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.
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 real estate magnate Terrence Wall followed in the footsteps of former Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel Wednesday, backing out of Republican primary debate this Saturday.
MADISON —Former Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel continued his “Doubletalk Tour,” giving two different excuses for why he is dodging a Republican primary debate this Saturday in St. Germain.Secretary Leinenkugel’s opponents Dave Westlake and multimillionaire Terrence Wall are scheduled to attend.
Secretary Leinenkugel vs. Candidate Leinenkugel: The First Debate of the 2010 U.S. Senate Republican Primary (4/28/10)
MADISON — As the Republican primary field increased to three this week with the kick off of Candidate Dick Leinenkugel’s campaign, it appears that he’ll face fierce opposition, even before the primary in September, by the former Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel. The two Leinenkugel’s are scheduled to debate this evening, over a beer in Chippewa Falls.
MADISON —Today, Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel makes his grand entrance into the Republican primary for U.S. Senate with a campaign stop in Janesville.As he speaks to media in Senator Feingold’s hometown, will he go on-record and support bipartisan deficit-reduction legislation introduced by two of Janesville’s sons?
Leinenkugel Supports Repeal of Tax Credits for 77,400 Small Businesses, Protections for 1.3 million children, and Lower Health Costs for 644,000 Seniors in Wisconsin (4/26/10)
MADISON– Former Secretary Dick Leinenkugel announced his support today torepeal health insurance reformwhich provides tax credits to 77,400 Wisconsin small businesses, protections for 1.3 million Wisconsin children against denial of coverage by health insurance companies for pre-existing conditions, and lower costs for 644,000 Wisconsin seniors.
MADISON — As Democratic Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel officially enters the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, he joins a Republican Party field of candidates that spends more time sloganeering about spending and deficits without offering any real solutions.
MADISON — Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate released the following statement today in response to Commerce Secretary Richard Leinekugel’s expected announcement of his run for Senate.