WI GOP Insiders: Concern Over Fall Elections “Is Indeed Dire”

Wisconsin was one of three improbable state victories that propelled Donald Trump to the White House in 2016. But without immediate Republican Party course corrections, the state’s conservative revolution could screech to a halt after the November elections, or even be reversed in some areas. That’s according to two Republican insiders, whose job it is […]

Not on the Ballot, Gard Looms Large in State Senate Primary

Lobbyist and former state assembly speaker John Gard won’t be on the ballot in August for the 1st State Senate District Republican primary. But his presence may loom large in the race nonetheless. Gard is involved in the campaign of 24 year old Alex Renard, who announced Tuesday he will challenge State Representative Andre Jacque […]

Dallet Exposes Her Recusal Hypocrisy

What Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet says on the campaign trail is not what she appears to be practicing on her own bench. For months now, liberal advocates have tried to make the issue of when a judge should recuse themselves from cases before the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. The apparent goal is […]

Barnes Can’t Shake Assault Allegation

Former State Representative Mandela Barnes has announced that he’ll be a Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor. But Barnes continues to be dogged by allegations that he assaulted protester and videographer Miles Kristan in 2015. Kristan says Barnes assaulted him after he asked a question about Barnes’ vote on the new Milwaukee Bucks arena. At that […]

“This Vet Does Not Support Tammy Baldwin”

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Over Michael Marquette’s objections, supporters of Senator Tammy Baldwin’s are still going to include a photo of him in an ad of veterans supporting the senator’s re-election campaign, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marquette, an attorney from Green Bay and a Republican, objected to the use of the […]

Screnock’s Entire Email to the NRA: The Left’s Al Capone’s Vault

Monday brought disappointment to Wisconsin liberals expecting proof that State Supreme Court candidate, Judge Michael Screnock, sold his judicial soul to the NRA to get its endorsement in the April contest. In an email to voters before the February 20 primary, the NRA said Screnock: “vowed to protect your firearm freedom.” Liberals argued that such […]

Dallet’s Light Sentences: A Pattern?

The analyst consensus from Tuesday’s state supreme court primary was that experience mattered to voters. Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet advanced, while Madison attorney Tim Burns finished a distant third. Screnock and Dallet also indicated they felt their bench experience helped them. With experience comes a track record. And […]

Burns Got No Lift From the “Revolution”

Last fall, Madison attorney Tim Burns sought and secured an endorsement from the far left group Our Wisconsin Revolution for his candidacy in the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary. Comprised largely of the remnants of the failed Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, the group touts lists of activists and supporters online, but the results of the most […]

AG Race: Out of State Kaul Haul

Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Josh Kaul is among Democrats who received campaign contributions from businessman Mark Bakken, who is caught up in a sexual harassment case. The $20,000 contribution from Bakken is also notable because it is one of eight that total $95,000, or more than 20% of the $410,000 Kaul has raised from individual contributions, according […]