Results tagged with 'recall'
Published April 27, 2013
When Lane Hall and Lisa Moline set up a rally near their home in Wauwatosa with a simple illuminated "Recall Walker" sign, they had no idea it would ignite a world-wide movement called The Overpass Light Brigade (OLB). A documentary about OLB's success debuts in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 2.
Published June 8, 2012
Are there any young Democratic leaders that come close to rivaling our state's current Republican heavy weights? Former Milwaukee Alderman Jeff Pawlinski weighs in.
Published June 6, 2012
Today, after yesterday's election, The Atlantic asks "If Wisconsin Can't Be Nice, Who Can?" Whatever. I'd argue that both candidates are nice, and politics isn't or shouldn't be personal. Of course many people take everything personally. This won't change, but it's time to sometimes put our own "truths" to the side.
Published June 2, 2012
This week's Social Circle question, not surprisingly, garnered the most responses of all time. Here are a sampling of the 90-plus posts in the thread. Regardless of who you support, get out and vote on June 5, Milwaukee.
Published May 31, 2012
Of course, council president Willie Hines would get a promotion to acting mayor. But, who are other candidates in the next mayoral election if Tom Barrett moves on to Madison.
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Last week the Wisconsin Assembly passed an amendment to the state constitution that would restrict the right to recall state and county officials to those who had been charged with felonies or ethics violations. The vote was 54-39, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats...
With nearly 55% of the vote, Republican Gov. Scott Walker has become the first governor in US history to survive a recall election. All four Republican state senators targeted for recall also retained their seats June 5. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin, which won th...
"We recommended him (Scott Walker) in 2010. We see no reason to change that recommendation." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial, May 20, 2012Like a stopped clock, the Journal Sentinel is consistent in its support for Governor Scott Walker. It would take more than the...
Scott Walker is a polarizing figure. Tom Barrett makes a lot of people feel like taking a nap. Kathleen Falk can't win the primary, let alone beat Walker. So we're left with Darth Vader vs. Uncle Rip Van Winkle. The choice isn't exactly inspiring. Why can't we cho...
On May 8 voters in the Democratic primary to select a candidate to oppose Governor Scott Walker in the June 5 recall election will choose one of the following contenders: Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, State Senator&nbs...
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