After a video surfaced this week of Tommy Thompson making comments to a Tea Party group promising to "do away" with Medicare and Medicaid, Thompson is now saying he wants to “reform” the programs with a plan to privatize medicare, replacing it with VoucherCare. Thompson's plan provides billions in new profits to big insurance companies, and for seniors he offers a voucher instead of the guaranteed coverage they earned and paid for, sticking them with a $6000 increase in out-of-pocket costs.
Last month Thompson said he would carry Wisconsin for Mitt Romney and that MU poll was “Gold Standard”
Three GOP Senate candidates and incumbents in tight races have so far distanced themselves from Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of the American public doesn't pay income taxes and is "dependent on government." But on Wednesday, Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson broke that trend and stood by his party's presidential nominee.
At Events Across the State Recently, Seniors Denounce Tommy Thompson’s Sweetheart Deal for Drug Companies and His Plans to Voucherize Medicare
Over the past week, seniors from across the state have gathered to hold round-table discussions on the sweetheart deal Tommy Thompson made with drug companies that made it illegal for the government to negotiate for lower prescription prices, which pushed that extra cost on to seniors and families.
Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following the adoption by the Romney-Ryan-Thompson Republican Party of restrictive language that would ban abortion nationwide, without exceptions for rape and incest.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Tommy Thompson’s repeated claims that he “always” released his tax returns as governor don’t ring true.
On the first day of his general election campaign for the U.S. Senate, former Bush Administration Cabinet Secretary and Washington D.C. insider, Tommy Thompson, vowed to continue keeping his tax returns a secret from the voters of Wisconsin.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Tommy Thompson Admits Ryan Plan Increases Health Care Costs For Seniors and Ends Medicare As We Know It For Future Generations
Today Americans celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare, a landmark program that provides health care coverage for our seniors, lifting millions out of poverty and helping our seniors live a healthy and secure retirement.
Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on the Republican Party endorsement vote in the GOP Senate primary, where no candidate was able to win the support of party activists at their "Divide and Conquer" convention in Green Bay.