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 […]

Policy

Larson Implies Senate Resolution Would Have Prevented Attack on Muslim Woman

Democratic State Senator Chris Larson issued a news release Thursday that implied President Trump bore responsibility for the attack on a Muslim woman in Milwaukee. Larson also appeared to claim state senate Republicans share responsibility for the attack. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the woman was walking home from her morning prayers at the Islamic […]

Political Parties

What “Activity” From Liberals is Pocan Encouraging?

Parallels have been drawn between the current protests and riots against the Donald Trump Administration and the Act 10 protests in Wisconsin in 2011. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin Democratic Congressman Mark Pocan feels liberals opposing Trump should learn a lesson from the failed efforts to stop Act 10; don’t stop: In a […]

Campaigns

Wisconsin Recount: Planned Chaos?

The State of Wisconsin beginning this week will experience a rare recount of a statewide race and an unprecedented recount of a presidential contest. History suggests that the odds of a recount changing the November 8 outcome are minuscule. But the process could have a profound impact on the seemingly settled presidential race nonetheless. History […]

Campaigns

Trump Win Stresses UW Faculty

It appears the week after Election Day was an emotionally draining one for college faculty around Wisconsin. While reports of professors cancelling classes were not uncommon, UW-LaCrosse  Assistant Professor of Political Science/Public Administration, Regina Goodnow, wore her emotions on her sleeve in this email to students in her Comparative Politics class. Of course, not all […]