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Johnson Calls for Senate Candidates to Sign GOP Unity Pledge

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, (R) WI, is calling on all candidates for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to sign a unity pledge, committing themselves to, among other things, supporting the eventual nominee. The Republican Party of Wisconsin announced Wednesday that Johnson will act as Chairman of the Grassroots Endorsement Process at the 2018 State […]

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 […]

What To Know About Franken’s Replacement

Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith as the choice to take over Democrat Al Franken’s seat in the U.S. Senate, resembles a “House of Cards” scenario according  Matt Pagano, Executive Director of the Minnesota GOP. Pagano spoke with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader on the Democrats’ political strategy in choosing Smith to take over Sen. […]

Teacher Sent Porn While Students Were in The Classroom

Democratic Governor candidate Tony Evers is being questioned for his inconsistency in regards to legislation that gives the Department of Public Instruction the power to revoke a teacher’s licence if they are found viewing porn on school computers. On two occasions dealing with this problem, it has been demonstrated that Evers as Superintendent of DPI […]

Kohl, J-Street and Jerusalem

When a country sets up an embassy, they tend to be in that nation’s capital city. So why has the American Embassy in Israel been in Tel Aviv instead of Jerusalem? That’s a great question and it’s been a diplomatic headache for decades. Nearly every President of the United States since Bill Clinton has publicly […]

Evers Sides With Arbitrator Over Teacher Who Alleged Harassment

A Middleton School District Summary Report of Findings concluded that teacher Andrew Harris harassed and retaliated against a teacher who reported him for viewing pornographic images on a school computer. But a State Department of Instruction spokesman told Media Trackers that the woman’s claims could “not be substantiated when put under review.” The review Thomas McCarthy […]

Club for Growth Calls Vukmir a “RINO”

The National Club for Growth has sent a fundraising email in which it calls Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir a “RINO:”  Wisconsin: Wisconsin offers another conservative vs. RINO primary and a chance to pick up a GOP seat in a swing state. As a U.S. Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and a […]

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 […]

Gotcha Politics Already at Play in State Senate Special Election

The special election for Wisconsin’s 10th state Senate district only a week old and already the opposition research drops are coming in hot and heavy. That’s because Monday saw the release of not one, but two stories in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel targeting state Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls). The first was a column by political investigative […]

Andy Gronik’s War on Reality

Is a politician waging a “War on Women” when he’s just named a woman to be the next agricultural secretary of “America’s Dairyland?” That’s the exact charge Milwaukee area businessman Andy Gronik is making in a recent fund raising email. In the email, Gronik’s campaign puts out charges against Walker meant to hit the nerves of […]