Count Me In – Bryan Kennedy for Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

My reasons for endorsing Bryan Kennedy as the next chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin are pretty simple. He’s obviously got an eye for talent and team building, having recruited Rep Amanda Stuck and former state Rep Mandela Barnes as first and second vice chair candidates. He’s obviously got…

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Jeff Smith withdraws from DPW Chair race, throws support behind Martha Laning

Earlier tonight Jeff Smith, one of the five candidates vying to replace Mike Tate as Chair of the Democratic Party, released a statement withdrawing from the race and throwing his support behind fellow candidate Martha Laning. Here’s Smith’s release. Dear friends and supporters, This campaign has been an extraordinary adventure….

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A Fresh Perspective – Martha Laning

Editor’s Note: Last week I reached out to each of the five candidates for DPW Chair and asked each of them to send me a guest blog for Blogging Blue outlining why they were the best candidate for DPW Chair. What follows is Martha Laning’s response. A Fresh Perspective –…

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Jason Rae: I offer a unique perspective on the challenges our party faces and how we can address those challenges

Editor’s Note: Last week I reached out to each of the five candidates for DPW Chair and asked each of them to send me a guest blog for Blogging Blue outlining why they were the best candidate for DPW Chair. What follows is Jason Rae’s response. I want to share…

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Stephen Smith: Together, let’s change the future of Wisconsin

Editor’s Note: Last week I reached out to each of the five candidates for DPW Chair and asked each of them to send me a guest blog for Blogging Blue outlining why they were the best candidate for DPW Chair. What follows is Stephen Smith’s response. Our DPW convention delegates…

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Joe Wineke for DPW Chair

Editor’s Note: Last week I reached out to each of the five candidates for DPW Chair and asked each of them to send me a guest blog for Blogging Blue outlining why they were the best candidate for DPW Chair. What follows is Joe Wineke’s response. Joe Wineke for DPW…

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My endorsement for DPW Chair

I’ve thought long and hard about whether or not I wanted to make an endorsement in the race to succeed Mike Tate as Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW), and until this weekend I had intended on not making an endorsement. My reluctance to make an endorsement for…

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A new development ( dustup) in the DPW Chairs race

Facebook erupted late yesterday afternoon with intermittent outrage after some delegates to the DPW convention received a letter from the Jeff Smith campaign, a letter titled ” A Winning Coalition “, telling folks that if he’s elected he’ll offer Martha Laning the position of Executive Director of the DPW. The…

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My thoughts on the Democratic Party Chair race

Before I start, I just want to note that what I’m about to write is my opinion and my opinion alone. It doesn’t represent the opinion of anyone else who contributes to Blogging Blue. As most of us know, the DPW Chair race has gotten increasingly nasty and personal in…

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How the Democratic Party Chair candidates want to move the party forward

With the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s 2015 convention fast approaching, there’s been a lot said and written about each of the five candidates for DPW Chair, including some not-so-nice attacks on some of the candidates. What I wanted to do is take a few minutes to outline the vision each…

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