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Tim Burns
Wisconsin

Burns Wins Over The Bernie Bros

As Media Trackers reported previously, Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns asked for the liberal group Our Wisconsin Revolution to endorse him last week, and has now been approved by the Our Wisconsin Revolution Endorsement Committee. As a group that has a clear far left leaning and radical platform, Burns asking for OWR’s endorsement is just […]

Ron Johnson Policy
News

TV Spots Pressure Johnson on Tax Reform

45Committee has begun airing TV spots in Wisconsin that attempt to pressure U.S. Senator Ron Johnson into supporting the Republican Tax reform proposal. Johnson has come under fire from some Republicans for the manner in which he voiced opposition to the plan. Wisconsin Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner told Milwaukee talk show host Mark Belling last […]

TPUSA Organizations
News

Reversal: UWSP Will Recognize Turning Point USA

After being rejected by the Student Government Association after four hours of criticism from other student groups, Turning Point USA will be recognized as an official campus organization. UWSP Vice Chancellor for Student Affiars, Al Thompson, announced the reversal in a release: The Student Government Association at UW-Stevens Point voted to deny Turning Point USA’s […]

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Wisconsin

Ringhand Attacks Foxconn Profits, Ignores the Big Picture

All of a sudden, Wisconsin Democrats have become a fan of corporate profits. That seems to be the case as this week showed that Foxconn, the Taiwanese technology company about to begin building a massive factory in Pleasant Prairie, announced that its quarterly profits dropped 39 percent according to its latest earnings report. While the […]

andy gronik Campaigns
Wisconsin

Andy Gronik’s War on Reality

Is a politician waging a “War on Women” when he’s just named a woman to be the next agricultural secretary of “America’s Dairyland?” That’s the exact charge Milwaukee area businessman Andy Gronik is making in a recent fund raising email. In the email, Gronik’s campaign puts out charges against Walker meant to hit the nerves of […]

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Wisconsin

Developer Responds to Green Bay City Attorney

The controversy surrounding the Northland Hotel redevelopment continues after Green Bay City Attorney Vanessa Chavez issued a response to allegations from five aldermen concerning actions by Chavez and Mayor Jim Schmitt on the project. Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader spoke with a former co-developer of the Northland Hotel, Mike Frantz, who offered a very […]

Amelia Heup
Wisconsin

The UWSP Lesson on Campus Free Speech

Are conservative students’ voices at risk of being silenced at universities? In the aftermath of UW Stevens Point denying recognition to the conservative student group Turning Point USA, many are becoming increasingly concerned about conservative free speech on campuses. Chairwoman of UW-Stevens Point College Republicans Amelia Heup told Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader that the […]

Sarah 3 Organizations
News

Report: Semrad out as College Dem Vice Chair After Tweets

A UW-La Crosse student is out as Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin College Democrats after tweets, first reported in a story broken by Media Trackers Friday Morning. Talk show host Jerry Bader also reported on the tweets Friday morning. Talk show host Mark Belling and Campus Reform later reported on the tweets. The La Crosse Tribune reports that Sarah […]