Michael Gableman Tag Archive


  • Brian Hagedorn’s Past Pays Off … With $18,000 Campaign Contribution From Big Special Interest

    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

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/07/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Statement on Michael Gableman Rumors

    A news report says Republican Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman may be in line for a job in the Donald Trump administration.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2017
  • ‘Courtquake’: Gableman Won’t Run for Re-election

    One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross said Gableman could not have won re-election and so conservatives wanted to rally around a different candidate.

    Rhinelander Daily News, 06/17/2017
  • Michael Gableman Won’t Seek a Second Term on State Supreme Court

    Jenni Dye, a lawyer and research director for One Wisconsin Now said Gableman’s departure “creates an even bigger opening for challengers.”

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/16/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements Regarding Michael Gableman Not Seeking Re-Election

    Knowing the public has lost faith in the court, instead of changing their ways, conservatives believe they can win by changing the name on the ballot.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/15/2017
  • Madison Attorney Announces Bid for State Supreme Court

    But Jenni Dye, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, liked Burns’ chances.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 05/02/2017
  • Lawyer Candidate for State Supreme Court

    But Jenni Dye, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said Burns has a good chance.

    Chippewa Herald, 05/01/2017
  • Of Course Open Records Law Applies to State Supreme Court

    Neither Gableman nor Bradley has even had the courtesy to respond to One Wisconsin Now, which made the requests of them.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/24/2015
  • Three Justices Slow to Provide Documents Under Open Records Law

    Meanwhile, records requests the liberal group One Wisconsin Now made to conservative Justices Rebecca Bradley and Michael Gableman have gone unanswered for months.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/20/2015
  • Gableman Request on Behalf of Former Walker Aide Befuddles Court-watchers

    Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now told the Associated Press it's an instance of "corruption of the conservative court majority."

    Associated Press, 06/26/2015
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Wants to Reconsider Case of Former Walker Aide

    Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, accused Gableman of having political motives in attempting to revive the appeal.

    Associated Press, 06/25/2015
  • The Best Defense Money Can Buy: Parties Involved in Criminal Investigation of Campaign Collusion Spent Millions to Help Elect Court Majority That Could Hear Cases

    The Supreme Court, with Justice Bradley abstaining, voted to hear several appeals related to the criminal investigation of collusion between the Walker's campaign and outside groups.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/17/2014
  • Justices Face Questions As ‘John Doe’ Probe Lands in Supreme Court

    One Wisconsin Now said the four-year-old rules are a “get-out-of-court-free card” for powerful interests that spend heavily in Supreme Court races. His group has called on the four justices to recuse themselves from...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 10/05/2014
  • #TBT Eight Million Reasons Four WI Supreme Court Justices Must Recuse in Walker-John Doe Case

    A reminder from April 14 of how four of seven Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices owe their current elected position to the millions of dollars in spending in their races by the Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/25/2014
  • Corporate Special Interests, Gov. Walker Buy Supreme Court Victory Over Workers, Voters

    MADISON, Wis. — Today’s state Supreme Court decisions supporting Gov. Scott Walker’s attacks on workers and voters were spearheaded by a four-member majority bloc that was elected through $8 million in spending by...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/31/2014
  • Liberal Group Asks Supreme Court to Stay Out of John Doe Case

    One Wisconsin Now sent the court a letter saying two groups involved in the investigation — Wisconsin Club for Growth and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce — helped...

    Associated Press, 04/14/2014
  • Eight Million Reasons Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices Should Recuse on Walker Request to Hear Corruption Investigation

    One Wisconsin Now has filed a formal letter urging four of the court's justices to recuse themselves from a legal request by the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker related to the ongoing John Doe investigation.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2014
  • Gov. Walker and Special Interest Pals Go Venue Shopping for Friendly Court

    MADISON, Wis. — Defense lawyers for Gov. Walker are reportedly appealing to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and its right-wing majority, to try to protect him from prosecutors investigating alleged illegal coordination between his...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/11/2014
  • Thompson Is Sorry Alright! “

    “Those who remember Mike Gableman’s campaign that included a roundly-criticized, race-baiting television ad will have to see about the tone the Thompson campaign may take in the final months,” said Scot Ross,...

    Cognitive Dissidence, 09/11/2012
  • Meet the Wisconsin Karl Rove

    If former Gov. Tommy Thompson defeats U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin in this year’s U.S. Senate race, it will mark not only an impressive coda to his long political career, it will represent...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 09/10/2012
  • Prosser Lack of Payment on Legal Debt Raises Questions

    MADISON, Wis. — Recently released public records reveal that Supreme Court Justice David Prosser owes a politically connected law firm over $220,000 in legal bills, but has not paid a dime towards...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/23/2012
  • Ziegelbauer Drops Out of Suit; Vos Still Silent on Legal Fee Scandal

    MADISON, Wis. — State Rep. Robin Vos (R-Burlington) is still refusing to disclose who is paying the legal fees for him to appeal a judge’s decision to block implementation of the Republican...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/18/2012
  • 37 Days Since Gov. Walker Announced He “Lawyered-Up” in Criminal Investigation of Administration, Still No Word On Who Is Paying His Legal Defense Bills

    MADISON, Wis. — In early February, Gov. Scott Walker announced he had “lawyered-up” in the ongoing criminal investigation of his administration, retaining two high profile criminal defense attorneys. His continuing refusal to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/08/2012
  • Gableman Defending Latest Ethics Scandal With Patriot Act Author, (Fox) News Corp. Director

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman is struggling to defend his latest ethical scandal (he took free legal services from a law firm that would later appear before him during trial) with...

    Cody Oliphant, 01/01/2012
  • Value of Gableman’s Legal Services Disputed

    In addition to working on Gableman’s ethics case, McLeod assisted Gableman in responding to a public records request from the Journal Sentinel and in a complaint filed by the liberal group One...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/30/2011
  • Gableman Voted With Law Firm After Receiving Free Legal Services

    Separate from the formal ethics charge in 2008, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint that same year against Gableman with the Office of Lawyer Regulation. McLeod represented Gableman in...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/18/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Delivers 10,000 Names to Supreme Court Calling for Prosser to Resign

    One Wisconsin Now today delivered to the state’s highest court the names of more than 10,000 people calling for State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser to resign over reports from fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley that Prosser put her in a “chokehold” during an altercation in June.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/04/2011
  • Calls for Prosser Resignation More Than 10,000 Strong

    More than 10,000 concerned citizens have signed One Wisconsin Now’s petition launched Monday calling for the resignation of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/29/2011
  • Chief Justice Abrahamson Sums Up Partisan GOP Supreme WMCourt

    From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:   But Abrahamson wrote that the order seems to open the court unnecessarily to the charge that the majority has “reached a predetermined conclusion not based on...

    Scot Ross, 06/14/2011
  • Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Returning the Favor for Prosser’s Recusal Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, which spent $5 million to elect scandal-plagued Annette Ziegler and ethically-challenged Mike Gableman, is taking to airwaves on behalf of current Justice David Prosser, launching...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/28/2011
  • David Prosser: The Partisans’ Partisan in Six Acts

    There’s no denying former Republican Assembly Speaker and failed Republican Congressional nominee David Prosser is a long-time partisan cog in the Republican machine. But is he the most partisan state Supreme Court...

    Scot Ross, 03/23/2011
  • Shocker: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ad False, Pulled From Stations

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has pledged to spend an ungodly amount of money in an attempt to finish the GOP’s efforts to wreck the national economy, upped the lies in...

    Scot Ross, 07/15/2010
  • Outgoing WMC Head Decries ‘polarized Politics,’ Apparently Suffers From Severe Memory Loss

    If you ever need proof that conservatives are the masters of self-delusion, look no further than Sunday’s Wisconsin State Journal interview with outgoing Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce CEO and President Jim Haney....

    Robert Doeckel, 06/27/2010
  • WMC Partner Begins Statewide Ad Campaign for Walker

    MADISON, Wis. — A special interest group that calls itself a partner of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) will begin spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on television starting Friday to promote...

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/12/2010
  • How Did AJP Get Walker Footage From WMC Event?

    The source of video used in the American Justice Partnership (AJP) ads in support of Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, in the midst of his tight GOP primary with Mark Neumann, suggest...

    Scot Ross, 05/09/2010
  • Group Coordinating With Van Hollen on Health Reform Suit Funded by Health Insurance Industry

    The Republican State Leadership Committee, the 527 group that coordinated with Republican Wisconsin Attorney General JB Van Hollen, is largely funded by the health insurance and big pharmaceutical industries. Records show the...

    Cody Oliphant, 05/06/2010
  • Van Hollen Documents Show DOJ-GOP Coordination on Health Reform Lawsuit

    MADISON, Wis. — The top deputy to Wisconsin Attorney General JB Van Hollen sought direction from a $57 million Republican campaign committee that supports Republican attorneys general leading up to the Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/26/2010
  • The $57 Million Smoking Gun on Van Hollen’s Health Care Lawsuit

    It’€™s not news to One Wisconsin Now that JB Van Hollen is a partisan hack. After all, this is the guy who not only tried to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters...

    Scot Ross, 04/26/2010
  • Economic-top 1% Own 70% of Wealth THX RIGHT WING!

    Did you get a HUGE bonus this year? Or are you maybe one of the 218 new BILLIONAIRES?!?! Are you OPTIMISTIC about your financial future? If you answered yes to any of...

    Cody Oliphant, 04/22/2010
  • Shameless, WPRI Prepares New Poll

    Just days from embarrassing national media exposure questioning its ethics and credibility, WPRI is back with another poll, coming your way soon. WPRI is the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, although some suggest...

    Bill Christofferson, 03/10/2010
  • Progressive Alert: MacIver Institute’s Phony ‘Reporting’

    Over the past months, a staffer from the conservative MacIver Institute has been attending press conferences in Madison and Milwaukee, armed with a camera to take footage and attempt to get interviews...

    Scot Ross, 01/07/2010
  • What the Voters Thought of Louis Butler — and Why

    The Obama administration is going to renominate Louis Butler for appointment as a federal judge. The Senate returned the nomination to the White House, along with several others, when it recessed at...

    Bill Christofferson, 01/07/2010
  • 2009: The Best and Worst

    As is the tradition, a tour through the best and worst of the year. The Best The year started off on the high note that was watching the Worst President Ever leaving...

    Robert Doeckel, 12/30/2009
  • The Irony of Who’s Behind the Latest Attack on Louis Butler

    Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler is under attack from a septic tank full of conservative slags. Among them, unindicted Jack Abramoff cohort Grover “Bipartisanship is a form of date rape”...

    Scot Ross, 12/16/2009
  • Expanding Our Rights

    We hold these truths to be self evident … Rights, that among these are lying, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. What’s that? You don’t remember the right to lie being enumerated?...

    Bill Christofferson, 11/11/2009
  • Wisconsins Supreme Court Is Now Officially Up for Sale

    Fellow citizens ” did you hear the good news? The Wisconsin Supreme Court is up for sale! So come now, fellow peasants! Let us pool our unemployment checks and the couple extra...

    Robert Doeckel, 10/28/2009
  • GAB Gums ACM

    The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has shown a total lack of teeth in its pathetic determination to fine All Children Matter a measly $500.

    Cody Oliphant, 10/05/2009
  • Sensenbrenner’s Outrage Over Butler Appointment?

    “Where was Sensenbrenner’s outrage when George Bush made John Ashcroft the Attorney General immediately after Ashcroft lost a statewide election to someone who had died? How about after Bush made Spencer Abraham...

    Cody Oliphant, 10/01/2009