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News | Mar 23, 2008

McCain "Debates" Confirm Wisconsinites Can't Trust John McCain

Fresh from the Senator’s campaign trip at taxpayer expense to Iraq and the Middle East, the first spirited exchange will focus on the war in Iraq, and feature not-to-be-missed questions about the threat of Saddam Hussein, the ease of success in Iraq, and true feelings about the Donald Rumsfeld strategy. The McCain vs. McCain debates […]
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News | Mar 18, 2008

Five Years Too Many in Iraq, John McCain Would Make it 100

Today is the fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.   “Today marks the solemn anniversary of an ill-conceived and mismanaged war – one that has taken the lives of too many American soldiers and too many Iraqi citizens,” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke said. “As of today, we’ve spent five […]
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News | Mar 13, 2008

John McCain Chooses Campaign Cash Over Wisconsin

Today on the campaign trail, John McCain promised to help law enforcement officials combat crime, help retrain displaced workers, and end the long lines at the Veterans Administration facilities. But as is so often the case with John McCain, his rhetoric doesn’t match his record.      Just last night when he had the opportunity to vote on […]
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News | Mar 12, 2008

DPW Chairman Joe Wineke Statement on Compassionate Care Bill

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke released the following statement today, after Governor Doyle signed the Compassionate Care Bill into law. “I’m very pleased to see the Compassionate Care Bill signed into law today. No woman should face inadequate health care after being raped, and Wisconsin hospitals will now provide crucial care to victims […]
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News | Mar 10, 2008

John McCain: Standing up For Lobbyist Friends Instead of Wisconsin's Families

Washington DC – While Democrats in Congress fight for a budget that will help American families in this struggling economy and help displaced workers find new jobs, John McCain put his lobbyist buddies and campaign advisors ahead of the American people.  Despite claiming lobbyists don’t have any influence on him, John McCain helped a European […]
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News | Mar 05, 2008

John McCain Promises Wisconsin Families a Third Bush Term on the Economy

Washington, DC –Hours after clinching his Party’s nomination this week, the one-time “maverick” completed his transformation into a full-fledged Bush Republican by heading to the White House this afternoon to receive President Bush’s formal endorsement. Never before has it been this clear: John McCain offers nothing but a third Bush term.   Despite widespread economic […]
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News | Feb 27, 2008

Kapanke Votes Again to Deny Critical Care for Rape Victims

Madison – For a third time, Dan Kapanke turned his back on rape victims in Wisconsin, voting against the Compassionate Care Bill. Senator Kapanke was one of only six senators to vote against the bi-partisan legislation.   “How can Senator Kapanke justify voting against such common sense legislation? We need to make sure rape victims […]
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News | Feb 27, 2008

DPW Chairman Endorses Lena Taylor for County Executive

Milwaukee — Today Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke endorsed Senator Lena Taylor for Milwaukee County Executive.   “Senator Taylor has been a tireless advocate for Milwaukee County her entire life. She knows first hand the challenges facing Milwaukee and is ready to take them on,” Wineke said. “After fives years of Scott Walker, […]
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News | Feb 25, 2008

DPW Statement on 2004 Election Report

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke released the following statement today regarding the Milwaukee Police Department’s report on the 2004 elections:   “This report shows opportunity for improvements in the Milwaukee election system, many of which had been previously identified. Steps have taken to make real improvement in Milwaukee elections. Just last week, Milwaukee […]
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