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Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Evers lead widens in gubernatorial primary, Vukmir nudges ahead of Nicholson.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win Democratic Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win Democratic Primary?

Eight challengers for governor, primary just weeks away, who are the favorites?

Race for Governor: Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised
Race for Governor

Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised

Also leads seven other Democratic candidates for governor in cash on hand.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries

Voters split along partisan lines on Supreme Court nominee, other national and state issues

Matt Flynn Files Strong Fundraising Report for First Half of 2018
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Matt Flynn Files Strong Fundraising Report for First Half of 2018

Democratic challenger has raised nearly $700,000 since the start of the campaign

Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy
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Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy

Flynn says now, more than ever, we need a governor we can trust to stand up to America's enemies and adversaries

Race for Governor: Democratic Candidates Duke it Out
Race for Governor

Democratic Candidates Duke it Out

In debate all eight Democrats running for governor blast the Foxconn deal.

UWM to host Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial debate on July 12
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UWM to host Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial debate on July 12

All eight Democratic candidates have agreed to participate.

Op Ed: Why Flynn Should Withdraw From Race
Op Ed

Why Flynn Should Withdraw From Race

And why two Democratic legislators felt they must oppose Matt Flynn for governor.

Matt Flynn Releases Updated Economic Plan
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Matt Flynn Releases Updated Economic Plan

"It is time to build communities where families prosper."

Reps. Taylor and Sargent Call on Matt Flynn to Withdraw from Governor’s Race
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Reps. Taylor and Sargent Call on Matt Flynn to Withdraw from Governor’s Race

Files detail Flynn’s involvement covering up child sexual abuse by Catholic priests

Tony Evers’ Statement Gave Scott Walker the Initiative to Falsely Claim Title of “Education Governor”
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Tony Evers’ Statement Gave Scott Walker the Initiative to Falsely Claim Title of “Education Governor”

Matt Flynn criticizes Evers' past statement praising Walker's education budget

New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates

Walker, Baldwin hold modest advantages over challengers

Murphy’s Law: Candidates for Governor Hold Debate
Murphy’s Law

Candidates for Governor Hold Debate

But not on TV. And not every Democratic candidate. So who won?

Matt Flynn Outlines Legal Strategy to Stop Foxconn
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Matt Flynn Outlines Legal Strategy to Stop Foxconn

Gubernatorial candidate and attorney calls the deal "costly, corrupt, and unconstitutional"

Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself to Voters

Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself to Voters

After four unsuccessful runs for office, will this be Flynn's year?

Matt Flynn Responds to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s CAFO Decision
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Matt Flynn Responds to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s CAFO Decision

"This decision ignores precedent and legalizes contamination and draining of our groundwater."

On first day of Democratic Party of Wisconsin 2018 Convention, clergy rape survivor “Susan Smith” reflects on gubernatorial candidate, Matt Flynn, and his role in priest sex abuse and cover-up scandal
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On first day of Democratic Party of Wisconsin 2018 Convention, clergy rape survivor “Susan Smith” reflects on gubernatorial candidate, Matt Flynn, and his role in priest sex abuse and cover-up scandal

“Susan Smith” challenges Flynn campaign manager Bryan Kennedy’s comment that she “wasn’t even a clergy abuse victim” in new video statement.

Matt Flynn’s Priorities for LGBTQ+ Wisconsinites
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Matt Flynn’s Priorities for LGBTQ+ Wisconsinites

"I believe in equality for all."

Sexual assault survivors and their allies call on every candidate running for elected office in Wisconsin to offer public support for the Child Victims Act.
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Sexual assault survivors and their allies call on every candidate running for elected office in Wisconsin to offer public support for the Child Victims Act.

Spokespersons for sexual assault survivors will be outside the Milwaukee Press Club Luncheon Tuesday, May 22nd at 10:30am to answer questions related to the Child Victims Act and recent responses by the Flynn campaign.

Op Ed: Why Democrats Should Embrace Foxconn
Op Ed

Why Democrats Should Embrace Foxconn

It will lead to economic expansion and more good jobs for average Wisconsinites.

Op Ed: Attack On Matt Flynn Is Unfair
Op Ed

Attack On Matt Flynn Is Unfair

Blaming lawyers for sins of their clients is simply wrong.

Progressive Women Correct the Record on Flynn
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Progressive Women Correct the Record on Flynn

In a series of videos released today, Flynn's women supporters call him "honorable" and "professional" for his work for the Milwaukee Archdiocese

Wisconsin Gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn tells victims of sex assault to “jump in the lake.”
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Wisconsin Gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn tells victims of sex assault to “jump in the lake.”

According to thousands of pages of internal church files made part of public record, Flynn was a major player in covering up child sex crimes for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Matt Flynn Announces K-12 Education Plan, Calls for Supporting Teachers on National Teachers Day
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Matt Flynn Announces K-12 Education Plan, Calls for Supporting Teachers on National Teachers Day

"The education system in Wisconsin has fallen below the high standards we have come to expect."

Flynn Statement on the Illinois Foxconn Lawsuit Against EPA
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Flynn Statement on the Illinois Foxconn Lawsuit Against EPA

"I continue to believe that this deal must be stopped."

Photo Gallery: Cannabis Marchers Demand Legalization
Photo Gallery

Cannabis Marchers Demand Legalization

8th annual March for Cannabis draws 200 people and speeches from six candidates for governor.

Matt Flynn Responds to Kevin Nicholson’s “Cognitive Thought Process” Comments
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Matt Flynn Responds to Kevin Nicholson’s “Cognitive Thought Process” Comments

Earlier today, Nicholson attacked military veterans who are Democrats.

Kelda Roys Wins 2nd Congressional District Democratic Straw Poll
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Kelda Roys Wins 2nd Congressional District Democratic Straw Poll

"Today’s results show that Wisconsin Democrats are looking for hope, optimism, and someone to vote for, not just something to vote against."

March for Cannabis – 8th Annual March to Legalize Cannabis in Wisconsin
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March for Cannabis – 8th Annual March to Legalize Cannabis in Wisconsin

SE WI NORML to hold 8th annual march to legalize cannabis in Wisconsin at MacArthur Square in downtown Milwaukee

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Endorses Matt Flynn for Governor
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Endorses Matt Flynn for Governor

"I want to thank Supervisor Ortiz-Velez for her endorsement."

Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process
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Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process

Thousands vote in poll to find people’s champion to challenge Scott Walker and win

Murphy’s Law: The Whacko Primary for Governor
Murphy’s Law

The Whacko Primary for Governor

Seriously, a dozen or more Democratic candidates? It’s beyond the Republicans’ dreams.

Op Ed: Stronger Action Needed on Opioid Crisis
Op Ed

Stronger Action Needed on Opioid Crisis

Walker turned down needed funds. More integrated, broad-ranging approach needed.

Michele Doolan Ends Campaign for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn
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Michele Doolan Ends Campaign for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn

"I want to congratulate Michele and her team on a good campaign, and I am grateful for her support."

Matt Flynn’s Remarks on National Beer Day
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Matt Flynn’s Remarks on National Beer Day

"Knowing the economic value that beer production has on the state, as governor, I will continue to promote our role as a leader in brewing nationally."

Bob Harlow Exits Race for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn
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Bob Harlow Exits Race for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn

"We're going to lead Wisconsin Forward again."

Scott Walker: A History of Broken Promises
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Scott Walker: A History of Broken Promises

"Wisconsin deserves better."

Matt Flynn Attacks Election Year Walker’s Property Tax Stunt
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Matt Flynn Attacks Election Year Walker’s Property Tax Stunt

Democratic Challenger proposes real, long-term property tax relief for Wisconsin

Matt Flynn Exposes the False Numbers of the Foxconn Fiasco, Vows to Terminate the Contract
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Matt Flynn Exposes the False Numbers of the Foxconn Fiasco, Vows to Terminate the Contract

Democratic challenger attacks Walker for being untruthful to the public about the economic benefits

Matt Flynn’s Statement on Addressing the Concerns of Communities of Color
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Matt Flynn’s Statement on Addressing the Concerns of Communities of Color

"The problems facing our communities of color are real..."

Walker’s “Welfare Reform” Approach is Punishment, Not Lifting People Out of Poverty
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Walker’s “Welfare Reform” Approach is Punishment, Not Lifting People Out of Poverty

"The strings Walker wants to attach to benefits are intended to shame the recipients, not help them."

Marquette Poll Proves Matt Flynn’s Message is Resonating with Wisconsin Voters
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Marquette Poll Proves Matt Flynn’s Message is Resonating with Wisconsin Voters

Flynn is the candidate who has most consistently opposed the state's deal with Foxconn, and voters agree with Flynn.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales
Matt Flynn Will Make Childcare a Budget Priority as Governor
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Matt Flynn Will Make Childcare a Budget Priority as Governor

"Working parents need to know their pre-school children are well cared for and are developing the skills they will need to succeed in school."

Matt Flynn Releases His 16-Point Economic Plan for Wisconsin
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Matt Flynn Releases His 16-Point Economic Plan for Wisconsin

Democratic challenger vows to undue Walker’s wage-killing policies and restore investment in Wisconsin

Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race
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Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race

"I have known Matt Flynn for 40 years. He will be a strong and effective governor," said Earl.

Flynn Campaign Displays Fundraising Strength – Raises Over $350,000 in 82 Days, Has Nearly $305,000 on Hand
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Flynn Campaign Displays Fundraising Strength – Raises Over $350,000 in 82 Days, Has Nearly $305,000 on Hand

Matt Flynn says his strong fundraising emphasizes why he is the best candidate to take on Scott Walker in November

Scott Walker Wastes Wisconsin Tax Dollars in Giveaways to Corporations
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Scott Walker Wastes Wisconsin Tax Dollars in Giveaways to Corporations

Matt Flynn outlines a better approach to private-sector investments

Matt Flynn Attacks Green Light Given to Foxconn to Pollute Wetlands
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Matt Flynn Attacks Green Light Given to Foxconn to Pollute Wetlands

"Foxconn is a global pollution threat."

Matt Flynn Responds to Scott Walker’s Move to Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients
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Matt Flynn Responds to Scott Walker’s Move to Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients

Democratic challenger calls it intrusive, wasteful, and offensive

Matt Flynn Supports Local Elected Officials on Dark Store Legislation
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Matt Flynn Supports Local Elected Officials on Dark Store Legislation

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Urges Passage of SB 291 and SB 292

Matt Flynn Presses for Automatic Voter Registration
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Matt Flynn Presses for Automatic Voter Registration

Democratic candidate for Governor vows to protect voting rights outside the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Matt Flynn Attacks FCC Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality
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Matt Flynn Attacks FCC Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality

Vows to protect Wisconsinites’ right to access a free internet

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.

Matt Flynn Statement on Scott Walker Campaign Slogan
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Matt Flynn Statement on Scott Walker Campaign Slogan

Slogan is a deceptive cover-up of government run by Republican donors

Matt Flynn Comes Out in Favor of Legalizing Marijuana
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Matt Flynn Comes Out in Favor of Legalizing Marijuana

Flynn says he will push for it as governor only if voters also favor legalization

Matt Flynn Statement on the Foxconn Contract
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Matt Flynn Statement on the Foxconn Contract

Flynn attacks Walker’s record of stagnation as the corrupt WEDC votes on the controversial Foxconn contract

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

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

Matt Flynn Statement on Scott Walker Campaign Announcement
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Matt Flynn Statement on Scott Walker Campaign Announcement

Flynn calls Walker’s failed economic record a period of “vast stagnation” in wages

New Poll Shows Scott Walker Losing in 2018, Matt Flynn Responds
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New Poll Shows Scott Walker Losing in 2018, Matt Flynn Responds

"I would be the best candidate to unseat Walker."

Matt Flynn Makes Statement on the Corrupt Handling of the Foxconn Contract by Walker’s WEDC
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Matt Flynn Makes Statement on the Corrupt Handling of the Foxconn Contract by Walker’s WEDC

Flynn says he’s not surprised there are major problems with the handling of the contract, given WEDC’s history of mismanagement and corruption

House Confidential: Matt Flynn’s East Side Eschweiler
House Confidential

Matt Flynn’s East Side Eschweiler

Gubernatorial candidate has lovely home, lovely location, but won't let assessor in.

Matt Flynn Responds to Day of Attacks as he Announced for Governor
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Matt Flynn Responds to Day of Attacks as he Announced for Governor

Flynn says he’s “honored” Walker considers him such a threat, but concerned about the Governor’s priorities

Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin
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Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin

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

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: Would Democratic Governor Kill Foxconn Deal?
The State of Politics

Would Democratic Governor Kill Foxconn Deal?

Democratic candidates for governor oppose deal. Could they kill it if elected?

Op Ed: Barrett Must Overrule FPC Pursuit Order
Op Ed

Barrett Must Overrule FPC Pursuit Order

Fire & Police Commission ignored century of precedent by demanding Flynn alter pursuit policy.

Op Ed: Impeach Donald Trump
Op Ed

Impeach Donald Trump

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

Plenty of Horne: Chisholm For Governor?

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty of Horne: Chisholm For Governor?
Plenty of Horne

Chisholm For Governor?

Will District Attorney run against Walker? DA's son encourages speculation.

Op-Ed: Why Court Will Overturn Redistricting
Op-Ed

Why Court Will Overturn Redistricting

Federal judges abhor the kind of political corruption that’s arisen from gerrymandered districts.

Murphy’s Law: Is Abele Dumping the Marcus Center?

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $500

Murphy’s Law: Is Abele Dumping the Marcus Center?
Murphy’s Law

Is Abele Dumping the Marcus Center?

Its takeover by new “Super District” running Bucks arena looks fishy.

House Confidential: Gwen Moore’s Modest Bungalow
House Confidential

Gwen Moore’s Modest Bungalow

The congresswoman's brick veneered, north-side duplex was converted into a less-spartan, single-family home.

Plenty of Horne: Doyle, Gard in University Club Sandwich
Plenty of Horne

Doyle, Gard in University Club Sandwich

Rivals Host Simultaneous Fundraisers in Swanky Downtown Club

The Roundup: Scott Walker and the Milwaukee Curse
The Roundup

Scott Walker and the Milwaukee Curse

Milwaukee has not been the home of many of Wisconsin’s governors.

The Roundup: Burke Gets Break
The Roundup

Burke Gets Break

The Supreme Court granted a stay Friday, and Burke’s trial is postponed.

The Roundup: Drink for Free
The Roundup

Drink for Free

One of the joys of electoral politics is that the polls eventually close on election day and then it is up to us to flock to the parties.

The Roundup: ABC and the Gay Governor
The Roundup

ABC and the Gay Governor

The catch, is that McGreevey announced he was gay, while the lover says he, himself, is straight.

The Roundup: The Kerry Rally
The Roundup

The Kerry Rally

Senator John Kerry paid another visit to Milwaukee on Monday, August 2nd at a public rally in Pere Marquette Park. Gates to the park opened at 4:30 p.m. while the presidential candidate was still racing across Lake Michigan on the Lake Express ferry. Access to Kerry these days requires a thorough screening by security personnel, […]

The Roundup: Plale Recall Drive Begins
The Roundup

Plale Recall Drive Begins

Can a group of south side political activists pull themselves together enough to acquire 13,212 signatures to force a recall election against Sen. Jeff Plale? Rep. Jon Richards said he doubts it. “This thing is going nowhere,” says Rep. Josh Zepnick. “These people are so lazy! They’ve taken out a newspaper ad asking people to […]

The Roundup: Shepherd Figure to Run Madison Paper
The Roundup

Shepherd Figure to Run Madison Paper

Capital Papers Puts up the Capital

The Roundup: Morales V Darling Race Set
The Roundup

Morales V Darling Race Set

Milwaukee School Board member Jennifer Morales has decided to challenge Alberta Darling and her hold on the 8th Senate District Seat.

The Roundup: Selig Take A Hit
The Roundup

Selig Take A Hit

Washington Post Trashes Commissioner and Journal Communications. Plus: The Mea Culpa of Charles J. Sykes and Thompson’s Boycott of Miller Park.

The Roundup: The Governor and the Empire Builder
The Roundup

The Governor and the Empire Builder

Governor Jim Doyle made a brief appearance at Milwaukee’s Amtrak station Friday, 11 June on the 75th anniversary of the Empire Builder, Amtrak’s service from Chicago to the Northwest coast. Before boarding the train, Doyle mixed the romance of the rails with the Great American Novel. “In the final passage of the Great Gatsby, the […]

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: The Jewish Judge Who’s a Quarter Irish
The Roundup

The Jewish Judge Who’s a Quarter Irish

Governor James E. Doyle told about 75 people at Mo’s Irish Pub last Friday that “there are a number of good things I can do as governor. … I get to appoint people to the bench. As a lawyer and the son of a judge, I take this seriously.” What does the governor look for […]

The Roundup: My Campaign Blog
The Roundup

My Campaign Blog

Two hundred fifty bucks or a free press pass?

The Roundup: Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements
The Roundup

Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements

Two of Wisconsin’s elder statespeople jumped on the Wesley Clark for President bandwagon recently. Former alderman, secretary of state and attorney Vel Phillips, who most recently issued the oath of office to Acting Mayor Marvin Pratt says she backs the Arkansas general for president. With her support, she joins such black leaders as Charles Rangel […]

The Roundup: No Challenge to Hill Papers
The Roundup

No Challenge to Hill Papers

But Halbrooks says Election Commission’s Extended Hours Helped Opponent