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Glenn Grothman

GOP Congressional Candidate: John Kerry Upset God By Trying To Stop Ugandan Anti-LGBT Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

A Republican state senator and congressional candidate is nostalgic for the days when the United States would send just missionaries to African countr...

Goodbye to the Tea Party? Not So Fast

Michael Keegan | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

To those who say that the Republican establishment is successfully quashing the tea Party insurgency within its ranks in 2014, I have three words: Meet Glenn Grothman.

Local GOP Caucus Passes Resolution Allowing Wisconsin To Secede

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

A group of Republicans in Wisconsin want to make sure that if they get fed up with the rest of the country, the Badger State can go it alone. Last...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin State Senator Who Called Kwanzaa A Fake Holiday Running For Congress | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Glenn Grothman, one of the Wisconsin state Senate's most conservative members, announced Thursday morning that he intends to run for Con...

Amanda Terkel

Republican State Senator Fights For A Seven-Day Workweek | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) is attempting to roll back one of the state's progressive labor laws, arguing that workers shoul...

State's Republicans Pushing To End Early Voting On The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are working to end early voting on the weekend. On Nov. 14, a measure passed the state assembly that would require county cle...

The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring

Jabril Faraj | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jabril Faraj

We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.

GOP Lawmakers Push 'Radical' Voting Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are gearing up to overhaul voting legislation with the introduction of three new bills, MSNBC reported Thursday. State Sen. G...

Republicans Fight Back Against Courts That Blocked Their Laws

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Months after having a number of their key legislative priorities thwarted by Wisconsin circuit courts, a group of Badger State Republicans on Wednesda...

Republican State Senator Makes Racially Charged Claim About Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

A controversial Republican legislator, infamous for his extreme anti-abortion views, is again making headlines after an interview on a conservative Ch...

Walker Criticized For Not Denouncing Republican's Outrageous Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker (R) was repeatedly criticized by Wisconsin's Democratic Party for failing to chastise state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) for hi...

Republican Makes 'Jaw-Dropping' Remarks About Kwanzaa

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) slammed Kwanzaa, claiming "almost no black people" care about the holiday. "Almost no black peopl...

Republican Lawmaker Slams Kwanzaa

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Calling it a holiday that "almost no black people today care about," state Sen. Glenn Grothman is characterizing Kwanzaa it as a false holiday conjure...

Beauty and the Beast

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

It would be an amazing upset, should Tanya Lohr win --something on the order of a fairy tale!

Amanda Terkel

Leading Figure In Wisconsin's 'War On Women' Challenged To Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Aside from Gov. Scott Walker, no one personifies the "war on women" in Wisconsin for progressives more than state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R...

Amanda Terkel

'War On Women' Becomes Big Issue In Scott Walker Recall Fight | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D), who is running in his party's primary to face off against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the June r...

Wage Equality: Is Money 'More Important for Men' in the U.S.?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.11.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Men out-earn women in the U.S. and lots of people in this country think they should continue to do so, to the detriment of individual women, their families and our entire society.

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker's Advice To Abuse Victims | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin lawmaker is co-sponsoring a bill based on the idea that single parenthood causes child abuse. The bill says a child being raised by a ...

Sen. Grothman Gets It For Painting Single Moms as Abusers

El Chanclaso | Posted 05.12.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-WI), is receiving a well-deserved chanclaso for sponsoring legislation that paints single moms as child abusers.

GOP Lawmaker: Women 'Trained' To Lie About Planned Pregnancies

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin state senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) said "unwanted or mistimed" pregnancies are the “choice of the women” who should learn "that ...

Rick Santorum's Latest Target -- Single Moms

Lara Bergthold | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Lara Bergthold

If politicians like Rick Santorum want to promote stable families, they should start by respecting all families. I can think of a lot of things that are making "the fabric of this country fall apart." Loving single parents are not one of them.

Is Single Parenthood Child Abuse? Proposed Law Says Yes.

Posted 03.03.2012 | Black Voices

A controversial bill targeting single parents came to the table at the Senate Committee on Public Health, Human Services and Revenue public hearing in...

Heroes of Wisconsin

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

The people of Wisconsin owe many thanks to the crowds of a hundred thousand that thronged the state capital at Madison... and to the countless volunteers who took up the challenge.

This Week in Bigotry: Weekly Round Up

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

While we Jews may have been dissed by the fashion designer, we got props from the Pope, who shared the breaking news that Jews are not, contrary to popular belief, responsible for the death of Jesus.

Wisconsin Is Front Line of GOP War on Democrats, So Where Are the National Democrats?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It's time the Democrats recognize that the GOP has declared war on them and their core constituencies. The cower and cave strategy has never worked in the past, and it won't work now.