Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ryan possible VP pick

Take this with as large a grain of salt as you deem necessary, but Paul Ryan‘s name is again (or still) in circulation as a possible GOP vice-presidential pick.

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Senate recount underway

The recount is underway today in the 21st state Senate District. Correspondent Janet Hoff with WRJN says the media has been given ground rules for covering the recount, which is taking place in a small conference room of the Racine … Continue reading

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Wanggaard will seek recount

State Senator Van Wanggaard, who trails John Lehman by 834 votes following this week’s canvass in the 21st State Senate District, will seek a recount. I do not seek a recount as a delaying tactic. Like many of you, I too … Continue reading

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Sticking to their stories

A blog post from the Jack Craver of The Capital Times in Madison struck a familiar chord for me. Craver writes about Graeme Zielinksi, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and master of incendiary hyperbole.

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Kohl quip at convention

“I’ll be around if you need me,” U.S. Senator Herb Kohl reassured a delegate to the DPW convention this morning. “Actually, I’ll be around whether you need me or not.” Kohl, who’s not running for a fifth term in the … Continue reading

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Greetings from Appleton

I’m in beautiful Appleton for the Democratic Party of Wisconson convention. The Dems are in a feisty mood in spite of the big disappointment this week. You may have heard about it. Expect much of the focus to be on … Continue reading

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Vos says silent majority spoke (AUDIO)

WRN’s Jackie Johnson is with the Scott Walker campaign tonight. With major national news outlets calling the recall election for Walker, she spoke to state Representative Robin Vos, Republican co-chair of the Joint Finance Committee. AUDIO: Jackie Johnson reports (:45) We … Continue reading

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Dems like look of heavy turnout (AUDIO)

WRN’s Andrew Beckett is with the Tom Barrett campaign in Milwaukee tonight. Barrett spokesman Phil Walzak says he’s encouraged by reports of record voter turnout statewide. AUDIO: Andrew Beckett reports (:40)  

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Mursau: Democrats’ deer shenanigans

Last week, I reported on a press conference held by several Democratic members of the Assembly, voicing their concerns about Dr. James Kroll, the state appointed White-Tailed Deer Trustee. And this week, WHBY‘s Rick Schuh got Kroll’s response. 

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Talking recall with John Hines (AUDIO)

When I was a wee lad back on the streets of St. Paul, I used to like to listen to WCCO. (It had a lot to do with a guy named Steve Cannon.) Later, once I broke into the radio … Continue reading

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