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News | Oct 30, 2008

Alberta Darling Tries to Distract from Own Ethical Lapses by Launching Negative Smear Campaign

Multiple Darling Staff Members Caught Up In Illegal Campaign Activity Scandals MADISON – In an attempt to distract voters from her own history of being caught up in illegal campaign activity on the state’s dime, state Senator Alberta Darling has launched another series of negative campaign ads attacking her opponent, State Rep. Sheldon Wasserman. “It’s […]
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News | Oct 30, 2008

RESURRECTED!

Sending an Unethical Career Politician to Washington… Now that’s Scary! MADISON – Before losing his race for Congress in 2006, John Gard roamed the halls of the marble mausoleum in Madison for nearly two decades, making him the ultimate career politician. “While in office, Gard learned to manipulate the system, using political tricks to treat himself […]
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News | Oct 30, 2008

Van Hollen Must Immediately Release Total Cost of Poll Monitor Stunt to Taxpayers

Taxpayers Paying for AG’s Stunt Deserve to Know How MuchMoney is Being Wasted on Voter Suppression MADISON – The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has filed an open records request demanding that Attorney General JB Van Hollen immediately release all details of his plans to send more than 50 assistant attorneys general and state agents to […]
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News | Oct 30, 2008

Brett Davis Voted to Give Tax Breaks to Companies That Send Jobs Overseas

MADISON – Republican Brett Davis voted with his Republican Party leaders in Madison to send our tax dollars to companies that outsource jobs, even at a time when Wisconsin is losing jobs to overseas competition.(Source: AB 307) “Rather than support a common sense bill that prohibited state funds from going to companies that outsource our […]
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News | Oct 29, 2008

Gard Hiding Details on His Shady Business from Voters and from the State

Gard Must Release Details on His Business Now MADISON – Only a couple pages of information on Republican John Gard’s shady consulting company Gard Business Group exist with the state, and no other records or details have been filed, according to the State of Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has […]
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News | Oct 29, 2008

Brett Davis Voted to Allow Pharmacists to Refuse to Fill Birth Control Prescriptions for Women

MADISON –  Brett Davis voted three times to allow pharmacists to refuse to fill birth control prescriptions for women, arguing that a pharmacist should have the final say over whether a woman can or cannot have access to birth control. (Sources: 2007 AB 467, 2005 AA3 to AB 207, 2005 AB 532)  “Brett Davis is […]
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News | Oct 29, 2008

Law Enforcement Agencies Across State Investigating Third-Party Ad Groups Spreading Lies About Dem Candidates

MADISON – Law enforcement agencies across the state are launching criminal investigations into third-party ad groups running false, misleading, and deceptive statements alleging that Democratic candidates support “free health care for illegal aliens.” The ads are being run in a direct attempt to influence the election. ”I applaud the law enforcement agencies for taking quick […]
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News | Oct 28, 2008

Statement of DPW Chair Wineke on AG Van Hollen

MADISON – Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Joe Wineke today released the following statement in response to Attorney General JB Van Hollen’s announcement that he plans to deploy more than 50 assistant attorneys general and state agents to the polls November 4. “After losing his hyper-partisan lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board, Attorney General JB Van […]
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News | Oct 28, 2008

Gard vs. Low-Income Families

50 Reasons Voters Don’t Want the Same Old Gard Reason #8 – Gard Blocked Minimum Wage Increases Four Different Times John Gard voted against or blocked a raise in the state’s minimum wage four times in the state Assembly, even voting for a bill that prohibited municipalities from enacting minimum wage levels higher than the […]
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