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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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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Some thoughts on three of the candidates for DPW Chair

Yesterday three of the four announced candidates for Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) Chair – Jason Rae, Jeff Smith, and Joe Wineke – came together at Camp Bar in Shorewood to speak to Democrats and share their ideas on how they’d move the Democratic Party of Wisconsin forward if elected…

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Ten questions from Blogging Blue readers to DPW Chair candidate Joe Wineke

A few weeks ago I asked the readers of Blogging Blue what questions they’d ask the candidates vying to replace Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Mike Tate if they had the opportunity, and the questions you all came up with where whittled down from several dozen to ten. Each of…

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Giving Joe A Hand

A couple of weeks ago DPW Chair candidate Joe Wineke sent out a letter of intent to run for the position. The letter went out to county party chairs and other party notables, I assume, and at the very bottom of the letter, in tiny┬áprint, was a disclaimer that read:…

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Do Democrats in the legislature need to deepen their bench?

From Playground Politics: Democrats need to spend more time cultivating future leaders in the legislature and less time turning the place over to retreads like Peter Barca, Fred Kessler, Jim Holperin, and Tim Cullen. Now Joe Wineke may well be on his way back, which would be a huge benefit…

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This has to be one of the funniest headlines I’ve seen this year….

“Former AT&T Lobbyist Running for Dane County Executive” The “former AT&T lobbyist” in question is Joe Wineke, who also happened to be chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin at the time he was also lobbying for AT&T.

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Dane County Exec candidate #4…

H/T The Sconz. A source close to Joe Wineke tells me that the former state chair of the Democratic Party has filed his papers to run for Dane County Executive. Wineke, a Verona native, represented the area that includes much of Middleton and Green County in the State Senate for…

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