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Campaign Cash: Outside Groups Spend $4 Million on State Elections
Campaign Cash

Outside Groups Spend $4 Million on State Elections

Leading spenders are liberal Greater Wisconsin Committee and two conservative groups.

The State of Politics: Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections
The State of Politics

Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections

Dueling ads in 1st Senate District slam both GOP candidates.

Data Wonk: What Do Voters Want from Justices?
Data Wonk

What Do Voters Want from Justices?

Screnock’s defeat suggests they want integrity, not a Supreme Court bought by special interests.

Campaign Cash: Supreme Court Race Spending Topped $3 Million
Campaign Cash

Supreme Court Race Spending Topped $3 Million

And that’s just outside spending, which was nearly even for Screnock and Dallet.

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?

Op Ed: Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big
Op Ed

Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big

“President should not be a bully,” Thompson says, and that will hurt GOP.

Court Watch: Dallet Won 313 of 322 City Wards
Court Watch

Dallet Won 313 of 322 City Wards

Screnock won just nine wards, and 25% of Milwaukee’s total vote.

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.

The State of Politics: Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign
The State of Politics

Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign

He's experienced a wave election before, but that time it helped him.

Murphy’s Law: Should Walker Be Worried?
Murphy’s Law

Should Walker Be Worried?

Does he face an unstoppable “blue wave”? Maybe.

Walker to Koch Brothers: Save me from ‘a #BlueWave’
Press Release

Walker to Koch Brothers: Save me from ‘a #BlueWave’

Unable to buy or rig his party to victory, Walker lashes out at Wisconsin voters

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

Court Watch: Dallet Won in Trumpland
Court Watch

Dallet Won in Trumpland

She even won Sauk County, home base of Michael Screnock.

“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections
Press Release

“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections

Winning Shea campaign outspent by Leadership MKE PAC nearly 10-1; pulls off upset

Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Right Wing Lose in Electoral Earthquake
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Right Wing Lose in Electoral Earthquake

Progressives Take Open Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat for First Time Since 1995

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.

Op Ed: Recusal At Issue in High Court Race
Op Ed

Recusal At Issue in High Court Race

Screnock opposes recusal rule, even if he gets $1 million from group that brings cases to court.

The State of Politics: Court Race Replays Issues of 2011
The State of Politics

Court Race Replays Issues of 2011

Dallet vs Screnock a rerun of Kloppenburg vs Prosser for Supreme Court in 2011?

Campaign Cash: Outside Groups Spend $2.2 Million on High Court
Campaign Cash

Outside Groups Spend $2.2 Million on High Court

WMC and Greater Wisconsin are biggest spenders on Supreme Court race.

Op Ed: The Long Arm of the WMC
Op Ed

The Long Arm of the WMC

Big business group wants to buy another high court justice, as WMC has admitted.

Smart Politics: Dallet Would Make History If Elected
Smart Politics

Dallet Would Make History If Elected

6 of 7 state Supreme Court members would be women, highest percentage in American history.

Giffords Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Against Gun Lobby Backed Candidate
Press Release

Giffords Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Against Gun Lobby Backed Candidate

"Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly are American heroes who have served our country with distinction and honor, and I’m humbled to have their endorsement."

Campaign Cash: Screnock Outspending Dallet in Court Race
Campaign Cash

Screnock Outspending Dallet in Court Race

Together two candidates’ campaigns spending $1.2 million

Momentum for Dallet as Legal Community Overwhelmingly Sees Her as More Qualified
Press Release

Momentum for Dallet as Legal Community Overwhelmingly Sees Her as More Qualified

Two Bar Association polls show stark difference between candidates; new endorsements add to momentum

Murphy’s Law: The Strange Race for Supreme Court
Murphy’s Law

The Strange Race for Supreme Court

Look carefully. Both candidates are not what they claim to be.

Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party
Press Release

Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party

Michael Screnock’s $345,000 Five Times What Any Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Has Taken From Any Political Party

Screnock declines to behave ethically on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court
Press Release

Screnock declines to behave ethically on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court

Wisconsin’s largest corporate lobbyist, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, has spent more than $1.35 million in its attempts to elect Michael Screnock.

Michael Screnock’s ‘Values’
Press Release

Michael Screnock’s ‘Values’

Does Screnock Plan to Treat Abortion ‘Like Murder’ If He Is Elected?

They’re Back: Big Corporate Special Interests Drop More Money on Michael Screnock’s State High Court Bid
Press Release

They’re Back: Big Corporate Special Interests Drop More Money on Michael Screnock’s State High Court Bid

Spending From Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce on Candidate Who Won’t Remove Himself From Cases Involving Big Donors Tops $1.3 Million Mark

Michael Screnock’s Special Ethical Conflict
Press Release

Michael Screnock’s Special Ethical Conflict

Could Michael Screnock Sit on Lawsuit Against His Former Client Scott Walker for Refusing to Call Special Elections to Fill Legislative Vacancies?

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice
Press Release

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice

"PPAWI is proud to support Judge Dallet, a strong voice for women and families, who will return balance and integrity to Wisconsin's increasingly partisan Supreme Court."

The Screnock Rule: No Campaign Check = No Time For You
Press Release

The Screnock Rule: No Campaign Check = No Time For You

Court Candidate Michael Screnock Made Time for Speech to Big Spending Special Interests, Can’t Make Time to Appear at Event and Answer Questions From Legal Professionals

National Rifle Association Goes to Court in Wisconsin and Florida
Press Release

National Rifle Association Goes to Court in Wisconsin and Florida

Gun Lobby Endorses Michael Screnock in Wisconsin and Sues Florida Over Bipartisan Bill Passed After Parkland High School Mass Shooting

Michael Screnock’s Candidacy Not Thing to Celebrate on International Women’s Day
Press Release

Michael Screnock’s Candidacy Not Thing to Celebrate on International Women’s Day

Man Running for State High Court Opposes Women’s Rights to Make Own Health Care Decisions

Does Michael Screnock’s Vow To Protect NRA Agenda Include Supporting Threats to Journalists?
Press Release

Does Michael Screnock’s Vow To Protect NRA Agenda Include Supporting Threats to Journalists?

State Supreme Court Candidate Should Rebuke Threats and Reject Gun Lobby Endorsement

State Supreme Court Candidate Mike Screnock a ‘Walking Conflict of Interest’
Press Release

State Supreme Court Candidate Mike Screnock a ‘Walking Conflict of Interest’

Won’t Commit to Removing Himself From Cases Involving Former Client Gov. Walker or Special Interest Groups Spending Record Amounts to Benefit His Campaign

How Will Mike Screnock Thank the State Big Business Lobby?
Press Release

How Will Mike Screnock Thank the State Big Business Lobby?

State Court Candidate Set to Speak to Special Interest Group That Spent Nearly $600,000 on His Primary Election

What Else Has Mike Screnock Been Promising to Get Right-Wing Endorsements?
Press Release

What Else Has Mike Screnock Been Promising to Get Right-Wing Endorsements?

NRA Joined by Groups Opposing Birth Control and Equal Rights for All in Supporting Screnock’s Wisconsin Supreme Court Campaign

Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA He Supports More Guns in Schools?
Press Release

Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA He Supports More Guns in Schools?

NRA Endorsed Candidate Has Not Revealed If Guns in Schools Among Promises He Made to Earn Gun Lobby’s Support

Wisconsin Supreme Court Debate to Air Live on WISN 12
Press Release

Wisconsin Supreme Court Debate to Air Live on WISN 12

WISN 12 commitment 2018 coverage presents statewide debater in partnership with Marquette University Law School.

Judge Rebecca Dallet Advances to General Election
Press Release

Judge Rebecca Dallet Advances to General Election

After decisive primary, Dallet will take on right-wing extremist Michael Screnock

Statement from DPW Chair Martha Laning on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election
Press Release

Statement from DPW Chair Martha Laning on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election

"With their million-dollar down-payment, the Republican Party and corporate special interests see Michael Screnock as a good investment who will do their bidding," Martha Laning said.

What Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA?
Press Release

What Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA?

One Wisconsin Now Demands State High Court Candidate Reveal Letter He Sent to Gun Lobby to Earn Endorsement

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

One county board race and a hotly contested race for state's highest court.

NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown
Press Release

NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown

Gun Cartel Endorsed Gov. Walker, Attorney General Schimel and High Court Candidate Screnock Offer Silence and Inaction After 30th Mass Shooting of 2018

Campaign Cash: New Laws Could Decide High Court Race
Campaign Cash

New Laws Could Decide High Court Race

2015 law allows unlimited spending, Screnock already taking advantage of this.

Big Corporate Special Interest Shows Michael Screnock the Love, Candidate for High Court Signals He’ll Return Their Affection
Press Release

Big Corporate Special Interest Shows Michael Screnock the Love, Candidate for High Court Signals He’ll Return Their Affection

Partisan and Special Interests Pour Over $755,000 to Benefit Screnock Campaign

Campaign Cash: Republican Party is Screnock’s Top Donor
Campaign Cash

Republican Party is Screnock’s Top Donor

Dallet and Burns have no donations from two parties in state Supreme Court race.

Right Wing Hits Panic Button as Their Spending on Michael Screnock Skyrockets
Press Release

Right Wing Hits Panic Button as Their Spending on Michael Screnock Skyrockets

Republican Party of Wisconsin and Right-Wing Cabal At Nearly $670,000 in Spending With a Week to Go Before Primary Election

NRA Endorses Screnock for State Supreme Court
Press Release

NRA Endorses Screnock for State Supreme Court

Screnock, an avid hunter and outdoorsman, was the only candidate seeking election to return a position statement indicating his support for constitutional rights

Republican Party Gives Screnock Campaign Massive Infusion of Resources
Press Release

Republican Party Gives Screnock Campaign Massive Infusion of Resources

Michael Screnock claims to be nonpartisan but his financial disclosures say otherwise

Campaign Cash: Dark Money Targets Supreme Court Race
Campaign Cash

Dark Money Targets Supreme Court Race

Secretive Wisconsin Alliance for Reform will do ads, has connections to GOP, Koch Brothers.

The State of Politics: Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive
The State of Politics

Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive

Battle of Dallet, Burns and Screnock mirrors national, state political divides.

Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling
Press Release

Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling

State Big Biz Lobby Drops Six-Figure Ad Buy on Fox News Channel

Murphy’s Law: Dark Money’s High Court Candidate
Murphy’s Law

Dark Money’s High Court Candidate

Michael Screnock blows off candidate forums, bets on special interest money.

Court Watch: Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet
Court Watch

Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet

Two Supreme Court candidates answer questions, but Screnock declines.

Leah Vukmir endorses Michael Screnock for State Supreme Court
Press Release

Leah Vukmir endorses Michael Screnock for State Supreme Court

"Judge Screnock holds the Constitution in the highest regard."

Team Screnock = Team Walker
Press Release

Team Screnock = Team Walker

Michael Screnock Worked to Defend Gov. Scott Walker’s Agenda in Court, Now Team Walker Campaigns for Screnock’s Supreme Court Race

Murphy’s Law: Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?

Outspoken Madison liberal Tim Burns stands in her way.

Campaign Cash: How Wealthy Are Supreme Court Candidates?
Campaign Cash

How Wealthy Are Supreme Court Candidates?

Liberal Burns has most money, conservative Screnock the least.

ICYMI: Tim Burns files nomination papers for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

ICYMI: Tim Burns files nomination papers for Wisconsin Supreme Court

The primary will be held on February 20th, 2018.

The State of Politics: Top 10 State News Stories of 2017
The State of Politics

Top 10 State News Stories of 2017

Another historic year in Wisconsin politics created some big headlines.

Op Ed: One Wisconsin Now’s 2018 Predictions
Op Ed

One Wisconsin Now’s 2018 Predictions

Some predictions are serious, but all are certainly fearless

Congressman Mark Pocan Endorses Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Congressman Mark Pocan Endorses Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

The primary will be held on February 20th, 2018.

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: High Court Candidate Hires Koch Operatives
Campaign Cash

High Court Candidate Hires Koch Operatives

Judge Michael Screnock’s Supreme Court campaign hires former execs of Koch-funded groups.