For a political party which holds itself up as the defender of women’s rights, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin sure took their time answering what to do regarding bombshell accusations of one its past donors. The New York Times reported on Thursday that Hollywood megamproducer and the former head of Miramax Films, Harvey Weinstein, had for over […]
Fearing success is an unenviable political position. But it is the one in which Wisconsin Democrats currently find themselves in the Foxconn debate. Even before Foxconn’s plan for a $10 billion dollar campus creating as many as 13,000 jobs was announced, Democrats and their allies at One Wisconsin Now were throwing shade at the proposal. […]
U.S. Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson’s conversion from Democrat to Republican in the early 2000’s has already become a campaign issue even though Nicholson, at the moment, is the only announced Republican candidate for the 2018 GOP primary. One particular element of that conversion continues to haunt Nicholson; whether or not he voted for a democratic […]
(The following is one in a series of posts looking at the players; political, media, or activist, who were prominent in the 2011-12 Wisconsin Recalls. Monday is the 5th anniversary of the failed effort to recall Governor Scott Walker in the wake of Act 10.) One of the youngest state party chairmen when he was […]
It is almost poetic that the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s convention this weekend falls just two days before the 5th anniversary of the failed recall attempt of Governor Scott Walker. Wisconsin Democrats have been so marginalized since that crushing defeat that infighting among Republicans on transportation generates most of the drama in Madison these days. Wisconsin […]
How do you appeal to voters statewide when your party seems married to two of the state’s most populous counties? That’s the question the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) has going before it as it prepares to meet in early June for its annual state convention outside Middleton. How can the party move past its […]
If there’s one thing that unites most Democrats in Wisconsin and the rest of the country, it is hatred of Donald Trump and other elected Republicans such as Scott Walker and Paul Ryan. Beyond that, they are as divided as ever on everything from stances on public policy to where to take the party politically […]
It is often said that pitchers who give up home runs and quarterbacks who throw interceptions need to have short memories. In recent years, congressional Democrats have also found a short memory to be one of the more useful tools in their box. Earlier this year Democrats cried scandal when President Trump fired federal prosecutors […]
VIDEO: A Democratic activist speaking at a DNC-hosted press conference claims Congressman Paul Ryan believes rape is just contraception. He’s never claimed that.
In a massive flip-flop, 6 Senate Democrats and the Democratic Party are praising and supporting a $400 million giveaway to billionaire sports team owners.