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The GOP will regret pushing Wisconsin constitutional amendment regarding state supreme court chief justice position

This excellent post from the blog of Dominique Paul Noth, called Dom’s Domain, is much like the law suit filed recently by Shirley Abrahamson. The current Chief Justice of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court has filed a beautifully planned law suit to the effect that she should remain Chief Justice until her term expires in 2019. Noth’s […]

Justin Bielinski: The Blogging Blue interview

It’s no secret Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan is running for mayor. Donovan, who’s done little to distinguish himself as an elected official in the 15 years since he was first elected to represent Milwaukee’s 8th, has announced he’s not only running for Mayor of Milwaukee, but he’s also going to seek reelection to his […]

A Good Man Needs Our Help

Dear Blogging Blue readers,

Last Wednesday, April 1st, a terrible tragedy befell a great friend of Wisconsin. Bad River tribal member David “Joe ” Bates lost his 22 year old son Parker, and his home, to a house fire in Odanah on the Bad River Reservation. Joe suffered severe lung damage from smoke inhalation when […]

Ten questions from Blogging Blue readers to DPW Chair candidate Stephen Smith

In January I asked the readers of Blogging Blue what questions they’d ask the candidates vying to replace Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Mike Tate if they had the opportunity, and the questions you all came up with where whittled down from several dozen to ten.

After whittling down the questions, they were sent to […]

Ten questions from Blogging Blue readers to DPW Chair candidate Martha Laning

Earlier this year I asked the readers of Blogging Blue what questions they’d ask the candidates vying to replace Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Mike Tate if they had the opportunity, and the questions you all came up with where whittled down from several dozen to ten.

After whittling down the questions, they were sent […]

Blogging Blue Nails It

At the Democratic Party County Chairs Association meeting yesterday in Plover, Mary Sollinger announced she is withdrawing from the race for Chair of the DPW and Martha Laning announced she is running. While Sollinger didn’t explicitly endorse Laning I’m told they appeared as something of a team throughout the day, with Laning penciling in her […]

Who or what is really behind Martha Laning’s purported run for DPW Chair?

Earlier today Steve reported he has received information that former Democratic State Senate candidate Martha Laning will soon be announcing a run for Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. I’ve been told by a reliable source that tomorrow, at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin County Chairs Association meeting in Plover, Martha Laning will announce […]

Curiouser and Curiouser

It appears the race for Chair of the DPW just got very, very interesting. I’ve been told by a reliable source that tomorrow, at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin County Chairs Association meeting in Plover, Martha Laning will announce she’s running for the Chair’s job. Laning ran in the 9th senate district last year against […]

The child Scott Walker left behind?

During the 2012 gubernatorial recall election the Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative ran a story alleging Gov. Scott Walker fathered a child in the late 1980s while he was still a student at Marquette University.

Bernadette Gillick was a college freshman in 1988 when she first met Scott Walker. It was spring semester, and she […]

Ten questions from Blogging Blue readers to DPW Chair candidate Jason Rae

A few weeks ago I asked the readers of Blogging Blue what questions they’d ask the candidates vying to replace Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Mike Tate if they had the opportunity, and the questions you all came up with where whittled down from several dozen to ten.

Each of the candidates for DPW Chair […]