The One Resolution That Should Pass By Acclamation!

It is Black History Month in the United States and the Black Caucus of the Wisconsin Legislature would like to pass a resolution celebrating black leaders in America. As I said in the headline, something like this should come flying out of committee and pass on the floor by acclamation….

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Responses to the State of the Union!

Stacey Abrams official Democratic response (12 minutes): Senator Bernie Sanders personal response (I-VT) (28 minutes): And Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes for the Working Families Party (15 minutes):

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Republicans Continue To Negate The Voice Of Wisconsin Voters!

Governor-elect Tony Evers is still a few weeks away from taking office and once again the Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are rounding up ways to usurp his authority and the preferences of the voters in the State of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is on a biennial budget cycle and the incoming…

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WI DEMOCRATS RESPOND TO GOP’S EXTRAORDINARY SESSION LEGISLATION

From our inbox, a Democratic press release (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2018) addressing Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzegerald’s blatant GOP power grab in Wisconsin: MADISON – Today, Governor-elect Tony Evers, Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling, and Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon…

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Democrats: Stop Gloating, You Won, But It Wasn’t A Landslide

Originally I was going to let this go figuring it would blow over in 24 hours…but it hasn’t. Yes, the Democrats in Wisconsin ran the table on statewide offices. But we didn’t gain anything in the legislature…so as Speaker Vos has clearly pointed out…we will be living with a split…

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Endorsements for Wisconsin’s August 14th Primary:

Just a quick few endorsements for this Tuesday’s August 14th partisan primaries: A: Everyone who gets out and votes! Democratic Gubernatorial Primary: Kelda Roys Democratic Lt Governor Primary: Mandela Barnes Democratic House of Representatives 1st District: Randy Bryce Democratic Milwaukee County Sheriff: Earnell Lucas Democratic Wisconsin Secretary of State: Arvina…

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Mandela Barnes Announces Run for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor

From the interwebs: MILWAUKEE – Today, former Wisconsin State Representative Mandela Barnes (D – Milwaukee) announced that he is running for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor. He released the following statement regarding his announcement: “I’m running for Lieutenant Governor because every Wisconsin family deserves the essentials of opportunity: education access, economic possibilities,…

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Martha Laning re-elected and Khary Penebaker elected to DNC seat

At this weekend’s Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s state convention, incumbent party chair, Martha Laning was elected to a second two year term. Her ticket mate, Rep. David Bowen was re-elected to First Vice-Chair. Second Vice-Chair candidate from the BAM ticket, former State Rep. Mandela Barnes ran unopposed and was elected…

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Nine Good Reasons to Elect Mandela Barnes to the 4th Senate District Seat on the Ninth. (And not one of them is just because he isn’t Lena Taylor).

The primary for this seat will determine the winner of the general election as there is no Republican opposition.  The 4th Senate District includes the Northside of Milwaukee, parts of Glendale and Wauwatosa, and Shorewood.  The boundaries are Lake Drive and Edgewood on the Southeast corner, the corner of 105th…

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State Rep. Mandela Barnes won’t forget his time on food stamps

I have a ton of respect for Democratic State Rep. Mandela Barnes. “When I was on food stamps, I had a job. And I tell people that all the time. I am not ashamed to say that there was a time where I received food stamps,” Barnes said on WEKZ-FM…

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