Policy

Dana Wachs’ Selective Sexual Harassment Policy

Just how aggressive is gubernatorial candidate and state representative Dana Wachs (D-Eau Claire) when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace? That depends on when you ask him apparently. If you look at the Wachs of today, you see a politician who wants to go after harassment wherever it lurks – even in his […]

Campaigns

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 […]

Campaigns

As Dems Claim “Fiscal Doom!” Budget Numbers Say Otherwise

Make no mistake about it, the recently passed Wisconsin state budget will be a campaign issue during next year’s gubernatorial election. The only question that remains is which narrative will prevail; the one of “Doom and Gloom” being pushed by state Democrats, or will the numbers speak for themselves? If you believe the words of […]

Campaigns

Flynn Promises Act 10 and Right-to-Work Repeals if Governor

Matt Flynn makes no bones about it. He wants to run as a “Democrat’s Democrat.” Flynn, 70, a former commercial litigator and chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, is just the latest in now a growing primary field of challengers to incumbent Republican governor Scott Walker. Just how he hoped his plans would be […]

Campaigns

Evers Shows His Opposition to Choice in All Kinds of Education

He may not officially be an “announced candidate” for governor, but Wisconsin State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Evers has already staked out its avenue of attack for the 2018 gubernatorial campaign: President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. In a fund raising email sent to its supporters last week, “Team Tony Evers” […]

Campaigns

Andy Gronik’s Campaign Manager’s Fascinating Recent Past

If Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Gronik’s first decision as a would-be politician was hiring his campaign manager, you’d think he might have wanted to Google their name first. Every person who has ever been a paid campaign worker has something in their career they’re not proud of. Some have made small mistakes they hope they can […]

Campaigns

Does Andy Gronik Want to Make Wisconsin Like Illinois?

With a potentially packed Democratic gubernatorial primary on its way for Wisconsin voters, every candidate on that side of the aisle will be trying to make his or her mark. For the fledgling campaign of Milwaukee-area businessman Andy Gronik, it appears to be one committed to turning back the clock. That’s the tone one gets […]

Political Parties

With No Gubernatorial Candidate, DPW Attacks…U.S. Senate Field?

A recent Democratic Party of Wisconsin news release provides a textbook example of political projection. Still without a serious challenger to emerge against Gov. Scott Walker at the top of 2018 ticket, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Thursday issued a press release attacking how none of the speculative Republican challengers to Tammy Baldwin has officially declared […]