political-parties

U.S Rep. Gallagher Denounces Flynn’s Actions in Russia Investigation

After former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in the Russia investigation Friday, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin reported that Democratic challenger Beau Liegeois has called out U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher to denounce Flynn’s actions. Gallagher, in a Tuesday interview with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader, denounced Flynn’s actions and criticized […]

WI College Dem Vice Chair: I F**king Hate White Men

The Vice Chair of the Wisconsin College Democrats tweeted Thursday that “I F**king hate white men.” You can see Sarah Semrad’s unedited tweet here: In a tweet from last month, Semrad also suggested she engages in vandalism at the UW-La Crosse campus: Semrad’s Twitter account is locked; only those she allows can view it. But […]

Gordon Hintz’s “Emotions” Do Not Include Contrition

If there’s one thing which could be said of state Rep. Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh), it is that he is extremely sure of himself. Hintz, the only announced candidate for Wisconsin Assembly Democrats to be their new minority leader after an inner-caucus coup against outgoing leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha), began what can only be described as […]

Rep. Peter Barca (D) Credit: WisconsinWatchdog.org

Peter Barca Resigns as Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader

Weeks ago, we speculated on the possibility of Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) being ousted by an inner-caucus coup; particularly over his support of the Foxconn deal. That appears to have indeed happened on Thursday night.  After an Assembly Democratic caucus meeting that lasted nearly four hours, Barca’s office released a statement […]

Aborted DPW Open Records Request Wastes Time, Taxpayer Money

Fearing success is an unenviable political position. But it is the one in which Wisconsin Democrats currently find themselves in the Foxconn debate. Even before Foxconn’s plan for a $10 billion dollar campus creating as many as 13,000 jobs was announced, Democrats and their allies at One Wisconsin Now were throwing shade at the proposal. […]

Is a Coup Against Peter Barca Coming?

There might be more at stake than just 13,000 potential jobs with the Foxconn deal. Such as, who leads the Assembly Democratic Caucus in the near future. Currently, Wisconsin Assembly Democrats are led by state Rep. Peter Barca (D-Kenosha). Barca has been the leader since the Democrats lost the Assembly majority in the 2010 midterms. In the […]

Wisconsin Democrats’ Financial Woes Make Headlines

It was an eyebrow-raising amount of cash for how small it was. First reported by Politico on Wednesday morning, by Wednesday afternoon much of the political world in Wisconsin was perplexed how one of the state’s two major political parties could be nearly broke. Yet, that’s exactly the scenario the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) […]