Whoops…Look Who’s Liking On Absentee Voting Today?

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Just A Quick Note From Mitch McConnell On Impeachment:

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The Odd Thought Patterns of Former Wisconsin GOP Electeds

After eight years as governor of Wisconsin…eight years of trying to contain the Democratic vote in Milwaukee…eight years of starving the city…eight years of restricting Milwaukee school support…eight years of denying funding for mass transit (no trains to Madison, no money for street car, no street car allowed outside the…

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A Fearful Scott Walker Pivots Center On Healthcare

With the 2018 re-election campaign staring him in the face and the Democratic upset in Wisconsin’s 10th Senate District, Wisconsin’s Republican Governor Scott Walker is pivoting to the center on healthcare. After demonizing the Affordable Care Act since its inception and his refusal to accept the Medicaid expansion that it…

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Government Shutdown: Trump Owns This One

The Senate didn’t pass the budget extension act that had passed the House earlier in the week and the federal government went into its first shutdown since 2013. Pointing fingers and the blame game started even before it was obvious that an agreement wouldn’t be reached. Of course the federal…

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For Want of a Transportation Policy, Wisconsin Has No Budget

Like many states, Wisconsin has a balanced budget amendment in its Constitution and is supposed to pass a biennial budget before July 1st in odd numbered years. Unlike New Jersey which had to shut down because the state budget wasn’t passed on time, if Wisconsin misses the deadline, the previous…

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Candidate Trump: Executive Orders Are Awful!

But President Trump has a different idea. As a matter of fact, in the daily White House news letter he is bragging about the number of executive orders he has signed in his first 100 days. And as a matter of fact, after pooh poohing the 100 day phenomenon, guess…

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Why Martha Laning should resign as DPW Chair

When Martha Laning ran for chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin back in 2015 she touted as one of her greatest strengths her ability to raise money. In fact, it was really the only strength she brought to the table. In January of 2014, when Laning was approached by…

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The Considerable Power of a Primary Challenge

A few weeks ago I wrote about how 3rd congressional district Rep Ron Kind had abruptly decided to co-sponsor America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act after ten plus years of refusing to do so. . The Act would protect 9.5 million acres of Utah wilderness from mining, and oil and gas…

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Has DPW Chair Martha Laning flip-flopped on who she’ll give her superdelegate vote to?

From the files of, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” it appears Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning has flip-flopped on who she’ll give her superdelegate vote to at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Wis. Democratic Party chair Martha Laning last year told AP she…

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