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Tommy Thompson's Son Has Made Obama Birther Joke More Than Once | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson has been taking some heat for his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack O...

Tommy Thompson Downplays Son's Birther Comment, Says He Feels 'Terrible' About It

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson spoke out about his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack Obama, telling reporters on T...

Still Racist After All These Years

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Ann Coulter wondered

GOP Senate Candidate's Son Apologizes For Outrageous Obama-Kenya Joke

AP | Associated Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson's campaign says his son has apologized for suggesting that voters should send President B...

Wisconsin GOP Candidate Calls Opponent 'Anti-Jewish'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson criticized Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) stance on Iran sanctions during a press conference on Sunday, c...

GOP Senate Candidate's Son: 'We Have The Opportunity' To Send Obama Back To Kenya

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson's son delivered some head-turning thoughts on the presidential election Sunday morning. In a clip po...

Wisconsin GOP Lawmaker Loses Support From Republicans After Saying 'Some Girls Rape Easy'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are quickly disowning state Rep. Roger Rivard (R-Rice Lake), after he told a newspaper that "[s]ome girls rape easy." Republ...

Saki Knafo

Did Tommy Thompson, Wisconsin Senate Candidate, Outsource American Jobs? | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new ad released by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee claims that Tommy Thompson, the former Wisconsin governor now running ...

Republican Senate Candidate Forgets How Many Homes He Owns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

In the 2008 election, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) famously forgot how many houses he owned. This cycle, it's Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thomp...

Paul Ryan Fundraising For Tommy Thompson In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is taking a break from fundraising for the Romney-Ryan ticket and will be hosting a private fundraiser for Wisconsin Republica...

Republican's Surprise About-Face

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson will be receiving stock options for a previously uncompensated corporate board position. ...

Democrat Seizes Momentum In Tense Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey WEST SALEM, Wisconsin - Fresh off a nasty battle to recall Wisconsin's governor in the spring, the state has another high profile po...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Senate Candidates Agree On Something | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican and Democratic candidates for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat found a rare area of agreement in Friday's night debate: a wil...

Why Mitt's Meltdown Matters for the Senate

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

While it's bad enough that candidates like Mitt Romney and Tommy Thompson are dismissing half of the American population, they are doing so while spreading false information. Nearly all Americans pay taxes.

GOP Senate Candidate Defends Mitt Romney Over '47 Percent' Comments

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Three GOP Senate candidates and incumbents in tight races have so far distanced themselves from Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of the American...

Wisconsin Republican Distances Himself From Anti-Gay Attack On Tammy Baldwin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is distancing himself from his political director's anti-gay email and tweet attacking Democratic...

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Refuses To Release Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Like Mitt Romney, Tommy Thompson is refusing to release his tax returns. Thompson, the former Republican governor of Wisconsin, is running against ...

Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson Wins GOP Senate Primary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tommy Thompson beat three other Republicans for the party's U.S. Senate nomination in Wisconsin on Tuesday night, allowing him to challe...

Tuesday Primary Contests Have GOP Veterans Fighting For Careers

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Veteran Republican Rep. John Mica turned back a challenge from tea party freshman Rep. Sandy Adams in their Florida GOP primary Tue...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidates Hope For A Paul Ryan Bump | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) quickly became the most popular politician amongst Republicans in the state this week after Mitt Romney tapped h...

GOP Senate Primary Race Coming Down To The Wire

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Even with the biggest name in modern Wisconsin politics, the Republican primary in a highly competitive U.S. Senate race appears...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Tied To Firm That Boasted Of Outsourcing | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tech company with ties to Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde has not only benefited from federal stimulus money, but it has als...

Tea Party-Backed Senate Candidate Eric Hovde Cries Foul Over New Attack Ads

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Eric Hovde is crying foul over new attack ads released by an issue advocacy group that has ties to his Republican rival, Tommy Thompson, in the Republ...

Dems Provide Mapping Help To GOP Hopeful

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The campaign arm of Senate Democrats is providing a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson with a map around Washington ...

GOP Senate Candidate's Ties To Controversial Program Revealed

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Eric Hovde, an outspoken critic of the federal stimulus program and Republican Senate candidate in Wisconsin, sits on the board of a technology compan...