MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate about Scott Walker'sphony brown bag tour:
MADISON — Today, Secretary Dick Leinenkugel finally figured out what many Republicans — like Tommy Thompson, Ted Kanavas, Tim Michels and others — already have: Senator Russ Feingold is highly regarded by Wisconsinites and trying to paint him as anything other than an independent voice isn't a winning proposition. But the announcement that Leinenkugel was forced out of the Republican primary by the far right Tea Party forces is a clear sign that only extremists with a checkbook need apply.
Wisconsin GOP Embraces Karl Rove and the George W. Bush and His Record of Surging Deficit Spending, Rampant Unemployment
MILWAUKEE — Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate released the following statement in advance of news Saturday that Wisconsin Republicans were seeking a return to the jobs-killing policies of George W. Bush by honoring Karl Rove, who was scheduled to raise money and speak tonight at their annual convention.
MADISON –Whether it’s his taxpayer-funded campaign joyride, his campaigning on the public dime, his flip-flops on immigration or his donors tramping all over campaign finance rules, one thing is clear: Scott Walker had a very bad week.
State College Republican Chair Joins Democratic Party on Eve of RPW Convention, Calls Republican Party Too Extreme for Wisconsin (5/21/10)
MADISON —State Rep. Jon Richards and DPW Membership Director Sean Berger welcomed outgoing Wisconsin College Republicans Chair Lora Rae Anderson, a UW-Eau Claire Senior, officially into the Democratic Party.
MADISON — Multimillionaire Tea Partier Ron Johnson spent his first official week on the campaign trail refusing to provide any of his solutions or ideas, and instead, he’s put forth only slogans he’s used in the past at Tea Party rally’s like this in Oshkosh.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty Leaves Minnesota Facing Record-high Taxes, Surging Deficit, to Crown Scott Walker Preferred Nominee for Governor (5/21/10)
MADISON — Leaving his state to escape record low approval ratings, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will crown Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker as the preferred candidate of the Republican Party of Wisconsin during the RPW Convention this weekend.
MADISON — A new report out yesterday by the Wisconsin State Journal confirms that former Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel, who is running in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, kicked-off his campaign on the taxpayer’s dime. Secretary Leinenkugel registered his campaign Web site with his state phone, at the Department of Commerce the same day he announced he’d be leaving the Doyle Administration.
MADISON — Multimillionaire Tea Partier Ron Johnson rolled out his campaign for U.S. Senate this week with more punt than kick-off, offering voters less than the Miss USA finalists did on the issues.