Campaign Fundraising Category Archive


  • 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, 07/26/2019
  • 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, 01/16/2019
  • Mamma Mia! Those Are Some Big Contributions

    In September 2018 Scott Walker charged Wisconsin taxpayers over $6,500 to fly from Madison to Milwaukee to Omaha, Nebraska and back to Madison.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/05/2018
  • Report Finds Scott Walker Tops Nation in Out-of-State Fundraising for Gubernatorial Candidates

    A report found Scott Walker’s haul of $11.5 million from donors not living in Wisconsin through early October led the nation for out-of-state contributions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/30/2018
  • Brad Schimel’s Pipeline to Campaign Cash

    Recently filed campaign finance reports reveal Attorney General Brad Schimel has tapped a big pipeline to campaign cash.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/08/2018
  • Five Things to Remember When Scott Walker Whines About Campaign Fundraising

    Trailing in the polls and desperate to continue his quarter century political career, Scott Walker is “getting back to basics.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/19/2018
  • NRB Approves Land Swap With Major Scott Walker Donor

    The Natural Resources Board approved a land swap with a major donor to Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday after balking last fall at the outright sale of publicly owned lakefront property....

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/03/2018
  • Walker Donors Nailing Down More Foxconn Contracts

    One Wisconsin Now reports that more Foxconn contracts are being awarded to Walker campaign donors.

    the Political Environment, 07/31/2018
  • Democratic Party of Wisconsin Files Ethics Complaint Against Brad Schimel

    “Brad Schimel’s campaign finances show how he regularly blurs the lines between his political operation and the Department of Justice,” said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy...

    Capital Times, 07/25/2018
  • More Donors to Gov. Scott Walker’s Campaign Get Foxconn Contracts

    ‘Those Who Give Keep Getting’ As Total of Donations to Scott Walker From Businesses Snagging Contracts Surpasses $582,000

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/24/2018
  • Brad Schimel Campaign Hits Anti-Consumer Trifecta of Sleaze

    Reporting contributions from the notorious CEO of LoanMax title loans, Attorney General Brad Schimel has hit the “trifecta of sleaze.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/19/2018
  • It Ain’t Just the Russians That Are Laundering Money and Buying WIsGOPs

    The good people at One Wisconsin Now have looked at the recent fundraising figures that have been submitted, and here are some of the standouts. 

    Jake's Wisconsin, 07/18/2018
  • Republican County Sheriffs Defending Brad Schimel on Rape Kit Backlog Have Backlog of Over 630 Rape Kits

    Washington DC-Based Group Taps People Who Are Part of the Problem to Defend Brad Schimel on Rape Kit Backlog.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/16/2018
  • UNSPUN: July 16, 2018

    We’re close to primary elections and it’s time to see where the candidates are in the campaign finance reports. Our political analysts, Bill McCoshen with Capitol Consultants and Scot Ross with One...

    WMTV-TV, 07/16/2018
  • Scott Walker: Wisconsin’s $100 Million Man

    No other Wisconsin politician has crossed the threshold Scott Walker is expected to when he discloses his most recent round of campaign fundraising.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/12/2018
  • Vice President Mike Pence Touts Tax Cuts, Raises Cash for Scott Walker in Milwaukee

    With the midterm elections just over six months away, Vice President Mike Pence came to Milwaukee on Wednesday to rally conservatives, bolster public support for the Republican tax overhaul and raise campaign...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/25/2018
  • Democratic Governors Launch ‘Where’s Walker?’ Effort As Republican Group Plans Ad Blitz

    The Democratic Governors Association on Thursday launched a “Where’s Walker?” website dedicated to highlighting Gov. Scott Walker’s travels throughout the country during his second term, as he seeks re-election for a third....

    Capital Times, 04/12/2018
  • State GOP, Business Lobby Dump Money in Supreme Court Race

    Reports filed with the state show of the roughly $900,000 Screnock has raised for the race, 38 percent, or $345,000, came from the state Republican Party.

    Associated Press, 03/27/2018
  • Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party

    Michael Screnock has taken 38 percent of his campaign money from the Republican Party for his race for a seat on the non-partisan Wisconsin Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/27/2018
  • Michael Screnock Wants to Continue His Public Service on the Supreme Court

    He has also faced scrutiny for not saying whether he would step away from cases involving the state’s business lobby, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/25/2018
  • Right Wing Hits Panic Button As Their Spending on Michael Screnock Skyrockets

    Republican Party of Wisconsin and Right-Wing Cabal At Nearly $670,000 in Spending With a Week to Go Before Primary Election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/13/2018
  • Wisconsin Republicans to Donate Contributions Tied to Steve Wynn After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    The RGA received $250,000 from Wynn Resorts in December 2016, according to records provided by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/30/2018
  • Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson to Return Money From Group Associated With Accused Billionaire Steve Wynn

    One Wisconsin Now called on Walker and the Republican Governors Association "do the right thing" and give back all of the money.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/29/2018
  • Wisconsin Republicans Returning Money Received From Wynn

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called for two other Republican groups to return donations it received from Wynn.

    Associated Press, 01/29/2018
  • Scott Walker Took $255,000 From Serial Sexual Misconduct Perpetrator Steve Wynn

    Two political funds Gov. Scott Walker is associated with took $255,000 in contributions from Steve Wynn, the ousted Republican National Committee finance chair.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/29/2018
  • Third of Walker Donations Came From Out-Of-State

    The analysis found Walker’s campaign collected nearly $7.2 million in donations in 2017, with nearly $6.6 million coming from individual contributors. About $4.2 million, or 64 percent, came from Wisconsin donors. Nearly...

    Associated Press, 01/26/2018
  • Scott Walker Has Nearly Four Times More Cash Than the Democratic Field

    Mike Browne, deputy director of One Wisconsin Now, said the Democratic fundraising total shows “a fair amount of enthusiasm” on the Democratic side.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/17/2018
  • Scott Walker Has Nearly Four Times More Cash Than the Democratic Field

    Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign began the year with nearly four times as much money as the sprawling Democratic field after out-fundraising his potential rivals by more than two-and-a-half times last year. Walker...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/17/2018
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/29/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Scott Walker and Fellow Conservative Politicians to Give Back Donations From Roy Moore’s $100,000 Supporter Richard Uihlein

    Gov. Scott Walker and the other politicians and groups that have taken money from Moore supporter Richard Uihlein should give his money back.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/28/2017
  • At Least 925,000 Reasons Why Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Scott Walker's 2018 Election Bid Kicks Off With Bradley Foundation Once Again Writing Checks to Support His Ambitions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/20/2017
  • Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Scott Walker

    Scott Walker has launched a campaign video, eerily at the same time as a 4 minute video featuring Walker is released by a group from Florida.

    WRRD-AM, 10/20/2017
  • Scott Walker’s Son Joins Leah Vukmir’s U.S. Senate Campaign

    One Wisconsin Now has called on the state’s ethics commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money due to conflicts of interest.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 10/10/2017
  • Vukmir Raises $250,000 in Three Weeks for U.S. Senate Bid, Critics Cry Foul

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 10/09/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for State Ethics Investigation of State Sen. Leah Vukmir’s Sleazy Fundraising Deal

    State Senator Leah Vukmir may have run afoul of state ethics requirements with a sleazy deal to raise campaign cash to fuel her federal political ambitions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2017
  • UNSPUN: July 19, 2017

    Bill McCoshen and Scot Ross join NBC15's Leigh Mills to help Unspin Tammy Baldwin and Scott Walker Fundraising Reports.

    WMTV-TV, 07/19/2017
  • Pro-Brad Schimel Attack Ads Fueled by Opioid Money

    As Attorney General Brad Schimel continues to not pursue legal action against the manufacturers of opioids, his special interest allies are getting in the game.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/27/2017
  • Scott Walker Still Welcoming Donald Trump to Wisconsin to Raise Campaign Cash

    Donald Trump has been announced as the special guest at a Scott Walker fundraising event in Southeastern Wisconsin on the evening of June 13.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2017
  • MillerCoors Loves Scott Walker

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker recently celebrated expansion plans with a couple of companies whose employees contributed more than $100,000 to his campaign. Last Friday, Walker was in Milwaukee where MillerCoors broke ground...

    Urban Milwaukee, 05/24/2017
  • Democrats Afraid to Run Against ‘bulletproof’ Scott Walker?

    This week, local political talk shows had to ask: Are Democrats afraid to run because they don’t think Walker can be beat? After all, Wisconsin is enjoying low unemployment, Gov. Scott Walker...

    Capital Times, 04/23/2017
  • Scott Walker’s Re-election Prospects in 2018 May Have Just Improved

    A potential Democratic challenger Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2018 has dropped out of contention. Former Wisconsin state Sen. Tim Cullen told reporters in Madison, Wis., on Wednesday that he doesn’t believe...

    Washington Examiner, 03/29/2017
  • Rep. Mike Gallagher Remains Silent on Disgraced Fundraiser Michael Flynn Compromising National Security

    One Wisconsin Now is calling on Rep. Mike Gallagher to condemn Michael Flynn’s misconduct and return the money Flynn raised for him during his 2016 campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/10/2017
  • Has Private School Voucher Pander Paid Off for John Humphries?

    Mere days after his transparent political pander, pro-voucher money is on the move and $10,000 of it finds its way into John Humphries’ campaign coffers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/15/2017
  • Gov. Walker Using Budget to Advance Re-election Strategy

    Gov. Scott Walker’s latest budget proposal has left little doubt that he plans to run for re-election in 2018 and may telegraph his strategy for winning a third term. Walker has said...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/12/2017
  • Scott Walker Huddles With GOP Donors at NFC Game

    Walker, his wife, Tonette, and their sons, Matt and Alex, all traveled to the game and drew notice from liberal critics such as the group One Wisconsin Now.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/24/2017
  • Scott Walker Celebrates Season of Giving … With Fundraiser for Himself

    There’s no more appropriate way for a career politician like Scott Walker to celebrate the ‘season of giving’ than holding a fundraiser for himself.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/15/2016
  • How Big Money Is Transforming Wisconsin Politics

    All eyes are on Wisconsin as its big primary approaches. MSNBC's Joy Reid reports, with perspective from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross.

    MSNBC, 04/03/2016
  • Walker Expects It Will Take All of 2016 to Pay Off Debt From 71 Day Presidential run

    Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to pay off his presidential campaign debt by the end of the year. Federal reports show Walker’s campaign owed $1.2 million at the end of 2015....

    Associated Press, 02/03/2016