political-parties

Sen. Fred Risser (L) with Rep. Chris Taylor (R), a former Planned Parenthood official, at a Planned Parenthood event in January, 2015

There’s At Least One Vote We Know He Missed

To commemorate the 90th Birthday of state Senator Fred Risser (D-Madison), the nation’s longest serving state lawmaker, a number of Wisconsin media outlets have produced a series of puff pieces for the event. Last week, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show started it off by pointing out the numerous legislative hits and misses in he […]

With No Gubernatorial Candidate, DPW Attacks…U.S. Senate Field?

A recent Democratic Party of Wisconsin news release provides a textbook example of political projection. Still without a serious challenger to emerge against Gov. Scott Walker at the top of 2018 ticket, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Thursday issued a press release attacking how none of the speculative Republican challengers to Tammy Baldwin has officially declared […]

Gallagher Responds to Town Hall Criticism

Several Republican members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation have been criticized by liberal groups for not holding in-person town hall meetings during the debate over a GOP health care plan. One Wisconsin Now has urged its followers to write letters to their local newspapers, urging Representatives Sean Duffy and Mike Gallagher, and Senator Ron Johnson […]

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 […]

Jacque Punished over Prevailing Wage

Republican State Representative Andre Jacque tells Media Trackers that he has been stripped of his Assembly committee chairmanships by Speaker Robin Vos as punishment for holding a hearing on prevailing wage reform legislation in the Labor Committee this past legislative session. A news release issued by Vos’ office Wednesday afternoon showed that Jacque was the […]

Flattery?

For several days after the November 8th election the homepage of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin website remained unchanged, urging people to get out and vote. Eventually it was updated, to this:     Perhaps that slogan seems familiar to you. Perhaps this is why: Walker has been using the slogan for years. The New […]