AG candidate Richards releases statement on lapses in child predator tip investigations

Yesterday Gina Barton of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that contrary to what Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has indicated, at least 43 tips related to child predators were not investigated in a timely manner. In response to those revelations, Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards released a statement calling for a full and independent [...]

Campaigns 101: don’t forget the disclaimer!

This is a small thing, but Aaron Camp of The Prairie Badger first reported Republican State Assembly candidate Justin Moralez didn’t have the standard “Authorized/paid for by……” disclaimer on an “ad” he posted to his campaign’s YouTube channel. Republican state assembly candidate Justin Moralez, who is running against progressive patriot Christine Sinicki in the 20th [...]

Randy Bryce Announces Candidacy for 21st State Senate District

From the cloud comes news about a friend of ours:

MADISON – Today, active community member, veteran, and father Randy Bryce announced his candidacy for the 21st State Senate District in Wisconsin. A local ironworker, Randy is running to stop the partisan games, attacks on veterans and job creation failures in Madison.

“I have always [...]

UWM College Dems announce 19th Assembly district candidate forum

From my email inbox comes news of a 19th Assembly district candidate forum on May 1, 2014 at Bolton Hall on the campus of UWM. Scheduled to appear at the forum are Jonathan Brostoff, Dan Adams, and Marina Dimitrijevic 19th Assembly District Candidacy Forum

Milwaukee – Three democrat candidates for the 19th Assembly District will [...]

Sierra Club endorses Kelly Westlund for Congress

From the email inbox… The Sierra Club officially announced their endorsement of Democratic Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund. Westlund is challenging Rep. Sean Duffy in the Wisconsin 7th Congressional District.

“The Sierra Club is proud and excited to endorse Kelly Westlund for Congress. Kelly Westlund is a true environmental champion who is committed to protecting Lake [...]

Be Careful What You Wish For…

The saying essentially says, Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it!

And this may seem like piling on since Zach already published a piece about State Representative Brett Hulsey’s announcement that he will oppose Mary Burke for the Democratic ticket for Wisconsin Governor.

So now what does the party purist, anti-Burke [...]

Brett Hulsey announces candidacy for governor

No doubt hilarity will ensue… Democratic Assemblyman Brett Hulsey is running for governor, according to a news release issued Monday.

Hulsey said he has a plan to invest $1.2 billion to create clean energy jobs, increase job training, invest in public education and reverse tax increases and protect communities against strip mining. He said he [...]

The Party of Lincoln?

I imagine some of you caught Bill Lueders’ article about the retirement of State Senator Dale Schultz (R – Richland Center) that was published yesterday at Urban Milwaukee titled ‘Say Goodbye to the Party of Lincoln’. Part of the article relates the story about the resolution passed at the Wisconsin Republican Party’s 6th Congressional District [...]

Scott Walker – Intimidated

Once again The Worley Dervish nails it.

Walker announces reelection bid protected as usual from the teeming hordes http://t.co/G3Xns9o7q7 #wipolitics pic.twitter.com/jxz8VXSLO4

— Worley Dervish (@WorleyDervish) April 16, 2014

I’d love to hear someone from Gov. Walker’s reelection campaign explain why he can’t be bothered to hold any public events to announce his reelection campaign, [...]

Why Don’t We Vote?

These two photos are Afghans waiting to vote despite the threats of death from the Taliban.

Yet we had an election here in Wisconsin on April 1st when only 9.3% of the electorate bothered to show up. And no body was threatening their lives if they did so. So they got to decide [...]

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