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And The Sandernista Pick for WI Governor Is…

An unscientific poll of a population that can reasonably be described as Wisconsin’s far left shows a far different result in the Democratic primary for governor than available public polling. Our Wisconsin Revolution, a remnant of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, polled its dues paying members on the 8 candidate field. In an email to […]

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“…But I Have Not Been Arrested 9 Times…”

The gloves came off during a Democratic Primary debate between 1st congressional district candidates Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers after a question regarding Bryce’s history of arrests was asked. Myers made no show of playing nice and criticized Bryce after his response to the question, as well as announcing she has filed a FEC complaint […]

Policy

Kapenga Opposes KC Bailout

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Wisconsin Sen. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) announced his opposition to a proposed state bailout of the Kimberly-Clark factories in Fox Crossing, WI and Neenah, WI. The bailout is modeled after the incentive package being offered to Foxconn to locate a large manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, WI. “The Foxconn deal […]

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Nicholson Campaign Continues to Push Back at AP

Associated Press continues to stand by a story that strongly implies but never substantiates that Republican Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson’s consulting work for companies led to layoffs. And Nicholson’s campaign continues to push back. The story, in which AP acknowledges that it is based on information supplied by the liberal advocacy group American Bridge, says […]

Kohl Speaks Up on ICE

 Dan Kohl, the Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District seat to challenge Republican Glenn Grothman, says he strongly disagrees with a proposal to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE), despite a movement within the Democratic party that is readying legislation to do so. While fellow Democrat Rep. Mark Pocan’s is readying his “Abolish […]

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Pelosi Unwelcome by WI Dems in Tough House Races?

As current House Minority leader and a former speaker, California Democrat Nancy Pelosi would be expected to pack considerable fundraising firepower. Yet, in a Friday and Saturday visit to Wisconsin, Pelosi is limiting her trip to Democratic safe places and is staying away from races where Democrats could clearly use the help. As JSOnline.com reported […]

Organizations

A Change in The TV Weather Climate

With additional reporting by Jerry Bader A non-profit group is attempting to bring Climate Change to mainstream media. And the effort appears to be responsible for a shift in TV meteorologists attitudes on global warming. While the subject of Climate Change is itself a debated topic, the liberally funded non-profit group Climate Central stands out […]

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A Claim Even Randy Bryce’s Supporters Didn’t Buy

By James Wigderson    JANESVILLE, WI – At a Saturday rally with Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Randy Bryce told a whopper that even many of his supporters couldn’t cheer. Bryce told the audience that he has never paid a bill from money made as a politician. “There are some people that claim that I have […]

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Republicans Will Try to Find Unity After Senate Primary

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Wisconsin Republicans are hoping that an expensive dinner and reception for large GOP donors will bring unity to the U.S. Senate race after a divisive primary. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), will be the guests of honor […]

Policy

What Do Mother Teresa and Britney Spears Have in Common?

The answer to the question posed in the headline of this story is: nothing. Which makes it a lot like a story and headline One Wisconsin Now posted about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Behind this click bait is, with all due apologies to William Shakespeare,  sound and fury, […]