Emerge Wisconsin, the program that has trained 100 Democratic women to run for office, issued a press release yesterday announcing that twenty-seven alumnae of the Emerge program are running for elected office this fall, with twenty-two of those alumnae running for State Assembly. “Twenty-two Emerge Wisconsin Alumnae running for State Assembly is a great testament [...]
From my email inbox comes news of three events being held here in Milwaukee County on behalf of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin:
West Side: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The Home of Al Nichols 7926 Gridley Avenue, Wauwatosa
North Side: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Home of Jeff Perzan 5559 North Lake Drive, [...]
How would you feel if your drinking water was contaminated with human waste so your representative’s big political donor could increase his profit margins? Would you like it if your representative put a polluter’s need for acquisition of wealth ahead of your need for clean drinking water? For many residents of Assembly District 38, these [...]
In response to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s vow not to implement the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has said Gov. Walker must follow the federal health care law.
Wisconsin was one of nearly 30 states that sued the federal government over the law, alleging that it was [...]
I haven’t been posting here lately because I plowed myself into a long and involved writing project at SchoolMattersMKE, the group blog focusing on education and schools in the Milwaukee area.
To make a long story short–and it is a long story, about 6,000 words all told–there is a class of students in the Milwaukee [...]
Watch as Wisconsin’s soon-to-be senior Senator Ron Johnson explains his belief that businesses should be allowed to deny health insurance to cancer patients because “our nation was based on the foundation of freedom and limited government.” (via Thinkprogress:
Here’s the transcript of Sen. Johnson’s comments. KEYES: I know Richard Murdock had said even though [...]
If you get a fever now, Obamacare’s got you covered!
Via Buzzfeed comes this hilarity…
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard that earlier today the United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the vast majority of the provisions in thethe Affordable Care Act are constitutional, a decision that no doubt came as a surprise to many. Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the court’s more [...]
First, here’s “Firemen, Policemen & Romney” via YouTube.
Next, there’s this: Jun 27, 2012 at 10:30 am
Today, Mitt Romney will bring his campaign to EIT, a circuit-board and electronics manufacturing company, in Sterling, Virginia. But while he is likely to highlight the success of the company, it represents a curious location choice for [...]