Kelly Westlund delivers thousands of signatures to Rep. Duffy supporting minimum wage increase

From my email inbox: Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund joined local activists for a press conference outside of Rep. Sean Duffy’s office in Superior today and delivered over 10,000 petition signatures from across Wisconsin calling on Rep. Duffy to support raising the minimum wage.

The petition to Rep. Duffy states:

Sean Duffy voted to cut heating assistance for low income Americans

Hey all you folks shivering up in the 7th congressional district and beyond, when you’re turning your thermostat down to 50 degrees Fahrenheit today and trying desperately to figure out how in the hell you’re going to pay $5.00 a gallon for propane, if you can find it at all, remember that Congressman Sean Duffy [...]

Democratic House candidate Kelly Westlund calls on Sean Duffy to support minimum wage increase

Ahead of President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight, Democratic House candidate Kelly Westlund held a media conference call today with minimum-wage workers from Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District. On the call, Westlund and the minimum-wage workers urged Westlund’s opponent, incumbent Republican Rep. Sean Duffy to support raising the minimum wage.

Here’s a bit of [...]

PCCC endorses Kelly Westlund

Just yesterday I wrote about the announcement that Ashland City Council member Kelly Westlund would be running to unseat “Struggling” Sean Duffy in the 7th Congressional district in 2014.

Fresh off the heels of Westlund’s entry into the race, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee has announced their endorsement of her candidacy. The PCCC is proud [...]

Ashland City Council member Kelly Westlund to announce run against Republican Rep. “Struggling” Sean Duffy

From my email inbox comes news of a challenger to Republican Rep. “Struggling” Sean Duffy. On Tuesday, December 10, Ashland City Council member Kelly Westlund will launch her candidacy in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District on a theme of economic populism and returning power to everyday people across northern Wisconsin.

Westlund will be at the Wausau [...]

Best laugh of the week!

If you’re drinking something right now you’d better swallow before you read this or you’ll have it shooting out your nostrils.

Sean Duffy is hosting a ” Hunger and Homelessness Summit ” in Wausau on December 18th! Can you say ” brazen hypocrite? ” I knew you could!

Duffy voted to cut food stamp benefits [...]

Who voted to crash the world economy? Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy, that’s who!

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.

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Republicans, including Wisconsin’s own, Sean Duffy, weak in the polls

Well we knew that this would happen eventually. Republicans have lit a fire under the people of the United States with this shutdown. We still have federal parks close and federal employees at home without pay. While most of this will probably be resolved in some time, I am encouraged by the fact that people [...]

Rachel Campos-Duffy: anti-choice activists are like slavery abolitionists, compares right to choose to slavery & Holocaust (VIDEO)

Earlier this year, Republican Rep. Sean Duffy refused to take a position on whether transvaginal ultrasounds should be mandatory for women seeking abortions because (in his words) “I haven’t had one.”

While Rep. Duffy may feign ignorance when it comes to knowing what a transvaginal ultrasound is, his wife Rachel Campos-Duffy can’t make the same [...]

Stay classy, Sean Duffy!

During a town hall meeting last week, Republican Rep. Sean Duffy refused to take a position on whether transvaginal ultrasounds should be mandatory for women seeking abortions because (in his words) “I haven’t had one.”

Funny….because not having one never stopped Sean Duffy from trying to tell women what they can and can’t do when [...]

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