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John Celock

GOP Denies Voter Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are saying they are not behind a voter fraud allegation tied to a phone number registered to the party. A spokesman for the ...

Conservative Talker Fears Impact If Scott Walker Loses

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

A conservative radio host in Kansas told listeners Monday that he fears for a more liberal Midwest if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) loses in Tuesday...

John Celock

Demcrats Confident Of Big Wisconsin Win

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite polls showing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) maintaining a narrow lead in his bid to fend off a recall challenge Tuesday, natio...

Tommy Thompson Slammed After His Email On Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Democrats are criticizing Wisconsin U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson over published reports indicating his involvement with a bill pending in the No...

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National Parties Step Up Last-Ditch Efforts In Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than a week until Wisconsin voters decide the fate of Gov. Scott Walker (R), the national parties are stepping up their involv...

Progressive Group Pours Major Cash Into Scott Walker Recall Effort

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced Tuesday that it will send $100,000 to Wisconsin to help unseat Gov. Scott Walker (R), a cash infus...

Romney, Ryan Receive All Clear

Waukesha Patch | Sarah Millard | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, will not face prosecution for an Election Day event where he gave supporters ...

John Celock

GOP Senate Candidate New Chair Of Women's Drug Company

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, a current Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Wisconsin, has accepted the board chairmanshi...

Walker Outlines 'Divide And Conquer' Strategy

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

A filmmaker released a video Thursday that shows Gov. Scott Walker saying he would use "divide and conquer" as a strategy against unions. Walker ma...

Polling Place Confusion Reported In Wisconsin

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

The unusual rules of Tuesday's historic recall primary election are creating some confusion among voters throughout southeastern Wisconsin, according ...

Walker Opponents Take Different Approaches To Recall

Wauwatosa Patch | Jim Price | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Where Falk and Barrett differ is not as much in their ultimate policy aims, but in their approaches. Falk entered the race in mid-January, almost t...

Paul Ryan Says Scott Walker Has 'Courage'

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

When it comes the Wisconsin recall elections, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says it's really all about courage. "I think courage is on the ballot," he said i...

Chris Christie Campaigns For Scott Walker, Signaling High Stakes In Wisconsin Recall

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigned with Scott Walker on Tuesday, telling the embattled Wisconsin governor's supporters that the recall will pro...

Walker Challengers Hope To Overcome Past Rejections

Salon | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

The two main Democrats vying to represent their party in Wisconsin’s June 5 recall election share a dubious distinction. Tom Barrett and Kathleen Fa...

GOP 'Rock Star' To Campaign For Scott Walker

Sussex Patch | Andy Ambrosius | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie - often dubbed one of the "rock stars" of the Republican party - is headed to Wisconsin next month to campaign for Gov....

Push For Contentious Voter ID Law Hits Snag

Mount Pleasant Patch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The state Supreme Court Monday refused to hear Voter ID cases stemming from suits brought by two different plaintiffs. Justices issued one-page opi...

Walker's GOP Foe Says He's Legit

Caledonia Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Arthur Kohl-Riggs, a scruffy-haired 23-year-old political activist who used to serve pizza at the Children’s Museum in Madison until a few weeks ago...

Walker Challengers Fight Back Against 'Fake' Candidates

Mount Pleasant Patch | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Well, it's officially a complaint now. The Associated Press is reporting that Jeremy Levinson, attorney for state Democrats, has filed a formal com...

Election Official Ordered Out Of Recall Following Troubles

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

It's two strikes and out for Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, whose latest Election Day pickle led County Executive Dan Vrakas to relieve her of...

Wisconsin Election Official Admits Another Vote Counting Mistake

Waukesha Patch | Joe Petrie and Lisa Sink | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, who has been under fire for past election snafus, is at the center of attention again because new procedures in...

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GOP Lawmaker Proposes End To Wisconsin-Style Tactic

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

A Republican legislator in New Jersey has introduced a bill that she said would not allow her colleagues to repeat the actions of Democrats in Wiscons...

GOP Candidates Barnstorm Key State

Waukesha Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich will be in the Badger State on Saturday, participating in multiple cam...

Republicans Rally In Wisconsin (Live Updates)

Wauwatosa Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

Patch will be blogging live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" Summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gear...

Wisconsin Legislators Need to Move Forward

The Badger Herald | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
The Badger Herald

Recent political opining has mostly been aimed at the laws passed in the last session, but more concerning is the future of the state's legislative process. How can we possibly return to a civil Legislature? No Band-Aid will heal a laceration this deep.

Wisconsin Firefighters Union Leader To Challenge Key State Official

White Fish Bay Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, announced Monday that he is running for lieutenant governor in the recall e...