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Fight for the woman who fights for Wisconsin: Senator Lena Taylor – A guest post by Andrew

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A guest post by Andrew. Draft 1* The Joint Finance Committee is Wisconsin’s single most important standing committee, and this year has proven that time and time again. During Uncle Charlie’s Crazy Time on WTMJ-AM on 9/22/11, committee Co-Chair Senator Alberta Darling revealed that she wants Democratic Party Senator Lena Taylor removed from the Committee. Darling stated: more »

All Hands on Deck for Dave Hansen!

by Appleton Wonk The weather isn’t the only thing getting hot in Wisconsin. Political activity in my fair state is white hot as we face the first general election in what will lead to nine recall elections this summer. Six Republican and three Democratic state senators face recall. If you live in Dave Hansen’s district more »

Mahlon Mitchell Energizes the Crowd in Green Bay

by Appleton Wonk The Wisconsin Truth Tour kicked off yesterday morning at the Teamsters Hall in Green Bay. Many groups including the AFL-CIO are coordinating this effort. The speakers included President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO Phil Neuenfeldt, paraprofessional educator Jason Albertz, United Steelworkers District 2 Director Mike Bolton, President of the Wisconsin State Professional Firefighters more »

Democratic Senator Kathleen Vinehout says she’ll “talk turkey” with the Gov.

“Senator Miller and Senate Democrats have offered Governor Walker numerous compromises.  Labor leaders have provided financial concessions the Governor requested.  Hundreds of thousands of people have voiced opposition to the “budget repair bill.”  The people of Wisconsin want our leaders to work together.  My colleagues and I want to make this happen.  If the Governor more »

Video & Photo: Fab 14 Democrat Senators of Wisconsin Moments Before Leaving for Illinois

This moving photo came from Senator Chris Larson. He is one of of the “Fab 14″: the Wisconsin Democratic Senators that left for Illinois rather than allow passage of Walker’s extreme power-grabbing bill. His tweet is below: United in Solidarity: this is the picture we took just before heading to Illinois. #wiunionhttp://yfrog.com/h6sm5lfjhttp://fb.me/T7EURQju Senator Chris Larson’s article more »