President Manchin

Joe Manchin has clearly decided he’s the actual President of the United States. He can’t get behind Biden’s two trillion dollar infrastructure package (American Jobs Plan) because raising the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28% is just a bridge too far ( pun intended). He can’t get behind a…

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POLL: Who would you prefer to see as the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate in 2022?

While there’s still a lot of time until the 2022 election cycle begins in earnest I’m curious to see who you all would prefer to see as the Democratic candidate for the United States Senate seat currently held by #OurDumbSenator Ron Johnson. So tell me readers…..who’s your preferred Democratic candidate?

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Report: Democrats “pine” to face Ron Johnson one more time

According to a report by James Arkin and Burgess Everett of Politico Wisconsin Democrats are eager to face off against incumbent Republican Sen. Ron “Our Dumb Senator” Johnson in 2022. Here’s something you don’t see every day: Democrats goading an incumbent Republican senator to run for reelection. It’s not only…

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Kook of the Month: Lauren Boebert

Step aside, Marjorie Taylor Greene, there’s a new kid in town. Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert told a crowd of constituents last week that she believes there will soon be a wave of arrests and resignations of Democratic congress people that could lead to the GOP retaking majorities in the House…

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Reince Priebus considering a statewide run in 2022….really?!?!?

This is a couple of weeks old, but I just came across an account from WisPolitics.com that former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is considering a run for statewide office in 2022. Former state and national GOP Chair Reince Priebus has been talking with Wisconsin Republicans about a…

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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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