votevote Media
Wisconsin

The Journal-Sentinel’s Photo ID Hypocrisy

The distance between stating something as  fact and strongly implying it is fact appears to be wide when it comes to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Their PolitiFact operation put this Tammy Baldwin tweet to its “truth-o-meter” test: Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI’s photo ID laws. We need to […]

Baldwin 2012 Campaigns
Wisconsin

The Baldwin Hypocrisy, Part II: Veterans Issues

Democrats are pushing the narrative that Republicans are struggling to find a formidable opponent to challenge U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin next year. In fact, with more than a year and a half before the election, there are at least five potential GOP candidates to take on Baldwin. And at this early date it is Baldwin […]

tammybaldwin Campaigns
Wisconsin

The Baldwin Hypocrisy, Part I: “Dark Money”

Editors Note: Media Trackers will be running a series of articles highlighting hypocritical positions taken by Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin. Part I focuses on Baldwin’s hypocrisy concerning “dark money.” Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin recently celebrated her endorsement from “End Citizens United last week: They have proven records fighting #BigMoney and vowed […]

lax rotc Organizations
Wisconsin

UW La Crosse Presses Army to Keep ROTC

Recently, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow received an unfortunate letter from Thomas Lamont, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). At the end of the 2014/2015 school year, UW – La Crosse’s long standing Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) will close. According to the letter, La Crosse […]

Policy
Wisconsin

Baldwin Opposed Pipeline to Reduce Dependence on Mid-East Oil

MILWAUKEE – A contradiction between what Rep. Tammy Baldwin said in a U.S. Senate campaign debate and her record in Congress has been discovered by Media Trackers. Baldwin, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted 5 times against the Keystone XL Pipeline, a major energy development project that would link Canada and […]

Campaigns
Wisconsin

Baldwin Voted “NO” To Honoring 9/11 Victims

9/11/2012 -For Immediate Release- Contact: Brian Sikma, Communications Director brian@mediatrackers.org MILWAUKEE – As Americans pause today to mark the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Wisconsin residents should be reminded of Rep. Tammy Baldwin’s opposition to a resolution honoring 9/11 victims. Baldwin, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, has repeatedly touted the […]

Media
Wisconsin

PolitiFact Eagerly Hacks Walker, Protects Baldwin

By: Brian Sikma The writers of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s PolitiFact feature have managed to place themselves at odds with the paper’s own headlines and demonstrate a curious devotion to convoluted reasoning. Last Wednesday, the feature issued a “half-true” rating to a statement made by Governor Scott Walker in a speech to the Republican National […]