Monthly Archives: May 2012

Clinton will campaign for Barrett

It’s been confirmed that former President Bill Clinton will be in Milwaukee on Friday for a rally in support of Mayor Tom Barrett‘s bid to defeat Governor Scott Walker in next Tuesday’s recall election.

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Fresh MU poll shows Walker with lead

The latest Marquette Law School poll shows Governor Scott Walker with a 7 point leader over Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

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Thompson campaign apologizes for ‘typo’

Candidates for U.S. Senate have been dropping off their nominating papers at the state Government Accountability Board for the past couple of weeks. The GAB is a public building.

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Battle of the brats

Wisconsin’s ideological civil war (in the formulation of Mayor Tom Barrett) has extended into the gastrointestinal tract.

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Haley will be here for Walker

South Carolina media outlets report that Governor Nikki Haley will be coming to Wisconsin to campaign on behalf of Governor Scott Walker.

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What broadcasters don’t want you to know

Okay, maybe it’s not that they don’t want you to know, but the nation’s broadcasters are dragging their heels on making it much easier to learn who’s cutting the checks for all those political ads.

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Still with the birther nonsense?

Wasn’t this settled once and for all, when President Barack Obama released a copy of his official long form birth certificate from the state of Hawaii? Apparently, not to the satisfaction of a small but insistent flat-earth contingent within the … Continue reading

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Capitol shouters can’t keep it classy

Let’s give credit where credit is due: there were no Recall Walker placards in the background of today’s Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, and except for one brief shout, there was no heckling while Governor Scott Walker spoke. This was in … Continue reading

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Newsom’s call with media (AUDIO)

Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson, DWD Chief Economist Dennis Winters and DOR Chief Economist John Koskinen participated in a media call this morning, to discuss what Newsom refers to as the “actual job numbers showing Wisconsin gained over … Continue reading

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Another look at job numbers

Is Wisconsin employment growth not quite as dire as numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics would suggest? That’s the argument made by Wisconsin Department of Revenue Chief Economist John Koskinen.

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