Many Wisconsin Progressives are extremely unhappy with the candidacy of Trek Executive, Mary Burke. Nary a day goes by without Facebook posts about Burke’s lack of a progressive outlook and Vinehout’s expected announcement.
Most recently a member of the Solidarity Sing-A-Long put up a post stating that “Burke is among the one percent” and “she [...]
Scott Walker had a bad week. Or course he is too self-absorbed to admit or possibly even acknowledge that things are not looking very good for the state of Wisconsin.
The latest jobs numbers are out from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they look pretty good…for the Democratic candidate for Governor. From June [...]
According to a report in the Burlington (VT) Free Press, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont may consider running for president in 2016 if there is no progressive candidate in the race. It is essential, he said, to have someone in the 2016 presidential campaign who is willing to take on Wall Street, address the [...]
The latest Marquette Poll shows that Ron Johnson’s approval rating is at a meager 28%. Johnson rode into office on a wave of anti-incumbent, anti-progress Tea Party voters in 2010. He defeated three-term Senator and progressive icon Russ Feingold in a stunning upset. Although Johnson was leading in the polls, many progressives and media figures [...]
This is worth a read. It’s hard to look at the Democratic Party these days and not feel as if all the energy is behind Warren. Before she was even elected, her fund-raising e-mails would net the party more cash than any Democrat’s besides Obama or Hillary Clinton. According to the Times, Warren’s recent speech [...]
On Tuesday night, Chris Christie won a second term as New Jersey Governor by about 20 points over his Democratic challenger, just as most pundits predicted. Many attribute this blow-out victory to the fact that he is perceived as a moderate Republican who can get things done. The fact of the matter is that Christie [...]
Here is the press release on Senator Cruz’s website…highlighting his speech on the Senate floor before the vote on the debt ceiling and continuing resolution bill:
“I rise today in opposition to the deal that the Senate is getting ready to vote on. This is a terrible deal. This deal embodies everything about the [...]
Quite frequently media articles that include an appearance by Senator Ted Cruz (R- Texas), always add something about Senator Cruz being a 2016 Presidential hopeful or some such nonsense.
So let’s end all speculation on Senator Cruz’s candidacy right here and now on Blogging Blue. As any self respecting Birther worth his or her [...]