Wisconsin

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Hopes of Foxconn Failure Lead to Dem Embarrassment

Democrats were quick to jump on a report Wednesday that Foxconn was backing away from its promised financial investment in Wisconsin. Too quick, it now appears. Japan business publication Nikkei Asian Review published a report (that has since changed) claiming that Foxconn plans to cut back on its initial investment in the state. However the Journal […]

Campaigns

Frostman Ideology Still Unclear

Media Trackers previously reported several people who know former Door County Economic Development Corporation Caleb Frostman were surprised when he announced his candidacy as a Democrat rather than Republican candidate for the June special election to fill the 1st District State Senate seat. While Frostman did not respond to any Media Trackers inquiry, talk show host Josh […]

Campaigns

1st Senate GOP Primary: Analyzing the Jacque Win

Tuesday’s GOP primary for a June special election for the vacant 1st District Senate seat could be called “The Tale of Two David and Goliaths.” Early on, it appeared Jacque was the more formidable candidate. He is a well established state representative whose conservative bona fides are unquestioned. Jacque announced his candidacy shortly after former […]

Free Speech Prevails at UWSP

While there was an attempt at the University of Stevens Point to shut down a “NRA University” event last week, free speech has prevailed as the event was reported a success. Matt Kittle of the MacIver Institute reported that posters for the event were continually being removed, however, despite the actions of those against the event, Amelia […]

Campaigns

Polce Finances Raise Questions

The news that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) would retire from Congress at the end of the current session t has lead to a re-examination of other Republican campaigns vying for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. While not getting many second look by the voters, Nick Polce is certainly getting them from political observers. Polce may […]

Campaigns

Bryce’s Braggadocio Doesn’t Match Reality

After the news that Speaker of The House Paul Ryan would not be running for re-election began spreading, many Democrats began to claim it was because Ryan feared likely Democratic opponent Randy “Ironstache” Bryce. But the taunts aren’t rooted in statistical reality. The Journal Sentinel reported that both of Ryan’s would-be competitors had a lot […]

Campaigns

A Tom Steyer Primer

You may recognize Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer from his personally funded TV ads that called for President Trump’s impeachment, but now his funds and focus have shifted to Wisconsin in an effort to help Democrats win the midterm elections. But just what does Steyer stand for? According to Forbes.com Steyer’s net worth as of 4/10/18 […]

The Man Behind This Billboard

A  billboard sponsored by the “Mad Dog PAC” claiming “The NRA is a terrorist organization,” has caught the attention of Wisconsinites and two more similar billboards might be on the way. The PAC’s leader, Claude Taylor, is no stranger to controversy, and through the “Mad Dog PAC” has plans of increasing the number of of […]

Campaigns

Dallet Exposes Her Recusal Hypocrisy

What Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet says on the campaign trail is not what she appears to be practicing on her own bench. For months now, liberal advocates have tried to make the issue of when a judge should recuse themselves from cases before the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. The apparent goal is […]