We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now. [WMTV-TV]
Dan Kelly went to great lengths to interpret the law as he wished it to be to reach the conclusion he wanted
A bipartisan package of bills to help address homelessness and common sense gun safety legislation is being pushed aside today by Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald.
Leigh Mills sits down with the analysts to discuss Hagedorn's admission into the Supreme Court and gun control. [WMTV-TV]
Court opinions which Dan Kelly authored or joined and his positions on court rules show his extremism in action.
No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker.
The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now obtained a copy of the ad Friday. It says the buy is $740,000 in Green Bay, Wausau and La Crosse. [Associated Press]
Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.
Another Brad Schimel Blunder: Attorney General’s Pick to Run Office of School Safety Stands to Personally Profit From Fund She Oversees
Days before being announced as Brad Schimel’s pick to run the Office of School Safety, Kristen Devitt incorporated a business offering school safety trainings.
Brad Schimel, Wisconsin’sNRA-backed Attorney General, said yesterday in Green Bay he supports using federal funds to buy guns for teachers in schools
Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said, “If you want to know how far out of step Brad Schimel is on guns, even Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to say this makes no sense.” [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
To defend Schimel, the Washington DC-based Republican Attorneys General Association has run an ad with two sheriffs, from Brown and Eau Claire counties, defending Schimel’s record in handling the rape kit backlog. Yet as the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has reported, those two sheriffs also have a bad record, as their counties account for […] [Urban Milwaukee]
The liberal advocate One Wisconsin Now contends that it’s been Walker’s 25-year relationship with the National Rifle Association that opened the doors to the Russian accused of spying to get personal access to Walker when he was running for president. OWN calculated that the NRA has funneled $3.5 million into Walker’s campaign accounts during those […] [Capital Times]
The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker
The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker.
Scot Ross joins the Devils to identify just how far back Scott Walker started taking sweet sweet NRA money. [WRRD-AM]
Scot Ross said he believes Rehberg and Schimel ultimately will promote the "idea that guns in schools is the solution" to the problem of school shootings. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
MSNBC guest unloads on NRA’s ‘top dog’ Paul Ryan for holding closed door town hall to avoid Parkland teens
“It’s been 915 days since Paul Ryan held a town hall here in the state of Wisconsin,” Ross explained. [RawStory]
Legislators supporting this sham are providing aid and comfort to the NRA and Scott Walker, who wants nothing more than for this issue to go away.
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now accused Walker of trying to hand the school safety checkbook to a "fellow NRA lackey," Brad Schimel. [Lakeland Times]
Gov. Scott Walker’s political stunt special session plan proposes giving Attorney General Brad Schimel authority over funding for school safety plans.
The mailing, revealed by the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, urged NRA members to vote for the "pro-Second Amendment" Screnock. [PolitiFact]
One Wisconsin Now supports the efforts of the students calling on policymakers to enact strong measures to keep them safe in school and reduce gun violence.
Gun Lobby Endorses Michael Screnock in Wisconsin and Sues Florida Over Bipartisan Bill Passed After Parkland High School Mass Shooting.
According to records obtained by One Wisconsin Now, Schimel invited a lobbyist from the NRA into his office on his second day in office. [Democratic Party of Wisconsin]
Is the NRA threatening journalists and others with whom they disagree something Michael Screnock supports? And if he doesn’t, he needs to rebuke the NRA.
“To know where Governor Walker will end up, you need to follow the money and look at what he’s done, not what he’s saying today,” said Scot Ross.. [Associated Press]
An NRA mailing sent to voters in Wisconsin before the primary, obtained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said that Screnock "vowed to protect your firearm freedom." [Associated Press]
NRA Joined by Groups Opposing Birth Control and Equal Rights for All in Supporting Screnock’s Wisconsin Supreme Court Campaign
Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock has still not disclosed what he wrote to the NRA in a letter the gun lobby required to earn their endorsement.
Josh Kaul, Schimel's Democratic opponent for attorney general, and the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, blasted Schimel's remarks. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Despite a massive spending advantage and no other conservative opposition, the hand-picked candidate of Gov. Scott Walker failed to snag a majority of the vote.
An NRA-ILA mailing obtained by the group One Wisconsin Now identified Screnock as “the candidate who has committed” to the group’s agenda. [Capital Times]
Wisconsin Republicans are introducing a second bill aimed at putting guns into K-12 schools in the state, the latest version aimed at private schools.
We deserve to know today what promises state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock made to the NRA to get the gun lobby’s endorsement.
GOP Chair of State Assembly Committee on Education, School Principal Shares Article Romanticizing Guns in Schools in Aftermath of Florida Mass School Shooting
Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt took to social media to share an article from a right-wing website romanticizing the presence of guns in schools years ago.
Millions of dollars in campaign spending and political endorsements by the NRA have bought the pro-gun lobby access to top state Republicans.
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding outrageous comments by Republican State Rep. Jesse Kremer.
One Wisconsin Now said it had obtained records showing that Brad Schimel met privately with the lead lobbyist for the NRA on his second day in office. [Lakeland Times]
Records obtained by One Wisconsin Now show that on his second full day in office, Brad Schimel met privately in his office with the lead lobbyist for the NRA.
Mike Browne said in an email to The Badger Herald that Gannon’s proposal would allow guns in places where they should not be like schools, hospitals and private businesses. [Badger Herald]
“I think Wisconsin is probably one of a select few states that has joined every single one of these lawsuits against the Obama administration,” said Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin Gazette]
Maybe he had to call the Kochs to find out how to vote. Or maybe, as Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now points out, RoJo was just afraid to cast a negative vote just before an election year. [Cognitive Dissidence]
To quote his 2010 commercial, ‘There are 100 members of the U.S. Senate,’ but only Ron Johnson hid in the Senate cloakroom to avoid a tough vote on guns. [Capital Times]
This press conference was Scott Walker at his political worst: exploiting fears to try and win elections, while ignoring a real public safety threat.
It seems incredibly insensitive and just a wrong step in terms of policy, given what happened in South Carolina and given the issues we have with gun violence across the state and specifically in Milwaukee. [VICE News]
As chair of the State Assembly Corrections Committee in his early years Scott Walker toed the early 1990’s GOP party line on crime.
His flip flop on the issue depending on his electoral audience is yet another example of Scott Walker’s willingness to do or say anything to get elected.
MADISON, Wis. — The National Rifle Association is trying to revive the flailing campaign of Gov. Scott Walker by placing a $1 million television buy for the next month in several markets around Wisconsin. The $1 million buy covers markets in La Crosse, Green Bay and Wausau. “Gov. Walker has bent over backwards to serve […]
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke talks a lot about taking responsibility, but as is often the case with Tea Party darling Clarke, his talk is not backed up by action.