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SHERIFF CLARKE: Come to me Graeme

Updated to include comments from Sheriff Clarke After being detained for his third drunk driving offense, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesman Graeme Zielinski is facing two drunk driving charges. If convicted on both, the political operative could face up to a year in jail. The charges bring a 45 day minimum sentence. In a […]

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Federal Judge Who Stalled Wisconsin Abortion Law Dem Donor

The federal judge who slapped an injunction on a new Wisconsin law increasing protections for women seeking an abortion is a donor to Democrat and liberal campaigns, state and federal campaign finance records show. Judge William Conley of the Western District of Wisconsin issued the injunction late Monday preventing the law from going into full effect. He also has a history of ruling against positions assumed by pro-life groups.

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2014 Wisconsin Gubernatorial Race Starts Up

After months of rumors, coy shrugs of shoulders, and political gossip, it could be that a Democratic candidate to challenge Republican Governor Scott Walker is going to step forward. Mary Burke, a wealthy former executive of Trek Bicycle, could be a candidate at least some Democrats are privately pushing for.

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Lobbyist Money Could Flow Sooner Under Plan

A sweeping overhaul of campaign finance regulations and some portions of state election law would enable lawmakers to collect checks from lobbyists sooner than they can now. Right now, state law says that a candidate for partisan state office may not take a campaign contribution from a lobbyist before June 1 of an election year or after election day.

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Potential Dem Takeover of Schultz’s Seat?

Mike Tate, chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, on Monday hung the hopes of a Democrat takeover of the state Senate on Senate District 17. Tate’s glee stems from the fact that over the weekend state Rep. Howard Marklein (R) announced he is running for the state Senate in District 17 next year. That […]

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