Thanks to reporting done by The Grio's Joy Reid and the advocacy organization One Wisconsin Now, Melissa Harris-Perry is able to name names for 'This Week In Voter Suppression” in exposing the foundation behind billboards that splashed false information on voter fraud. [MSNBC]
One Wisconsin Now notes that “In 2010, Reince Priebus was cited by name, in an aborted voter caging plot targeting minorities and college students." [Brad Blog]
One Wisconsin Now has uncovered more flaws in materials being distributed to Wisconsin poll watchers by the racist, right wing Texas outfit True the Vote.
Although the Einhorn Family Foundation admitted to being the “private family foundation” behind the controversial “Voter Fraud is a Felony!” billboards that recently appeared in neighborhoods of color in Milwaukee and two Ohio cities, news broke Wednesday they secured the funds for similar billboards in 2010 from the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation. [PR Watch]
Through investigative work by The Grio and One Wisconsin Now, it was discovered that the Einhorn Family Foundation was behind the ads. [BET]
Grebe's support for these voter suppression efforts was reprehensible and Romney's campaign will be no better if it fails to denounce them immediately.
The liberal organization One Wisconsin Now was the first to disclose the role the Einhorn foundation had in footing the bill for the billboards. Scot Ross, head of the Madison-based group, called it “reprehensible” that private foundation money was spent on billboards that Ross said were intended to suppress the vote during the 2010 election in which Scott Walker was […] [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
An obscure family foundation has confirmed that it paid for a billboard advertising campaign warning of the legal penalties for voter fraud. [America's Black Holocaust Museum]
TheGrio and One Wisconsin Now first reported Monday that the billboards were funded by the Einhorn Family Foundation. In a statement, the Einhorns confirmed that they were behind the ads. [Washington Post]
The renters of the Milwaukee-area billboards stating voter fraud is a felony were revealed Monday night after an investigation by One Wisconsin Now and African-American news website The Grio. [Badger Herald]
One Wisconsin Now has uncovered Texas-based True the Vote’s Wisconsin poll watcher training materials also feature incomplete and incorrect information.
After outstanding detective work, One Wisconsin Now and theGrio revealed that funding to buy voter-intimidating ads came from the Einhorn Family Foundation. [DailyKos]
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now and the African-American website theGrio tracked down the information and reported it. [Urban Milwaukee]
The group questioned “why the Einhorns only felt it was necessary to target legal voters in minority communities” and why they hid “behind the cowardly veil of anonymity. [Raw Story]
Einhorns Confirm One Wisconsin Now/theGrio Investigation: Admit Purchase of Voter Suppression Billboards
The Einhorn Family Foundation confirmed an investigation by theGrio and One WI Now and admitted it was the previously-anonymous funder of voter suppression billboards.
One Wisconsin Now was among the groups criticizing the billboards’ owner, Clear Channel Outdoor, for allowing the anonymous signs. [Wisconsin Radio Network]
Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, issued a statement Monday raising several questions for the Einhorns. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
When Scot Ross heard about more than a dozen billboards going up in largely minority neighborhoods around Cleveland, Ohio, bearing ominous images of the legal penalties for voter fraud, the story had a familiar ring. [theGrio]
Revealed: Joint Investigation by One Wisconsin Now & theGrio Uncovers Anonymous Funder of Voter Suppression Billboards
This was not an act of free speech, but an expression of racism as despicable as the 'whites only' signs of the Jim Crow South.
Scot Ross of "One Wisconsin Now" joins Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests to dig into the details on the Bradley Foundation, what is called the "big granddaddy of political money that no one knows about." [MSNBC]
These billboards were an assault on the voters and the people of Wisconsin deserve to know who paid to attack the sacred right to vote in such an unseemly manner.
Over 2,000 Sign One Wisconsin Now Petition Demanding Clear Channel Yank Racist Voter Suppression Billboards
More than 2,000 people have signed One Wisconsin Now's petition demanding Clear Channel remove the voter suppression billboards targeting minority communities in Milwaukee.
One Wisconsin Institute joined community leaders and organizations in Milwaukee for a press conference about the dozens of voter suppression billboards, targeting communities of color.
“I think that these billboards are designed to suppress the vote. That is their intention,” says Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute. [NPR]
You've also probably seen the ads paid for by the special interests benefitting from tax giveaways, consumer protection rollbacks and lax public safety regulation enforcement by the Walker administration.
On Tuesday, the community and labor group Wisconsin Jobs Now was cleared of wrongdoing during this summer's recall elections against Senate Republicans.
Twelve current Wisconsin Republican state Senators have forced taxpayers to finance their private membership in the corporate special interest group ALEC.
We obtained documents showing that 12 current Republican members of the State Senate are forcing you to pay the cost for their private membership in ALEC.
Today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Politifact,” in its analysis of a unfair trade deals cited by U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, makes this note about the sourcing by Feingold’s campaign of Public Citizen: “Public Citizen is a leading critical voice on trade deals, so it comes to the issues from that perspective.” Fair enough. Unless you consider […]
Scot Ross, a liberal muckraker who runs the group One Wisconsin Now, was critical of the deal from the beginning. [Associated Press]
One Wisconsin Now delivered the unfortunate news that WPRI-UW poll materials suggest a deliberate removal of references to opposition to private school vouchers.
One Wisconsin Now says it has evidence that a UW-Madison polling project downplayed opposition to private school vouchers after a think tank raised concerns. [Capital Times]
Two of Wisconsin’s leading right wing organizations are members the State Policy Network, a national group that helps organizations push out anti-public education information.
We see more ‘credible‘ research from the suspect polling project between the state’s leading right wing think tank and the University of Wisconsin’s poli sci department.
Where’s the question on the public option? This has been the single biggest and most-discussed issue when it comes to health insurance reform.
The Bradley Foundation decided to award always-wrong-about-everything conservative columnist and FOXNews commentator Bill Kristol with a $250,000 award.
The Project Targeting One of the Largest Funders of Right-Wing Causes in America