Marc Elias
Wisconsin

Mainstream Media (Mostly) Ignores Wisconsin Dem Connections to “Steele Dossier”

There continues to be scant mention of the Wisconsin connections in the Russian dossier investigation in the state’s mainstream media, even though Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Josh Kaul, and Tim burns have connections with Marc Elias and his firm Perkins Coie.  Media Tracker’s reported on the Wisconsin connection after the Washington Post initially broke the news on the […]

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Wisconsin

Familiar Names Found to be Behind Russian Dossier

On Tuesday night, the Washington Post reported that after months of secrecy they uncovered the funding source for “The Steele Dossier,” an opposition research file which made alleged connections to President Donald Trump to Russia was finally uncovered. According to the report, it was paid for by the Democratic National Comittee and the Hillary Clinton […]

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin Democrats Finally Respond to Harvey Weinstein Donations

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 […]

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Wisconsin

Baldwin Follows Single-Payer Extremism with Right to Work Ban

It seems Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison) and several of her Democratic colleagues in the Senate have issues with federalism. Rather than fight for changing a public policy they hate in 50 states, Democrats appear satisfied to use the federal government to shut it down completely. It’s what’s been done with federal policy towards abortion. […]

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Wisconsin

Kooyenga Foregoes U.S. Senate Run

Another piece in Wisconsin’s next U.S. Senate race fell into place on Wednesday morning. In comments first reported to WisPolitics.com, state Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) announced he would not be running against Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin. The announcement ends months of quiet speculation on Kooyenga, who is seen as a rising star with a solid track […]

andy gronik Campaigns
Wisconsin

Gronik Recycles Discredited Photo ID Claim

What started with an unsubstantiated day after Election Day tweet has become a liberal article of faith: Wisconsin’s photo ID law kept hundreds of thousands of people from voting last November. Trump won Wisconsin by 27,000 votes. 300,000 voters were turned away by the states strict Voter ID law. There is your "rigged" election. — […]

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Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin And Universal Health Care: A Brief History

By Jerry Bader and Sam Morateck It comes as no surprise that MoveOn.org  last week included Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin in a group of Senators it is endorsing. Baldwin’s name appears along with far left Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. MoveOn.org applauds Baldwin for championing …”progressive issues such as universal health care…”  But Baldwin […]

gray wolves Policy
Wisconsin

Baldwin Voted to Confirm “Gray Wolf Judges”

Residents of rural Wisconsin got unwelcome news this week and have Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison), in part, to blame for it. On Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling denying the removal of gray wolves from the Endangered Species List. States in the upper Great Lakes states were able […]

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Wisconsin

“Hollywood” Tammy Baldwin

The election is still 15 months away, but Wisconsin Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin’s re-election bid apparently has already gotten the attention of some Hollywood celebrities. Baldwin’s 2nd Quarter campaign finance report includes contributions from actresses Jane Fonda, Susan Sarandon and Barbara Streisand. Each woman gave Baldwin $1,000. None of the three are noted for their […]

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