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AG Kaul, MKE Exec Crowley, Assembly Candidate Emily Siegrist Call Out Trump Ahead of Visit
Press Release

AG Kaul, MKE Exec Crowley, Assembly Candidate Emily Siegrist Call Out Trump Ahead of Visit

AG Josh Kaul: “We are more than six months into this pandemic, and I challenge anybody to answer this simple question: what is Donald Trump’s plan to fight the pandemic? ... The answers to those questions are simple, they don’t have a plan.”

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Donald Trump Visit to West Salem
Op Ed: Trump Wants to Wreck Social Security
Op Ed

Trump Wants to Wreck Social Security

His approach will turn it into a welfare program that could be cut at any time.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Statement on Last Night’s Debate
Vice President Joe Biden and US Senator Kamala Harris Endorse Jessica Katzenmeyer for Wisconsin’s 15th Assembly District
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Donald Trump Visit to Waukesha
DPW Statement on Trump’s Most Recent Attacks on the ACA
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Donald Trump Visit to Wisconsin
Barrett, Others Stump for Biden-Harris

Barrett, Others Stump for Biden-Harris

State's Democrats debut new "bus" today as part of get-out-the-vote push.

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

Its baseless theories about Democratic Satan worshippers creep into the state.

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers
Back in the News: Biden Buries Trump in State’s TV Ads
Back in the News

Biden Buries Trump in State’s TV Ads

Big advantage in all five markets in state. Wisconsin getting 4th most ads in the U.S.

Will BLM Movement Sway State Voters?

Will BLM Movement Sway State Voters?

Both parties hope it will play to their advantage.

How to Avoid Election Misinformation

How to Avoid Election Misinformation

The best defense from rumors, hoaxes, propaganda is knowing the truth.

Could Polls Be As Wrong As In 2016?

Could Polls Be As Wrong As In 2016?

Presidential polls of state look much like 2016. Experts say it's different this time.

The State of Politics: Will Evers Run for Second Term?
The State of Politics

Will Evers Run for Second Term?

He’s had no time to think about that, he says. Why his reelection won’t be easy.

Is Janesville Trump Country?

Is Janesville Trump Country?

His Sunday speech there might suggest that. But past voting totals tell a different story.

“Think I’m Doing This for My Health?”

“Think I’m Doing This for My Health?”

Trump comes to Janesville. "We win Wisconsin, we win the whole ballgame."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Ivanka Trump’s Visit to Wisconsin
Trump Will Rally In Janesville

Trump Will Rally In Janesville

Airport rally tonight in county where COVID-19 cases up 48% in last week.

Janesville Leaders Slam Trump For Failed Pandemic Response as COVID-19 Cases Spikes and Economy Crashes
Andraca Endorsed by Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris
Watchdog Group Seeks Probe of Johnson Project

Watchdog Group Seeks Probe of Johnson Project

Did Walker administration pull strings to give senator’s children tax credits worth up to $2.1 million?

Pence Touts Trump, Blasts Mayor Barrett

Pence Touts Trump, Blasts Mayor Barrett

His speech in Waukesha calls it “Trump country.” Attendees not socially distanced.

Ahead of Mike Pence’s  Visit, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, State Rep. Robyn Vining, Highlight Trump’s Leadership Failures
Press Release

Ahead of Mike Pence’s Visit, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, State Rep. Robyn Vining, Highlight Trump’s Leadership Failures

"Having a president that will fight the pandemic, protect our health care, and rebuild our economy stronger than it was before is the future that Wisconsinites deserve."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on First Day of SCOTUS Hearings
Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Assemblywoman Amanda Stuck for Congress in Wisconsin’s 8th District
Press Release

Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Assemblywoman Amanda Stuck for Congress in Wisconsin’s 8th District

“Northeast Wisconsin's families deserve a voice in Washington that will fight for them and that's Amanda.”

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Donald Trump Visit to Wisconsin
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Ivanka Trump Visit to Wisconsin
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Mike Pence Visit to Wisconsin
Mike Pence Fly Bobblehead Unveiled
Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Tom Palzewicz for Congress
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Eric Trump Visit to Wisconsin
VP Joe Biden Endorses Roger Polack For Congress in Wisconsin’s 1st District
Murphy’s Law: Not Many Approve of Ron Johnson
Murphy’s Law

Not Many Approve of Ron Johnson

What did we learn from new Marquette Poll? Not a lot. But how about those Rojo numbers?

Data Wonk: The Republican Death Squad
Data Wonk

The Republican Death Squad

Why won’t Vos and Fitzgerald support measures to contain the state’s pandemic surge?

Amid major national developments, new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voter preferences holding steady in presidential race
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Amid major national developments, new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voter preferences holding steady in presidential race

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Op Ed: The Deadly Claims of Trump and Johnson
Op Ed

The Deadly Claims of Trump and Johnson

Distracting and misleading Americans about the pandemic.

EPA Unveils New Lead Regulations

EPA Unveils New Lead Regulations

But critics say allowable lead levels for drinking water are too high.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Eric Trump Visit to Wisconsin
Op Ed: Will Trump’s Tax Avoidance Lose Votes?
Op Ed

Will Trump’s Tax Avoidance Lose Votes?

Many years of paying nothing, while others must pay, could hurt him in red counties.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Eric Trump Visit to Wisconsin
Op Ed: Healthcare Coverage, Protections At Risk
Op Ed

Healthcare Coverage, Protections At Risk

Race for president could decide if ACA ended and 54 million people lose protection.

Jill Biden Promises More United Country

Jill Biden Promises More United Country

Former Second Lady makes campaign stops in Madison, Waukesha County.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Ben Carson Visit to Wisconsin
Op Ed: Trump Tariffs Have Failed
Op Ed

Trump Tariffs Have Failed

U.S. trade imbalance has grown under Trump. Biden needs to try different approach.

Suicide and Mental Health Disorders Major Problems
Pence Says Trump Will Nominate RBG Replacement Saturday

Pence Says Trump Will Nominate RBG Replacement Saturday

The vice president announced this during a campaign tour of Wisconsin.

Palzewicz Stands With Biden on Addiction Treatment
Plenty of Horne: Sidney McCain Endorses Biden
Plenty of Horne

Sidney McCain Endorses Biden

Senator John McCain's daughter is WMSE promotions director, has lived here since 2017

Back in the News: Ron Johnson Report a Hatchet Job?
Back in the News

Ron Johnson Report a Hatchet Job?

Media condemn report on Hunter Biden for proving "no evidence of wrongdoing."

DPW Statement on 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths
Biden In Manitowoc Rips Trump on Pandemic

Biden In Manitowoc Rips Trump on Pandemic

As cases surge in state, Democratic presidential candidate assails Trump’s handling of COVID-19.

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

“Everything is nationalized” and could drive turnout, votes in legislative races.

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers
Trump Announces $13 Billion Farm Aid

Trump Announces $13 Billion Farm Aid

The president announced the new relief during rally in Wisconsin.

Ahead of Trump Visit, Wisconsin Leaders and Small Business Owners Slam Trump for Failed COVID-19 Economy
Press Release

Ahead of Trump Visit, Wisconsin Leaders and Small Business Owners Slam Trump for Failed COVID-19 Economy

"Because of the lack of leadership we’ve seen from President Trump and the Republican administration, it’s really made my ability to provide care to my patients much more difficult."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Pence Visit
It Didn’t Have to be This Bad: Mothers of University of Wisconsin Students Blast Trump for Failed COVID-19 Response
Press Release

It Didn’t Have to be This Bad: Mothers of University of Wisconsin Students Blast Trump for Failed COVID-19 Response

"If Trump and the Republicans had taken this pandemic seriously, my son, and countless other kids just like him, would be working their way through college."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Donald Trump Jr. Visit
GOP Election Commission Member Helped Green Party

GOP Election Commission Member Helped Green Party

Spindell helped Green Party find lawyer to challenge disqualification from state election ballot.

Pence to Janesville “The Choice is Clear”

Pence to Janesville “The Choice is Clear”

Vice-president’s speech at Holiday Inn Conference Center says economy is on the ballot.

State High Court Rejects Green Party Appeal

State High Court Rejects Green Party Appeal

Party won’t be allowed on ballot, clerks can begin mailing absentee ballots.

Murphy’s Law: Trump Isn’t Scaring Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Trump Isn’t Scaring Wisconsin

His law-and-order scare tactics against Biden aren't working. So far.

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s Witch Hunt
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s Witch Hunt

His investigation of Hunter Biden calls to mind the style of Joe McCarthy.

WI Supreme Court Could Delay Absentee Ballots

WI Supreme Court Could Delay Absentee Ballots

The court paused mailing to hear a suit to get the Green Party on the ballot.

1/3 of Wisconsinites Won’t Take COVID-19 Vaccine?

1/3 of Wisconsinites Won’t Take COVID-19 Vaccine?

New poll shows many state residents wouldn't take the vaccine.

Evers Might Extend Mask Order

Evers Might Extend Mask Order

Governor discussed masking order and Kenosha shootings Wednesday.

Back in the News: Sykes Backs Biden, Blasts Fox News
Back in the News

Sykes Backs Biden, Blasts Fox News

Fox News, Rush Limbaugh offer an "alternative reality silo," Sykes says. No mention of his own show.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in a close Biden–Trump contest and slight movement in Wisconsin voters’ opinions following Kenosha events
Jill Biden Hears From Moms in Green Bay

Jill Biden Hears From Moms in Green Bay

Virtual event focuses on challenges of virtual schooling.

Murphy’s Law: State Voters Less Undecided Than in 2016
Murphy’s Law

State Voters Less Undecided Than in 2016

Polls show Biden's lead in Wisconsin safer than Clinton's was in 2016. But how safe?

Pence, Harris Campaign in Wisconsin

Pence, Harris Campaign in Wisconsin

Republican Vice President, Democratic VP hopeful talk jobs, economy on Labor Day.

Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on VP Candidate Kamala Harris Visit
Union Leaders Blast Trump Administration for Betraying Working Wisconsinites
The Contrarian: Journal Sentinel School Choice Blackout
The Contrarian

Journal Sentinel School Choice Blackout

Newspaper ignores new study with powerful results for voucher schools.

Jacob Blake Speaks from Hospital Bed

Jacob Blake Speaks from Hospital Bed

“Nothing but pain,” but “stick together… Change your lives out there."

Amidst Rising COVID-19 Threat on Campuses, Wisconsin Students Blast Trump for Failed Coronavirus Response
Press Release

Amidst Rising COVID-19 Threat on Campuses, Wisconsin Students Blast Trump for Failed Coronavirus Response

"What worries me more than anything is the uncertainty of where we will be in a few months. Cases are starting to pop up, and unfortunately it will only get worse under Trump’s weak and divisive leadership."

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers
Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

In speech, Biden is optimistic about addressing racism, police reform.

A Chance for Change
Press Release

A Chance for Change

 

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

'These are not acts of peaceful protest, but really domestic terror,’ president declares.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Pence Visit
DPW Vice-Chair Felesia Martin Calls out Trump’s Chaos as He Refuses to Condemn Kenosha Shooter
Kenosha Union Representatives Blast Trump Ahead of Tomorrow’s Photo-Op
Murphy’s Law: Will Kenosha Unrest Help Trump Win State?
Murphy’s Law

Will Kenosha Unrest Help Trump Win State?

His planned visit to Kenosha seeks to make urban unrest the key issue of campaign.

Op Ed: Management Styles of Trump vs. Biden
Op Ed

Management Styles of Trump vs. Biden

A one-man band overseeing 4.4 million federal employees versus a true team leader.

Data Wonk: Is The Stock Market Betting on Biden?
Data Wonk

Is The Stock Market Betting on Biden?

Two theories on why stock values are rising amid an economic downturn.

Get Your DNC Memorabilia

Get Your DNC Memorabilia

Bobbleheads and buttons from the convention that wasn't.

The State of Politics: Half Of Legislative Seats Already Decided?
The State of Politics

Half Of Legislative Seats Already Decided?

Probably. And why? Gerrymandering.

Murphy’s Law: Will Biden’s DNC Snub Hurt Him In State?
Murphy’s Law

Will Biden’s DNC Snub Hurt Him In State?

Republicans gleeful. Is Biden's blowoff of Milwaukee convention Hillary-like or smartly strategic?

Republican National Convention Officially Re-Nominates President Trump and Vice President Pence
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Announced Mike Pence Visit to Wisconsin Lutheran College
Activist Coalition Holds Largest March of DNC

Activist Coalition Holds Largest March of DNC

But tensions nearly boiled over when counter-protesters disrupted the demonstration.

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers
DNC: Last Night Brings Little Exposure for Milwaukee
DNC

Last Night Brings Little Exposure for Milwaukee

Tammy Baldwin and Tom Perez are only Milwaukee speakers Thursday.

Kanye West Booted From Wisconsin Ballot

Kanye West Booted From Wisconsin Ballot

Commission votes 5-1 to reject candidacy on basis West's filing was late. Legal challenge possible.

With DNC as Backdrop, A Discussion of Black Liberation

With DNC as Backdrop, A Discussion of Black Liberation

Young students and artists talk about racism, police and education.

Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

The vice president campaigned for Trump in Darien Wednesday.

DNC: With A “Holy Mackerel” Tony Evers Kicks Off DNC
DNC

With A “Holy Mackerel” Tony Evers Kicks Off DNC

Evers says Biden will bring civility, respect, empathy and kindness to White House.

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

Politicians, rural issues in other states included in meeting, Dairy State ignored.

Select Remarks from President Barack Obama from Night Three of the 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”
Eric Trump Comes to Town

Eric Trump Comes to Town

Speaks to MPD members about defunding police. ‘Guys, it’s fundamentally crazy.'

Local Activists Plan DNC Demonstration

Local Activists Plan DNC Demonstration

They've been holding "banner drops" to support families of victims of police killings.

Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
General Colin Powell’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Former Secretary of State John Kerry’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
DNC: Mayor Gives Welcome Remarks On Night Two
DNC

Mayor Gives Welcome Remarks On Night Two

"These are not conventional times," says Barrett in opening convention proceedings.

Former President Bill Clinton’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Op Ed: Harris Could Push Dems Towards Pragmatic Policies
Op Ed

Harris Could Push Dems Towards Pragmatic Policies

On health care, immigration, free college tuition there are potential compromises.

Murphy’s Law: 12 Takeaways on DNC Day One
Murphy’s Law

12 Takeaways on DNC Day One

Milwaukee was all but invisible. The format rocked, but Michelle disappointed.

Americans Will Step Up to Lead Democrats’ “Roll Call Across America”
Press Release

Americans Will Step Up to Lead Democrats’ “Roll Call Across America”

Delegates will cast their nominating votes from cities, locations, and landmarks all across the nation

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

Speech in Wisconsin for about a thousand people spread out and mostly wearing masks.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Senator Bernie Sanders’ Full Remarks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
DNC: Gwen Moore Gives 90 Second Convention Speech
DNC

Gwen Moore Gives 90 Second Convention Speech

Moore, first Wisconsin politician to speak, delivers high-energy speech.

Democrats Underscore Long Road Ahead in Fight for Racial Justice
Press Release

Democrats Underscore Long Road Ahead in Fight for Racial Justice

Mayor Muriel Bowser, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Floyd family call for reflection and reckoning in convention segment “We the People Demand Racial Justice”

DNC Security Costs Down 50 Percent

DNC Security Costs Down 50 Percent

Event will cost $20 to $25 million to secure, feds will reimburse city.

Back in the News: Hendricks Abandoning Trump Campaign?
Back in the News

Hendricks Abandoning Trump Campaign?

She's among many big 2016 donors who haven't given this year. But the Uihleins are all in.

Challenge To Green Party On State Ballot

Challenge To Green Party On State Ballot

Wrong address on nomination papers could disqualify party, which Democrats believe helped elect Trump, from presidential ballot.

Virtual DNC Dims City’s Moment in the Sun

Virtual DNC Dims City’s Moment in the Sun

Lost chance to show Milwaukee can compete with the bigger cities.

Democrats Announce Highlights from Opening Night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention: Uniting America  Monday Night’s Theme is “We the People”
Democrats Add Powerful Voices for Unity and Change to 2020 Democratic National Convention Lineup
Democrats Announce Faith Leaders Participating in 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”
Coalition to March on the DNC Plans Banner Drops in Lead Up to Action on August 20
Wisconsin Leaders Blast Women for Trump Bus Tour for Campaigning During Pandemic
Democrats Unveil A New Kind of Convention Keynote
Press Release

Democrats Unveil A New Kind of Convention Keynote

Tuesday's program will kick off with a united call to action from the future of the Democratic Party

Republicans Target Northeast Wisconsin

Republicans Target Northeast Wisconsin

CPAC event in Green Bay, Trump trip to Oshkosh underline Fox Valley's importance for his reelection.

Ahead of Trump Visit, Lt. Gov. Barnes, Health Care Professionals Blast Administration for Failed Coronavirus Response
Press Release

Ahead of Trump Visit, Lt. Gov. Barnes, Health Care Professionals Blast Administration for Failed Coronavirus Response

"The Republicans who continue to bury Wisconsin under this pandemic could learn a thing or two by watching the Democratic Convention where they’ll see the pain they’ve caused our state.”

Coalition to March on the DNC & Allies Planning Protest for Trump’s Oshkosh Visit
Mask Mandate Applies to Trump Events

Mask Mandate Applies to Trump Events

Gov. Evers said he expects residents to wear masks when the president visits.

Wisconsin Seniors, Congressional Candidate Slam Trump’s Relentless Attacks on Social Security
Press Release

Wisconsin Seniors, Congressional Candidate Slam Trump’s Relentless Attacks on Social Security

Wisconsin Senior: “Since Donald Trump took office, he has broken every promise he ever made to protect Social Security”

Nine Election Takeaways

Nine Election Takeaways

Big turnout, delayed votes, new faces in the Assembly and the Constitution Party.

ACLU of Wisconsin Calls For Reduced Law Enforcement Presence Due to Scaled Down Democratic National Convention
Don’t Patronize City’s Bars, Restaurants, DNC Says

Don’t Patronize City’s Bars, Restaurants, DNC Says

DNC organizers ask convention goers to sign pledge to avoid establishments where social distancing isn’t possible.

RNC Statement On Biden’s Radical VP Pick
MU Poll Shows Biden Still Leads Trump

MU Poll Shows Biden Still Leads Trump

Up by 5 points in new poll. Two other polls showed similar lead.

DPW Responds to 1,000 Wisconsinites Dying from COVID-19
Democrats Release List of DNC Speakers

Democrats Release List of DNC Speakers

Big names like Obama, Sanders, Clinton to speak virtually, state pols like Evers, Baldwin to orate in person.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden holding a steady lead over Trump in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden holding a steady lead over Trump in Wisconsin

Amid growing COVID-19 concern, voters split on whether to send students to school, but support face mask rules

Coalition to March on the DNC Responds to Proposed Kewaskum Proclamation
Kanye West Nomination Papers Too Late?

Kanye West Nomination Papers Too Late?

His attorneys argue petitions turned in 14 seconds after 5 p.m. deadline are still legal, question state Elections Commission's clock

Democrats Announce Wisconsin Speakers and Schedule Updates for 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”
Press Release

Democrats Announce Wisconsin Speakers and Schedule Updates for 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”

Convention Committee Unveils Official Commemorative Credential, which highlights the vibrant history and spirit of Milwaukee

DPW Slams Trump’s Continued Attacks on Social Security
Democrats Announce Inspiring Lineup of Americans Who Will Speak at the 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”
Press Release

Democrats Announce Inspiring Lineup of Americans Who Will Speak at the 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”

Convention to feature individuals from all walks of life, political affiliations and every corner of the country who support Joe Biden’s vision to lead us out of Trump’s chaos and crises

Kanye West’s Nomination Papers Challenged

Kanye West’s Nomination Papers Challenged

Complainants argue his nomination papers are filled with errors and were turned in late.

“Uniting America”—Democrats Announce Themes for Four Nights of Convention
How to Watch the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Press Release

How to Watch the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Over a Dozen Platforms Will Stream the Convention to Americans Where They Are

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers
Black Elected Officials Slam GOP, Kanye West

Black Elected Officials Slam GOP, Kanye West

Leaders from some of the highest offices in the area call it a disrespectful, cynical move.

Johnson, Lee Ask Google for Answers About Political Bias on Platform
Coalition to March on the DNC Responds to Biden’s Decision to Stay Home
Republican Attorney Files Kanye West’s Nomination Papers

Republican Attorney Files Kanye West’s Nomination Papers

Attorney Lane Ruhland is also currently representing the Trump campaign.

DPW Statement on Changes to the Democratic National Convention
Barrett Disappointed Biden Won’t Attend DNC

Barrett Disappointed Biden Won’t Attend DNC

The biggest party in Democratic politics may be nothing more than a local get-together.

Joe Biden Won’t Travel to Milwaukee For DNC

Joe Biden Won’t Travel to Milwaukee For DNC

Party confirms Biden and VP pick will speak remotely.

DPW Calls Out Trump’s Abhorrent Attacks on the Latinx Community
As DeVos Holds Closed Door Event with WI Federalist Society, WEAC President, Teachers Call Out Administration for Not Prioritizing Safe School Re-Opening Plan
Coalition to March on the DNC to Announce March Route
Jill Karofsky Sworn Into Wisconsin Supreme Court

Jill Karofsky Sworn Into Wisconsin Supreme Court

She was sworn in after running 35 miles of a 100-mile ultramarathon.

Op Ed: Biden’s Recovery Plan Supports Communities of Color
Op Ed

Biden’s Recovery Plan Supports Communities of Color

His plan includes investments in housing, child care, jobs and small business.

Johnson Gases Up Biden Investigation Before Election

Johnson Gases Up Biden Investigation Before Election

Trump lauds the investigation of his presidential opponent.

Op Ed: Biden’s Climate Plan Is Smart Politics
Op Ed

Biden’s Climate Plan Is Smart Politics

And smart policy. The two should go hand in hand.

Back in the News: Report Claims ‘Corruption’ by Ron Johnson
Back in the News

Report Claims ‘Corruption’ by Ron Johnson

Newly formed Democratic research group finds senator made millions through self-dealing.

“All of this was avoidable”: President of the Wisconsin Alliance of Retired Americans Hits Trump on PPE Shortages at Wisconsin Senior Care Facilities
DPW Vice-Chair Calls Out Trump For Exacerbating Inequalities In Communities of Color
Op Ed: More Water Infrastructure Funding Needed
Op Ed

More Water Infrastructure Funding Needed

Federal spending for water pipelines, sewage system, etc. is just one-eighth of what it was in 1970s.

Op Ed: Biden Needs a Smarter Jobs Platform
Op Ed

Biden Needs a Smarter Jobs Platform

The presidential hopeful doesn't have a jobs program tailored to the 21st Century.

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

This spring, there were more than 23,000 ballots thrown out.

Rep. Robyn Vining, WOW County Mothers Speak Out About Child Care Struggles
Palzewicz and Democrats Have Plan for Pandemic
How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

Fewer cars, more housing and sustainable infrastructure in cities like Milwaukee?

DPW Statement on Donald Trump’s Endangerment of Senior Wisconsinites
Polack Releases New Digital Ad in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District
Press Release

Polack Releases New Digital Ad in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District

The ad was released in the run-up to the August 11th Democratic Primary

Palzewicz Cautions: COVID-19 Not Over
Press Release

Palzewicz Cautions: COVID-19 Not Over

 

Op Ed: Biden Can Win Wisconsin
Op Ed

Biden Can Win Wisconsin

His state staff, money raised and poll results all bode well.

Back in the News: Could Milwaukee Get Federal Troops?
Back in the News

Could Milwaukee Get Federal Troops?

Trump's chief of staff says administration prepping plan to send troops to Democratic-run cities like Milwaukee.

Op Ed: Mike Pence’s Unreality Show
Op Ed

Mike Pence’s Unreality Show

The Vice President loves us. That’s why he keeps coming back to Wisconsin.

Pence Attacks Biden During Wisconsin Visit

Pence Attacks Biden During Wisconsin Visit

Biden campaign called it damage control for Trump's "historic failure of leadership."

2020 Presidential Bobbleheads Featuring Trump, Biden and Kanye Unveiled
Coalition to March on the DNC to Prioritize the Movement Against Police Crimes
Members of Congress Told Not To Attend DNC In Person

Members of Congress Told Not To Attend DNC In Person

Planned for 50,000 attendees, convention continues to shrink.

Character Matters in Fifth District Election
On Tax Day, Wisconsinites Still Feel Pain from Tax Scam
Baldwin Bill Pushes Transitional Jobs

Baldwin Bill Pushes Transitional Jobs

Pandemic dramatizes long-term issue of job shortages, issue pushed by policy analyst David Riemer.

New Poll Shows Polack Competitive in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District
Press Release

New Poll Shows Polack Competitive in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District

Biden and Trump Are Tied in the Presidential Race

A Year After Trump Claims Farmers Are “Over the Hump,” They’re Struggling More Than Ever
Wisconsin Women Slam Trump For Attacks On Their Health, COVID-19 Response, In-Person Campaigning
Data Wonk: The War Against Masks
Data Wonk

The War Against Masks

It’s the most cost effective way to slow the pandemic. So why such opposition?

DPW Statement on Women For Trump Bus Tour
Op Ed: 5 Pragmatic Solutions Biden Could Offer
Op Ed

5 Pragmatic Solutions Biden Could Offer

Trump in free-fall, nation needs leadership. Here’s what Biden should do.

Biden for President Announces Latino Leadership Committee Co-Chaired by Former Secretaries Ken Salazar and Hilda L. Solis
Press Release

Biden for President Announces Latino Leadership Committee Co-Chaired by Former Secretaries Ken Salazar and Hilda L. Solis

The Latino Leadership Committee Will Consist of State and Local Leaders from Across the Country to Mobilize the Latino Vote

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

First demanded local control of COVID-19 rules, now oppose county restrictions.

61% of State Residents Support Protests

61% of State Residents Support Protests

And Biden now leads Trump by 8% in state, latest Marquette poll finds.

Wisconsin Leaders Slam Pence and Trump as They Head to Badger State
DPW Statement on Upcoming Trump Visit
Back in the News: Could Biden Pick Baldwin for Vice President?
Back in the News

Could Biden Pick Baldwin for Vice President?

Tammy Baldwin still on Biden's short list, has survived considerable scrutiny.

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Presidential candidate’s address to state’s Democrats says “soul of America” is at stake.

Op Ed: Sykes Must Be Smiling at Trump’s Slump
Op Ed

Sykes Must Be Smiling at Trump’s Slump

Talk radio’s scourge of the left now one of Trump’s notable opponents.

Data Wonk: Lessons from the Spring 2020 Election
Data Wonk

Lessons from the Spring 2020 Election

Republicans opposed liberals and alleged voter fraud and neither issue resonated.

Op Ed: Get Ready For Nasty Presidential Campaign
Op Ed

Get Ready For Nasty Presidential Campaign

With Wisconsin at the center of all the mud-slinging.

Wisconsin’s Lousy Record for Women in Politics

Wisconsin’s Lousy Record for Women in Politics

Two politicos talk about getting more women in elected offices.

Will Milwaukee Get DNC in 2024?

Will Milwaukee Get DNC in 2024?

This year's convention may involve few visitors. Can city push to therefore get 2024 event?

Biden Virtually Campaigning in Rural Wisconsin

Biden Virtually Campaigning in Rural Wisconsin

The former Vice President held a virtual round-table on rural issues with Rep. Ron Kind of Lacrosse.

MU Poll Finds Most Back State Shutdown

MU Poll Finds Most Back State Shutdown

But margin reduced: 69% favor stay-at-home order versus 86% in late March poll.

Republican Anti-Trump Ad Hits State

Republican Anti-Trump Ad Hits State

Meet the Lincoln Project, led by past members of GOP campaigns, administrations.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds reduced but majority support for COVID-19 restrictions, while partisan divisions increase
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds reduced but majority support for COVID-19 restrictions, while partisan divisions increase

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Wisconsin Grapples With Holding Elections During Pandemic

Wisconsin Grapples With Holding Elections During Pandemic

As more elections move forward, public officials work to ensure safe voting.

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

69% of Wisconsin voters say Trump did too little to prepare country for COVID-19.

12 Election Takeaways

12 Election Takeaways

How high was turnout, lawyers will be busy, girl power, streetcar wins again and a new council president?

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

63 to 31 margin in state presidential primary; Biden criticizes holding of in-person election.

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

54-46 margin for liberal candidate in race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Murphy’s Law: 21 Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

21 Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, what was the election about, who were the other winners and losers?

Murphy’s Law: Trump Campaign Sues State TV Station
Murphy’s Law

Trump Campaign Sues State TV Station

Claims ad, with excerpts of Trump speaking, used technology to create false statement.

DNC Postponed To Mid-August

DNC Postponed To Mid-August

"I consider this extremely good news," says Mayor. Democratic Party remains committed to Milwaukee.

Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

86 percent of Wisconsin voters support the shutdown order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

DNC “Should Not Be Our Priority,” Barrett Says

DNC “Should Not Be Our Priority,” Barrett Says

Mayor says he's focused on pandemic and city has halted work on Democratic Convention.

Op Ed: Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election
Op Ed

Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election

Pandemic overshadowing what could have been important election.

Biden Says Convention May Be Postponed

Biden Says Convention May Be Postponed

Milwaukee DNC could attract 50,000 people in July, safer to move date back, he says.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Risk Public Health With Election
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Risk Public Health With Election

Refusal of Vos and Fitzgerald to postpone election could cause more disease, deaths.

Supreme Decision

Supreme Decision

Karofsky v. Kelly, stakes are high in state Supreme Court race.

Can Sanders Win Wisconsin?

Can Sanders Win Wisconsin?

Youth vote carried him to victory in 2016 primary. 2020 could be different.

Evers Less Liberal Than National Democrats?

Evers Less Liberal Than National Democrats?

In once Progressive Wisconsin, state’s Democrats no longer in vanguard of their party.

Wisconsin A Toss-Up in 2020

Wisconsin A Toss-Up in 2020

Electoral analysis shows Wisconsin is among seven states that will decide presidential election.

The State of Politics: How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?
The State of Politics

How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?

Complicated formula to assure geographic, gender, racial balance for 84 delegates.

Johnson Talks Subpoena, Ukraine Oversight
Scott Walker Battles Eric Holder

Scott Walker Battles Eric Holder

And former Wisconsin governor doesn’t do so well.

Op Ed: Yes, Billionaires Should Exist
Op Ed

Yes, Billionaires Should Exist

Beware of presidential candidates with all THE ANSWERS.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Sanders’ support rising among Democrats and tight races between Trump and each Democratic candidate for president
The State of Politics: Who Will Turn Out for April Election?
The State of Politics

Who Will Turn Out for April Election?

There might be a far bigger Republican turnout than some expect.

State Voters Lean Against Medicare for All

State Voters Lean Against Medicare for All

Poll shows 47% prefer it while 53% prefer improving Affordable Care Act.

Op Ed: The Courage of Mitt Romney
Op Ed

The Courage of Mitt Romney

And the sad spectacle of Wisconsin Sen. Ron Jonnson.

In Trump Acquittal, Wisconsin Legislators Divided

In Trump Acquittal, Wisconsin Legislators Divided

Johnson votes to acquit, is happy trial is over. Baldwin says republicans lack moral courage.

Irrelevant If Trump Broke Law, Johnson Says

Irrelevant If Trump Broke Law, Johnson Says

Wisconsin’s Republican Senator is voting against impeachment of president.

Wisconsin Holds Satellite Iowa Caucus

Wisconsin Holds Satellite Iowa Caucus

And its votes are in. At Marquette University, Iowa residents living here vote. And who won?

Call Bolton to Testify, Baldwin Urges

Call Bolton to Testify, Baldwin Urges

Former National Security advisor’s book says Trump froze Ukraine aid to force Biden investigation and implicates Ron Johnson.

“Gut Check Time” For Senators, Baldwin Says

“Gut Check Time” For Senators, Baldwin Says

Pushes U.S. Senate to let Bolton testify in Trump impeachment trial.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds majorities of Wisconsin voters disapprove of Trump foreign policy and killing of Iranian general
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds majorities of Wisconsin voters disapprove of Trump foreign policy and killing of Iranian general

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Data Wonk: Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump
Data Wonk

Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump

Weld and Walsh barred from Republican presidential primary in state’s Spring election. Why?

Data Wonk: Measuring Republican Views on Impeachment
Data Wonk

Measuring Republican Views on Impeachment

Poll shows a culture of denial among Wisconsin Trump supporters.

Op Ed: Trump’s Most Formidable Foe?
Op Ed

Trump’s Most Formidable Foe?

Mike Bloomberg, a real billionaire running against an alleged one, could be a very tough opponent.

Op Ed: It’s All About Black Milwaukee
Op Ed

It’s All About Black Milwaukee

2020 election spotlight on one group of voters in one city. What does it all mean?

Pocan: ‘A Vote That Sets the Precedent for All Future Presidents’
Poll Shows Trump Ahead in State

Poll Shows Trump Ahead in State

MU Poll shows him beating the major Democratic candidates, though within margin of error.

Impeachment Support the Same in MU Poll

Impeachment Support the Same in MU Poll

Percent supporting impeachment and removal in new poll nearly identical to last poll.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds no change in impeachment views following end of public testimony
Campaign Cash: Top Republican Donors Give to Biden
Campaign Cash

Top Republican Donors Give to Biden

Ted and Mary Kellner have donated $1 million to state GOP candidates, but now giving to Biden.

Op Ed: Impeachment Depends on Facts
Op Ed

Impeachment Depends on Facts

Republicans ignore them at their own —and America’s — peril.

Poll Shows Less Support For Impeachment

Poll Shows Less Support For Impeachment

Support declining, MU poll shows, and presidential race in state also looks close.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences

Trump holds small leads over each of four top Democratic candidates for president in head-to-head matchups in the new survey

Ron Johnson Attacks Vindman, Defends Trump

Ron Johnson Attacks Vindman, Defends Trump

“I was the only member of Congress joining” delegation to Ukraine, he notes.

Johnson Dodges Questions About Trump, Ukraine

Johnson Dodges Questions About Trump, Ukraine

Wisconsin senator has become one of Trump's most vocal defenders.

Sean Duffy’s Rocky Start

Sean Duffy’s Rocky Start

Congressman-turned-CNN commentator gets roasted for his comments, even by his new colleagues.

Sen. Johnson Says Trump Not Guilty

Sen. Johnson Says Trump Not Guilty

President shouldn’t be impeached, says Johnson, who won’t recuse himself despite his Ukraine involvement.

Campaign Cash: Rep. Ron Kind Has Huge 2020 War Chest
Campaign Cash

Rep. Ron Kind Has Huge 2020 War Chest

Nearly $3 million campaign fund. No Wisconsin congressional representative has more.

Big Jump in State Support for Impeachment

Big Jump in State Support for Impeachment

Marquette Poll finds 46% of those surveyed now back inquiry, up from 29% in April.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little

When asked if Trump should be impeached and removed from office, 44 percent say that Trump should be removed.

Derailed: Stimulus Program Funded Entire Rail Project
Derailed

Stimulus Program Funded Entire Rail Project

How Doyle administration got $800 million "100 percent funded” high speed rail. Part two in a series.

Op Ed: Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp
Op Ed

Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp

Johnson attacks FBI, CIA, and the whistleblower to defend Trump.

Johnson Defends Trump, Blasts Media

Johnson Defends Trump, Blasts Media

Sen. Ron Johnson uses appearance on 'Meet The Press' to defend President Trump while attacking the media, CIA and FBI

Wisconsin Politicians and Impeachment History

Wisconsin Politicians and Impeachment History

From Mayor Tom Barrett to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Wisconsinites involved in every presidential impeachment attempt.

Op Ed: Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans Split on Trump Impeachment
Op Ed

Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans Split on Trump Impeachment

Democrats clear in call for impeachment inquiry, while Republicans have little to say.

Pocan Sees State’s Political Winds Shifting

Pocan Sees State’s Political Winds Shifting

Trump is losing Wisconsin, Democratic congressman says.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin

Biden is most popular choice in the Democratic primary field, while full sample of voters split sharply by partisanship on Trump and the economy

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Warren is second, Buttigieg third, in state donations to presidential primary candidates.

Scott Walker Loves Tweeting About AOC

Scott Walker Loves Tweeting About AOC

But she has 18 times more Twitter followers.

Murphy’s Law: The Truth About Busing
Murphy’s Law

The Truth About Busing

Is Harris or Biden right? The impact of busing in Milwaukee and other cities.

The Contrarian: Kamala Is Dead Wrong on Busing
The Contrarian

Kamala Is Dead Wrong on Busing

And the Milwaukee busing plan was a dramatic example of this.

The State of Politics: The Curious Job of Lieutenant Governor
The State of Politics

The Curious Job of Lieutenant Governor

Mandela Barnes finding out there is no manual — and few certainties — for the job.

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

“It is about all of us — not me, us — transforming this country.”

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

But big majority in MU poll says Legislature not cooperating with governor and support him on most issues.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends

Opinions shift on confidence in Mueller; on state issues, majorities support legal marijuana, higher special education spending, oppose increase in gas tax

4 Ways To Get Involved In DNC

4 Ways To Get Involved In DNC

12,000 volunteers needed for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide

Special education increases and accepting more federal Medicaid money are drawing broader support than many other current issues

Governor Race Closest Since 1950s

Governor Race Closest Since 1950s

Evers makes history in his defeat of Gov. Scott Walker.

Race for Governor: Last of the Republican Upstarts
Race for Governor

Last of the Republican Upstarts

Of 11 GOP governors who flipped states In 2010, Walker Is only one seeking a third term.

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

Joe Biden campaigns for Baldwin, Evers, takes down Trump in Madison

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

4,000 people attended, mostly North Side residents, whose votes could be critical.

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

Obama’s speech here says health care, education, living wage are on the line.

Op Ed: John McCain and Republican Values
Op Ed

John McCain and Republican Values

He’s a patriot and man of character. Contrast this to Trump, Vukmir and Nicholson.

Data Wonk: Voters Want Checks and Balances
Data Wonk

Voters Want Checks and Balances

That’s the message on Supreme Court race, Treasurer referendum. Was message received?

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Despite differing outcomes, ballot preferences echoed 2016 Presidential election.

Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"I have always admired the Vice President's work on behalf of women and victims of sexual assault."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starts on SEVEN04 Place
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starts on SEVEN04 Place

Complicated Walker's Point project is moving forward.

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Clinton and the Democrats wrote off white workers in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin.

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.

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."

Rep. Barnes Invited to White House Gun Violence Prevention Convening
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Rep. Barnes Invited to White House Gun Violence Prevention Convening

“In Milwaukee, innocent lives continue to be lost to violent shootings at a shockingly record pace, and elected officials across our state and our nation continue to turn a blind eye to this heartbreaking problem.”

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Endorse Russ
Press Release

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Endorse Russ

“I’m proud to have the support of President Obama and Vice President Biden,” said Russ.

New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race
Press Release

New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race

Clinton holds edge among Wisconsin Democrats

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run
Press Release

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run

Trump takes GOP lead, Clinton holds Dem edge in Wisconsin

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

Franklin and Mike Gousha will go inside the numbers of the poll

Marquette Law School Poll shows Walker in tight race with Burke for Wisconsin governor in 2014
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Marquette Law School Poll shows Walker in tight race with Burke for Wisconsin governor in 2014

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that, just over a year from the election, the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race is shaping up to be very competitive.