Of Money and Mouths

Two dozen House Democrats have sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris urging them to overrule Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough and keep a $15 minimum wage in Biden’s American Rescue Plan. House Democrats passed their version of the American Rescue Plan on Friday with the…

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Report: Ron Kind, Sarah Godlewski considering 2022 Senate campaigns

According to a new report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, both Rep. Ron Kind and Wisconsin State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski are considering running in 2022 for the United States Senate seat currently being occupied by Sen. Ron “Our Dumb Senator” Johnson. Rep. Kind is a moderate Democrat who has represented…

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Report: Democratic Senate candidate Alex Lasry “surprised” Milwaukee has the same things as any city

To say the Senate campaign of Alex Lasry has gotten off to an odd start is a bit of an understatement. Putting aside the kerfuffle about Lasry having received a COVID-19 vaccination ahead of many others who are at far greater risk, a new report by Ryan Grim and Aida…

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Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

It was a little over a year ago that the Democratic Party started in with what appears now to have been a coordinated, public handwringing over the prospect of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at the top of the 2020 ticket. In a Politico piece from January 2020 Rep. Cedric Richmond…

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Alex Lasry, son of billionaire Milwaukee Bucks owner, files to challenge #OurDumbSenator Ron Johnson

While I absolutely want #OurDumbSenator Ron Johnson to be voted out of office in 2022 I couldn’t be less enthusiastic about this… While I understand that Alex Lasry being the son of a billionaire affords him a certain amount of privilege – and thus the opportunity to run for the…

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Seizing the Moment: An Open Letter to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Dear DPW, A quick perusal of your website suggests that defeating Ron Johnson in 2022 is one of your top priorities, and I wholeheartedly agree. In fact, I recently penned a post on this Blog regarding the matter, urging Aaron Rodgers to run against Johnson. #RoJo Gotta Go # NoMoRoJo,…

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An Open Letter to Aaron Rodgers: Run for United States Senate

Dear Mr. Rodgers ( I couldn’t resist), I’m sure you watched the Superbowl and saw Tom Brady win his 7th championship ring. I can assure you that I don’t like it anymore than you do, though I will allow that your particular proximity regarding the matter is certainly more intimate…

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New poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think Russian interference in 2022 elections “no big deal”

But remember folks, Republicans are supposed the be strong on national defense as the “party of national security”: A new poll finds double-digit support among Republicans for Russia interfering in the U.S. midterm elections to try to help Republicans keep control of Congress in the fall. A Yahoo Finance–SurveyMonkey poll released Tuesday finds that…

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Wiggy is Really Unhappy

It’s not uncommon to find Right Wisconsin editor James ” Wiggy ” Wigderson ripping on politicians. His favorite targets are often Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, Governor Tony Evers, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, you know, democrats. But the object of his ire this time around is his newly elected congressman Scott…

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Hey Joe, Where You Goin’ With That Covid Relief Bill in Your Hand

President Biden is scheduled to meet today with 10 GOP Senators to discuss their alternative to Biden’s proposed 1.9 trillion Covid Relief package. The alternative package would include reducing relief checks to $1,000 and targeting those checks to families and individuals with incomes lower than Biden’s package proposes. The $600…

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