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robinvos Political Parties
Wisconsin

Jacque Punished over Prevailing Wage

Republican State Representative Andre Jacque tells Media Trackers that he has been stripped of his Assembly committee chairmanships by Speaker Robin Vos as punishment for holding a hearing on prevailing wage reform legislation in the Labor Committee this past legislative session. A news release issued by Vos’ office Wednesday afternoon showed that Jacque was the […]

Concealed Carry Policy
Wisconsin

WI GOP May Go Big on Guns In ’17

A state lawmaker says Republicans may go big and go bold on 2nd Amendment issues in the next legislative session. Rep. Jesse Kremer, R-Kewaskum, was a driving force being a “campus carry” bill that stalled last session. Currently concealed carry license holders can carry on campus grounds but cannot take guns into university buildings. Kremer […]

Media
Wisconsin

Prosser Candid About Court Dysfunction

In an extraordinarily rare moment of candor, recently retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser shared, for the first time in an even quasi-public setting, his version of an infamous 2011 incident where fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley accused Prosser of choking her. Prosser’s account came in a Q&A session with Will McKinley of the […]

Montanans vote Media
Wisconsin

Senate Race Shows Recount Futility

The recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election is facing lawsuit and FEC complaint challenges from Republicans, not because they are afraid it will change the outcome but rather because they consider it pointless. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Madison by Trump supporters Friday argues that the recount violates the constitution because ballots aren’t treated equally in […]

Move dems Political Parties
Wisconsin

Flattery?

For several days after the November 8th election the homepage of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin website remained unchanged, urging people to get out and vote. Eventually it was updated, to this:     Perhaps that slogan seems familiar to you. Perhaps this is why: Walker has been using the slogan for years. The New […]

Votehere Campaigns
Wisconsin

WI GOP to File FEC Complaint on Recount

The Republican Party of Wisconsin is preparing to file a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission alleging improper coordination between Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to force a recount of Wisconsin’s November 8 vote. A draft complaint, first reported on by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and obtained by Media Trackers, […]

ballot-box Campaigns
Wisconsin

Craig: Shorten Recount Request Deadline

A state lawmaker believes the time given to request election recounts in Wisconsin should be shortened. State Representative David Craig suspects Green Party candidate Jill Green waited until the 11th hour to request a recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election results to disrupt the process of Donald Trump’s victory being made official by the Electoral College. […]

scotrossspeaking Campaigns
Wisconsin

More “Thousands Rejected” Mythology

In the 21st century, myths are created at the speed of Twitter. A single tweet gave birth to the myth of thousands of voters being turned away in Wisconsin on November 8. The Left is now attempting to nurture that myth and help it grow and thrive. As Media Trackers reported earlier this month, journalist […]

votevote Campaigns
Wisconsin

Wisconsin Recount: Planned Chaos?

The State of Wisconsin beginning this week will experience a rare recount of a statewide race and an unprecedented recount of a presidential contest. History suggests that the odds of a recount changing the November 8 outcome are minuscule. But the process could have a profound impact on the seemingly settled presidential race nonetheless. History […]

Radiotower Media
Wisconsin

Look Mom, I’m Radio-Active!

After Judge Rebecca Bradley’s election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in April, the liberal group Citizen Action Wisconsin to attempt to pump new life into its “Radio-Active” campaign. The purpose of this campaign, per the CAW website, is to: After years of damaging attacks on our state, one thing is clear: We must develop and […]