Political payback is a dish best served cold

Earlier today Bruce Murphy of the “Murphy’s Law” blog over at Urban Milwaukee wrote about the continuing controversy surrounding the delayed confirmation by the County Board of Supervisors of Patrick Farley to a new four-year term as director of the county‚Äôs Department of Administrative Services. What’s most curious about Farley’s…

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County Supervisor Johnny Thomas charged with two felonies

Boy, attorney Michael Maistelman sure is keeping busy these days… Milwaukee County Supervisor Johnny L. Thomas – the frontrunner in the race for city comptroller – was charged Thursday with accepting a bribe in exchange for promoting a company for a county contract. Prosecutors charged Thomas with two felony counts,…

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Dan Cody and David Cullen: definitely NOT bffs!

So it looks like Democratic State Rep. David Cullen might be considering a run in Milwaukee County’s 15th supervisory district, a seat currently held by retiring County Supervisor Lynne DeBruin. No doubt Cullen’s decision to consider a run for the County Board is due in large part to Republican redistricting…

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Clarke’s out of the County Executive race

Recently reelected Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announced on Monday he won’t seek election as Milwaukee County Executive to replace Scott Walker. In a written statement, Clarke made it clear he wanted to focus his attention on the job he was reelected to do by Milwaukee County’s citizens: “I am…

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