October 11, 2010

Johnson Supports Outsourcing Wisconsin Jobs to China, Takes Government Health Care to Create Jobs for Prisoners, Launches Desperate Attack on Author of Buy American Improvement Act

MADISON—Ron Johnson’s poll numbers are moving in the wrong direction because he supports unfair trade deals that have shipped more than 64,000Wisconsin jobs to other countries. On Friday, the media revealed that Johnson has been using prison workers, with government-paid health insurance, at his company for more than a decade. Over 1,700 Oshkosh families have lost their jobs to the trade deals Johnson supports. The Economic Policy Institute also reported that 59,100 Wisconsin jobs were lost due to our trade deficit with China between 2001 and 2007 alone.

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October 08, 2010

WisDems Call on Scott Walker, RGA, "Boss" Barbour To Explain Confusing Mailer

MADISON - The Democratic Party of Wisconsin today called on Scott Walker, the Republican Governors Association and Republican "Boss" Haley Barbour to explain their intent behind an apparent effort to suppress voter turnout in the November election.

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October 08, 2010

Ron Johnson’s Money Bomb Misfires, Lands With a Dud

MADISON — Republican Senate Candidate Ron Johnson’s all-day fundraising “money bomb” landed with a dud yesterday, performing so poorly that the campaign was forced to quietly yank the automatically updated counter from the campaign's Web page without comment.

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October 08, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Walker's Mickey Mouse Record on Jobs, Hotlines: WisDems Capture First Images of GOPer's "Jobz Hotliyn"

MADISON- Scot Walker's Mickey Mouse record on jobs and on telephone hotlines was on display this morning when volunteers of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, walking across Milwaukee County's undeveloped Park East corridor, discovered Scott Walker's secret "Jobz Hotliyn."

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October 07, 2010

Rah-Rah-Rotten: Scott Walker Cheerleads Jobs to Death

MADISON- After years of calling Wisconsin "hell," of saying he'd lost all belief in Wisconsin, of cursing selling Wisconsin to employers as, "Putting lipstick on a pig," and of not participating in the biggest marketing plan for Wisconsin jobs- one that was in his own back yard - Scott Walker now is claiming against all fact that he will be the state's "Number One Cheerleader."

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October 07, 2010

Frank Lasee: Is He Lying? Or Is He Lying?

MADISON – Frank Lasee’s campaign troubles continued to mount this week when he was discovered to have misled either the voters of Wisconsin, or the Government Accountability Board.  According to documents obtained by the State Senate Democratic Committee (SSDC), Lasee’s Statement of Economic Interests does not list any income from an employer in 2009 – yet on his website he brags about a job he held in Racine in 2009.

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October 07, 2010

Ron Johnson’s Real Moneybomb: His Own Big Checks

MADISON — Republican Senate Candidate Ron Johnson’s all-day fundraising effort today is nothing more than an attempt to hide the millions of his own money that he has spent to buy the U.S. Senate seat.

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October 06, 2010

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Keynote 12th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Tribute

MADISON – The Democratic Party of Wisconsin proudly announces that DNC Vice-Chair, Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, will keynote the 12th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Tribute on Tues., Oct. 12, 2010, at the Orpheum Theatre.

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October 06, 2010

Is Rebecca for Real?

MADISON- Scott Walker has time to send Rebecca Kleefisch to photo appearances at cooking classes, but no time to answer questions about a laughable jobs plan that mocks Wisconsin.

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October 06, 2010

U.S. Chamber, Which Raises Thousands From Foreign Countries, Now Spends Secret Money On Ron Johnson’s Behalf

MADISON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has become the latest outside group to air TV attack ads on Ron Johnson’s behalf, a campaign that media reports indicate is being fueled in part by foreign contributions.

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