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News | Jun 19, 2024

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Celebrates Juneteenth

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Celebrates Juneteenth MADISON, Wis. — In honor of Juneteenth, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler and Vice Chair Felesia Martin released the following statements: Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler: “We celebrate Juneteenth to mark the day in 1865 when the last enslaved Black Americans in Texas first learned of the […]
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News | Jun 18, 2024

Donald Trump Tries to Break Another Promise

Donald Trump Tries to Break Another Promise MADISON, Wis. — Today, reporting from the New York Times revealed Donald Trump made preliminary plans to stay in Chicago at his failing Trump Hotel and Tower during the Republican National Convention, rather than in Milwaukee. These plans flew in the face of commitments from Republicans to stay in Wisconsin. “Nothing is more on-brand […]
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News | Jun 18, 2024

REMINDER: Brad Schimel Wants to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

REMINDER: Brad Schimel Wants to Repeal the Affordable Care Act MADISON, Wis. — Brad Schimel wants to take away access to health care for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites who have been able to access affordable coverage for themselves and their families through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Last year alone, the ACA health care […]
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News | Jun 18, 2024

Wisconsin Democrats on Donald Trump’s Visit to Racine

Wisconsin Democrats on Donald Trump’s Visit to Racine MADISON, Wis. — Ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to Racine this afternoon, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler released the following statement: “Today, Donald Trump returns to the scene of his Foxconn failure for the first time since 2018—when he stuck a golden shovel in the dirt and […]
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News | Jun 17, 2024

REMINDER: Anti-Abortion Brad Schimel Sued to Enforce Abortion Restrictions

REMINDER: Anti-Abortion Brad Schimel Sued to Enforce Abortion Restrictions MADISON, Wis. — In a recent appearance on right-wing radio, Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brad Schimel attempted to paper over his extreme, anti-abortion record—even insisting he “never made any statement regarding the 1849 abortion ban.” In fact, Schimel reportedly identified himself as “firmly pro-life” as recently as […]
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News | Jun 17, 2024

TODAY: Eric Hovde Officially Demolished One of Wisconsin’s Oldest Family Owned Bars

TODAY: Eric Hovde Officially Demolished One of Wisconsin’s Oldest Family Owned Bars MADISON, Wis. — Today, California bank owner Eric Hovde (R–Laguna Beach) accomplished one of his lifelong goals: knocking down one of the beloved and oldest family owned bars in Madison. Hovde and his business have waged a decades-long campaign to try to knock down one of […]
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News | Jun 14, 2024

FLIP FLOPPER: Bryan Steil’s Changing Stories on Trump’s “Horrible City” Remarks

FLIP FLOPPER: Bryan Steil’s Changing Stories on Trump’s “Horrible City” Remarks MADISON, Wis. — Scrambling to contain the fallout from Trump telling a meeting of House Republicans yesterday that Milwaukee was a “horrible city,” Republican Bryan Stiel offered dramatically different stories about what exactly Donald Trump said. “Bryan Steil can’t keep his story straight about […]
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News | Jun 14, 2024

ICYMI: Wisconsin Democrats recruit candidates in every Senate seat for the first time in 20 years

ICYMI: Wisconsin Democrats recruit candidates in every Senate seat for the first time in 20 years MADISON, Wis. — Last Friday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that for the first time in 20 years, Wisconsin Democrats are running for every Senate seat and 97 Assembly seats in the Legislature. Thanks to new, fair maps, Wisconsin Democrats have […]
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News | Jun 13, 2024

Trump Calls Milwaukee ‘Horrible,’ Republicans Can’t Agree Why

Trump Calls Milwaukee ‘Horrible,’ Republicans Can’t Agree Why MADISON, Wis. — Scrambling after Donald Trump bashed Milwaukee as a “horrible city” in a meeting with the House GOP this morning, Wisconsin Republicans have been struggling to get their stories straight—and even denying Trump made the remarks entirely. “We have five Republicans from Wisconsin in Congress […]
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