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Supreme Court race showing its political stripes

“What happens is the conservative (candidate) always hides what their ideology is and then the Republican Party uses their entire machine to turn out (votes).”
Wisconsin State Journal
01/15/2018
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Tuesday’s Wisconsin Senate special election could be bellwether for 2018 legislative races

The Wisconsin Alliance for Reform and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce combined to spend about $80,000 on ads in the race.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
01/12/2018
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Wisconsin progressives need to build a bigger boat

The divisive, distracted, disappointing quarter century of Scott Walker as a Wisconsin elected official could mean progressives will need a bigger boat in 2018.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
01/12/2018
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Next week’s special Senate election first to test national Democratic wave in Wisconsin

And at least two other groups, the RSLC and WMC have combined for $78,000 in issue ads, according to One Wisconsin Now,
Wisconsin State Journal
01/10/2018
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State’s New Top Policy Wonk

One Wisconsin Now created “WISTAX Watch,” which came complete with a quiz where you got to guess if certain comments were made by the state GOP or by WISTAX.
Urban Milwaukee
01/09/2018
Press Release

Scott Walker Hypocrisy Reaches ‘Biblical Proportions’

Scott Walker has failed to express remorse for his own appearance as a featured speaker sharing a stage with white nationalists at a conference three weeks ago.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/08/2018
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How to Know if College Is Worth It

In a survey by the One Wisconsin Institute respondents reported an average repayment period of approximately 21 years for college debt.
Teen Vogue
01/05/2018
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Praises Creators of Student Loan Debt Crisis

Scott Walker, who opposes a common sense student loan refinance plan, is “honoring” one of the nation’s most worst actors in the student loan crisis, Sallie Mae.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018
Press Release

Rep. Adam Jarchow Stars as ‘Jar Jar Banks’ In 10th Senate District Run

One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross suggested Rep. Adam Jarchow has earned the moniker “Jar Jar Banks” for choosing banks over student loan borrowers.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018
Press Release

Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded

A federal commission on “election integrity”, announced with much fanfare by Donald Trump in 2017, was disbanded on Wednesday.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/04/2018
Press Release

Closing Lincoln Hills Does Not Absolve Scott Walker, Brad Schimel

Scott Walker and Brad Schimel ignored and then repeatedly failed to act on the mounting crisis at Lincoln Hills.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/04/2018
Press Release

Wisconsin GOP Doing Nothing to Solve State’s $24B Student Loan Crisis

An Assembly Republican committee will hold a public hearing on legislation that “would do less than nothing” to solve the student loan crisis in Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/04/2018
Press Release

Rep. Adam Jarchow’s Allies Promote Poor Shaming

While Adam Jarchow seeks to feather his own nest in the legislature, his right-wing allies are doing the dirty work of attacking his opponent.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/03/2018
Press Release

$1.5 Trillion GOP Tax Cut Deficit Would Pay Off All Student Debt in America

Republicans could have paid off the student loan debt of every American with what they’re willing to pile on to the federal deficit with their tax scheme.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/02/2018
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Democrats seek younger voters with mostly gray candidates

It’s been tough for younger Democrats to break through because of the number of older office holders who have been there for years, said Scot Ross.
Associated Press
01/02/2018
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Here & Now Special Year-End Show

Panelists Bill McCoshen and Scot Ross sit down for an in-depth discussion on this year's and next's political news in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Public Television
12/29/2017
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One Wisconsin Now’s 2018 Predictions

What’s in store for Wisconsin politics in 2018? Who knows. But that’s not going to stop us from making our predictions for the year ahead.
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12/27/2017
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Walker Says Tax Change Will Be $2,508 Cut for Typical Family

"It's the unfairness of the plan that is the flaw," said Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
12/27/2017
Press Release

The Most Outrageous Thing About Rick Gundrum

Rick Gundrum said women should be forced to abide by his personal beliefs in making their medical decisions because some people want to adopt.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/21/2017
Press Release

Five Year-End Questions Scott Walker Should Answer, But Probably Won’t

Like, "Who were the donors to your criminal legal defense fund?" and "Why are you speaking at a conference featuring white nationalists and a nazi?" And more!
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One Wisconsin Now
12/20/2017
Press Release

Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and Ron Johnson All Deserving of Holiday Jeer

In the midst of the holiday season, right-wing Wisconsin politicians have a busy week of spreading discord and looting the federal treasury.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/18/2017
Press Release

GOP Leaders Threat: Anyone Investigating Us Risks Losing Their Jobs

Top Republicans have called on the administrators of the agencies responsible for campaign finance and ethics to resign.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/15/2017
Press Release

Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire at End of 2018

A national publication today reported that Speaker Paul Ryan may retire from Congress at the end of his term in 2018.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/14/2017
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New Conservative Group to Tout Value of Renewable Energy

Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, called the new forum a "Republican front group" that will "raid the state treasury for private companies."
Associated Press
12/13/2017
Press Release

Ron Johnson Must Apologize for Equating Sexual Assault of Children with ‘Dating’

One Wisconsin Now is demanding Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) immediately apologize for equating the sexual assault of a 14-year-old with “dating.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/13/2017
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Will Sen. Ron Johnson Put His Own Pocketbook Before Principle?

Rush is On to Pass GOP Tax Giveaway That Could Include ‘Badger Bribe’ Before Newly-Elected Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones Takes Seat
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One Wisconsin Now
12/13/2017
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Leah Vukmir Goes 'Back to the Future' With Outrageous Claim

Unless GAB had a secret time machine, it is impossible for Leah Vukmir to claim they targeted her in 2012 for something she did in late 2015.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/11/2017
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Ron Johnson’s ‘Seat at the Table’ Doesn’t Include Actual Seat at Table

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson was left off conference committee on GOP tax giveaway after bragging he would personally protect his ‘Badger Bribe’
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One Wisconsin Now
12/08/2017
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Bill would allow electronic voting for in-person absentee ballots

A federal judge in July 2016 struck down certain restrictions on early voting hours and locations in the One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen case.
WisPolitics
12/08/2017
Press Release

Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy

Scott Walker has endorsed Donald Trump’s controversial announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/07/2017
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The Federal Tax Code Is the Latest Weapon in GOP Assault on Higher Education

Several provisions in the tax bill being advanced by Congressional Republicans target student loan borrowers, students, and the schools they attend.
The Progressive
12/04/2017
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Six vie to represent 10th District

However, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has called the remark unacceptable and said it raises red flags about Zimmerman’s attitude toward women.
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
12/02/2017
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Wisconsin Politicians Grapple With Questionable Donations

"Richard Uihlein is underwriting a campaign to try to elect an accused pedophile to the United States Senate," said Scot Ross, director of One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
12/01/2017
Press Release

Latest Higher Ed Proposals Prove It Can Always Get Worse With Donald Trump

The administration of Donald Trump today made public the changes they will seek in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/01/2017
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Ron Johnson Gets His ‘Badger Bribe’ to Vote for Disastrous Tax Cut Plan

Ron Johnson was bought off by getting his company a new tax break and he didn’t even hide it. If this ‘Badger Bribe’ isn’t a crime, it should be.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/01/2017
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We Can’t ‘Normalize’ Impeachment

The U.S. Senate is going to let you deduct the maintenance on your private jet and the state will build you an airport for it
Esquire
12/01/2017
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Wisconsin DNR’s new legal counsel backed looser environmental rules

Governor Walker's administration has now put an anti-environmental zealot and a hired gun as the chief legal counsel tasked with protecting our clean air.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/30/2017
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Campaign Chair Helped Fund Project Veritas Sleaze

IRS records show a Milwaukee based fund gave significant financial support to James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/30/2017
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker’s Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Ads Over Solutions

Scott Walker announced today he will spend millions of state tax dollars on a national marketing campaign to try to attract millennial workers to Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017
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River Falls lawmaker rejects notion 2013 clip raises ‘red flag’

The group One Wisconsin Now seized on the clip, saying it demanded an apology from Zimmerman.
New Richmond News
11/29/2017
Press Release

Pedophile Patron Also Props Up Gov. Scott Walker’s Political Machine

Richard Uihlein – an enormous backer of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore – has donated millions to Scot Walker’s political operation.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017
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Scott Walker, Give Back the Pedophile Fan’s Funds

Gov. Scott Walker and the other politicians and groups that have taken money from Moore supporter Richard Uihlein should give his money back.”
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One Wisconsin Now
11/28/2017
Press Release

Assembly Bill Runs Afoul of Federal Court Decision Protecting Early Voting

A public hearing on Assembly Bill 637 today underscores serious flaws in the proposal that put it at odds with a federal court decision protecting early voting.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2017
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Walker plan to attend conservative event criticized

Scot Ross with the liberal activist group, One Wisconsin Now calls Gorka, a former assistant to President Donald Trump, “an actual Nazi.”
Wisconsin Radio Network
11/28/2017
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Walker to share stage with right-wing deplorables on Florida junke

Scott Walker is scheduled to share the stage at a Florida conference featuring some of the most extreme and divisive figures in American politics today.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/27/2017
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker to Share Stage With Right-Wing Deplorables

Will Scott Walker Be Delivering His Remarks Under the Glare of the Spotlight or the Glow of a Tiki Torch?
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One Wisconsin Now
11/27/2017
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Democratic field for governor in Wisconsin is the most crowded in a generation

Crowded primaries can lead to unexpected results, said Scot Ross, who now serves as the executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/27/2017
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Plain Talk: ‘Public servants’ want to keep us in the dark

They don't like One Wisconsin Now's habit of arguing with their views, so thanks to social media technology they can just refuse to give the group access.
Capital Times
11/22/2017