Promise to the American People Behind Closed Doors
Press Release

President Trump Breaks Another Promise to the American People Behind Closed Doors

Signs legislation repealing worker safety and wage protection rule

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry

“Changes in Washington must work for farmers, not against them.”

The State of Politics: Trump Budget Threatens State Spending
The State of Politics

Trump Budget Threatens State Spending

Impact could be huge: 29 percent of state budget funded by federal grants.

With Repeal Efforts on Hold for Now, Deliberate Sabotage Threatens Health Coverage
Press Release

With Repeal Efforts on Hold for Now, Deliberate Sabotage Threatens Health Coverage

The biggest immediate threat to affordable health coverage may be deliberate sabotage by the Trump Administration.

Forty Members of Congress Tell Trump to Apologize to Obama Over Baseless Wiretapping Lies
Press Release

Forty Members of Congress Tell Trump to Apologize to Obama Over Baseless Wiretapping Lies

Latest attempt to spin Trump’s claims detract from the real investigation into Russian Election Interference

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation

Wisconsin manufacturers and workers deserve a solid commitment from Washington on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

Governor Walker Issues Statement Applauding the Presidential Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline
Press Release

Governor Walker Issues Statement Applauding the Presidential Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

"It will add jobs, capacity, and ensure our nation is making sound choices to protect our energy security."

Defeat of Trumpcare Today, a Victory for Grassroots Opposition
Press Release

Defeat of Trumpcare Today, a Victory for Grassroots Opposition

"Pulling Trumpcare from consideration today marks a major legislative defeat for President Trump and Congressional Republicans..."

One Wisconsin Now Unveils Online Activist Calendar
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Unveils Online Activist Calendar

Another Tool to Help People Across Wisconsin Get Out, Speak Up and Fight Back Against Right Wing Agenda of Trump, Ryan and Walker

Op Ed: Please Rethink Those Trump Tariffs
Op Ed

Please Rethink Those Trump Tariffs

A tariff wall will just force companies like mine to raise prices.

US Rep. Moore Comments on Trump Meeting with CBC
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Comments on Trump Meeting with CBC

"...I truly hope our words didn’t fall on deaf ears."

Data Wonk: How Trump Betrays His Supporters
Data Wonk

How Trump Betrays His Supporters

Trumpcare in Wisconsin and nation hikes costs the most for Trump voters.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Voters react to health care changes, Russia, immigration, state issues

Lawmakers fear Wisconsin impact of ACA repeal
Press Release

Lawmakers fear Wisconsin impact of ACA repeal

Thousands to lose coverage, millions would face higher costs

State Dairy Farms Losing Immigrant Workers

State Dairy Farms Losing Immigrant Workers

51% of workers are immigrants. Trump’s policies threaten needed workers.

FBI Investigation into Links Between Trump/Russia Highlights Need for Special Prosecutor
Press Release

FBI Investigation into Links Between Trump/Russia Highlights Need for Special Prosecutor

In response to FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the the House Intelligence Committee about investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Op Ed: Where Will We Get Our Journalism?
Op Ed

Where Will We Get Our Journalism?

Journal Sentinel’s dramatic decline leaves huge void to be filled.

Trump Budget to Cause Irreparable Damage to Working- and Middle-Class Americans
Press Release

Trump Budget to Cause Irreparable Damage to Working- and Middle-Class Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

President Trump’s proposed budget is an attack on working class people
Press Release

President Trump’s proposed budget is an attack on working class people

Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy March 16, 2017

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Joins 130 Environmental Groups to Oppose Deep Cuts to Environmental Funding in FY18 Budget Proposal
Press Release

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Joins 130 Environmental Groups to Oppose Deep Cuts to Environmental Funding in FY18 Budget Proposal

President's proposed budget cuts to environment threaten health of Milwaukee River Basin

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Keeps Public in the Dark on His Whereabouts
Press Release

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Keeps Public in the Dark on His Whereabouts

It May Be Hard for the Sheriff to See the Sun From Under His Hat, but During Sunshine Week the People Deserve to Have His Office Follow the Open Records Law

Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act
Press Release

Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act

Proposal gives working families much needed benefit to care for sick family member or themselves without having to give up pay

Pocan Statement on CBO Report That 24 Million Would Lose Coverage Under GOP Health Care Plan
Press Release

Pocan Statement on CBO Report That 24 Million Would Lose Coverage Under GOP Health Care Plan

"...this plan means millions of hard-working Americans will lose coverage while the wealthiest few get a massive tax cut."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on CBO Score of Speaker Ryan’s Health Care Bill
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on CBO Score of Speaker Ryan’s Health Care Bill

"Speaker Ryan's bill will make everyday Americans pay more money for fewer benefits, and leave many of his fellow Wisconsinites without any health care at all."

Op Ed: Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court
Op Ed

Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court

He favors corporations over people and holds radical views.

Bike Czar: How We Lobbied Congress
Bike Czar

How We Lobbied Congress

Asking officials not to bar states from using transportation funds for bicycling.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge

“Every government contract your administration signs risks sending hardworking Americans’ tax dollars abroad.”

Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll
Press Release

Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll

The Marquette Law School Poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history.

Bike Czar: Wisconsin Goes to Washington
Bike Czar

Wisconsin Goes to Washington

Bike Fed lobbies federal officials with data on biking projects' big impact on jobs.

Rep. Mike Gallagher Remains Silent on Disgraced Fundraiser Michael Flynn Compromising National Security
Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher Remains Silent on Disgraced Fundraiser Michael Flynn Compromising National Security

‘Mike Gallagher Can’t Keep Running from the Truth about His Pal Flynn’

Op Ed: Ryan Health Care Plan Misfires
Op Ed

Ryan Health Care Plan Misfires

Private companies left out of discussion, may be pushed to drop employee coverage.

Trump Administration Proposed Cuts to Great Lakes Programs, EPA Unacceptable
Press Release

Trump Administration Proposed Cuts to Great Lakes Programs, EPA Unacceptable

Republicans, Democrats in Congress key to protecting Great Lakes, clean water programs

US Rep. Moore Introduces Bill Shielding Taxpayers from Funding President Trump’s Border Wall
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Introduces Bill Shielding Taxpayers from Funding President Trump’s Border Wall

"...I see both a moral and fiscal imperative to shield my constituents and the programs they depend on from footing the bill for this costly proposal."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare

"It cuts Medicaid, targets older Americans with higher health costs and puts Medicare on a quicker path to insolvency...

Op Ed: The Un-Greening of Wisconsin
Op Ed

The Un-Greening of Wisconsin

Walker policies help political donors, hurt environment. Trump could pile on.

Republican Congressional Delegation Owes Wisconsin Answers About TrumpCare
Press Release

Republican Congressional Delegation Owes Wisconsin Answers About TrumpCare

Who Loses Coverage? How Much Will it Cost? Who Pays?

Pocan Statement on Trump’s 2nd Round Attempt at Unconstitutional Muslim Ban
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Trump’s 2nd Round Attempt at Unconstitutional Muslim Ban

"Rehashing this hateful and divisive travel ban not only sends the wrong message to immigrants and refugees, it also makes our country less safe."

Paul Ryan’s Cowardly Support for Muslim Ban
Press Release

Paul Ryan’s Cowardly Support for Muslim Ban

‘Can We Finally Mothball the Talking Point That Paul Ryan Will Be Check on Trump?’ — One WI Now

Back in the News: Sue Black Faces More Controversy
Back in the News

Sue Black Faces More Controversy

Former county parks director investigated for management of Arizona Parks.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Trump Turns his Back on American Workers
Press Release

Trump Turns his Back on American Workers

By Already Reneging on his Buy America Plan

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority
Press Release

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority

Both a recent spike and longer-term trends show increases in discrimination, harassment and violence against members of minority communities

Revelations about Sessions’ Contact with Russia Warrants his Removal
Press Release

Revelations about Sessions’ Contact with Russia Warrants his Removal

Amid reports that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions failed to disclose his contact with Russian officials when asked under oath during his confirmation process, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel

“We need a full, independent, impartial, transparent investigation into all the facts.”

Pocan Statement on the President’s Joint Address to Congress
Press Release

Pocan Statement on the President’s Joint Address to Congress

"We have heard the President stand in front of a teleprompter and deliver a speech full of empty promises and self-serving boasts before."

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress
Press Release

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress

"He spoke to the concerns of every American and extended an olive branch across the aisle..."

US Rep. Moore Responds to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Responds to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

"Much like his campaign, President Trump’s speech emphasized flash over substance..."

Plenty of Horne: Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools
Plenty of Horne

Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools

Evers and Holtz square off in superintendent's race; sparks fly both ways.

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin Is a Global Trade Winner
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin Is a Global Trade Winner

Trump’s protectionist trade policies will hurt state far more than others.

Op Ed: Will Trump Act on Buy American Pledge?
Op Ed

Will Trump Act on Buy American Pledge?

Will his speech to Congress lay out a plan? Will GOP leaders get behind it?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress

American workers and manufacturers deserve a solid commitment from the President and Congressional Republicans on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct
Press Release

As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct

Thirteen Senators to President Trump: “It is a small price to pay for the unparalleled honor and gravity of your post that you not attempt to capitalize financially on the presidency”

Photo Gallery: Not My President’s Day Rally
Photo Gallery

Not My President’s Day Rally

Citizens took to the streets in opposition to Donald Trump.

Rep. Mark Spreitzer’s and Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa’s statement on the withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students
Press Release

Rep. Mark Spreitzer’s and Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa’s statement on the withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students

"The reasoning of the Trump administration’s decision in withdrawing federal protections for transgender students is hurtful, discriminatory, and baseless."

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of Anti-Semitism
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of Anti-Semitism

Study finds three-fold increase in metro area. Jewish leaders blame Trump.

Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump

Here are the facts you need to know about the Governor's D.C. establishment talking points

Data Wonk: Should State Shift Economic Development Strategies?
Data Wonk

Should State Shift Economic Development Strategies?

A differentiation strategy might work better than Walker’s low-cost approach.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Election Takeaways

A horrible turnout, a big night for Evers, and who the heck is William Crowley?

One Wisconsin Now Statements on State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Statements on State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Voters Send Message of Support for Public Schools and for Public Officials With Integrity

Sieger on Songs: “96 Tears” Was a Trailblazer
Sieger on Songs

“96 Tears” Was a Trailblazer

The Mexican American group that sang it had the original punk attitude.

Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council
Press Release

Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council

“We are concerned that the unprecedented elevation of a political operative to the senior leadership of the NSC may compromise the national security decision making process and put American lives at risk at home and abroad.”

Lowell Holtz Makes the Case That Lowell Holtz Can’t Be Trusted to Stand Up For Public Schools
Press Release

Lowell Holtz Makes the Case That Lowell Holtz Can’t Be Trusted to Stand Up For Public Schools

Claims He Tried to Negotiate Sleazy, Possibly Illegal, Election Bribe Because Anonymous Business Leaders Told Him to

Wisconsin To Donald Trump: Scott Walker Has No Place At The Department of Labor
Press Release

Wisconsin To Donald Trump: Scott Walker Has No Place At The Department of Labor

During his tenure as Governor, Scott Walker has rammed destructive, anti-worker policies through the Republican-controlled legislature.

Rep. Pocan & Democratic Caucus Chairman Crowley Respond to the Withdrawal of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary
Press Release

Rep. Pocan & Democratic Caucus Chairman Crowley Respond to the Withdrawal of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary

"President Trump nominated someone who violated the laws he is supposed to enforce."

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.

Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up
Press Release

Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up

Senators to Sessions: “At stake is the integrity and honesty of our most trusted public officials and the viability of our justice system”

Has Private School Voucher Pander Paid Off for John Humphries?
Press Release

Has Private School Voucher Pander Paid Off for John Humphries?

Candidate for Superintendent of State Public Schools Snags His Largest Campaign Contribution, Tied to Major Backer of Private Voucher Schools, Days After Proposing Massive Increase in State Subsidy to Private Voucher Schools

Eyes on Milwaukee: My 5 Milwaukee Valentines
Eyes on Milwaukee

My 5 Milwaukee Valentines

From rising stars to an angry sheriff, the Milwaukeeans who most deserve some love.

Rep. Pocan Urges President Trump to Fully Declassify Report on Russian Interference in 2016 Election
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Urges President Trump to Fully Declassify Report on Russian Interference in 2016 Election

"I feel it is imperative the American people get all the facts…"

“Day Without Immigrants, Refugees” Planned

“Day Without Immigrants, Refugees” Planned

Local immigrants, advocates ramping up opposition to Trump executive orders.

Forty-Two House Democrats Urge Office of Government Ethics to Examine Kellyanne Conway’s Public Endorsement of Ivanka Trump’s Product Line
Press Release

Forty-Two House Democrats Urge Office of Government Ethics to Examine Kellyanne Conway’s Public Endorsement of Ivanka Trump’s Product Line

"As a federal employee, Kellyanne Conway appears to have clearly violated these standards with her recent comments."

Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies
Press Release

Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies

Company stock up dramatically as former Goldman executive Gary Cohn and other Goldman bankers joined Trump Administration

There He Goes Again, Walker Budget Proposes Eliminating Educational Approval Board
Press Release

There He Goes Again, Walker Budget Proposes Eliminating Educational Approval Board

Walker Unsuccessful 2015 Effort to Nix State Authority Regulating For-Profit Colleges in Wisconsin Since 1944 Makes Return Appearance in 2017

Murphy’s Law: Taking Aim at Voucher Schools
Murphy’s Law

Taking Aim at Voucher Schools

A JS reporter’s story details disturbing problems -- but not in her own newspaper.

Data Wonk: The Curious Politics Of Rural Counties
Data Wonk

The Curious Politics Of Rural Counties

New voting data shows their power, but makes their trust in Trump a mystery.

Op Ed: 6 Wisconsin Innovators On Health Care
Op Ed

6 Wisconsin Innovators On Health Care

GOP Obamacare “replacers” consulting wrong people, should talk with real problem solvers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap

Baldwin joins colleagues in bipartisan call for new FCC Chairman to expand mobile network in rural America

Rep. Sean Duffy: ‘Look at the good things that came from’ the Charleston Church Terrorist Attack
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy: ‘Look at the good things that came from’ the Charleston Church Terrorist Attack

Rep. Sean Duffy has rebuffed Wisconsin values at every turn, but today he took his act to a new low.

Murphy’s Law: The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes
Murphy’s Law

The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes

He’s spent his whole career changing his views. So which should we believe?

Campaign Cash: GOP Bill Penalizes Sanctuary Cities
Campaign Cash

GOP Bill Penalizes Sanctuary Cities

Milwaukee and Madison won’t change immigration policies, would be fined.

Visa ban protest Thursday
Press Release

Visa ban protest Thursday

Academics United: No Visa and Immigration Ban

Streetsblog: 80 Transit Projects in 2017
Streetsblog

80 Transit Projects in 2017

Projects in U.S., Canada and Mexico include streetcar in Milwaukee.

The State of Politics: Walker Will Unveil A Reelection Budget
The State of Politics

Walker Will Unveil A Reelection Budget

Proposals in 2017-2019 budget made with eye to running for a third term.

Op Ed: What Would Trump’s Mother Say?
Op Ed

What Would Trump’s Mother Say?

Mary McLeod Trump was a Scottish immigrant who gave generously to the less fortunate.

Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis
Press Release

Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis

As states apply for $1 billion in grants made available by 21st Century Cures Act, ACA repeal would pull $5.5 billion away from needed addiction services

The Last Syrian Refugees Arrive

The Last Syrian Refugees Arrive

State has taken in 75,000 refugees since 1970s, but Trump could slam door shut.

Fair Housing Council Settles Discrimination Complaint Against Waukesha County
Press Release

Fair Housing Council Settles Discrimination Complaint Against Waukesha County

MMFHC’s complaint alleged that Waukesha County engaged in illegal housing discrimination on the basis of race, color and national origin.

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson Praises Passage of Anti-Discrimination Resolution
Press Release

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson Praises Passage of Anti-Discrimination Resolution

"Today, we stood together for justice and inclusion, in support of our most vulnerable residents."

MTEA Leaders React to Scott Walker’s Meeting with Trump
Press Release

MTEA Leaders React to Scott Walker’s Meeting with Trump

Exporting Act 10 will devastate students, educators and public education across the nation

Supervisors: All Are Welcome in Milwaukee County
Press Release

Supervisors: All Are Welcome in Milwaukee County

"I commend my colleagues on the County Board for standing on the right side of history today..."

Norquist: Trump Tariffs Will Hurt State Workers
Norquist

Trump Tariffs Will Hurt State Workers

Manufacturers like Harley will suffer, as when a steel tariff was imposed in 2002.

Your Right to Know: How Trump Threatens The Press
Your Right to Know

How Trump Threatens The Press

“Alternative facts,” muzzling employees, blocking media access prevents scrutiny.

Walker, Holtz and Humphries Standing by Their Woman, Betsy DeVos
Press Release

Walker, Holtz and Humphries Standing by Their Woman, Betsy DeVos

Bipartisan Opposition Grows to Trump Pick of DeVos for Ed Chief Amid Plagiarism Scandal

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

"The American people deserve an independent Supreme Court Justice who will protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Americans..."

President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice
Press Release

President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice

Judge Neil Gorsuch Hostile to Women’s Health

Governor Walker Releases Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
Press Release

Governor Walker Releases Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee

Judge Neil Gorsuch is an outstanding nominee

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court
Press Release

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court

"Judge Gorsuch has proven himself an ardent defender of the Constitution"

Donald Trump Announces His Pick for Seat on U.S. Supreme Court
Press Release

Donald Trump Announces His Pick for Seat on U.S. Supreme Court

‘If Ever There Was a Place for Extreme Vetting, It’s Here’

Donald Trump to Attempt to Fill Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat
Press Release

Donald Trump to Attempt to Fill Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

Time for Elected Officials to Put Patriotism Before Party and Demand Answers for American People Before Trump Allowed to Influence Nation’s High Court for Decades

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order
Press Release

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order

"The President’s sloppy actions created chaos, disorder and confusion."

Murphy’s Law: Can Liberal Talk Radio Succeed?
Murphy’s Law

Can Liberal Talk Radio Succeed?

A new Milwaukee radio station with a unique approach is about to find out.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Press Release

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Incumbent is “right choice” to advocate for students; resist federal attacks on public schools

Rep. Sean Duffy Emphatically Supports President Trump’s Cruel and Un-American Executive Order
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy Emphatically Supports President Trump’s Cruel and Un-American Executive Order

Even as millions of Americans, including business leaders, express their displeasure with the law, Rep. Sean Duffy wasted no time jumping on President Trump's cruel and un-American bandwagon.

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Wisconsin Leads in Climate Change Study

Even as state agencies censor the issue, UW is national leader in its research.

Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington
Press Release

Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington

Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act would have prohibited golden parachute payouts Trump nominees received

Lowell Holtz Going Flip for Flop With John Humphries in Race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Press Release

Lowell Holtz Going Flip for Flop With John Humphries in Race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Holtz Publicly Expressed Enthusiasm to Implement the Common Core Academic Standards That He Now Declares Must Be Fought

Op Ed: Bill Would Take Jobs From State Workers
Op Ed

Bill Would Take Jobs From State Workers

GOP bill changes local labor deals, could give construction jobs to non-residents.

Pocan Statement on President Trump’s Divisive, Un-American Executive Order Banning Entry to US From Majority-Muslim Countries
Press Release

Pocan Statement on President Trump’s Divisive, Un-American Executive Order Banning Entry to US From Majority-Muslim Countries

"I stand alongside the people of my district and will explore a number of means of fighting against this prejudice and division."

US Rep. Moore: Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders Demand Strong Opposition
Press Release

US Rep. Moore: Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders Demand Strong Opposition

In response to President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant and anti-refugee executive orders, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Jewish Community Opposes Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Refugees
Press Release

Jewish Community Opposes Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

"Now, when there are more refugees in the world than at any other time in recorded history, we cannot betray some of our country’s most basic values."

Brian Michel Statement on Emergency Stay of Immigration Order
Press Release

Brian Michel Statement on Emergency Stay of Immigration Order

Milwaukee deserves engaged judicial leaders who respect marginalized communities

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Privacy
Press Release

Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Privacy

“I urge our European allies to be patient as we transition into the new Administration...”

Donald Trump Poised to Make U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Despite Unresolved Questions of Possible Constitutional Violations and Russian Election Interference
Press Release

Donald Trump Poised to Make U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Despite Unresolved Questions of Possible Constitutional Violations and Russian Election Interference

American People Deserve Answers Before Trump Makes Pick That Could Leave Mark on High Court for Decades

Trump Administration Already in Reruns With Proposed Investigation of Voting Impropriety
Press Release

Trump Administration Already in Reruns With Proposed Investigation of Voting Impropriety

We’ve Seen This Show Before in Wisconsin

If It’s a Day That Ends in ‘Y’ John Humphries Has a Scheme to Take Public School Funding and Give it to Private Voucher Schools
Press Release

If It’s a Day That Ends in ‘Y’ John Humphries Has a Scheme to Take Public School Funding and Give it to Private Voucher Schools

Candidate to Head Department of Public Instruction Continues Shameless Pander For Campaign Cash From Private Voucher School Industry

Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning
Press Release

Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning

Goldman Sach’s Gary Cohn cashes in with golden parachute to join Trump Administration

Movies: Meryl’s Metaphor For Our Times
Movies

Meryl’s Metaphor For Our Times

Oscar nominated turn in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins' a funny echo of Trump's rise.

Milwaukee County Opposes Discrimination in All Forms
Press Release

Milwaukee County Opposes Discrimination in All Forms

"...the people of Milwaukee County have said again today that we are united against discrimination, hate, and bigotry."

Op Ed: In Defense Of The Press
Op Ed

In Defense Of The Press

President declares war on the media. But we’ll get a straighter story from them.

One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Trump Phony Voter Fraud Claims
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Trump Phony Voter Fraud Claims

“The only fraud in our elections are partisan politicians like Donald Trump and Gov. Scott Walker manipulating the voting laws for political gain.”

POTUS Opposition Resolution 16-738 is Divisive and Wasteful
Press Release

POTUS Opposition Resolution 16-738 is Divisive and Wasteful

"This measure seeks to make Milwaukee County an official sanctuary for illegal immigrants and embraces the Black Lives Matter anti-cop movement..."

Local Activists Join Dakota Protest

Local Activists Join Dakota Protest

They join Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to oppose North Dakota oil pipeline.

Records Reveal State Public School Chief Hopeful Donated to Gov. Scott Walker’s Recall Election Opponent
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers

In letter to the President Trump, Baldwin highlights taking on unfair trade deals, fighting against outsourcing, establishing Buy America rules and cracking down on China cheating

Back in the News: John Menard, the Self-Made Man
Back in the News

John Menard, the Self-Made Man

Forbes ranks him near the top in that category, though below Oprah.

Out Look: A Hard Reign of Prejudice Coming?
Out Look

A Hard Reign of Prejudice Coming?

Trump could open door to discrimination against LGBTQ people.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services

"Congressman Price’s nomination process has revealed financial dealings that raise serious questions about potential STOCK Act violations."

Following Additional Concerns on Congressman Price’s Financial Transactions, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call For SEC Investigation Into Potential Violations of STOCK Act and Insider Trading Laws
Sieger Songs: All Hail The Springsteen Cover Bands
Sieger Songs

All Hail The Springsteen Cover Bands

They love the Boss, wouldn’t play for Trump and do great songs like “Born to Run.”

Does Rep. Sean Duffy Support Hiking Home Insurance Premiums As Much As $900 On Wisconsin Households?
Press Release

Does Rep. Sean Duffy Support Hiking Home Insurance Premiums As Much As $900 On Wisconsin Households?

Homeowners could see the costs of homeownership rise due to President Trump's administrative order.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation

"Withdrawing from TPP and moving to renegotiate NAFTA are good first steps from President Trump"

Pocan Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Press Release

Pocan Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

"The defeat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a testament to the power of grassroots organizing."

On 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Republicans Continue Assault on Abortion Access
Press Release

On 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Republicans Continue Assault on Abortion Access

Laws at state level and threatened federal action move state and nation dangerously close to days of unsafe, back alley abortions

Back in the News: Sheriff Clarke’s Meltdown?
Back in the News

Sheriff Clarke’s Meltdown?

He threatens to eliminate a citizen, uses vicious racial slur against another.

Statement on Presidential Inauguration
Press Release

Statement on Presidential Inauguration

"We must work together to lift up our fellow citizens, respect our neighbors and support our communities so that everyone has a chance to achieve their American Dream."

One Wisconsin Now Statements on the Inauguration of Donald Trump
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Statements on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

“It is up to us to stand up to discrimination.”

Movies: ‘La La Land’ Is Audacious, Adorable
Movies

‘La La Land’ Is Audacious, Adorable

And will probably win every award in sight. But maybe it shouldn’t.

Plenty of Horne: Locals Join March on Washington
Plenty of Horne

Locals Join March on Washington

Megan Holbrook calls on locals to join Women's March on Washington.

Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.
Press Release

Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.

Right-Wing Kingpin Who Spent Over $100 Million to Fight For More Public Funding For Less Accountable Private Voucher Program Makes a Deal in Public School Superintendent Race

Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities
Press Release

Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities

We’re Learning the Only Thing You Can Trust is That Humphries Will Put His Political Ambition Before Best Interests of Wisconsin Schools and Kids

Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP
Press Release

Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP

Senators hold President-elect Trump accountable to American workers

US Rep. Moore Responds to Questions about Presidential Inauguration
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Responds to Questions about Presidential Inauguration

In response to questions regarding her attendance of the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Meet Donald Trump’s Anti-Public Education, Influence Peddling Billionaire: Betsy DeVos
Press Release

Meet Donald Trump’s Anti-Public Education, Influence Peddling Billionaire: Betsy DeVos

DeVos presents a clear danger to public schools.

Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin
Press Release

Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin

Turnout was large in all the rallies.

The State of Politics: How To Replace Obamacare
The State of Politics

How To Replace Obamacare

Wisconsin’s Risk Sharing Plan could provide model for a GOP replacement plan.

Op Ed: Must U.S. Protect Trump Hotels?
Op Ed

Must U.S. Protect Trump Hotels?

His businesses abroad could be terrorist targets. Taxpayers could pay the bill.

Congressman Mark Pocan will no longer be attending the Inauguration
Press Release

Congressman Mark Pocan will no longer be attending the Inauguration

"At minimum, it's time for Donald Trump to start acting like President Trump, not an immature, undignified reality star with questionable friends and a Twitter addiction."

Trump, Clinton, Sanders Won’t Pay Up

Trump, Clinton, Sanders Won’t Pay Up

All three stiffed local governments for police protection here and nationally.

One Wisconsin Now Calls for Walker, Ryan to Condemn Trump Attack on Hero John Lewis
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Calls for Walker, Ryan to Condemn Trump Attack on Hero John Lewis

Republicans ‘Must Immediately Condemn Loathsome Comments Made by President-Elect’

Will Trump Ape Wisconsin DNR?

Will Trump Ape Wisconsin DNR?

State’s scrubbing of all climate change info could be a model for Trump administration.

Openly Gay Members of Congress Raise Serious Concerns About Betsy DeVos’ Record on LGBT Equality
Press Release

Openly Gay Members of Congress Raise Serious Concerns About Betsy DeVos’ Record on LGBT Equality

Rep. Pocan and his colleagues called on Senate HELP Committee members to demand Ms. DeVos denounce these inhumane positions.

Data Wonk: 5 Issues Democrats Must Face
Data Wonk

5 Issues Democrats Must Face

The data is clear: Democrats must change strategies or they will never succeed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation

"I am very pleased that Ms. Chao stated her commitment and the Trump Administration’s commitment to strong ‘Buy America’ standards. "

New Development For Villard Avenue

New Development For Villard Avenue

City zoning change will allow four-story, 33-unit apartment complex on 37th and Villard.

Murphy’s Law: Ron Johnson Asleep on Russian Hacking?
Murphy’s Law

Ron Johnson Asleep on Russian Hacking?

He was informed of problem, did nothing, then misled public about it.

The State of Politics: Why Ziegler Has No Opponent
The State of Politics

Why Ziegler Has No Opponent

Overwhelming dark money advantage and Democratic fatigue are factors.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest

Senators also reiterate their demand for Trump to comply with Constitution's Emoluments Clause

Op Ed: Democrats Must Fight Back Or Lose
Op Ed

Democrats Must Fight Back Or Lose

Wisconsin is ground zero for Republican scorched earth tactics. How will Dems respond?

Sen. Ron Johnson Set to Fast Track Setting Clock Back on Civil Rights, Voting Rights With Nomination of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General
Press Release

Sen. Ron Johnson Set to Fast Track Setting Clock Back on Civil Rights, Voting Rights With Nomination of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General

Racism, Antipathy to Voting Rights of Nominee For U.S. Attorney General Doesn’t Look Any Better in 2017 Than it Did in 1986

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President-Elect Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Return
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Issue Statement on Exxon-Mobil Payout Deal for Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson
Data Wonk: How Will Trumponomics Impact State?
Data Wonk

How Will Trumponomics Impact State?

If he targets trade with China, that’s a major trading partner for Wisconsin.

Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase
Press Release

Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase

‘Let the Shameless Pandering Begin’ as Two Candidates for Public Schools Head Seek to Snag Financial Support of Private School Voucher Industry

Donovan, Borkowski invite President-Elect Trump to Milwaukee
Press Release

Donovan, Borkowski invite President-Elect Trump to Milwaukee

Aldermen reach out to PEOTUS, feds for help with public safety issues

Milwaukee Builds A Wall

Milwaukee Builds A Wall

“Wall of Strength” in Clarke Square erected to combat fear and divisiveness.

Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration
Press Release

Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration

Legislation would curb little-known tax loophole that allows appointees to delay their tax bills

Campaign Cash: Betsy DeVos Buys Influence Here
Campaign Cash

Betsy DeVos Buys Influence Here

Trump’s pick for Education Secretary and her family spent $500,000 on WI candidates.

Paul Ryan’s Cave Doesn’t Get House Out of Swamp
Press Release

Paul Ryan’s Cave Doesn’t Get House Out of Swamp

‘Ryan Was Either Feckless or Complicit in Attempted Dismantling of House Ethics Rules’

The State of Politics: 11 Predictions for 2017 Politics
The State of Politics

11 Predictions for 2017 Politics

Scott Fitzgerald gets Trump appointment, redistricting is upheld and more.

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.

Top 10 Stories of 2016

Top 10 Stories of 2016

Grand Ave changes, inside Paul Ryan's home, JS archive vanishes and much more.

WHAT A JOKE: A National Comedy Fest Supporting the ACLU – January 19th-21st
Press Release

WHAT A JOKE: A National Comedy Fest Supporting the ACLU – January 19th-21st

Greg Bach will host the evening of comedy at Puddler's Hall

The State of Politics: Top 10 Political Stories of 2016
The State of Politics

Top 10 Political Stories of 2016

Trump’s Wisconsin win, of course. But what else?

A Strong Voice for Immigrant Families

A Strong Voice for Immigrant Families

Christine Neumann–Ortiz led 80,000 people in powerful immigrant rights march.

Murphy’s Law: Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan

Baldwin plan echoed Trump’s doctrine, got killed by lobbyists for foreign companies.

Data Wonk: What Do Trump’s Voters Want?
Data Wonk

What Do Trump’s Voters Want?

Data provides clear picture of Trump country. Democrats may need new policies.

2017 Wisconsin Health Insurance Cost Ranking
Press Release

2017 Wisconsin Health Insurance Cost Ranking

Milwaukee Area Still Has Above Averages Costs

Op Ed: Sykes Exits Cruel World He Helped Create
Op Ed

Sykes Exits Cruel World He Helped Create

His talk radio show was part of the problem. Will he help find solutions?

Rep. Sensenbrenner Urges President-elect Trump to Maintain Intelligence Cooperation Between the U.S. and EU
Press Release

Rep. Sensenbrenner Urges President-elect Trump to Maintain Intelligence Cooperation Between the U.S. and EU

"I pledge to work with you to ensure that the United States maintains the intelligence capabilities it needs to effectively defend our national security..."

Sen. Carpenter Asks Governor Walker to Work to Protect SeniorCare
Press Release

Sen. Carpenter Asks Governor Walker to Work to Protect SeniorCare

Senator Carpenter noted that SeniorCare serves around 60,000 seniors and saves tens of millions of dollars for Wisconsin’s seniors and taxpayers.

Gov. Walker and President-elect Trump put polluters and special interests ahead of Wisconsin families
Press Release

Gov. Walker and President-elect Trump put polluters and special interests ahead of Wisconsin families

"Gov. Walker is once again proposing a range of costly, discriminatory and unconstitutional policies aimed at punishing workers and dividing communities."

Wisconsin, Not Washington
Press Release

Wisconsin, Not Washington

The letter asks President-elect Trump to provide flexibility in implementing a number of programs that will help the citizens of Wisconsin.

The State of Politics: Republicans Will Review Recount Process
The State of Politics

Republicans Will Review Recount Process

Though it went smoothly, Vos and Walker may want changes in the law.

Trump Taps his Bankruptcy Lawyer for Ambassador to Israel
Press Release

Trump Taps his Bankruptcy Lawyer for Ambassador to Israel

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to choose David Friedman as his nominee for ambassador to Israel, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks

“Russia’s interference in our elections cannot be dismissed or ignored.”

Op Ed: Make Lemonade From Trump’s Lemons
Op Ed

Make Lemonade From Trump’s Lemons

However chaotic his style, his team could take on issues like China trade imbalance.

Supervisor Wasserman Outraged at Conduct of Sheriff Clarke
Press Release

Supervisor Wasserman Outraged at Conduct of Sheriff Clarke

"Sheriff Clarke, I hope Trump takes you. Good luck in Washington. Go in peace."

Speaker Paul Ryan Shows Loyalty Lies with Putin and the Kremlin, Not the American People
Press Release

Speaker Paul Ryan Shows Loyalty Lies with Putin and the Kremlin, Not the American People

The response from Speaker Ryan shows the worst kind of partisanship.

Murphy’s Law: Paul Ryan’s Patriotism At Issue?
Murphy’s Law

Paul Ryan’s Patriotism At Issue?

House Republicans he oversaw used illegally hacked information from Russians.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Help For Lead Pipes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Help For Lead Pipes

But not a lot. Program will replace 300 lead laterals a year, with help for homeowners.

Murphy’s Law: Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?
Murphy’s Law

Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?

Wisconsin could loom large in Trump’s effort to save manufacturing jobs.

Wisconsin Comrades Set to Welcome Donald Trump, Whitewash Russian Attempts to Influence Elections
Press Release

Wisconsin Comrades Set to Welcome Donald Trump, Whitewash Russian Attempts to Influence Elections

‘You Would Have Hoped That Patriotism Would Trump Blind Partisanship’

After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings
Press Release

After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings

Senators: “Whether the President of the United States makes decisions about potential trade agreements or sending troops into war, the American people need to know that the President is acting in their best interest.”

WI GOP Picks Kremlin Over The Heartland
Press Release

WI GOP Picks Kremlin Over The Heartland

They have stood by Donald Trump and his attacks on the intelligence community

Wisconsin Recount Completed Ahead of Schedule With Relatively Small Changes to Final Totals
Press Release

Wisconsin Recount Completed Ahead of Schedule With Relatively Small Changes to Final Totals

Trump’s margin over Clinton increased by 131 votes.

Rep. Pocan Leads Letter to President-elect Trump Highlighting Republicans’ Divisions Over Buy America Requirements
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Leads Letter to President-elect Trump Highlighting Republicans’ Divisions Over Buy America Requirements

“Foundries across the state are scratching their heads wondering why Republicans would want to send taxpayer dollars to companies that ship jobs overseas.”

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
Press Release

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

Senators press President-Elect Trump to live up to his campaign promises and reject any cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Op-Ed: Trump Silent on Buy America Bill
Op-Ed

Trump Silent on Buy America Bill

Baldwin proposes that federal water bill require American products, Republicans resist, Trump says nothing.

Wisconsin Budget: Will Trump Kill Federal Overtime Rule?
Wisconsin Budget

Will Trump Kill Federal Overtime Rule?

Labor Department rule, stalled by judge, would raise pay for 187,000 Wisconsin workers.

High Time For Sheriff David Clarke To Get Back To Work
Press Release

High Time For Sheriff David Clarke To Get Back To Work

Four prisoners have died at the Milwaukee County Jail in recent months.

Congressman Sensenbrenner Urges President-elect Trump to Meet with Dalai Lama; Continue U.S. Relationship with Tibet
Press Release

Congressman Sensenbrenner Urges President-elect Trump to Meet with Dalai Lama; Continue U.S. Relationship with Tibet

"Tibetans have the right to preserve their culture, heritage, language, and religion."

Out Look: Proposed Bill Could Out Gay Students
Out Look

Proposed Bill Could Out Gay Students

Proposals like Texas bill could hurt teens and undermine gay-straight student alliances.

Op-Ed: State Jobs Engine Running at Half Speed
Op-Ed

State Jobs Engine Running at Half Speed

Wisconsin trails the nation, needs comprehensive economic development program.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill

“By removing my Buy America standard, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are embracing the status-quo in Washington.”

The State of Politics: Poll Analysis Shows How State Turned Red
The State of Politics

Poll Analysis Shows How State Turned Red

Democrats had five percent edge in party identification in 2008 and 2012; that’s gone.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director

Jason Sidener to be the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's next Executive Director.

John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel
Press Release

John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel

Candidate Running to Oversee Wisconsin Public Schools Praises Michigan Billionaire Heiress With No Public Education Experience Who Prefers Private Schools

Murphy’s Law: 10 Strangest Things About State Recount
Murphy’s Law

10 Strangest Things About State Recount

Crazy cost estimates, murky legal issues, Green Party spats, and much more.

Rep. Sean Duffy Chooses Trump’s Swamp Over Wisconsin
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy Chooses Trump’s Swamp Over Wisconsin

Duffy joins Wall Street insiders.

Back in the News: Sheriff’s History Of Inmate Mistreatment
Back in the News

Sheriff’s History Of Inmate Mistreatment

Problems at county jail just the latest incidents of mistreatment under Sheriff Clarke.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

Data Wonk: Trump, Truth, and Financial Trouble
Data Wonk

Trump, Truth, and Financial Trouble

Voters’ median income -- and gullibility -- help explain election results

Op-Ed: Trump Could Trigger a Trade War
Op-Ed

Trump Could Trigger a Trade War

Which could badly damage the economy. A business exec looks at Trump’s policies.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Reported to be Auditioning for National Security Job With Donald Trump
Press Release

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Reported to be Auditioning for National Security Job With Donald Trump

No Basis By Which ‘All Hat, No Cattle’ Sheriff Qualified for National Security Post

Op-Ed: Is Charter School Bubble About to Burst?
Op-Ed

Is Charter School Bubble About to Burst?

Their shaky financing is causing failures locally, nationally. Yet Trump wants more.

Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount
Press Release

Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount

“The fight for voting rights is bigger than any one campaign, candidate or political party.”

Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, A Danger To Public Education
Press Release

Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, A Danger To Public Education

"Wisconsin knows first hand the danger Betsy DeVos poses as head of the Department of Education."

Trump’s DeVos Appointment Means More School Privatization, More Failure, Less Accountability
Press Release

Trump’s DeVos Appointment Means More School Privatization, More Failure, Less Accountability

‘Being a Billionaire Whose Hobby Is Underwriting Campaigns to Steal Public School Dollars for Unaccountable Private Schools Disqualifies Her to Be Our Secretary of Education’

Data Wonk: Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?
Data Wonk

Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?

Identity politics failed. Democrats need policies that help all, regardless of race, region.

UPDATE: Stein Will Pay For Presidential Recount
UPDATE

Stein Will Pay For Presidential Recount

Green Party wants recount of narrow Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan.

The State of Politics: How Trump Could Change Wisconsin
The State of Politics

How Trump Could Change Wisconsin

Walker and Republicans expect lots of federal money for the state.

Op-Ed: Why Eliminate Electoral College?
Op-Ed

Why Eliminate Electoral College?

Because it would grow campaign map, forcing candidates to campaign in more states.

Fear and Racism in America

Fear and Racism in America

Annual Summit on Milwaukee has frank, post-election discussion of race.

Rep. Pocan Calls on President Obama to Protect Dreamers from Deportation
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Calls on President Obama to Protect Dreamers from Deportation

As of the end of June 2016, about 742,000 Dreamers had received DACA status.

Op-Ed: How to Replace Obamacare
Op-Ed

How to Replace Obamacare

Here’s a blueprint for a GOP health care plan with seven key ingredients.

Murphy’s Law: An “Epidemic” of Voter Suppression
Murphy’s Law

An “Epidemic” of Voter Suppression

Experts say it's a massive problem in the state and may have swung election nationally.

Medicare’s Big Rise in Drug Prescriptions

Medicare’s Big Rise in Drug Prescriptions

41 medical professionals prescribed more than $5 million. Wisconsin high for opioids.

Candidate for Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security Unable to Maintain County Jail
Press Release

Candidate for Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security Unable to Maintain County Jail

Latest Horrific Incident at Facility Overseen by Sheriff David Clarke Involves Newborn Child

Op-Ed: Voters Support Increase in Minimum Wage
Op-Ed

Voters Support Increase in Minimum Wage

Will Trump support workers with hike in federal minimum?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President-Elect Trump to Keep His Promise to Make Washington Work for Wisconsin, Not Wall Street
Data Wonk: Trump’s Politics of Pessimism
Data Wonk

Trump’s Politics of Pessimism

The data show his supporters are very pessimistic. How will he meet their needs?

Reported Frontrunner for Trump Attorney General Pick Would Add to Burgeoning Voter Suppression Administration
Press Release

Reported Frontrunner for Trump Attorney General Pick Would Add to Burgeoning Voter Suppression Administration

Is Trump Poised to Follow GOP Playbook of Rigging the Rules on Voting for Partisan Political Gain?

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Statement On Trump White House Hires
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Statement On Trump White House Hires

"It is also beyond comprehension that Priebus is so willing and enthusiastic to run the White House alongside Steven Bannon..."

Murphy’s Law: Why Schools Are Increasingly Unequal
Murphy’s Law

Why Schools Are Increasingly Unequal

Act 10 and era of school referendums causes bigger gap between haves and have nots.

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Clinton and the Democrats wrote off white workers in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin.

Bannon Appointment Underscores Danger of Trump Presidency
Press Release

Bannon Appointment Underscores Danger of Trump Presidency

In response to the appointment of campaign strategist Stephen Bannon to a senior role within the Trump Administration, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Jewish Community Relations Council denounces the appointment of Stephen Bannon
Press Release

Jewish Community Relations Council denounces the appointment of Stephen Bannon

Through his words and his actions, Bannon spreads the alt-right’s dangerous white nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism.

Op-Ed: Can Trump Govern?
Op-Ed

Can Trump Govern?

Can the draft dodger, debt welcher, business bankrupter and philanderer actually lead?

Trump Appointment of Reince Priebus Brings Voter Suppression Advocate Into Oval Office
Press Release

Trump Appointment of Reince Priebus Brings Voter Suppression Advocate Into Oval Office

White Supremacy and Voter Suppression to Go Hand in Hand in Trump Administration

The State of Politics: The Incredible Decline of Democrats
The State of Politics

The Incredible Decline of Democrats

GOP soared, Democrats floored, in state vote. Dem decline since 2010 is stunning.

Speaker Vos Statement on Reince Priebus
Press Release

Speaker Vos Statement on Reince Priebus

“Wisconsin congratulates you, Reince! We’re confident you will help make America great again.”

Sieger on Songs: The Songs of Leonard Cohen
Sieger on Songs

The Songs of Leonard Cohen

You want it darker? He always delivered, right up to his death.

Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election
Press Release

Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election

Unfortunately, this election has highlighted our differences and we have seen an increase in hateful rhetoric and activity, including overt and covert anti-Semitism.

Murphy’s Law: Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?
Murphy’s Law

Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?

Some point to voter suppression as a factor in this state and others.

10 Reasons Why Trump Won

10 Reasons Why Trump Won

Trump’s strengths or Hillary’s mistakes?

Eyes on Milwaukee: 15 Election Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

15 Election Winners and Losers

Clarke to the cabinet? Should pollsters be fired? RoJo trumps Trump. And much more.

Statement from Rep. Barca on Election Results
Press Release

Statement from Rep. Barca on Election Results

"There will be many pundits analyzing these results for weeks, but what is crystal clear is that voters are dissatisfied with the status quo."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On Election Results
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On Election Results

"We will also work to hold President-Elect Trump accountable to the people who elected him."

Election Update: Early Voting Shows Hillary Leading
Election Update

Early Voting Shows Hillary Leading

Early voting edge in five key states, including Wisconsin. But oh, was that misleading.

Sieger on Songs: How Robert Altman Saw the Future
Sieger on Songs

How Robert Altman Saw the Future

His film ‘Nashville’ and final song,“It Don't Worry Me,” have chilling reverberations today.

Ryan Solen says Paul Ryan should quit his reelection now
Press Release

Ryan Solen says Paul Ryan should quit his reelection now

Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District deserves better than a Representative who will resign soon

Op-Ed: Stepp’s Slothful Style of Running DNR
Op-Ed

Stepp’s Slothful Style of Running DNR

Or is it a Chamber of Commerce mentality? You be the judge.

Questions for Senator Johnson As He Campaigns with Eric Trump
Press Release

Questions for Senator Johnson As He Campaigns with Eric Trump

Senator Ron Johnson is falling back into the arms of Donald Trump.

Data Wonk: Do Tax Cuts Lead to Economic Growth?
Data Wonk

Do Tax Cuts Lead to Economic Growth?

What the historic evidence since 1960s shows.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump by 6 percentage points in Wisconsin; Senate race is virtually tied
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump by 6 percentage points in Wisconsin; Senate race is virtually tied

Among Wisconsin likely voters, 46 percent support Hillary Clinton and 40 percent support Donald Trump.

Associated Press: Democratic Counties Outpacing Republican Counties Nearly 2-to-1 after over 460,000 early votes cast
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Associated Press: Democratic Counties Outpacing Republican Counties Nearly 2-to-1 after over 460,000 early votes cast

Only 16 percent of early votes have come from Republican strongholds.

Zamarripa Announces Television Ad Campaign to Get Out The Vote
Press Release

Zamarripa Announces Television Ad Campaign to Get Out The Vote

“My goal in political life is to increase the participation of the Latinx community to ensure our issues are addressed,” said Rep. Zamarripa.

WisGOP Goes Full “Trump Train” In Eau Claire
Plenty of Horne: Siefert Unfit For Sheriff, Clarke Declares
Plenty of Horne

Siefert Unfit For Sheriff, Clarke Declares

Clarke derides Siefert's physical fitness. And: Badger sports bring huge returns to UW.

Sean Duffy Tells CNN George Soros Is Rigging Voting Machines
Press Release

Sean Duffy Tells CNN George Soros Is Rigging Voting Machines

‘Bizarre’ rant by Trump surrogate caps off wild interview that includes conspiracy theories, fraudulent claims against Wisconsin voters.

Paul Ryan— still ducking the voters of WI’s 1st Congressional District
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Paul Ryan— still ducking the voters of WI’s 1st Congressional District

In the absence of Paul Ryan, Solen chose to answer questions from Mike Daly, the audience, and viewers on Facebook Live.

Sieger on Songs: All Hail Vladimir Putin!
Sieger on Songs

All Hail Vladimir Putin!

Randy Newman’s new song “Putin” is clever, scathing and oh-so-timely.

Op-Ed: Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?
Op-Ed

Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?

Her opportunity is great… if she can overcome her flaws.

Data Wonk: Three Visions of the Future
Data Wonk

Three Visions of the Future

Comparing the Trump, Clinton and Ryan tax plans and their impact on the economy.

Sen. Luther Olsen Plays Hide And Seek With The Voters
Press Release

Sen. Luther Olsen Plays Hide And Seek With The Voters

In a candidate forum the Senator Olsen refused to disclose if he would vote for his party's presidential nominee.

Op-Ed: Petri and Schultz Won’t Vote for Trump
Op-Ed

Petri and Schultz Won’t Vote for Trump

Former Wisconsin congressman, former state senator are among long list of GOP dissenters.

Voting Wars: Millennials Could Decide The Elections
Voting Wars

Millennials Could Decide The Elections

They number 69 million, one-third of electorate. But will they vote?

Luther Olsen Won’t Say Whether He’ll Vote for Trump
Press Release

Luther Olsen Won’t Say Whether He’ll Vote for Trump

Senator once gain fails Wisconsin women and veterans.

Senator Johnson Follows Trump’s Lead Down the Gutter
Press Release

Senator Johnson Follows Trump’s Lead Down the Gutter

Down in the polls, and short on time, Senator Johnson turns to desperate personal attacks

If Paul Ryan wins reelection he will lose as Speaker, resign November 9, cause special election in Wisconsin
Press Release

If Paul Ryan wins reelection he will lose as Speaker, resign November 9, cause special election in Wisconsin

Solen adds that, “continuing to run for reelection knowing that resigning is likely to happen immediately after Election Day is just playing politics and is not looking out for the people you represent.”

Ryan Solen on his candidacy and why he shows up to every invitation he can
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Ryan Solen on his candidacy and why he shows up to every invitation he can

Solen became the Democratic nominee in August and has steadily increased his support among Democrats.

House Confidential: Union Activist’s Brady Street Beauty
House Confidential

Union Activist’s Brady Street Beauty

The assessor loved the 1909 home's stained glass and bevelled leaded glass windows.

State Representative Dana Wachs Statement on Ivanka Trump’s Wisconsin Visit
Press Release

State Representative Dana Wachs Statement on Ivanka Trump’s Wisconsin Visit

"No matter who Donald Trump sends to Wisconsin to argue his case, his record speaks for itself," said Rep. Wachs.

Murphys Law: Rojo On The Rebound
Murphys Law

Rojo On The Rebound

Ron Johnson is fired up and rising in the polls. Can he beat Feingold?

Op-Ed: Can Republicans Recover From Trump?
Op-Ed

Can Republicans Recover From Trump?

Party needs a new brand, new policies, more pragmatism.

Data Wonk: Is Obamacare Failing?
Data Wonk

Is Obamacare Failing?

Rhetoric aside, what does the data show?

Black Lives Matter Leaders Speak at UWM

Black Lives Matter Leaders Speak at UWM

Co-founders of group discuss activism, urge students to “get engaged.”

Murphy’s Law: David Clarke the Demagogue
Murphy’s Law

David Clarke the Demagogue

A sheriff who once represented law and order has sold his soul to become a media star.

Does Sen. Johnson Agree With Sheriff Clarke and Donald Trump That It’s “Pitchfork Time”
Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric
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Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric

"It is time for all leaders to reject Donald Trump once and for all, and to denounce his long record of hurtful and abusive behavior," said Tom Nelson.

On Press Call Elected Officials and Advocates Denounce Senator Johnson for His Continued Support of Trump
If Sen. Ron Johnson Won’t Defend the Indefensible, How Does He Justify His Own Record on Sexual Assault Issues?
Press Release

If Sen. Ron Johnson Won’t Defend the Indefensible, How Does He Justify His Own Record on Sexual Assault Issues?

Record Includes Failing to Report Assault of Staff Person to Authorities, Dismissing Claims of Victim of Harassment and Voting Against Violence Against Women Act

Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims
Press Release

Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims

‘Will Walker Finally Admit He Was Trying to Rig Elections With Voter Suppression Bills?’

Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent
Press Release

Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent

In short, Ryan Solen is a rising star.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters shifting support to Clinton after Trump video release
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters shifting support to Clinton after Trump video release

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 37 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump.

Why is Rep Rodriguez Silent About Her Support for Donald Trump?
Press Release

Why is Rep Rodriguez Silent About Her Support for Donald Trump?

My team has produced and marketed a campaign video to show our total disgust with the Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump

Murphy’s Law: Paul Ryan’s Losing Bet on Trump
Murphy’s Law

Paul Ryan’s Losing Bet on Trump

He finally deserted The Donald, but is it too late to avoid damaging his own career?

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. Joe Heck, Sen. Mark Kirk and Sen. John Thune Have Pulled Their Support for Trump…Why Hasn’t Sen. Johnson?
Press Release

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. Joe Heck, Sen. Mark Kirk and Sen. John Thune Have Pulled Their Support for Trump…Why Hasn’t Sen. Johnson?

Republican Senators, Congressmen and Governors are Pulling Their Support for Trump, but Sen. Johnson remains committed to Donald Trump as his nominee.

WisDems Chair Laning: “Donald Trump’s comments about women are truly horrific.”
Press Release

WisDems Chair Laning: “Donald Trump’s comments about women are truly horrific.”

"These recent revelations are nothing new when it comes to Trump’s treatment of women..."

Ryan Solen on Donald Trump’s lewd comments about women and what Paul Ryan must do
Press Release

Ryan Solen on Donald Trump’s lewd comments about women and what Paul Ryan must do

Ryan Solen respects women as equals.

A simple question for Sen. Johnson
Press Release

A simple question for Sen. Johnson

"Donald Trump's comments are indefensible."

Paul Ryan and Donald Trump hitting the campaign trail together?
Press Release

Paul Ryan and Donald Trump hitting the campaign trail together?

Paul Ryan’s press indicates he is none too pleased to appear with Trump.

Wisconsin Republicans Abandon Veterans
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Abandon Veterans

Attacks on military families and problems at King nursing home piling up

Paul Ryan and Donald Trump and the Ayn Rand philosophy of selfishness, divisiveness
Press Release

Paul Ryan and Donald Trump and the Ayn Rand philosophy of selfishness, divisiveness

Like Donald Trump, Paul Ryan cares only about Paul Ryan.

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront
Press Release

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront

More Than 515,000 Would Benefit from Refinance Plan

Ryan Solen on the Vice Presidential Debate and about his debate with Paul Ryan
Press Release

Ryan Solen on the Vice Presidential Debate and about his debate with Paul Ryan

Pence claimed Kaine was attacking him but Trump made all the statements Kaine mentioned.

Murphy’s Law: 13 Lessons The Guardian Taught Us
Murphy’s Law

13 Lessons The Guardian Taught Us

Or how Scott Walker corrupted Wisconsin, as the leaked Doe documents reveal.

Will Sen. Johnson Stay Silent After Trump Insults Veterans Suffering from PTSD?
Press Release

Will Sen. Johnson Stay Silent After Trump Insults Veterans Suffering from PTSD?

Rather than condemn Trump, Sen. Johnson has condoned him over and over again.

Senator Johnson Stonewalls Mike Gousha Over TPP
Press Release

Senator Johnson Stonewalls Mike Gousha Over TPP

Senator Johnson admitted this morning that the trade deals he’s supported have been bad for Wisconsin workers.

Ryan Solen on the First Presidential Debate and Paul Ryan’s reaction to it
Press Release

Ryan Solen on the First Presidential Debate and Paul Ryan’s reaction to it

He has no position on Trump’s comment that paying no federal income taxes “makes me smart.”

Voting Wars: White Working-Class Voters Turning to Trump?
Voting Wars

White Working-Class Voters Turning to Trump?

In Wisconsin, Donald Trump must overcome his second-place finish in the state’s Republican primary — and a polling gap with Democrat Hillary Clinton

Clinton, Trump Campaigns Commit to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at Candidate Forum
Press Release

Clinton, Trump Campaigns Commit to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at Candidate Forum

Over the last seven years, the U.S. Congress has invested over $2.2 billion through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Senator Johnson’s Multi-Millionaire Madness Bracket Challenge
Press Release

Senator Johnson’s Multi-Millionaire Madness Bracket Challenge

Senator Johnson has left behind a trail of suspect choices and shady deals.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin

Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 42 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Following Donald Trump Model Of Withholding Financial Records
Press Release

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Following Donald Trump Model Of Withholding Financial Records

In 2015, private groups or individuals paid $51,840 in airfare for the Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke to fly to 25 events, meetings or speaking engagements.

Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns
Press Release

Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns

Last week’s report offers a disturbing preview of the foreign entanglements that could influence Donald Trump.

An open letter to Paul Ryan
Press Release

An open letter to Paul Ryan

Please consider this the start of debate.

Why buy elections? Why purchase judges? Because Scott Walker asked.
Press Release

Why buy elections? Why purchase judges? Because Scott Walker asked.

The documents suggest that Governor Walker collaborated and traded favors with lobbyists, third-party shadow groups, and even Donald Trump.

Data Wonk: Does Big Government Threaten Freedom?
Data Wonk

Does Big Government Threaten Freedom?

The Church of the Gipper argues big government threatens freedom. But what about private parties? Such as Donald Trump.

Voting Wars: Will Latinos Turn Out for Nov. 8 Election?
Voting Wars

Will Latinos Turn Out for Nov. 8 Election?

Hispanic voters in Wisconsin and beyond are poised to flex their political muscles, but disenchantment, language differences create barriers

The Truth About Senator Johnson’s Ties to Extreme Anti-Women Groups
Press Release

The Truth About Senator Johnson’s Ties to Extreme Anti-Women Groups

For nearly six years Senator Ron Johnson has aligned himself with far right groups that share his extreme anti-women agenda.

Voting Wars: Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem
Voting Wars

Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem

Gov. Scott Walker says the lack of voter impersonation cases does not matter if there is a chance that even one vote is canceled out by fraud.

As Donald Trump Cozies Up To Vladimir Putin, Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Sean Duffy Continue To Support His Campaign
Press Release

As Donald Trump Cozies Up To Vladimir Putin, Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Sean Duffy Continue To Support His Campaign

Trump's praise for the Russian leader is unprecedented from a candidate running for President of the United States.

Does Sen. Johnson Support or Endorse Donald Trump’s Praise of Putin?
Press Release

Does Sen. Johnson Support or Endorse Donald Trump’s Praise of Putin?

Sen. Johnson has said that he would pull his support for Trump if the Republican nominee said anything that “crosses the line.”

Paul Ryan still endorses unfit candidate Trump
Press Release

Paul Ryan still endorses unfit candidate Trump

Donald Trump continues to demonstrate he is unfit to be President and Paul Ryan continues to endorse him. Ryan Solen wants to know why.

Data Wonk: The Decline of Reaganism
Data Wonk

The Decline of Reaganism

The Church of the Gipper is defied by Donald Trump. Will Republicans adjust their ideology?

Murphy’s Law: The New Charlie Sykes
Murphy’s Law

The New Charlie Sykes

He's confessing his errors and getting lots of publicity. Could there be a connection?

Op-Ed: Of Taco Trucks and Voter Education
Op-Ed

Of Taco Trucks and Voter Education

Trump supporter warns of taco trucks on every corner; Latino leaders mobilize voters.

Ryan Solen supports unions this Labor Day but Paul Ryan flakes
Press Release

Ryan Solen supports unions this Labor Day but Paul Ryan flakes

Paul Ryan, however, supports unions only when they benefit him or his family.

Plenty of Horne: Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here
Plenty of Horne

Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here

A big turnout of American and Mexican politicians with "Trumpism" in the air.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton edge over Trump narrowing to pre-convention levels among Wisconsin voters
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton edge over Trump narrowing to pre-convention levels among Wisconsin voters

Among likely voters Clinton is supported by 45 percent and Trump by 42 percent in the new poll.

Senator Johnson Cozies Up to Foster Friess and the Koch Brothers
Press Release

Senator Johnson Cozies Up to Foster Friess and the Koch Brothers

Johnson is more dependent than ever on the support of multi-millionaires and billionaires like Friess to prop up his campaign.

What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?
Press Release

What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?

Scott Walker + ITT Tech, Ron Johnson + Globe University & of Course, Trump University

Rep. Sean Duffy Dusts Off His Tin Foil Hat
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy Dusts Off His Tin Foil Hat

Again and again Duffy has defended Trump's outrageous actions.

Data Wonk: Redistricting and Democracy
Data Wonk

Redistricting and Democracy

Gerrymandering has eliminated nearly all competitive legislative and congressional districts.

Is Paul Ryan afraid to debate?
Press Release

Is Paul Ryan afraid to debate?

Ryan Solen asks why Paul Ryan is afraid to debate after 15 days without a response to multiple requests

Mike Gallagher Continues to Stand By Donald Trump
Press Release

Mike Gallagher Continues to Stand By Donald Trump

50 national security officials say Trump would be “most reckless President in American history”

Op-Ed: Mr. Trump, West Bend Ain’t Milwaukee
Op-Ed

Mr. Trump, West Bend Ain’t Milwaukee

Trump stumps for African American votes before a crowd with not one black person.

Ron Johnson’s Beltway Blunder: The “Nuclear Codes” Edition
Press Release

Ron Johnson’s Beltway Blunder: The “Nuclear Codes” Edition

So what was Johnson’s rationale?

Moore Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Incendiary Remarks on Communities of Color
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Moore Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Incendiary Remarks on Communities of Color

“Every time Donald Trump opens his mouth, it’s abundantly clear he has no idea what he’s talking about.”

Data Wonk: Which Candidates Lie the Most?
Data Wonk

Which Candidates Lie the Most?

Aggregating the Politifact ratings of candidates for president and U.S. Senate.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How to Create Central City Jobs
Eyes on Milwaukee

How to Create Central City Jobs

Northwestern Mutual's new tower is a shining example of how to create jobs in city.

Trump candidacy threatens U.S. security
Press Release

Trump candidacy threatens U.S. security

GOP nominee continues dangerous rhetoric and reckless behavior

Senate GOP Rides the Trump Train
Press Release

Senate GOP Rides the Trump Train

Republican leaders refuse to condemn Trump’s hateful rhetoric

Plenty of Horne: Security Tight for Sykes Book Talk
Plenty of Horne

Security Tight for Sykes Book Talk

Boswell hires security guards, but book talk was dull affair, it turns out.

Donald Trump’s Biggest Fan Rep. Sean Duffy: ‘Whatever Trump Says is Right – Whatever he says.’
Press Release

Donald Trump’s Biggest Fan Rep. Sean Duffy: ‘Whatever Trump Says is Right – Whatever he says.’

By his own admission, Duffy believes Donald Trump doesn't mince words and there is nothing to parse in his dangerous and sometimes violent rhetoric.

Donald Trump’s Tax Return Problem
Press Release

Donald Trump’s Tax Return Problem

His unwillingness to release his tax returns should make voters uneasy as Trump.

Senator Johnson’s Biggest Supporters Line Up Behind Trump
Press Release

Senator Johnson’s Biggest Supporters Line Up Behind Trump

Senator Johnson and Trump share the same vision for an economy that benefits only multi-millionaires and billionaires like themselves.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton widening lead over Trump in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton widening lead over Trump in Wisconsin

And among likely voters in November’s election, Feingold has the support of 53 percent while Johnson is supported by 42 percent.

Op-Ed: Anti-Trade Movement Will Hurt State
Op-Ed

Anti-Trade Movement Will Hurt State

Wisconsin is a net exporter of products, yet Trump, Clinton, Feingold oppose global trade pacts.

Khary Penebaker Wins Primary, Will Face Jim Sensenbrenner in November
Press Release

Khary Penebaker Wins Primary, Will Face Jim Sensenbrenner in November

Khary Penebaker, candidate for Wisconsin’s 5th United States House of Representatives seat, won the uncontested Democratic Primary.

Murphy’s Law: 19 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

19 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, behind the scenes. who won, who lost?

Wisconsin Republicans Stay Silent as Trump Touts Violence
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Stay Silent as Trump Touts Violence

‘Far Past Time For Them to Say Enough and Withdraw Their Support’

Why does Paul Ryan continue to endorse Trump?
Press Release

Why does Paul Ryan continue to endorse Trump?

Ryan Solen doesn’t play games with America’s future.

Trump’s Biggest Supporters are Lining Up Behind Sen. Johnson
Press Release

Trump’s Biggest Supporters are Lining Up Behind Sen. Johnson

Johnson's reliance on the Wall Street bankers backing Trump may be part of the reason he's refused to denounce the Republican nominee.

Pick A Line. Any Line. Donald Trump Has Crossed It.
Press Release

Pick A Line. Any Line. Donald Trump Has Crossed It.

Donald Trump has crossed every line there is - except, apparently, Paul Ryan’s line.

Trump Visit Has WISGOP Crying Crocodile Tears for Sacred Cow Paul Ryan
Press Release

Trump Visit Has WISGOP Crying Crocodile Tears for Sacred Cow Paul Ryan

‘Given GOP Record In WI Against Women, Minorities, LGBTQ, Poor People, It’s Not What Trump Has Said, It’s What He Won’t Say That Has WISGOP in Arms’

Ron Johnson’s Beltway Blunder: The “Scientifically Proven” Edition
Press Release

Ron Johnson’s Beltway Blunder: The “Scientifically Proven” Edition

Senator Johnson didn’t let pesky facts get in the way of his defense of the big corporate polluters.

Wisconsin Republicans Perform Disappearing Act Ahead Of Donald Trump’s Green Bay Rally
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Perform Disappearing Act Ahead Of Donald Trump’s Green Bay Rally

Wisconsin's Republican leaders Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ron Johnson, and state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald will all be skipping Friday's event.

Senator Johnson Refuses to Denounce Trump. Still.
Press Release

Senator Johnson Refuses to Denounce Trump. Still.

Incredibly, it took four days for Johnson to realize that Trump should even apologize for his comments.

Data Wonk: Trumpism
Data Wonk

Trumpism

The evidence-free appeal of Donald Trump.

What Does Donald Trump Have to Do to Lose Scott Walker’s Endorsement?
Press Release

What Does Donald Trump Have to Do to Lose Scott Walker’s Endorsement?

‘Trump’s Repeated Attacks on Grieving Family of American Hero’

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Veterans Caucus Chair on Donald Trump Continuously Insulting Gold Star Parents
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Veterans Caucus Chair on Donald Trump Continuously Insulting Gold Star Parents

"The audacity Donald Trump has to slander Gold Star parents who lost their son defending this country is unconscionable, and he has no idea what real sacrifice is," said army veteran Randy Bryce.

Wisconsin Veterans and Families Deserve Better
Press Release

Wisconsin Veterans and Families Deserve Better

Sen. Fitzgerald stands by Trump despite Gold Star insults

Memo to Washington Post: Welcome to Walker’s Wisconsin
Press Release

Memo to Washington Post: Welcome to Walker’s Wisconsin

‘Walker Has Barred the Press, Public From Government Events for Last Year’

Op-Ed: Thoughts from Philadelphia
Op-Ed

Thoughts from Philadelphia

Crime and justice reform and the 2016 presidential election.

Op-Ed: Koch Brothers Impact on GOP Convention
Op-Ed

Koch Brothers Impact on GOP Convention

Their impact on Republican platform and candidates — all but Trump — was “huge!”

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention

"Our great speakers spoke of a better America where everyone, regardless of their race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, or who how they identify has a fair shot to get ahead."

The State of Politics: Walker Sells Himself at GOP Convention
The State of Politics

Walker Sells Himself at GOP Convention

Uses convention to renew national profile, but Ryan a more likely choice for president in 2020.

Sean Duffy Treats Election Process Like It’s Reality TV
Press Release

Sean Duffy Treats Election Process Like It’s Reality TV

The convention is far from the first time Duffy has been two-faced with different audiences.

Streetsblog: Republican Platform is Hostile to Cities
Streetsblog

Republican Platform is Hostile to Cities

Would end all federal transportation funding for transit, biking, walking.

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair On the End of the Republican National Convention
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair On the End of the Republican National Convention

"The Republican National Convention showed exactly why we must elect Hillary Clinton to the White House and other Democrats up and down the ticket into office," said Martha Laning.

Back in the News: Will Clarke Hurt GOP With Black Voters?
Back in the News

Will Clarke Hurt GOP With Black Voters?

His speech adds to anti-black tone at Republican convention, but heightens sheriff’s fame.

Reckless Ron Continues to Embrace Donald Trump’s Dangerous Foreign Policy Agenda
Press Release

Reckless Ron Continues to Embrace Donald Trump’s Dangerous Foreign Policy Agenda

“Senator Johnson’s continued support for Trump’s dangerous foreign policy agenda raises questions about Johnson's judgment,” said Harry Hartfield, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

Ron Johnson Making History, But Not the Good Kind
Press Release

Ron Johnson Making History, But Not the Good Kind

Delay for Qualified Supreme Court Nominee Hits 125 Days While Sen. Ron Johnson Set to Deliver Speech in Support Donald Trump

#Thanks, Obama!
Press Release

#Thanks, Obama!

Plagiarism Critic Scott Walker Speechless Over Trump Plagiarism Charge

David Clarke: Extremist, Bombastic, Incompetent
Press Release

David Clarke: Extremist, Bombastic, Incompetent

Apt Opening Act for Donald Trump’s Coronation as GOP’s Presidential Nominee

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele endorses Hillary Clinton
Press Release

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele endorses Hillary Clinton

"Secretary Clinton is the best candidate to unite our Country and continue moving us forward so that every American has a shot at building their American Dream,” Milwaukee County Executive Abele said.

Donald Trump Picks The Most Extreme VP Pick in a Generation
Press Release

Donald Trump Picks The Most Extreme VP Pick in a Generation

Gov. Mike Pence is a nightmare for working Wisconsinites.

Murphy’s Law: Koch Brothers Recruit State’s Latinos
Murphy’s Law

Koch Brothers Recruit State’s Latinos

But efforts by their shadowy Libre Initiative may be undercut by Trump.

Op-Ed: Vote For Gridlock in November
Op-Ed

Vote For Gridlock in November

Don’t like Trump or Clinton? Support Paul Ryan and GOP House, so they can play defense.

Democratic Party Unified As Republican Party Continues To Fracture Even Further
Press Release

Democratic Party Unified As Republican Party Continues To Fracture Even Further

Senator Bernie Sanders Formally Endorses Secretary Hillary Clinton For President

Coming Soon: More Right Wing Litigation
Press Release

Coming Soon: More Right Wing Litigation

Starring newly formed Center for Competitive Federalism

The State of Politics: Wisconsin “Undecided” in Presidential Election?
The State of Politics

Wisconsin “Undecided” in Presidential Election?

One in five are undecided, independent or neither party voters in presidential race.

Back in the News: Journal Sentinel Sanitizes Trump Disaster
Back in the News

Journal Sentinel Sanitizes Trump Disaster

It offers only Paul Ryan’s positive account of Trump’s ugly tussle with Congress.

Murphy’s Law: Will Wisconsin Matter in Presidential Race?
Murphy’s Law

Will Wisconsin Matter in Presidential Race?

If not, that’s bad news not just for Trump but for Ron Johnson, too.

Murphy’s Law: Racism Issue Dogs Bradley Foundation
Murphy’s Law

Racism Issue Dogs Bradley Foundation

Does foundation still support research on racial inferiority?

Op-Ed: Dump Trump Efforts Could Still Succeed
Op-Ed

Dump Trump Efforts Could Still Succeed

Some Wisconsin delegates are among those who plan to fight him at convention.

Op-Ed: Shades of McCarthyism in Donald Trump
Op-Ed

Shades of McCarthyism in Donald Trump

He was trained by Joe McCarthy lieutenant Roy Cohn and uses Joe’s tactics.

Data Wonk: Why Trump’s Hostile Takeover Succeeded
Data Wonk

Why Trump’s Hostile Takeover Succeeded

The data shows how he stole Republican Party despite opposition of its leaders.

Fractured Senate GOP in Disarray
Press Release

Fractured Senate GOP in Disarray

Members at odds over transportation delays, Trump candidacy

Op-Ed: 7 Ways to Improve UW System
Op-Ed

7 Ways to Improve UW System

Ray Cross and regents need to take bold steps in face of financial cuts.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading

Majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

Op-Ed: Ryan Should Rescind Endorsement of Trump
Op-Ed

Ryan Should Rescind Endorsement of Trump

The Party of Lincoln is dying, but Paul Ryan doesn’t get it.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cues Up Race Politics
Press Release

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cues Up Race Politics

Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. responds to article published in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, ‘Lawmaker blames Tom Barrett for crime spilling into suburbs’

Shilling Calls on Republican Senators to Denounce Trump
Press Release

Shilling Calls on Republican Senators to Denounce Trump

GOP Senators refuse to admonish ‘indefensible’ statements

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Hillary Clinton and Tonight’s Primary Results
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Hillary Clinton and Tonight’s Primary Results

"Democrats are ready to turn the page and unite behind Hillary Clinton and the values that bind us together."

Comedy: Oh, You Stupid Intelligent People
Comedy

Oh, You Stupid Intelligent People

Bill Maher roasts everyone he can think of at his Riverside show.

Rep. Barnes Statement on Donald Trump Style Fear Mongering by GOP Legislator
Press Release

Rep. Barnes Statement on Donald Trump Style Fear Mongering by GOP Legislator

“Wisconsin Republicans have long ignored the real work and efforts by legislators and community members in Milwaukee to address the root causes of criminal activity.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas

"I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity."

Five Questions for Senator Johnson on His Continued Support for Donald Trump
Press Release

Five Questions for Senator Johnson on His Continued Support for Donald Trump

Senator Johnson continues to back the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, even after Trump’s racist comments on Judge Curiel.

The State of Politics: Democratic Family Feuds
The State of Politics

Democratic Family Feuds

Eight Democratic legislators face primary challengers, but not one GOP legislator does.

Paul Ryan’s Dangerous Endorsement of Donald Trump
Press Release

Paul Ryan’s Dangerous Endorsement of Donald Trump

Trump has demonstrated time and time again that he does not have the temperament to be the leader of the free world.

Back in the News: John Menard vs. Donald Trump
Back in the News

John Menard vs. Donald Trump

Their friendship and later feud gets titillating coverage from Indianapolis Monthly.

Statement from WisDems Chair on Anniversary of the Fair Minimum Wage Act
Press Release

Statement from WisDems Chair on Anniversary of the Fair Minimum Wage Act

"Donald Trump, the GOP Presidential nominee, thinks that the federal minimum wage of $7.25 is too high."

Op-Ed: Will Republican Party Lose Its Soul?
Op-Ed

Will Republican Party Lose Its Soul?

GOP should stick to its principles and reject Trump. Ryan could lead the way.

Paul Ryan and the GOP Majority’s Terribly Homophobic Week in Congress
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Paul Ryan and the GOP Majority’s Terribly Homophobic Week in Congress

“I personally was sad to see Ryan’s leadership show its true face.”

A List of Donald Trump Comments That Didn’t ‘Cross the Line’ for Sen. Johnson
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A List of Donald Trump Comments That Didn’t ‘Cross the Line’ for Sen. Johnson

Given that Ron Johnson enthusiastically supports Donald Trump, let’s take a look at all of Trump’s comments and campaign promises that clearly didn’t ‘cross a line for Ron Johnson

The State of Politics: Can Challenger Defeat Paul Ryan?
The State of Politics

Can Challenger Defeat Paul Ryan?

Delavan businessman Paul Nehlen has Sarah Palin’s backing in bid for Ryan’s congressional seat.

On the Air: “A Hero For the Entire Country”
On the Air

“A Hero For the Entire Country”

Bruce Murphy talks to WTMJ-AM about Donald Baumgartner's inspiringly generous treatment of employees.

Murphy’s Law: Is Sheriff Clarke the Black Trump?
Murphy’s Law

Is Sheriff Clarke the Black Trump?

And a possible running mate? Atlantic Mag charts the rising star of Milwaukee’s sheriff.

“The Ronald and the Donald Show” – SCOTUS Edition
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“The Ronald and the Donald Show” – SCOTUS Edition

Americans don’t trust Trump to nominate SCOTUS Justices, but Johnson does.

Op-Ed: How Hillary Could Win GOP Votes
Op-Ed

How Hillary Could Win GOP Votes

Many Republicans won’t support Trump. Clinton could appeal, with the right policies.

Wisconsin Republicans are All Aboard the Trump Train
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Wisconsin Republicans are All Aboard the Trump Train

Donald Trump's dangerous, sexist, racist, and xenophobic rhetoric didn't stop Republican leaders in Wisconsin from eagerly jumping on the Trump train.

Eager acceptance of Trump’s dangerous rhetoric confirms Senate GOP disconnect
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Eager acceptance of Trump’s dangerous rhetoric confirms Senate GOP disconnect

Republican politicians including Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ron Johnson have also committed to supporting Donald Trump as their party’s nominee.

Even Red State Agrees: Ron Johnson and Republican Senators Should Confirm Merrick Garland
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Even Red State Agrees: Ron Johnson and Republican Senators Should Confirm Merrick Garland

Ron Johnson’s couldn’t care less about the chorus of voices pushing him to act though.

Sieger on Songs: John Boutté “Sisters” Is a Gem
Sieger on Songs

John Boutté “Sisters” Is a Gem

And maybe the best salute to the power of sisters on their little brother.

YP Week: Who Cares About the Watercooler?
YP Week

Who Cares About the Watercooler?

A workshop on reviving meaningful conversation within the workplace.

Scott Walker Joins the Party of Trump
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Scott Walker Joins the Party of Trump

Some have speculated that Walker’s recent actions are aimed at keeping his name in consideration for the Vice Presidency spot on the ticket.

Ron Johnson Looks Forward to the Republican Convention, Embracing the Party of Trump
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Ron Johnson Looks Forward to the Republican Convention, Embracing the Party of Trump

Ron Johnson’s enthusiastic anticipation of a Trump coronation puts him in a more extreme position than his own party leadership.

Wisconsin Republicans Stand with Trump
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Wisconsin Republicans Stand with Trump

After Republicans passed the controversial Right-to-Work law, Wisconsin saw the highest number of mass layoffs since Gov. Walker took office.

Unconstitutional Right-to-Work only part of the problem
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Unconstitutional Right-to-Work only part of the problem

GOP policies result in 16 consecutive quarters of economic disappointment

The State Of Politics: What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin
The State Of Politics

What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin

Will Walker be Cruz’s choice for running mate? And why can’t Hillary win here?

SHOT/CHASER: Congressman Glenn Grothman Doubles Down On Rigging November 2016 Elections
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SHOT/CHASER: Congressman Glenn Grothman Doubles Down On Rigging November 2016 Elections

Rep. Grothman hasn't backed away from his comments since Tuesday.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win the Elections?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win the Elections?

The turnout will be massive. And could result in upsets.

ICYMI: Senator Ron Johnson Defends his Support of Donald Trump
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ICYMI: Senator Ron Johnson Defends his Support of Donald Trump

Trump has taken his party by storm by pushing misogyny, racism, xenophobia, and making fun of physically disabled individuals.

Data Wonk: When Progressives Imitate the Right
Data Wonk

When Progressives Imitate the Right

The Shepherd’s campaign against Democrat Chris Abele is a classic example

Murphy’s Law: Trump Vs. The Wisconsin Establishment
Murphy’s Law

Trump Vs. The Wisconsin Establishment

Journal Sentinel joins talk radio and GOP party in battling The Donald.

The Ronald and The Donald: Anti-Choice Extremists
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The Ronald and The Donald: Anti-Choice Extremists

Sen. Johnson, who has embraced stumping with Donald Trump if he is the nominee, co-sponsored extreme anti-choice legislation proposed during his time in the United States Senate.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Cruz, Sanders ahead in Wisconsin presidential primaries
The State of Politics: Why Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary Matters
The State of Politics

Why Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary Matters

It’s a classic swing state that has usually voted for the winner.

“The Ronald and The Donald”
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“The Ronald and The Donald”

This pretty much speaks for itself.

CNN to Host Town Hall from Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater on Tuesday, March 29
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CNN to Host Town Hall from Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater on Tuesday, March 29

Primetime event will be hosted by CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper from Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater

Data Wonk: Did Club for Growth Help Create Trump?
Data Wonk

Did Club for Growth Help Create Trump?

Conservatives that got courts to end campaign spending limits gave Trump his key issue.

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll
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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

The Marquette Law School Poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history.

Anti-Immigrant Amicus Brief Deprives Immigrant Families of Respect and Dignity
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Anti-Immigrant Amicus Brief Deprives Immigrant Families of Respect and Dignity

"Sadly, these discriminatory efforts by my conservative colleagues signify an ongoing campaign to cater to the most extreme wing of the Republican Party and fan the flames of dangerous anti-immigrant hostility."

Area Senator Now Poster Boy for GOP Obstructionism on SCOTUS Vacancy
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Area Senator Now Poster Boy for GOP Obstructionism on SCOTUS Vacancy

Johnson’s admission that he would consider a Republican president’s nominee is making national headlines as a case study in GOP obstructionism.

Sen. Ron Johnson Should Denounce Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Comments
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Sen. Ron Johnson Should Denounce Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Comments

Voters deserve to know if Sen. Johnson thinks Justice Bradley can be a fair and impartial justice on the high court.

Sen. Ron Johnson Continues to Hug Trump as The Donald Marches Towards GOP Nomination
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Sen. Ron Johnson Continues to Hug Trump as The Donald Marches Towards GOP Nomination

With Ron Johnson holding Donald Trump this close, it is clear he cannot represent Wisconsin values in the Senate.

Murphy’s Law: Will Priebus Destroy The Republican Party?
Murphy’s Law

Will Priebus Destroy The Republican Party?

Decisions by the RNC chairman from Wisconsin could fatally wound the party.

The State of Politics: Green Bay Key In Supreme Court Race
The State of Politics

Green Bay Key In Supreme Court Race

Kloppenburg vs. Bradley echoes Prosser race, which was decided by Fox Valley voters.

Op-Ed: 22 Reasons To Oppose Trump
Op-Ed

22 Reasons To Oppose Trump

Here are my reasons. Submit yours and we'll compile a list of 100 objections to The Donald.

SHOT/CHASER: Ron Johnson following through on pledge to support GOP nominee
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SHOT/CHASER: Ron Johnson following through on pledge to support GOP nominee

Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Wednesday he sees the Trump's appeal to voters.

Trumped by his own remarks: Ron Johnson in his own words
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Trumped by his own remarks: Ron Johnson in his own words

“I will support the Republican nominee.” – Sen. Ron Johnson (R- WI)

Op-Ed: Scott Walker Helped Create Trump
Op-Ed

Scott Walker Helped Create Trump

Governor's divisiveness and use of fear set stage for Donald Trump's style.

Op-Ed: Where Are Presidential Candidates’ Solutions?
Op-Ed

Where Are Presidential Candidates’ Solutions?

Firebrand candidates inflame issues, overlook middle-ground fixes to nation's problems.

Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist
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Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist

Johnson Spent Entire Term Blocking 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds a tight race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Wisconsin and Donald Trump maintaining his lead for the Republican nomination

Rep. Wachs Urges U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Call for Supreme Court Hearings
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Rep. Wachs Urges U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Call for Supreme Court Hearings

"Over the past 30 years, the longest confirmation process took 99 days."

Meet the Republican Candidate for Mayor, Bob Donovan
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Meet the Republican Candidate for Mayor, Bob Donovan

Instead of actually helping to make Milwaukee a safer place to live, Donovan has voted against increasing law enforcement officers four times in recent years.

Senator No Show RoJo at it again
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Senator No Show RoJo at it again

Once again, he skipped out on his day job in favor of courting special interests.

Russ Feingold Endorses Mayor Tom Barrett
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Russ Feingold Endorses Mayor Tom Barrett

"Tom Barrett has the right ideas to keep Milwaukee moving forward," said Russ Feingold.

Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Rep. Sean Duffy Stands On GOP Obstruction To SCOTUS Nominee
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Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Rep. Sean Duffy Stands On GOP Obstruction To SCOTUS Nominee

The President has a constitutional responsibility to nominate a Supreme Court Justice, and the Senate has an obligation to vote on that nominee.

Sen. Johnson’s “Doing Nothing” strategy now official GOP position on SCOTUS hearings
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Sen. Johnson’s “Doing Nothing” strategy now official GOP position on SCOTUS hearings

Unfortunately for Ron Johnson, “doing nothing” while the nation’s highest court sits deadlocked won’t cut it.

U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Mayor Tom Barrett
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U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Mayor Tom Barrett

Moore and Barrett have worked closely on a number of important initiatives for the City of Milwaukee.

Weekend Update: A Short History of Sen. Ron Johnson’s Supreme Court Obstructionism
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Weekend Update: A Short History of Sen. Ron Johnson’s Supreme Court Obstructionism

Ron Johnson is content to take his cues from Washington Republicans who favor partisan bickering and obstructionism over a full and functional Supreme Court.

Data Wonk: Is The Central City Economy Improving?
Data Wonk

Is The Central City Economy Improving?

Black employment has risen. Why?

Op-Ed: In Defense Of The 1 Percent
Op-Ed

In Defense Of The 1 Percent

What they pay in taxes and why Bernie Sanders is wrong.

A Short History of Ron Johnson’s Week in SCOTUS Obstructionism
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A Short History of Ron Johnson’s Week in SCOTUS Obstructionism

Instead of doing his job, Johnson remains firmly planted in his belief that our nation’s highest court should remain deadlocked until after President Barack Obama leaves office.

House Confidential: Millionaire Paul Ryan’s Magnificent Home
House Confidential

Millionaire Paul Ryan’s Magnificent Home

House Speaker's Georgian home might befit a founding father. Take that, Donald Trump.

For Sen. Ron Johnson on Supreme Court Vacancy, “doing nothing is also an action”
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For Sen. Ron Johnson on Supreme Court Vacancy, “doing nothing is also an action”

Senator Ron Johnson continues to refuse to do his job on the Supreme Court vacancy.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 9 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

9 Election Takeaways

Tom Barrett might be in trouble, Chris Abele definitely is. So is Puente.

Once again, Senator Ron Johnson won’t do his job
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Once again, Senator Ron Johnson won’t do his job

Now he's demanding that the president and the entire United States Senate not do their jobs as well.

Murphy’s Law: Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett
Murphy’s Law

Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett

He would easily win the April election. But could he take third in Tuesday’s primary?

Plenty of Horne: Liberal Group Seeks Talk Radio Voice
Plenty of Horne

Liberal Group Seeks Talk Radio Voice

Claims AM conservative talk radio is "racist" and "hateful." Is liberal talk radio possible?

Data Wonk: Has Walker Shrunk Wisconsin’s Economy?
Data Wonk

Has Walker Shrunk Wisconsin’s Economy?

Both Barca and Trump blame him. But what does the data show? Second in series.

Cruz or Trump… Trump or Cruz…
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Cruz or Trump… Trump or Cruz…

Either Would Be Good Soulmate for Senator Johnson

Data Wonk: The Decline of Conservative Thought
Data Wonk

The Decline of Conservative Thought

Once the party of ideas, the GOP now polices political correctness.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race

Are you kidding me? Sen. Ron Johnson calls Gov. Nikki Haley An Immigrant. She’s not.
Chris Larson’s Statement on Corporate Interest Loophole in New Campaign Finance Law
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Chris Larson’s Statement on Corporate Interest Loophole in New Campaign Finance Law

"Wisconsin should follow our long tradition of open, transparent government. The latest changing of the rules by Republicans currently in power shuts the public out of what their government is up to and why."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ten Predictions for 2016
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ten Predictions for 2016

A new downtown strip club, less crime, more Sheriff Clarke. It's all coming… we think.

New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race
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New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race

Clinton holds edge among Wisconsin Democrats

Data Wonk: Why Mortality is Rising for Middle Aged Whites
Data Wonk

Why Mortality is Rising for Middle Aged Whites

Since 2000, the death rate for this group has begun rising. Are there political causes?

Murphy’s Law: GOP Circus Puts Spotlight on Milwaukee
Murphy’s Law

GOP Circus Puts Spotlight on Milwaukee

Protestors protested as Republican presidential candidates debated. So who won?

Data Wonk: What Explains Trump’s Popularity?
Data Wonk

What Explains Trump’s Popularity?

Polls of Wisconsin voters and other data provides disturbing clues.

Murphy’s Law: 8 Reasons Why Walker’s Campaign Failed
Murphy’s Law

8 Reasons Why Walker’s Campaign Failed

Media analysts nationally have mostly missed the real story.

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run
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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run

Trump takes GOP lead, Clinton holds Dem edge in Wisconsin

What the GOP Debates Didn’t Address

What the GOP Debates Didn’t Address

They offered great entertainment, but candidates are missing some huge issues.

Data Wonk: The Fall of Scott Walker
Data Wonk

The Fall of Scott Walker

Did the Club for Growth contribute to the rise of Donald Trump and the fall of Scott Walker?

Walker Should Compromise on Immigration

Walker Should Compromise on Immigration

Business and farmers want immigrants. A middle ground solution is needed.

Op-Ed: A World Without Walls
Op-Ed

A World Without Walls

Freeways create concrete walls that divide the city. Their expansion is unneeded.

Murphy’s Law: The Meltdown of Scott Walker
Murphy’s Law

The Meltdown of Scott Walker

Onetime frontrunner for Iowa primary is “finished,” most covering presidential campaign say.