Kevin Binversie

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Wisconsin | Media

PolitiFact Wisconsin’s Strange Priorities

Do we now know more about Governor Scott Walker’s hair than we do about whether Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Madison) sponsored an anti-Israeli forum on Capitol Hill? That looks to be the case with one of the latest editions of PolitiFact Wisconsin’s series of fact checks. In a piece entitled “A Hairy Situation” which ran on Monday July […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Hovde Responds to Journal Sentinel Hit Piece

The U.S. Tax Code is overly complicated and something few, if any Americans truly understand. It’s that collective ignorance which allows many in the media to run stories such as the one the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did last week on the amount of taxes paid by potential Republican candidates looking at running for the U.S. […]

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Wisconsin | Campaigns

Randy Bryce is No Stranger in Wisconsin Politics

Read a national story about the announcement by Racine’s Randy Bryce to challenge House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) and you’re likely to get a tale of Bryce being an union ironworker, single father, doting son to his ill mother, and local activist. Here’s how the Associated Press covered the roll out of Bryce’s announcement: A […]

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Wisconsin | Campaigns

Paul Nehlen Returns for Second Challenge to Paul Ryan

Apparently losing by nearly 70 percent isn’t enough for some people. In an announcement on Friday; which doubled as a fund raising email, small business owner Paul Nehlen made clear his intention to primary Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) for a second time in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. Ryan defeated Nehlen in August 2016 by an […]

Dan Kohl
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Herb Kohl’s Nephew to Run Against Glenn Grothman

Will a last name be enough to land you into a seat in Congress? That’s what Dan Kohl, the 51 year old nephew of former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-Milwaukee) and a Mequon area businessman, is hoping with his challenge against 6th District Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah). Kohl, along with Scott Olmer of Plymouth, are hoping […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Pocan No-Shows at Own Anti-Israeli Forum

So much for standing up for what you sponsor. According to a follow-up report from the Washington Free Beacon‘s Adam Kredo, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) failed to appear at an anti-Israeli forum he was sponsoring on Capitol Hill. Pocan was exposed as being the chief sponsor last week, but his press office failed to […]

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Wisconsin | Media

Wisconsin Media Blackout on Pocan Story

For a politician who often seems like he can’t get enough press coverage, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) has suddenly gone quiet about one story; whether or not he’s the lead sponsor for any anti-Israeli forum on Capitol Hill. Early last week, Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reported that an unknown member of Congress […]

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