James Wigderson

Bryce Refuses to Apologize for Calling Police “Terrorists”

Despite two challenges by his opponent, Randy Bryce, the Democratic candidate in the 1st Congressional District, is refusing to apologize for a Twitter post from 2012 in which he referred to police as “terrorists.” The Twitter post has become an issue in the campaign as the candidate’s own brother, James Bryce, has appeared in an […]

Kaul Donation From Assembly Leader Criticized By Former Lt. Governor Farrow

Former Wisconsin Lt. Governor Margaret Farrow, a pioneer for women in Wisconsin politics, is wondering why any woman would support Josh Kaul, the Democratic candidate for Attorney General, after he accepted a donation from Assembly Minority leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh). “I don’t know why any politician who is trying to win the support from women […]

Former DOJ Employees Endorsing Kaul Are Political, Too

Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul released a letter from 45 former Department of Justice (DOJ) employees criticizing the incumbent Attorney General Brad Schimel for being too political. “The current Attorney General, Brad Schimel, has blatantly politicized the office, dropped the ball on his role as the lead crime fighter in Wisconsin, and […]

Milwaukee Approves Resolution Supporting Pre-Registration of Teenagers to Vote

The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on the Wisconsin legislature to allow the pre-registration of 16 and 17 year-olds to vote. While the resolution claims that the purpose is to increase voter participation by building lifetime habits of voting early, there is concern that such a proposal may cause confusion about […]

Barnes Dismisses Obama-Trump Voters at Progressive Gathering

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Mandela Barnes said on Wednesday he has no use for crossover voters who voted for Trump. “It’s not just about the Obama-Trump voters,” Barnes told the audience at the Wisconsin’s Choice Issues Forum in Milwaukee. “If they voted for Trump and they’re still with him, they can keep ‘em.” Barnes […]

Josh Kaul Dodges $89 Million Obamacare Question

Josh Kaul, the Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General, repeatedly told a Madison audience on Thursday he is opposed to current Attorney General Brad Schimel’s lawsuits to kill the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. However, when asked about a recent Obamacare victory by Schimel that netted Wisconsin $89 million, Kaul had nothing to […]

Milwaukee Co. Election Glitch Caused By State Election Commission Software Error: UPDATE

A misreporting of the vote totals in the Democratic Primary for Milwaukee County Sheriff can be traced to new software being used by the Wisconsin Elections Commission. “The Wisconsin Elections Commission used a new, more secure system for county clerks to report official election results for the August 14 Partisan Primary,” said Reid Magney, the […]

Evers Compares Abortion to Tonsillectomy, Supports Public Funding

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, the Democratic candidate for governor, compared abortions to tonsillectomies and declared his support for taxpayer-funded abortions in a recent interview with the Weekly Standard. In the interview, Evers was asked if there is room for pro-life Democrats in the Democratic Party. Evers said yes, but then spelled out his […]