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News | Aug 17, 2008

Pawlenty Praised Positive Campaigns, Will He Ask McCain to Run One?MADISON – Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who recently praised Senator Obama for running a positive campaign, is in Wisconsin today hosting high-dollar fundraisers to help continue John McCain’s negative ads, prompting Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Joe Wineke to demand an explanation.  “How can Governor […]
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News | Aug 17, 2008

John Gard Proves That He

Gard Has Taken Nearly $50,000 from Big Oil While Runningfor Congress, Now Big Oil Is Dictating His Message MADISON – With John Gard back to his same old tricks, allowing Big Oil to finance his campaign and dictate his message, it’s no wonder that Vice President Dick Cheney called him “exactly the type of person […]
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News | Aug 13, 2008

On Social Security

  Bush-McCain Privatization Plan Could Cut Guaranteed Benefits by $181K per Senior in Wisconsin MADISON – On the 73rd anniversary of Social Security, Senator John McCain’s privatization plan would leave 169,000 Wisconsin seniors at risk of poverty, according to a report released by Campaign for America’s Future.   “Wisconsin seniors cannot afford the Bush-McCain plan to […]
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News | Aug 10, 2008

Wisconsin Delegation Fired Up And Ready to Go to Denver

104 State Delegates Headed to Democratic National Convention MADISON – With just two weeks to go before the Democratic National Convention officially kicks off, the Wisconsin delegation is “fired up and ready to go to Denver,” according to DPW Chair Joe Wineke. The Wisconsin delegation will consist of 92 delegates and 12 alternates. “With 104 […]
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News | Aug 10, 2008

Statement of DPW Chair Joe Wineke on the Passing of Former Assembly Majority Leader Gary Johnson

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Assembly Majority Leader Gary Johnson. We served in the Legislature together and Gary was my first Majority Leader. Today, when politics often seem too extreme, it is nice to take a moment to remember Gary Johnson, a refreshing face who stood for the people of RockCounty. Gary was a true statesman […]
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News | Jul 29, 2008

Senator Jauch: McCain Record Doesn

MADISON – With Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle testifying today at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Great Lakes Compact, Wisconsin State Senator Bob Jauch – who represents the entire Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior and helped craft the legislation – praised Governor Doyle’s work on the issue, but said Wisconsin also needs a […]
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News | Jul 24, 2008

Obama Campaign for Change to Host

Obama Campaign for Change to Host “100 Days” Events across Wisconsin  More than 100 events planned Saturday MADISON, WI—This Saturday, July 26, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama’s Campaign for Change will hold more than 100 organizational events to celebrate the 100 days remaining until Election Day on November 4th.   Events will range from canvasses to bike rides, […]
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News | Jun 15, 2008

DPW Launches New Website, Online Tools

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin today launched its new website. The launch of the new website comes as part of dynamic new online tools invigorating Democratic efforts this year.  The new site includes improved usability, up to date news and information on how to help Democrats elect Barack Obama, take back the State Assembly and […]
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News | May 14, 2008

GOP Gathers to Celebrate Proven Record of Failure

This weekend, the Wisconsin Republican Party is gathering in Stevens  Point to celebrate the GOP’s proven record of failure on everything  from health care to Iraq to the economy. High points include standing  in the way of health care access, backing President Bush’s failed  strategy in Iraq and ensuring tax cuts to the wealthy while […]
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