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GOP Files Complaint Over Campaigning at Mandatory Milwaukee County Training

The Republican Party of Wisconsin has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate Democratic congressional candidate Thomas Palzewicz regarding alleged campaigning while conducting a seminar for the Milwaukee County Department of Aging. First reported by WISN’s Mark Belling on August 1, Palzewicz allegedly asked Milwaukee County employees to vote for him during the seminar. Palzewicz is the […]

More Licensing Revocation Questions for Evers’ DPI

Two educators who were referred to the State Department of Public Instruction for possible license revocation under a 2011 immoral conduct law were allowed by DPI to remain licensed, Media Trackers has learned.  The incidents involve a Bloomer special education substitute teacher in 2017 and a Kenosha School District administrator in 2016. DPI is led […]

RPW Targets Four Dem Governor Candidates

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Some things just can’t wait. Wisconsin’s Republican Party is targeting four Democratic candidates ahead of the August 14 primary election with radio ads in key markets around the state. The four Democrats are: state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, firefighter union boss Mahlon Mitchell, former state Democratic Party […]

Walker Fires Back on Dem Foxconn Criticism

By Sam Morateck and Jerry Bader Wisconsin Democrats continue to look for a jobs narrative with which to run against Governor Scott Walker. Their early strategy was to cherry pick statistics to paint the picture of a failed jobs record on Walker’s part. A booming economy has robbed them of that theme. The next strategy […]

Randy’s Got a Gun…Or Does He?

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Randy Bryce, the troubled Democratic candidate in the 1st congressional district, has a campaign ad supporting “sensible gun policy.” In the ad, Bryce is shown firing a bolt-action rifle with a scope, but does it belong to him or the campaign? Shortly before the ad was recorded, campaign finance […]

Does Kaul Know What the Attorney General Does?

By James Wigderson for Media Trackers Is Josh Kaul running for the wrong office? Kaul, the Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General, announced on Twitter Monday his support for expanding Medicaid in Wisconsin. “53 years ago today, President Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law,” Kaul wrote. “Now let’s expand Medicaid in WI.” The office […]

And The Sandernista Pick for WI Governor Is…

An unscientific poll of a population that can reasonably be described as Wisconsin’s far left shows a far different result in the Democratic primary for governor than available public polling. Our Wisconsin Revolution, a remnant of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, polled its dues paying members on the 8 candidate field. In an email to […]

“…But I Have Not Been Arrested 9 Times…”

The gloves came off during a Democratic Primary debate between 1st congressional district candidates Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers after a question regarding Bryce’s history of arrests was asked. Myers made no show of playing nice and criticized Bryce after his response to the question, as well as announcing she has filed a FEC complaint […]

Nicholson Campaign Continues to Push Back at AP

Associated Press continues to stand by a story that strongly implies but never substantiates that Republican Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson’s consulting work for companies led to layoffs. And Nicholson’s campaign continues to push back. The story, in which AP acknowledges that it is based on information supplied by the liberal advocacy group American Bridge, says […]