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VIDEO: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries dismantles Sheriff David Clarke on police reform & equal protection

During a recent appearance by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on police reform, Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries confronted Sheriff Clarke over the blue wall of silence, the need for equal protection under the law for everyone and the unjust death of Eric Garner.

Considering how little Sheriff Clarke’s […]

Democrats Chris Sinicki and Dave Hansen to introduce equal pay legislation

This is great news, but of course Republicans who control the legislature will never let it see the light of day. State Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) and State Representative Christine Sinicki (D-Milwaukee) announced today that they will be introducing the Equal Pay Enforcement Act, legislation aimed at closing the gap in pay between and […]

How Democrats have not run Minnesota into the ground

This profile of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota highlights how the passage of a number of legislative initiatives put forth by Democrats in that state have led to more positive results than the Republican policies enacted here in Wisconsin.

Over the past several years, Minnesota has become a testing ground for a litany of […]

Can liberals learn how to have a spine from Bill de Blasio?

This is worth a read. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the liberal that all liberals should mimic. He is sticking to the liberal values that got him elected by an overwhelming 73% of the vote. He refuses to attenuate his stance on social justice even as sects within the New York City […]

“The Big Elf” President Obama delivers a holiday message on toy gender stereotypes (VIDEO)

Two weeks ago President Barack Obama joined First Lady Michelle Obama at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. to deliver about 1,000 toys from the President’s staff to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign, an annual holiday toy drive.

While the annual event may not seem that notable, President Obama’s decision to […]

Gwen Moore arrested while standing up for minimum wage workers

Kudos to Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore for standing up for minimum wage workers who are protesting for an increase in the minimum wage. U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore has been arrested by West Milwaukee police during a minimum wage protest on Miller Park Way.

So far 25 people have been arrested by police officers while […]

Chris Rockwood: my kind of Congressional candidate!

This is just amazing.

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Post by Chris Rockwood for Congress.

Vinehout and Garvey on WOJB

We have a great community radio station in the north woods of Wisconsin, WOJB. It’s owned and operated by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe, in the town of Reserve, on the Lac Courte Oreilles reservation nine miles southeast of Hayward.

Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am, WOJB Public Affairs director Eric Schubring hosts […]

Carl Sciortino, Gay Democratic Candidate, ‘Comes Out’ To His Tea Party Dad In New Campaign Ad

This is clever…

According to the Huffington Post,Carl Sciortino, who is currently a member of the Massachusetts House, is running to fill Sen. Ed Markey’s (D) empty House seat, with a special election in the heavily Democratic district set for Dec. 10, with the primary on Oct. 15. Sciortino is facing four other Democratic […]

UPDATED: CNBC hosts try to teach Senator Warren how regulation works but fail

UPDATE: As noted by John Casper in the comments, CNBC has had the clip of Sen. Warren’s appearance on “Squawk Box” removed from YouTube on copyright grounds.

Watch as Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts appears on “Squawk Box” on CNBC to discuss her support for reimplementing the Glass-Steagall Act that limited commercial bank securities […]