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The 2014 Democratic Attorney General primary in Wisconsin: My analysis and predictions

The 2014 Democratic Attorney General primary in Wisconsin: My analysis and predictions

DISCLAIMER: The author of this blog post is an Illinois resident who has endorsed Jon Richards for Attorney General of Wisconsin

With the 2014 primaries in Wisconsin fast approaching, I’d figure I’d do an analysis of how I think the Democratic primary for Attorney General of Wisconsin, which is, in my opinion, the most intriguing primary in either major party of Wisconsin this cycle, will go down…

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Convicted drunk driver Peg Lautenschlager endorses attorney general candidate who opposes making first-offense drunk driving a misdemeanor

Convicted drunk driver Peg Lautenschlager endorses attorney general candidate who opposes making first-offense drunk driving a misdemeanor

Peg Lautenschlager, the former Democratic Attorney General of Wisconsin who became one of the few individuals in Wisconsin history to lose a contested primary as an incumbent statewide official after she drove drunk behind the wheel of a state-owned vehicle, has pulled her endorsement of Democratic attorney general candidate Ismael Ozanne, who recently filed campaign finance reports that are full…

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Mary Burke becomes the right’s new hero

Mary Burke becomes the right’s new hero

Some conservatives in this country have found an unusual new political hero: Mary Burke, the likely Democratic nominee in this year’s race for Governor of Wisconsin.

First, the Wall Street Journal, which is owned by right-wing extremist Rupert Murdoch, ran a piece attacking Scott Walkerfor running a television ad attacking Burke over Trek Bicycles, a company which Burke was once an executive for,…

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The absurd double standard behind Wisconsin GOP ethics complaint against Trek Bicycles

The absurd double standard behind Wisconsin GOP ethics complaint against Trek Bicycles

In case you missed it, the Republican Party of Wisconsin recently filed an ethics complaint against Trek Bicycle Company, alleging that a full-page newspaper ad that Trek ran in response to Scott Walker’s attacks against the company violated campaign finance laws because, in their view, Trek running an ad defending itself amounts to an illegal contribution to likely Democratic gubernatorial…

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Marina Dimitrijevic isn’t progressive, she’s two-faced

Marina Dimitrijevic isn’t progressive, she’s two-faced

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, who appears to be the slight frontrunner in a very close race for the Democratic nomination in the 19th Assembly District, recently praised corrupt right-wing extremist Scott Walker:

What sets her apart from her opponents, Dimitrijevic says, is her record of working with everyone – even Republican Gov. Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee…

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Had I been running in a Democratic primary against Mary Burke, I would have attacked her over Trek shipping jobs overseas

Had I been running in a Democratic primary against Mary Burke, I would have attacked her over Trek shipping jobs overseas

There’s been considerable backlash to a creepy television ad by Republican Governor Scott Walker’s re-election campaign attacking Trek Bicycles, a company which likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mary Burke was an executive for prior to entering politics, for shipping American jobs overseas.

There’s several points that I want to make about this issue:

  • Walker has absolutely no standing…

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Who I’d like to see run for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin in 2016

Who I’d like to see run for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin in 2016

Earlier today, Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson was handed yet another political defeat when a federal court dismissed his bogus anti-Affordable Care Act (ACA) lawsuit. Basically, Johnson sued to prevent Members of Congress and congressional staffers from receiving subsidies for their health insurance under the ACA, and the courts dismissed Johnson’s suit because Johnson didn’t have any legal…

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