Policy

Will Milwaukee County Sue to Preserve “Sanctuary County” Status?

For a county leadership that denies it’s a “Sanctuary County” when it comes to dealing with illegal immigration, they sure are doing everything possible to substantiate that they are one. Reported first by CBS 58 in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee County of Board of Supervisors is considering suing the U.S Department of Justice over its recent decision […]

Policy

Podcast: Mike Gallagher on North Korea

8th CD Representative Mike Gallagher (R)-Wisconsin, joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader to answer criticism of comments by President Trump concerning potential military action against North Korea.

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” […]

Policy

WI AFT Local President Fails Econ 101 on PLAs and Prevailing Wage

An effort to school Governor Scott Walker on free market forces morphed into a self-taught lesson in irony Tuesday for American Federation of Teachers Local 212 President Mike Rosen. Rosen joined  Democratic Assembly Leader Peter Barca and Rep. Katrina Shankland on a media conference call to respond to President Donald Trump’s visit to Wisconsin and appearance […]

Campaigns

Wisconsin Democrats Declare Victory in an Imaginary Race

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is not running for the U.S. Senate against Tammy Baldwin. He confirmed this himself nearly two months ago, but that hasn’t stopped a number of people from doing all they can to exploit his political star power for themselves or others. On the Right there’s a political action committee (PAC) doing […]

Policy

How Far Could Congress Go With Congressional Review Act?

While there isn’t much for members of Congress to talk about in regards to newly passed legislation this Easter Recess, one area of success they can point is the rolling back of a number of last-minute Obama Administration rules and regulations. This was done through the use of something known as the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The Congressional […]

Grothman Faces Raucous Crowd at Sheboygan Town Hall

Sheboygan – No one can ever say Representative Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) isn’t willing to face a tough crowd. The second-term Congressman from Wisconsin’s Sixth Congressional did just that on Monday morning before an overflow crowd of nearly 200 during an hour-long town hall meeting at Sheboygan’s Mead Public Library. Quite a turnout for the @RepGrothman […]

Campaigns

Paul Ryan Flexes Fund Raising Muscle for 2018

Known more for being a policy wonk than a fund raiser when he took the job, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) has shown to be surprisingly adept at the latter. Yet, in the year and a half Ryan’s been the House’s top Republican leader, he has proven to be quite the fund raiser; […]