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Mark Neumann

Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood

John Aronno | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Aronno

The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidates Hope For A Paul Ryan Bump

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Tammy Baldwin Outpaces GOP Rivals In Wisconsin Senate Fundraising

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) came out the winner in the second quarter fundraising battle in the Wisconsin Senate race, bringing in $2.2 million. Ba...

Club For Growth Goes On Air With Attack Ad In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

The political arm of the fiscally conservative Club for Growth is airing its first TV ad in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin, going after GOP frontru...

Building a 'Made in Wisconsin' Economy

Sen. Tammy Baldwin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

As I travel across Wisconsin, I do a lot of listening and wherever I go, people tell me about the frustration and insecurity they feel. They are frust...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Gets 'Outpouring Of Support' After Attacking Huffington Post

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Senate candidate Eric Hovde has received a "great response" to his attacks on The Huffington Post, according to his campaign,...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidate Tells Press To Stop Writing 'Sob Stories' About Poor People

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) says he is sick and tired of reading sad stories about people struggling in the recession...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Will Stay Out Of Wisconsin GOP Senate Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has no intention of endorsing a candidate in the upcoming Republican U.S. Senate primary in his state, hoping instead to a...

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...

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...

GOP Senate Candidate Learns Valuable Lesson About 'Pork'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

In an effort to draw attention to government spending, former Wisconsin congressman Mark Neumann brought a live pig to a press conference to symbolize...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Rolls Back Equal Pay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2009, the Wisconsin legislature made it easier for victims of wage discrimination to have their day in court. That law is now on the ...

Amid Scott Walker Recall Effort, Wisconsin Senate Race Heats Up

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

For months the effort to recall of Gov. Scott Walker (R) has monopolized political headlines in Wisconsin. But another crucial election is taking shap...

'It's Going To Be A Very Bloody, Divisive Primary'

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The toughest opponent Tommy Thompson may have to overcome in next year's U.S. Senate race is Tommy Thompson himself. The former...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hope Tea Party Horde Helps Them Keep Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats facing a difficult Senate landscape in 2012 are hoping the Tea Party comes to their rescue -- again. In 2010, all that stop...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Bloggers Turn Ire On National Conservative Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of conservative bloggers in Wisconsin are calling out Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and the Club for Growth for making an early endor...

Packers Upset the Jets; Can Feingold Score an Upset, Too?

Sanford D. Horwitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sanford D. Horwitt

The football prognosticators didn't give the banged up Green Bay Packers much of a chance on Sunday of defeating the high-flying New York Jets, but th...

Wisconsin Primary Election: GOP Selecting A Feingold Foe, Battling For Gubernatorial Candidate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) ― High interest in Republican primaries for Wisconsin governor and U.S. Senate, along with some hotly contested local races, wer...