Dan Kelly is showing his partisanship on the campaign trail, right down to sharing an address with the Republican Party of Wisconsin. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Return to Sender: Dan Kelly’s State Court Campaign Lists Same Address as Republican Party of Wisconsin
Dan Kelly’s partisanship is on full display as his campaign lists the Republican Party of Wisconsin as the return address for the nomination papers.
We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now. [WMTV-TV]
Analiese Eicher, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now and Bill McCoshen, Republican strategist discuss the change of pace compared to other administrations. [WKOW-TV]
“He has the money to get in this late,” said Eicher, “but what he’ll need to be doing is proving just why he is the candidate.” [WKOW-TV]
“He has completely broken tradition and political norms,” said Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Senate Republican Leader Schedules More Fundraisers for His Campaign for Higher Office Than State Senate Sessions.
Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly are going to court to try to purge registered Wisconsinites from poll lists.
“It’s definitely a vehicle that keeps Paul Ryan in the national conversation,” says Mike Browne of the left-leaning One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin Examiner]
“It’s definitely a vehicle that keeps Paul Ryan in the national conversation,” says Mike Browne of the left-leaning One Wisconsin Now. [Urban Milwaukee]
Analiese Eicher... said Fitzgerald's entry into the congressional race will mean that he will neglect the job he was elected to do. [Associated Press]
While a right-wing legal group had a case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Dan Kelly took campaign contributions from members of its board of directors
One Wisconsin Now reveals he received $1,000 contributions from board members of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. [Door County Pulse]
The results of a survey of Wisconsin voters ... finds Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats with a strong advantage on education issues. [Door County Pulse]
Scott Walker couldn't get enough people to pay to cruise Alaska with him when he actually had power and influence. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
How far are Republican legislative leaders willing to go to avoid working with Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats to pass a state budget?
At no point in his career has Dan Kelly has shown the ability or the inclination to be anything other than a right-wing partisan.
"Dan Kelly is as right wing as you get," said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Associated Press]
Meanwhile, One Wisconsin Now Research Director Joanna Beilman-Dulin slammed Kelly for being "as right-wing as you get." [Capital Times]
Joanna Beilman-Dulin ... said [Dan Kelly's] experience is rooted in Republican politics, which shouldn't be on the court. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Republicans Delaying State Budget Action Until After Fundraiser Hosted by Washington D.C. Lobbying Firm
Legislative Republicans are delaying the start of their state budget deliberations until at least May 9.
Politicians like Scott Walker, desperately seeking a ride to relevance in the Donald Trump clown car, are complicit in failure.
The state Democratic Party and liberal group One Wisconsin Now have each filed a lawsuit in federal court. [WKOW-TV]
Evers moves to withdraw state from ACA lawsuit after judge blocks lame-duck laws, reviews other options
A federal judge ruled in January in favor of One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin in a challenge... [Capital Times]
[One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early voting restrictions as part of a larger federal lawsuit... [Associated Press]
Despite Brian Hagedorn’s Denials, Evidence Shows Intent to Use Courts to Advance His Agenda.
Two groups who typically endorse candidates in Supreme Court elections are choosing not to. [WKOW-TV]
Major Conservative Groups Agree: Brian Hagedorn’s Extremism and Homophobia Have No Place On State High Court
A second major conservative group is pulling its support for Brian Hagedorn’s campaign for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court
Brian Hagedorn explicitly urged people to vote for a conservative judicial candidate because it would help advance Walker’s political agenda.
His staff realized there were plenty of outside groups expressing dismay at the lame duck bills [One Wisconsin Now]. [People's World]
Wisconsin GOP billing taxpayers almost twice as much as Democratic governor for lawyers in lame-duck lawsuits
Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, decried the way Republicans were handling the lawsuits. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Liberal grop One Wisconsin Now tweeted that Walker should speak on “How I Crashed and Burned a Presidential Campaign in 71 Days.” [Associated Press]
Brian Hagedorn’s work as a clerk for former Justice Michael Gableman looks like it’s paying off for his own campaign for the state Supreme Court
Robin Vos is sparing no expense on his schemes to gain political power for himself.
Progressive groups Citizen Action of Wisconsin and One Wisconsin Institute sued over the moves. [Alternet]
In this case, brought by ... One Wisconsin Institute, Judge James Peterson ruled that the laws violated a 2016 court order. [Care2]
Brian Hagedorn’s Questionable Judgement: Assault Accusations and Campaign Finance Law Fines Among Lowlights of Hagedorn Supporters
Brian Hagedorn is showing questionable judgement with the announcement of the support of David Prosser and Jon Wilcox.
Brian Hagedorn’s $20,000 Donor Threatened His Employees’ Livelihoods if President Obama Won 2012 Re-election
According to campaign finance records Michael White is recorded as having donated $20,000 to Hagedorn’s campaign.
One Wisconsin Now added the totals and found Walker has earned $2,263,058 in salary since 1993 from his jobs in state and county government. [Urban Milwaukee]
He is clearly happy those laws will be challenged by the likes of the ACLU, One Wisconsin Institute and other respected groups that have announced such plans. [People's World]
"Scott Walker is the public face of conservative power... Robin Vos is the behind-the-scenes guy." [Associated Press]
“The Supreme Court has been there for Walker every step of the way,” said Scot Ross, the executive director of the One Wisconsin Institute, a liberal organization that along with Mr. Holder’s group promised to challenge some of the provisions signed Friday. [New York Times]
Liberal group One Wisconsin Now has said it has plans to challenge the law in court. [Wisconsin Public Radio]
This attack by Republicans in the legislature is not just unprecedented — it's undemocratic, it's unconstitutional, it's un-American.
One Wisconsin Institute announced it's pursuing legal action against some of the legislation. [WBAY-TV]
In a statement on Thursday, the One Wisconsin Institute announced that it plans to take legal action against Walker for signing a bill that restricts early voting to no more than two weeks before an election. [Common Dreams]
The organization that successfully challenged the previous incarnation, One Wisconsin Institute, said on Friday it will do so again. [Reuters]
One Wisconsin Institute... said Friday afternoon that lawsuits would be coming after Walker signed the bills. [Politico]
Will there be a lawsuit? Yeah, probably. Scott Walker signed the three #LameDuckCoup bills into law today and Scot Ross may sue as part of One Wisconsin Now. [WRRD-AM]
[One Wisconsin Institute], with the backing of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, is suing Walker over the new laws. [PoliticusUSA]
“Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos are trying to pull off a Donald Trump-level gaslighting with their excuses for why they called a sore loser legislative session.” [the Isthmus]