Republican Rep. Paul Ryan has some nerve… It’s true that while knuckle-draggers like Rush Limbaugh attack the pope as a Marxist, Ryan has praised him, which I guess takes a tiny bit of courage since normally Republicans don’t like to buck the leader of their party. “What I love about the pope is he is [...]
The November jobs report shows that the country exceeded expectations by creating 203,000 jobs. The stock market continues to set record highs and private industry is sitting on $1.6 trillion dollars.
The economy is clearly coming back from our low in 2009, but we could be doing far better. The people of the United States [...]
The fact that not a single Wisconsin Republican has come out in support of Rep. Paul Ryan’s proposed budget compromise is absolutely remarkable. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said he shared Ryan’s goals to put in place budget disciplines and avoid future shutdowns that hurt the economy. Johnson served on the budget conference committee but was [...]
Am I the only one who finds this statement more than a little bothersome? (emphasis added) “Paul Ryan is the Jesus of our conference. If Paul gives something his blessing, it brings the votes,” a senior Republican leadership aide said of the Wisconsin lawmaker.
From my email this evening, Amardeep Kaleka is running for the seat of Representative Paul Ryan:
I just wanted to update you on the big news!
It’s official. I’m going to go after Paul Ryan’s seat in Congress for Wisconsin District 1.
Last week – I set out to gauge the interest in my [...]
Flanked by hundreds of cheering supporters at an event at the UW-Parkside campus on Saturday, Rob Zerban, a former small business owner and 2012 challenger to Rep. Paul Ryan, announced that he will challenge Rep. Ryan in Wisconsin’s First Congressional District in 2014. In 2012, Zerban held Tea Party Republican Paul Ryan to his lowest [...]
With the various announcements about veteran pols not running for their seats in the future and eager newcomers interested in unseating some of the nefarious incumbents…it is interesting how much ink Milwaukee’s major paper gives to campaign announcements.
For instance, as Zach posted on October 15th, that Democrat Amar Kaleka will run against GOP [...]
Showing their commitment to their conservative ideology above all else (including a crash of the world’s economy), Republican Reps. Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy voted last night in opposition to the bipartisan agreement reached by Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Senate to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling until early 2014.
From my email inbox comes this news: On Saturday, October 26th at 11AM CST, Rob Zerban will hold an Announcement Rally at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside. Rob Zerban is a former small business owner and former Kenosha County Supervisor who ran against Paul Ryan in 2012. He raised $2.3 million to oust Ryan [...]