Monthly Archives: December 2011

Trying to make sense of 2011

Steve Walters of WiscosinEye invited me, Gwynn Gunther of The Wheeler Report, Clay Barbour of the Wisconsin State Journal, and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Patrick Marley, for a roundtable discussion of a year like no other in Wisconsin politics.

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Sensenbrenner apologizes over comments

Back in 2008, I had my only face-to-face contact with U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, the Menomonee Falls Republican who’s recently had to extricate himself from the furor he created with some ill-considered comments on the appearance of First Lady Michelle … Continue reading

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Representative Grigsby in intensive care

A statement issued today from the office of Milwaukee state Representative Tamara Grigsby: Throughout this legislative session, Rep. Tamara Grigsby (D-Milwaukee) has been quietly battling a very serious illness. Today, it is with great sadness that we inform you that … Continue reading

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Open Carry group scores win

A win in federal court for a Wisconsin open carry advocacy group. Nik Clark, Chairman/President of Wisconsin Carry, Incorporated, issued a press release: On September 18, 2010 five law abiding Wisconsin residents were peacefully having dinner at a Culver’s Restaurant … Continue reading

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“Solidarity Singers” draw crowd (VIDEO)

On a day when the Department of Adminstration announced revisions to the state Capitol access policy, the “Solidarity Singers” drew some 300 people to their daily sing along – which in recent weeks has featured recall themed holiday carols – to … Continue reading

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Tommy to make it official, officially

Tommy Thompson, for months a candidate for U.S. Senate in every sense of the word – but not yet officially – makes the big announcement Thursday afternoon at Weldall Manufacturing in Waukesha.

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