Kevin Binversie

Can Randy Bryce Run Nationally, But Win Locally?

Democrat Randy Bryce is running for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District against House Speaker Paul Ryan, but a look at his schedule highlights his campaign is almost entirely nationally based. Will that equate to local support? Time will tell, but where Bryce is spending most of his time is telling. According to the Bryce campaign’s own […]

Gotcha Politics Already at Play in State Senate Special Election

The special election for Wisconsin’s 10th state Senate district only a week old and already the opposition research drops are coming in hot and heavy. That’s because Monday saw the release of not one, but two stories in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel targeting state Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls). The first was a column by political investigative […]

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’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 […]

Tim Burns Reaches Out to the Bernie Bros

If you needed another reminder into just how liberal a candidate for Wisconsin state supreme court Tim Burns was, don’t worry he’ll provide enough examples for you. The latest stunt from Burns, an attorney at the Madison offices of Democratic law firm Perkins Coie, is to make a direct appeal to some of the most liberal […]

Ron Kind’s Imaginary Holy War

There might be a reason why Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) doesn’t dabble much in hyperbole. He’s not very good at it. Yet, that’s exactly what the nearly 20-year congressman did last week during the House Ways and Means Committee markup of the tax reform package. Kind managed to turn a debate on what should […]

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign’s Epic Fail

Facts are stubborn things. Especially when you get even the basic ones wrong. That’s exactly what Matt Rothschild, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) did on Tuesday in an attack on an upcoming bill making its way through the Wisconsin state legislature which would mitigate wetlands permits from the Wisconsin Department of […]

Baldwin Played Many Roles in Clinton’s “Rigged” System

Can a system still be “rigged” if you helped support the candidate who benefited from it? That’s what Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison) is trying to say in an article found over the weekend in the Wisconsin State Journal. In it, Baldwin and other high-ranking Democrats across the state are asked to comment on […]

Senator Warren’s One-Way Ethical Street for the Supreme Court

When it comes to whom any of the conservative-leaning justices on the U.S. Supreme Court speak, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) clearly has issues. She said as much herself on Wednesday in an opinion piece published at Politico. In it, Warren goes after the court’s newest member, Neil Gorsuch, for speaking at an event sponsored […]

Sexist Tweeting Lands Randy Bryce in Hot Water

Social media is a fickle mistress. She can give and she can take away just as fast. After gathering national attention with his launch video, Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce is now in trouble for what’s being called a sexist tweet about First Daughter Ivanka Trump. Bryce is challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) and […]