Mitt Romney Tag Archive


  • Turning Back the Clock on Voter Rights

    The desire to return to the “way things were” can be a sweet sentiment. What can be wrong with a return to better, simpler times? Nostalgia in politics normally means longing for...

    Frances Black, 06/03/2013
  • State of the State? More Like State of Gov. Scott Walker’s Presidential Campaign.

    It is no coincidence that the first post-November election comments on his policy agenda for the coming year were made by Gov. Scott Walker at the Reagan library in California

    Scot Ross, 01/10/2013
  • Election Law Complaints in Limbo

    A week before the Nov. 6 election, Americans for Prosperity tried to pump up support for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The conservative advocacy group offered $1.84 per gallon gas to motorists in Rib Mountain...

    Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, 11/23/2012
  • On the Capitol: He’s Politicizing It. No, He Is!

    But this week, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now accused Kedzie’s taypayer-funded legislative office of inappropriately coordinating communications between Kedzie’s son and the Romney campaign after the incident. The group pointed to two emails...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/23/2012
  • WI: Senator’s Son’s Investigation Wrapping Up, Political Charges Heating Up

    Whitewater police are wrapping up an investigation into the alleged attack on a state senator’s son who claims he was brutally beaten last month by two men who allegedly attempted to steal his...

    Watchdog, 11/20/2012
  • Election Law Violations Not Easy to Prove

    A week before the Nov. 6 election, Americans for Prosperity tried to pump up support for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The conservative advocacy group offered $1.84 per gallon gas to motorists in Rib Mountain,...

    Wisconsin Watch, 11/19/2012
  • Emails Show Kedzie’s Office Was Coordinating With Romney Campaign About Kedzie Son’s Incident

    MADISON, Wis. — The results of a partially filled open records request by the office of Sen. Neal Kedzie (R-Elkhorn) show that in the days after Kedzie conspicuously sent out a press...

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/19/2012
  • Accusations Fly About Wisconsin Election Law Violations in 2012 Races

    A week before the Nov. 6 election, Americans for Prosperity tried to pump up support for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The conservative advocacy group offered $1.84 per gallon gas to motorists in Rib Mountain,...

    Isthmus, 11/19/2012
  • GOP Senator’s Taxpayer-Financed Office Coordinating With Romney Campaign

    Kedzie's taxpayer-financed office was coordinating communications between Kedzie's son and the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

    Cody Oliphant, 11/19/2012
  • Top GOPer Cries Voter Fraud, We Say Prove It

    During a recent television appearance, Republican State Senator Alberta Darling claimed a lack of voter identification law caused Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to lose Wisconsin, we sent a letter to Darling...

    Cody Oliphant, 11/14/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Letter Asks Darling to Document Cases of Voter Impropriety

    MADISON, Wis. — Following her television appearance Sunday in which leading Republican State Senator Alberta Darling claimed a lack of voter identification law caused Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to lose Wisconsin,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/13/2012
  • VC Sends Voter Fraud Message Via Billboards

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now (a civil rights group), issued a statement Monday raising several questions for the Einhorns.

    Upstart Business Journal, 11/05/2012
  • Obama, Baldwin Stick Together in Wisconsin

    President Barack Obama will visit Wisconsin three times during the five days before the election to lock up votes in a battleground state where polls now show him leading Republican Mitt Romney. His trips also...

    San Francisco Chronicle, 11/01/2012
  • Wisconsin Business Owner in Romney Super PAC Ad Paid No State Corporate Income Tax During Obama’s First Term, Likely Not Impacted by Tax Plan Asking Millionaires to Pay Fair Share

    MADISON, Wis. — A recent pro-Romney super-PAC television ad features Joseph Buechel of Wisconsin, who identifies himself as a small business owner, decrying the Obama Administration’s tax policy. However, tax records obtained...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/31/2012
  • Romney Campaign Touted Support of Foundation Head Behind Voter Suppression Effort

    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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/31/2012
  • Ron Johnson Says Abortion Not an Issue

    It's just — it's not even an issue here in Wisconsin, it doesn't even move the radar at all.

    Huffington Post, 10/29/2012
  • Obama and Romney to Visit Wisconsin Again

    Neither of the two leading presidential candidates are through with Wisconsin quite yet as both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama announced upcoming visits to Wisconsin this week. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney...

    Badger Herald, 10/28/2012
  • Scott Krug Bellies Up to the Public Trough

    Between 2009 and 2011 Scott Krug has been paid $49,943 by state taxpayers as a legislator and at least $12,000 more from the state of Wisconsin

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/21/2012
  • FEC Complaint Take Two: Paul Ryan Misusing Funds?

    Seems that the Romney-Ryan ticket just can’t seem to keep the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) off its back. First, one of Mitt Romney’s fat cat corporate supporters, had a complaint filed against it for...

    VeracityStew, 10/16/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Files Federal Elections Commission Complaint Against Rep. Paul Ryan

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now today filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission alleging U.S. Representative and GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan is improperly using Congressional campaign funds to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/09/2012
  • Milwaukee Marathon to Feature 20-Mile ‘Paul Ryan Finish Line’

    One Wisconsin Now, a progressive research and advocacy group, will host a “Paul Ryan Finish Line” at mile 20 of Sunday’s Milwaukee Marathon to highlight how the Romney-Ryan plan comes up short for...

    The Paul Ryan Watch, 10/05/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now to Welcome Milwaukee Marathoners to the ‘Paul Ryan Finish Line’

    One Wisconsin Now will be hosting a “Paul Ryan Finish Line” at mile 20 of Sunday’s Milwaukee Marathon to highlight how the Romney-Ryan plan comes up short for Wisconsin’s middle class families according to Executive Director Scot Ross.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/05/2012
  • Does Non-Taxpaying Tom Tiffany Reject Mitt Romney’s ‘Freeloading 47%’ Comments?

    MADISON, Wis. — A national controversy has erupted over a recently released video clip in which Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney tells a roomful of campaign donors that 47% of American voters...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2012
  • Let’s Be Honest: Rep. Ryan’s Wisconsin Visit Perfect Time to Release His Tax Records

    MADISON, Wis. — A mid-week campaign visit to De Pere is the perfect opportunity for Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan to come clean and release his tax records for the last...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/10/2012
  • Romney-Ryan Jobs Pledge: ‘Ours Is Smaller’

    MADISON, Wis. — Following the age-old political adage that setting the bar low enough helps one achieve success, the Republican presidential campaign of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is promising in a...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/09/2012
  • Romney-Ryan Jobs Pledge: ‘Ours Is Smaller’

    Following the age-old political adage that setting the bar low enough helps one achieve success, the Republican presidential campaign of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is promising in a new television ad...

    Cody Oliphant, 09/09/2012
  • U.S. Rep. Petri: No Apology for Using 9/11 As Excuse for Not Paying Taxes. Instead, Hosts With a D.C. Fundraiser?

    MADISON, Wis. — According to U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, the 9/11 terrorist attack caused such damage to his foreign investment portfolio that the millionaire Congressman did not pay any state income taxes...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/09/2012
  • The Terrorists Did It

    MADISON, Wis. — In a news report revealing he paid no state income taxes in 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005, a spokesperson for Wisconsin Congressional Representative Tom Petri laid the blame at...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2012
  • Wealthy Wisconsin Congressional Representative Paid $0.0 in State Taxes

    MADISON, Wis. — A news report revealing Wisconsin Congressperson Tom Petri paid no state income taxes in 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005 is yet another example of how the current tax code,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/04/2012
  • The Bane of the Middle Class

    Laura Baxley of Examiner.com recently highlighted the glaring parallels between conservative politics and one of this summer’s box office hits, “The Dark Knight Rises”. Although Baxley’s article ends on a positive note,...

    Christa Dankert, 09/03/2012
  • What Happened? Wisconsin’s Scott Walker Reduced to Warm Up Act on GOP Convention Governors’ Night

    MADISON, Wis. — Right wing celebrity Gov. Scott Walker’s star power appears to be on the wane in recent weeks, as evidenced by his warm-up act role on Governors’ night at the...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/26/2012
  • What’s Behind Dairy State’s Rise in GOP Circles?

    This week’s GOP convention will be a striking testament to the remarkable prominence three Republicans from Wisconsin have achieved in national politics. Reince Priebus will preside as chairman of the Republican National...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/24/2012
  • Is Voter ID Van Hollen’s October Surprise?

    MADISON, Wis. — Continuing a pattern of using his state office to attempt to disenfranchise legal voters, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has filed a formal request for the state Supreme...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen Attack on Voting Rights

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements upon news Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen would petition the state Supreme Court to overturn, in advance...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/20/2012
  • Romney-Ryan: Putting More Tax Breaks for Billionaires on the Backs of Students

    At a rally today outside Rep. Paul Ryan’s Janesville office, One Wisconsin Now denounced the regressive Romney-Ryan budget scheme

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/15/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Demands ‘Pick One, Paul’

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now is demanding newly-minted Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan “pick one” when it comes to running for election on the national ticket and for re-election to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/12/2012
  • Romney-Ryan: Millionaires Before the Middle Class

    The Romney-Ryan vision for American is the next generations being virtual indentured servants to student loan debt.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/10/2012
  • Romney and Ryan Are Too Extreme: Scot Ross Speaks Out

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross doesn’t mince words when it comes to Paul Ryan’s budget – he calls it as he sees it in Ryan’s Hometown Janesville, Wisconsin. …Ross passionately...

    Milwaukee Community Journal, 08/03/2012
  • OWN Sunday Breakfast Hash: “Worst. Sequel. Ever.”

    With few exceptions, sequels always pale when compared with the original. There are usually more car chases, faster edits and the awkward repackaging of the same jokes from the original. So as...

    Meena Zia, 08/02/2012
  • Ron Johnson Said Investing In Green Energy Is Turning America Into The Soviet Union

    O'BRIEN: You're surely not suggesting that the idea and the concept behind Solyndra and other green energies like Solyndra is comparable to the Soviet Union and Cuba, right? JOHNSON: No, I am.

    Think Progress, 07/17/2012
  • Obamacare Helps Waukesha County Company Expand

    MADISON, Wis. — While Gov. Scott Walker refuses to implement health care exchanges in Wisconsin, Minnesota’s progress on offering consumers and businesses the opportunity to leverage their resources to purchase affordable, private...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/17/2012
  • Gov. Walker: No Implementing ObamaCare Until After Elections

    Governor Scott Walker says Wisconsin still will not work to implement so-called Obamacare. Republicans in Congress and GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney have vowed to repeal the law. The liberal group One...

    WTAQ, 06/27/2012
  • On the News With Thom Hartmann: Mitt Romney to Lay Out Jobs Plan Today, and More

    Yesterday – workers around the nation celebrated Labor Day.  But in Wisconsin – the day was spent rallying workers against Governor Scott Walker who declared war on organized labor earlier this year.  The...

    Thom Hartmann, 09/05/2011