Monthly Archives: October 2010

Poll gives Duffy lead in 7th

The mid term poll from D.C. based newspaper The Hill gives Republican Sean Duffy a 44-35 lead over Democrat Julie Lassa, with 18 percent undecided. “Democrats are poised to lose David Obey’s district,” writes The Hill ‘s Emily Goodin.

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Listen to AP interview with Kratz

Associated Press reporter Ryan Foley’s September 15th interview with former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz has been posted by the Appleton Post Crescent. I’m not sure how to describe the 20 minute exchange between Foley and Kratz other than to … Continue reading

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Forums feature Van Hollen, Hassett

Candidates for Wisconsin Attorney General, Republican incumbent J.B. Van Hollen and Democratic challenger Scott Hassett participated in a forum with Mike Gousha at Marquette University Law School on Thursday (watch video here). The candidates will also be featured in a … Continue reading

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Dan Mielke: ‘never mind’

Dan Mielke has changed his mind. After stating that he wouldn’t mount a write-in campaign after losing the 7th Congressional District GOP primary to Sean Duffy, the Rudolph area organic farmer has had a change of heart, ostensibly because Duffy … Continue reading

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DA needed, texting ability not required

Governor Jim Doyle announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment as district attorney in Calumet County (PDF). An applicant must be a member in good standing of the Bar of the State of Wisconsin and must reside in … Continue reading

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NFL throws a flag on Feingold ad

The National Football League has taken issue with this ad from the Russ Feingold campaign. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkMX6M-I1G4&feature=player_embedded The problem? The shot of Minnesota Viking Randy Moss mooning a Lambeau Field crowd violates a prohibition against using copyrighted league material. Feingold spokesman … Continue reading

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Mistele’s Tea Party venture

Among the names being tossed around in the speculation over who might run to succeed Kathleen Falk as Dane County Executive is that of Nancy Mistele. Mistele, a favorite of local conservative talk radio, lost to Falk in 2009, in … Continue reading

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Green Party Assembly candidate unveils ad

Ben Manski, the Green Party candidate running to succeed longtime Madison Democrat Spencer Black in the 7th state Assembly district, is out with a TV spot targeting Democrat Brett Hulsey. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqXQk6akImc&feature=player_embedded The Manski campaign says the ‘Fresh Air’ spot will … Continue reading

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Who’s the voice in this Walker ad?

I know who it sounds like, but we’re pretty sure the voice in this ad from Friends of Scott Walker is not Morgan Freeman. Scott Walker ‘sewage’ ad (:30) I did a little searching online and my best guess in … Continue reading

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Doyle has received Kratz resignation

We’re short on details as to when it was received, but Governor Jim Doylehas received a resignation letter from Calumet County D.A. Ken Kratz. Statement from Doyle’s office (PDF)

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