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Democrats Prefabricated Foxconn Failure Strategy

Conventional political wisdom holds that Democrats opposed the Foxconn incentive package because they saw up to 13,000 new jobs as an untenable political boost to Governor Scott Walker’s 2018 re-election prospects. Despite a low unemployment rate, Democrats have been using job growth as a cudgel against Walker and hoped to exploit the issue next year. […]

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Wisconsin

Senator Patrick Testin Exposes Democrat Foxconn Hypocrisy

Senator Patrick Testin Wednesday reported a “did I say that out loud moment,” from a Democratic leader discussing the Foxconn incentive package . With the deal finally wrapped up and approved,  Testin spoke with Media Trackers’ Director of Communications Jerry Bader and revealed a moment of hypocrisy by Senator Jennifer Shilling. Testin claims Shilling revealed that […]

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“Back Forty” Mine Holds up To Gedicks’ and Gauger’s Criticism

  As debate heats up over a proposal to repeal Wisconsin’s mining moratorium, Media Trackers recently looked at the backgrounds of environmentalist figures Al Gedicks and Laura Gauger. Gedicks and Gauger are high profile figures in the opposition to repealing the moratorium. In a previous article by Media Trackers, Gedicks was shown to have exhibited radical behavior […]

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Foxconn Gets WI Dems in Touch With Their Inner-Xenophobe

Here is how the Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines “xenophobe:” one unduly fearful of what is foreign and especially of people of foreign origin. Merriam-Webster may want to consider including the Democratic Party of Wisconsin logo with that definition. In response to Governor Scott Walker’s Monday signing of the Foxconn incentive package, a quartet of democratic legislative […]

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Baldwin Receives FEC Inquiry into Possible Excessive Campaign Donations

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s campaign has until Wednesday to respond to a Federal Elections Commission inquiry into possible excessive, prohibited and impermissible campaign contributions.  According to the notice, the Baldwin campaign appears to have received excessive contributions totaling $179, 701.99: Excessive Contributions from Individuals: $94,802 Excessive Contributions from Committees: $73,900 Excessive Contributions from Committees Not […]

Mike Gallagher Campaigns
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Green Bay Press Gazette Seems Pretty Excited about Gallagher Challenger

It is indeed newsworthy when someone announces they will be challenging a sitting member of Congress. But the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s handling of a Democrat announcing he will challenge 8th District Congressman Mike Gallagher includes what appear to be several indicators of enthusiasm on the paper’s part. Brown County assistant district attorney Beau Liegeois is […]

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Wisconsin

A Look at the Man Vying to Be Assembly Dems Next Leader

Oshkosh Representative Gordon Hintz has announced he will seek the post of Assembly minority leader. So, it seems an appropriate time to review his past behavior while in the Assembly. Former Assembly Democratic leader Peter Barca resigned after fellow Democrats criticized him for his yes vote on the Foxconn development proposal. Hinz’s bid for leader […]

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WI Assembly Dems Pivotal Moment: The Antifa Resolution

Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly will soon face a moment of reckoning: do they reject violence as political discourse from anyone who perpetrates it? Last month the Assembly approved a resolution authored by Majority Leader Jim Steineke that called out white supremacists by name for violence at Charlottesville, Virginia. Steineke has now authored a resolution calling […]

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