Walker Recall an Uphill Battle

Polling numbers from Public Policy Polling show the chances of recalling Governor Walker are slim unless Russ Feingold changes his mind and enters the race.  Walker is still unpopular, just not unpopular enough.

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You had better agree with me –

Or else I am taking my Gavel and going home. After a few seconds of Leah Vukmir spouting talking points, much to the dismay of their constituents, Sensenbrenner Had enough of the plebes and grabbed his gavel and went home. Its funny because the people whining about this (see Milwaukee…

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Wisconsin’s Elite in the 50 Wealthiest in Congress

Here’s a link to the Hill’s 50 Wealthiest Legislators in Washington! Somebody there missed Herb Kohl…since the 50th person is at $5.1 million, Senator Kohl should certainly have been on this list. The Milwaukee Bucks alone should put him near the top. Wisconsin didn’t do too badly: #26 Representative Jim…

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I’m available, Congressman Kagen!

I hear Congressman Steve Kagen (WI-8) is looking for a new press secretary, and I’d just like to take a moment to let Rep. Kagen know I’m available.

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WI Dem & GOP Congress Tweeple

The GOP Congressional members are more active on Twitter, except in WI where Dems on Twitter outnumber the GOP and the #1 in terms of followers is Senator Russ Feingold.

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“I’m not a Republican…”

…so says Heather Blish, who introduced herself at a recent town hall meeting hosted by Congressman Steve Kagen as, “just a mom from a few blocks away, and not affiliated with any party.” When asked about her political affiliation later, Blish went on to add she hasn’t been a member…

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All they need are pitchforks and torches

Earlier this week, I wrote about the lobbyist-organized efforts to disrupt town halls and listening sessions being held by Democratic Representatives on their August recess, and I also noted these mobs have hit close to home, disrupting a meeting held by Rep. Steve Kagen. As I’ve been thinking about these…

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More “civilized debate” from health care reform opponents

Yesterday I wrote about the effort organized by lobbyists to drown out real debate on health care reform at town halls being held by Congresspersons during the August recess, and here’s yet another great example of the kind of “debate” opponents of health care reform want to have. The video…

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