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Two years after Trump put a shovel in the ground, Wisconsin is still waiting on Foxconn to come through
Op Ed: Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Pro-Life
Op Ed

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Pro-Life

She opposes Affordable Care Act and ignores guidelines for masks, social distancing.

Baldwin to Trump: Wisconsin Needs Medical Supplies And Personal Protective Equipment Now To Stop the Spread of Growing COVID-19 Outbreak
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Baldwin to Trump: Wisconsin Needs Medical Supplies And Personal Protective Equipment Now To Stop the Spread of Growing COVID-19 Outbreak

"We cannot afford more of your empty promises, and we cannot afford to wait."

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
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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."

Pence Can’t Distract from Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response in Wisconsin
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Mike Pence Visit to Wisconsin
Mike Pence Fly Bobblehead Unveiled
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

Trump Campaign Events Canceled

Trump Campaign Events Canceled

After testing positive for COVID-19, Trump's Wisconsin rallies in Green Bay and Janesville are canceled.

Jill Biden Promises More United Country

Jill Biden Promises More United Country

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

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.

Did Pompeo Violate Federal Law With Visit?

Did Pompeo Violate Federal Law With Visit?

The secretary of state's visit to the state capitol may have broken law against his office engaging in domestic political activities.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Pence Visit
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.

Ahead of Pence Visit, Health Care Workers and Wisconsin Democrats Blast Administration for Prolonging Pandemic, Slowing Economic Recovery
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Ahead of Pence Visit, Health Care Workers and Wisconsin Democrats Blast Administration for Prolonging Pandemic, Slowing Economic Recovery

"No community is immune from COVID-19 -- we’ve seen that everywhere across this state, whether it’s here in Janesville or cities or rural communities, the virus has reached everywhere because of Trump's failures."

Rep. Mark Pocan’s Statement on VP Mike Pence’s Announced Visit to Wisconsin
New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in a close Biden–Trump contest and slight movement in Wisconsin voters’ opinions following Kenosha events
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.

Union Leaders Blast Trump Administration for Betraying Working Wisconsinites
Amidst Rising COVID-19 Threat on Campuses, Wisconsin Students Blast Trump for Failed Coronavirus Response
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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."

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Pence Visit
Get Your DNC Memorabilia

Get Your DNC Memorabilia

Bobbleheads and buttons from the convention that wasn't.

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
Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

The vice president campaigned for Trump in Darien Wednesday.

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.

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

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

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

Are COVID-19 Deaths Higher Than We Think?

Are COVID-19 Deaths Higher Than We Think?

An epidemiological model suggests they could be.

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.

Baldwin Rebukes Trump Admin Over Testing Shortages

Baldwin Rebukes Trump Admin Over Testing Shortages

Local healthcare company Aurora has recently started rationing COVID-19 tests.

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."

Baldwin, Democrats Press Trump Administration to Reverse Move Undermining COVID-19 Hospital Data Collection and Reporting
Will State Republicans Choose Safety for Wisconsin School Children or Trump’s Political Agenda?
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Will State Republicans Choose Safety for Wisconsin School Children or Trump’s Political Agenda?

Vice President Mike Pence Visits Wisconsin As Donald Trump and His Administration Bully School Children

Wisconsinites Blast Trump-Pence Administration on COVID-19 Response Ahead of VP Visit on Friday
Data Wonk: Is Less Testing for COVID-19 the Answer?
Data Wonk

Is Less Testing for COVID-19 the Answer?

Trump says the rise in cases is due to more testing. What does the data show?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Take Action to Protect Workers & Produce Supplies for More Testing as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Take Action to Protect Workers & Produce Supplies for More Testing as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

"If President Trump cares about Wisconsin workers he won't let my legislation end up in Mitch McConnell's legislative graveyard."

Wisconsin Leaders Slam Pence and Trump as They Head to Badger State
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.

Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Welcome Inclusion of Medical Supply Chain Legislation in HEROES Act
Op Ed: Republicans Test Ugly Campaign Theme
Op Ed

Republicans Test Ugly Campaign Theme

Message for 2020: ’Some of you will have to die’.

Political Organizers Go Digital To Reach Voters

Political Organizers Go Digital To Reach Voters

Social media, Zoom calls and texting campaigns supplant face-to-face campaigning during pandemic.

GOP Donor Uihlein Calls COVID-19 “Overhyped”

GOP Donor Uihlein Calls COVID-19 “Overhyped”

Liz Uihlein, co-founding of Uline, is a major Trump donor spending millions on right-wing causes.

Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19

“This Administration must prioritize VA’s sacred mission to care for our nation’s veterans who are especially vulnerable during this pandemic”

Pence Visits State Amid Criticism

Pence Visits State Amid Criticism

"No national plan,” Wisconsin still lacks COVID-19 supplies, Democrats charge.

Senator Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Leadership with a National Plan for Widespread Testing
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Senator Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Provide Leadership with a National Plan for Widespread Testing

“Liberating our country from this pandemic and moving our economy forward requires you to lead with a national testing plan and the supplies to implement it.”

Op Ed: Coronavirus and Candor
Op Ed

Coronavirus and Candor

While some Republican push Trump for action, Ron Johnson lets administration officials testify behind closed doors.

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.

Data Wonk: Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?
Data Wonk

Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?

Democratic attacks on choice and charter schools favored by minority voters could backfire.

Op Ed: Voucher Programs Cutting Into Public School Funding
Op Ed

Voucher Programs Cutting Into Public School Funding

State Sen. Erpenbach and Rep. Pope introduce legislation requiring a referendum before state aid to school districts can be cut.

Voces de La Frontera Mobilizing Voters

Voces de La Frontera Mobilizing Voters

Effort for 2020 builds on 2016, when it recruited 5,600 Latinx voters, 67% of them new voters.

Farmers Forgotten?

Farmers Forgotten?

Despite bipartisan reception, farm legislation delayed during special legislative session.

Op Ed: GOP Gerrymandering and School Choice
Op Ed

GOP Gerrymandering and School Choice

Republicans proclaim vouchers for minorities while seeking ways to disenfranchise their votes.

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.

Rep. Brostoff Reintroduces Public Education Reinvestment Act (PERA)
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Rep. Brostoff Reintroduces Public Education Reinvestment Act (PERA)

“Every Kid in Our State Deserves Access to High-Quality Public Education”

Private School Vouchers Boost State Economy?

Private School Vouchers Boost State Economy?

So argues study by conservative group, which pushes for more funding. Public school advocates object.

How China Trade Agreement Impacts Wisconsin Farmers

How China Trade Agreement Impacts Wisconsin Farmers

China agrees to purchase $80 billion of US food, agricultural and seafood products.

Derailed: How Republicans Became Anti-Train
Derailed

How Republicans Became Anti-Train

The politics of resentment replaced business-oriented development, as Tommy Thompson would learn. Part 8 of series.

Campaign Cash: VP Pence’s Wisconsin Trip Cancelled
Campaign Cash

VP Pence’s Wisconsin Trip Cancelled

VP was to visit the plant of Elizabeth and Richard Uihlein, who’ve donated millions to Republicans.

50 Years of Jim Sensenbrenner

50 Years of Jim Sensenbrenner

The numbers, the gruffness, the tales. And who will run for his seat?

Medicaid Expansion is the Moral, Fiscally Responsible Decision for Wisconsin
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Medicaid Expansion is the Moral, Fiscally Responsible Decision for Wisconsin

Republican actions display cynical, political motives

Trump-Pence Administration Censures Medical Professionals with Title X Gag Rule
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Trump-Pence Administration Censures Medical Professionals with Title X Gag Rule

We vehemently oppose the Trump-Pence Title X Gag rule.

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.

Report Finds Scott Walker Tops Nation in Out-of-State Fundraising for Gubernatorial Candidates
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Report Finds Scott Walker Tops Nation in Out-of-State Fundraising for Gubernatorial Candidates

‘Scott Walker’s Money Machine Doesn’t Stop at the State Line’

Race for Governor: Pence Touts Walker, Foxconn
Race for Governor

Pence Touts Walker, Foxconn

Campaigning in Green Bay, Eau Claire, vice-president lauds Foxconn deal.

Leah Calls On Baldwin To Tell NFL Players To Stand During The National Anthem
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Leah Calls On Baldwin To Tell NFL Players To Stand During The National Anthem

"She let down our veterans at the Tomah VA, and she has refused to encourage NFL players to stand during the national anthem."

Op Ed: Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!
Op Ed

Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!

Who’s behind the anonymous NYT column about obstructing Trump’s craziness? Read on.

Op Ed: Health Care At Issue In Senate Campaign
Op Ed

Health Care At Issue In Senate Campaign

Vukmir would repeal Obamacare, leave many without health coverage.

Leah Vukmir Backs Lawsuit To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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Leah Vukmir Backs Lawsuit To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections

GOP Senate candidate Leah Vukmir backs 3 separate Republican efforts to gut anti-discrimination protections the for 2.4 million Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions

Vice President Pence Confirms Leah Vukmir As Deciding Vote To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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Vice President Pence Confirms Leah Vukmir As Deciding Vote To Gut Pre-Existing Condition Protections

"We made an effort to fully repeal and replace Obamacare. And we'll continue -- with Leah Vukmir in the Senate, we'll continue to go back to that." --Vice President Mike Pence

Walker and Pence: Talkin’ Trump on the Tarmac?
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Walker and Pence: Talkin’ Trump on the Tarmac?

Walker has yet to forcefully speak out against the harmful policies coming out of D.C. from the Trump administration.

Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’
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Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’

Appearance at America First Event Another Sign of Walker Disregard of Communities of Color

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care

Lawsuit Aims to Protect X Access Nationwide

Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families
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Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families

"Since 2011, we have provided more than $8 billion in cumulative tax relief at the state level for Wisconsin’s hardworking families."

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.

Walker and Forty-Fifth President Sweeten Deal for Foxconn
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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
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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

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.

Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions
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Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions

Mike Pence Casts Deciding Vote to put Health Care at Risk

Op Ed: Republicans Lost The Healthcare Debate
Op Ed

Republicans Lost The Healthcare Debate

And they’re perfectly fine with that.

Mayor Tom Barrett and Chair Martha Laning Slam Disastrous Trumpcare Bill, Call For Strengthening ACA
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Mayor Tom Barrett and Chair Martha Laning Slam Disastrous Trumpcare Bill, Call For Strengthening ACA

If Trumpcare becomes the law of the land, it is estimated that 311,000 Wisconsin residents will lose their health care coverage.

Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?
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Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?

The Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House-passed American Health Care Act would cause premiums in the individual market to rise by an average of 20 percent next year

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.

Op Ed: Dayton Opposes Walker Approach
Op Ed

Dayton Opposes Walker Approach

Gov. Walker killed paid sick days. Gov. Dayton of Minnesota won’t.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On Vice President Mike Pence Visit To Janesville
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On Vice President Mike Pence Visit To Janesville

"Instead of trying to rip coverage away from Americans, we should be working to strengthen the Affordable Care Act..."

Memo to Paul Ryan: Invite Only Photo Op ≠ Town Hall
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Memo to Paul Ryan: Invite Only Photo Op ≠ Town Hall

‘What Is Paul Ryan Afraid Of?’ Asks One WI Now

Back In the News: Walker Exports Union Busting
Back In the News

Walker Exports Union Busting

Governor advises Iowa legislators on bill to decimate unions.

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Vote: Wealth, Privilege and Political Calculation Trump Best Interests of Children
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Betsy DeVos Confirmation Vote: Wealth, Privilege and Political Calculation Trump Best Interests of Children

Supporters of Manifestly Unqualified Nominee Lose Any Credibility on Public Education Issues

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People
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Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

While the rule provides strong protections, it could face attacks.

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?

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.

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.

Ryan Solen on the Vice Presidential Debate and about his debate with Paul Ryan
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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.

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.

Wisconsin Republicans Perform Disappearing Act Ahead Of Donald Trump’s Green Bay Rally
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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.

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: 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!”

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.