Campaigns

Handler Tweet Reverberates in Wisconsin

The impact of a controversial tweet by former comedian Chelsea Handler, which some are calling homophobic, is being felt in Wisconsin. Handler is due to perform in Appleton February 1st and, for the moment at least, the performance is still on. Handler also has ties with a Democratic candidate in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. Handler, […]

Campaigns

Breitbart Parts Ways with Paul Nehlen

If you ever wondered how if even Breitbart.com had a limit to its willingness to back Paul Nehlen, you now know the answer. After a week in which Nehlen; an Alt-Right darling, was littering his Twitterfeed with more and more off-the-wall tweets, the website which helped make him a national name has announced it has […]

Campaigns

Can Randy Bryce Run Nationally, But Win Locally?

Democrat Randy Bryce is running for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District against House Speaker Paul Ryan, but a look at his schedule highlights his campaign is almost entirely nationally based. Will that equate to local support? Time will tell, but where Bryce is spending most of his time is telling. According to the Bryce campaign’s own […]

Campaigns

Sexist Tweeting Lands Randy Bryce in Hot Water

Social media is a fickle mistress. She can give and she can take away just as fast. After gathering national attention with his launch video, Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce is now in trouble for what’s being called a sexist tweet about First Daughter Ivanka Trump. Bryce is challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) and […]

Campaigns

Has Paul Nehlen’s Money Spigot Dried Up?

Being an Alt-Right superstar isn’t paying what it used to. After being a cause celebre for much of the 2016 election cycle by challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) to a primary by websites such as Breitbart.com, Paul Nehlen looks to be struggling raise money. In the most recently available financial reports from the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), Nehlen […]

Policy

Ryan: Accomplishments Will Trump President’s Behavior in 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congressional action will speak much louder than President Trump’s words or tweets when it comes to the 2018 mid-term elections. Ryan told Media Trackers Friday, “the president is a different kind of guy.” “What matters? What I always tell my colleagues are results. He tweets this one day he does […]