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  • SCOTT WALKER: HUMAN EVENTS' CONSERVATIVE OF THE YEAR 2012

    12/21/2012 7:51:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Human Events ^ | 12/21/2012 | Human Events Editors
    Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has been named the Human Events Conservative of the Year 2012, succeeding Rep. Paul Ryan, Human Events announced Thursday. The Editors said Walker was chosen because he brought the benefits of conservatism to a financially troubled state, and survived numerous harsh encounters with a relentlessly hostile political environment. He was denounced, protested, and demonized to the point where he shared space with Adolf Hitler and deposed Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak on protest signs. Big Labor unleashed a tidal wave of money and organizational power against him. His adversaries were willing to break every rule to...
  • Here's Why Obama Will Lose Wisconsin

    11/03/2012 8:48:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November3, 2012 | Matt Batzel
    President Obama avoided Wisconsin like the plague during the Walker recall campaign season because he didn't want to be associated with the liberals’ losing effort which came up 7 points short. Up until today, Obama has only visited Wisconsin twice in the past eight months (his last visit before the June 5 recall election was February 15 to Masterlock). This morning, Obama visited Green Bay and he has two more plans to visit Wisconsin before November 6. So that's 2 visits in 8 months, then 3 last minute visits in the campaigns' final 5 days. These are the signs of...
  • Poll shows Democrat Baldwin leading Wisconsin U.S. Senate race

    10/31/2012 4:12:17 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 31, 2012 | By Brendan O'Brien
    Wisconsin Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin could make history next week as the first openly gay member of the U.S. Senate, according to the final poll before the November 6 election released on Wednesday by the Marquette University Law school. The poll showed Baldwin had a 47 to 43 percent lead among likely voters over Republican former governor Tommy Thompson, with 10 percent undecided or offering no preference. Two weeks ago, Thompson lead Baldwin 46 to 45 percent. Poll Director Charles Franklin accurately predicted the outcome of the state's hotly contested vote on the recall of Governor Scott Walker last summer....
  • Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin

    10/28/2012 7:43:50 PM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 28, 2012 | Alan Blinder
    “If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early," Mayor Michael Hancock told a Democratic rally. "The suburbs and rural parts of Wisconsin – the Republican base – are voting. President Obama’s base has yet to go vote. "We've got to get our people to go vote," Hancock said. Early voting, which began in Wisconsin on Oct. 22, is a central component of Obama’s strategy to win the state. The president won Wisconsin four years ago by 14 percentage points, but...
  • Wisconsin Tea Party rally parking lots filled with nails

    10/28/2012 5:59:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 10/28/12 | Anne Sorock
    Attendees at a Racine, Wisc., Tea Party rally Saturday were met with a parking lots full of nails deliberately placed there early in the morning before the event, which I attended.This incident adds to a week where a gay Republican campaign worker was brutally beaten and, in a separate incident, a son of a local state senator was hospitalized after defending his Romney sign after two people attempted to remove it from his yard.Saturday’s Tea Party rally, which featured senate candidate Tommy Thompson (former governor),  Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Breitbart’s Rebel Pundit, was held in one...
  • Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin

    10/28/2012 2:30:11 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/28/12 | Alan Blinder
    The Democratic mayor of Denver said Sunday that President Obama could lose the battleground state of Wisconsin if the incumbent’s supporters fail to increase early voter turnout in the Badger State. “If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early," Mayor Michael Hancock told a Democratic rally. "The suburbs and rural parts of Wisconsin – the Republican base – are voting. President Obama’s base has yet to go vote. "We've got to get our people to go vote," Hancock said. Early...
  • Voter frustration with Obama puts Wisconsin in play

    10/25/2012 6:53:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/25/12 | Alan Blinder
    For Paul Kaiser, it was the attack in Libya that left four Americans dead. For Pam Reinemann, it was a national economy that continues to sputter. Whatever their reasons, voters like Kaiser and Reinemann who have grown frustrated with President Obama have given Republican Mitt Romney new hope of challenging the president for the 10 electoral votes of Wisconsin, a state that voted Democratic in seven of the last 10 elections."It's been gradual," Kaiser, a retired veteran from La Crosse, said of his break with Obama. "Personally, I have no qualms with him. Policywise, I do."Kaiser said he's now "more...
  • Son of (WI) State Senator Neal Kedzie Attacked

    10/22/2012 3:12:13 PM PDT · by bigbob · 74 replies
    NBC-15.COM ^ | 10-22-12 | WMTV Madison
    State Senator Neal Kedzie says his son was attacked while trying to stop someone from stealing his Romney/Ryan yard sign. Whitewater Police tell NBC15 News this is an active investigation. Here is the statement released by Senator Neal Kedzie: Early on Friday morning, October 19th, my son Sean was awakened by noises outside his residence in Whitewater. As he went to see what the commotion was about, he noticed an individual removing a Romney/Ryan yard sign from his property. He yelled to the person that they were taking something not theirs and to return it immediately. The individual returned the...
  • Senator’s son: ‘I could have been killed’ in attack

    10/24/2012 6:40:15 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 10-24-12 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON — Sean Kedzie says he couldn’t breathe. His vision was quickly dimming. Just before he passed out, Kedzie said one of his two male attackers released him from a chokehold in his own front yard. “It was right at the last second. Who knows … I have no clue what they were capable of,” the 22-year-old Whitewater resident told Wisconsin Reporter Tuesday. “Those guys don’t realize I could have been put in a coma, I could have been killed. Things have been taken to whole new level,” he added. BATTLE SCARS: Sean Kedzie, son of state Sen. Neal Kedzie,...
  • Broadening the battlefield: Romney to WI as Obama desperately tries to cling to 2008 turf

    10/23/2012 1:39:55 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 23, 2012 | Toby Harnden In Boca Raton, Florida
    # Republican campaign sees chance to capitalise on President's struggles # Set to launch new push in states where Obama had double-digit victory # Election likely to come down to Florida, Virginia and above all Ohio Mitt Romney is to travel to Wisconsin, a state Barack Obama won in a 14-point blowout four years ago, as the Republican candidate's surging campaign seeks to expand the 'chessboard' into previously safe Democratic territory. At the same time, the Romney campaign has bought television advertising in the Boston market, which reaches screens in New Hampshire, a state Obama won by almost 10 points...
  • Rassmussen Election 2012 (10/22): Wisconsin Senate: Thompson (R) 48%, Baldwin (D) 46%

    10/22/2012 6:07:40 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 23 replies
    Former Governor Tommy Thompson and Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin are in a near tie in Wisconsin’s down-to-the-wire U.S. Senate race.
  • Election 2012: Wisconsin President Wisconsin: Obama 50%, Romney 48% (look at early voting)

    10/20/2012 2:32:14 PM PDT · by personalaccts · 73 replies
    www.rasmussenreports.com ^ | 10/20/12 | Scott Rasmussen
    Election 2012: Wisconsin President Wisconsin: Obama 50%, Romney 48% in Politics.Related Articles Daily Presidential Tracking Poll 2012 Electoral College Scoreboard Swing State Tracking: Romney 50%, Obama 46% Florida: Romney 51%, Obama 46% Missouri: Romney 54%, Obama 43% Virginia: Romney 50%, Obama 47% As Romney Gains, Senate Remains Challenging for GOP By Scott Rasmussen Friday, October 19, 2012 Wisconsin remains a two-point race following Tuesday night’s presidential debate. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Wisconsin Voters finds President Obama with 50% support, while Mitt Romney earns 48% of the vote. One percent (1%) likes another candidate in the race....
  • WI Senate: Dem Baldwin Wanted to Block Body Armor Funding for Troops

    10/19/2012 9:40:11 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-19-12 | Rebel Pundit
    It is always stunning to learn the truths about certain elected officials in our government. In a startling revelation from Media Trackers Wisconsin, Rep. Tammy Baldwin co-sponsored legislation to block funding of body armor and medical supplies to our troops in combat. She did this during each of her terms in congress from 2003-2009. At least four times Baldwin co-sponsored the legislation, in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009. It was only in 2011 when Baldwin was considering her possible run for the U.S. Senate that her name does not appear as a co-sponsor on this legislation. From Media Trackers: The...
  • Romney campaign files federal suit to ensure all military ballots count in Wisconsin

    10/15/2012 8:14:07 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1:53 PM 10/15/2012 | Caroline May
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has filed a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin to extend the amount of time military and overseas absentee ballots can be returned. The federal suit came on the heels a campaign request to the state’s Government Accountability Board to extend the deadline after at least 30 Wisconsin municipalities failed to send overseas ballots 45 days before the election, which is required under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Act (UOCAVA). The campaign proceeded with the suit against GAB after their initial request was denied. “Because members of the military are often stationed in remote,...
  • Romney campaign files federal suit to ensure all military ballots count in Wisconsin

    10/15/2012 8:45:33 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 8 replies
    Dailycaller.com ^ | October 15, 2012 | Caroline May
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has filed a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin to extend the amount of time military and overseas absentee ballots can be returned. The federal suit came on the heels a campaign request to the state’s Government Accountability Board to extend the deadline after at least 30 Wisconsin municipalities failed to send overseas ballots 45 days before the election, which is required under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Act (UOCAVA). The campaign proceeded with the suit against GAB after their initial request was denied. “Because members of the military are often stationed in remote,...
  • Capitol Report: NRA plays to gun-owner fears in swing states like Wisconsin

    10/15/2012 5:47:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    The Capital Times ^ | 15 October, 2012 | JESSICA VANEGEREN
    With help from the likes of tough-guy actor Chuck Norris, the National Rifle Association wants to make sure pro-gun voters don't take their rights for granted this election season. And the group wants to see President Obama defeated. "We believe that gun owners and hunters can make a difference," says Stephanie Samford, an NRA spokeswoman. “Wisconsin is a swing state. Wisconsin matters." Thus, the NRA has bought more than $1.3 million in TV ads in Wisconsin, Florida, Ohio and Virginia, Samford says. The “Defend Freedom, Defeat Obama” ad tells viewers the president is “chipping away at our Second Amendment rights.”...
  • Biden brings fight to Wisconsin with appeal to women voters (Wisconsin?)

    10/13/2012 1:53:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 12, 2012 | Nick Kalman
    LA CROSSE, Wis. - A day after going toe-to-toe with Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in a spirited and oftentimes feisty debate, Vice President Joe Biden took the fight to his GOP rival's home state. Speaking to a crowd packed with 2,000 people at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Biden tried to follow up on his Thursday night performance. This time, with a particularly direct appeal to women. "If anyone had a doubt about what's at stake in this election, when it comes to women's rights, and the Supreme Court, I am sure they were settled last night," Biden...
  • Poll: Romney edges Obama in Colo., narrows gap in Wis.

    10/11/2012 10:19:35 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 20 replies
    CBS ^ | 11 Oct 2012 | Sarah Dutton,
    On the heels of last week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney has emerged with a one-point edge over President Obama in Colorado and has cut the president's lead in half in Wisconsin, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll. In Wisconsin, where Mr. Obama led Romney by six percent last month, the president now holds just a three-point advantage, with 50 percent to Romney's 47 percent support. Last month, the president led Romney 51 to 45 percent. In Colorado, the two remain locked in a dead heat, with Romney leading Mr. Obama 48 percent to 47 percent, within...
  • RASMUSSEN: Wisconsin: Obama 51%, Romney 49%

    10/10/2012 10:32:21 AM PDT · by profit_guy · 37 replies
    Rasmussen ^ | October 10, 2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Badger State finds Obama with 51% support, while Romney picks up 49% of the vote. In September, Obama held a 49% to 46% advantage over his Republican challenger. In surveys since October of last year, the president has earned 44% to 52% support in the state, while Romney’s support has ranged from 41% to 49%. Obama defeated Senator John McCain in Wisconsin in 2008 56% to 42%.
  • Dane Co. (Madison, WI) Sheriff says he won't stop felon voters

    10/09/2012 4:54:40 PM PDT · by Wisconsinlady · 35 replies
    Media Trackers ^ | 10/08/12 | Brian Sikma
    In a battleground state where voter fraud has been an issue in previous presidential elections, one leading county sheriff is saying his office won’t stop ineligible felon voters from casting a ballot. An internal memo from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office instructed deputies and other staff assigned to the county jail to facilitate the absentee ballot requests of inmates. Sent from Lt. Mark Twombly, the memo specifically instructed law enforcement officials to not check on the felony status of inmates and to help everyone vote regardless of their criminal record. In Wisconsin an individual serving jail time for a felony...
  • Black faith leaders announce campaign goal to strip 25 percent of black vote from Obama

    10/09/2012 11:29:48 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 9, 2012 | Caroline May
    Unhappy with President Barack Obama‘s support of same-sex marriage, a group of African-American faith leaders have announced a campaign aimed at stripping 25 percent of the black vote that went to Obama in 2008 (95 percent). The newly formed nonprofit group, God Said, will begin targeting voters in Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Florida with television and radio advertising, as well as a grassroots campaign to encourage people to consider the gospel when they enter the voting booth. “The black community is among the most religious in America and we are offended that President Obama has announced his support...
  • Obama whips out massive wad of cash to pay for sausages at deli

    09/23/2012 6:58:32 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 74 replies
    DailyMail ^ | September 22, 2012
    Wherever Barack Obama goes, he is accompanied by a huge entourage of aides, Secret Service and campaign staff. But when the President goes shopping, he still has to handle his own cash, as he showed on Saturday when he bought sausages from a Wisconsin store following a campaign stop in key swing state. Mr Obama pulled out a wad of bills that looked almost large enough to make a dent in the national debt as he browsed for pork treats alongside Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett.
  • Why Wisconsin is in Play

    09/23/2012 3:41:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 23, 2012 | Salena Zito
    MOUNT HOREB, Wis. – At first, Jeff Millard was undecided about who to vote for in November. “I am not particularly happy with Obama,” the retired auto-parts storeowner said of the man he supported in 2008. His wife, walking beside him on the Military Ridge state trail, overheard him voicing doubt. She let him know it was not an option. “What about my reproductive rights?” she asked, clearly upset. “No, we are voting for Obama!” Discussing his uncertainty, the retired couple walked off along the popular recreational trail in this small town, once known for the National Mustard Museum...
  • Does President Obama have a Wisconsin problem?

    09/17/2012 9:16:10 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 21 replies
    President Obama’s trip to Milwaukee this coming Saturday – his first to Wisconsin since February — should rightly raise eyebrows in the political world regarding his campaign’s chances in the state. The simple fact is that with 50 days to go before the election, the president never — repeat,  never — travels to a state just, well, because. Every trip is for a reason — and that reason almost always is because the campaign wants to generate a major free media boost in a place where the numbers are either lagging or already very close. And that’s why Obama to Wisconsin...
  • (Vanity) Even the Daily KOS concedes, Nebraska Senate race is a pickup for the GOP.

    09/14/2012 6:34:52 PM PDT · by Kolath · 3 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/14/2012 | Kolath
    They are also calling WI a safe pickup for Wisconsin. There hasn't been a serious outside poll from the usual suspects (RAS, PPP, WSJ, Gallup, etc.) in quite some time. That's a big red flag as they don't think it's a contested race....why waste the time/money? Big money is slowly filtering out. Another red flag. No new "manufactured dirt", just the same old memes from the Kerrey camp....and it's not sticking. Kerrey is settling into a "bunker" mentality. No real buzz or energy. His heart just isn't into it. GOP base is far more jazzed up, organized and hitting the...
  • In new ad, Romney promises 240K new jobs in Wis.

    09/09/2012 5:48:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he plans to create 240,000 jobs in Wisconsin if elected. He's airing a new commercial statewide starting Sunday. It's the first his campaign has paid for in Wisconsin. In the ad, he says Wisconsin isn't better off today under Democratic President Obama....
  • Romney Airs Ad in Wisconsin, Expands Electoral Map

    09/09/2012 11:25:31 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 51 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 9-8-12 | Tony Lee
    Mitt Romney’s campaign went on the air in Wisconsin on Sunday, expanding its advertising offensive against President Barack Obama and making a play for a state that would give Romney some much-needed breathing room on the electoral map. The commercial is the 16th “Better Future” advertisement Romney has released in nine swing states since Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in an attempt to blunt any momentum Obama may have received coming out of the convention. Each ad is specifically tailored for each state and various demographics. “This president can ask us to be patient,” Romney says in the...
  • Why the Left freaked out about Paul Ryan telling the truth about the Janesville closing

    08/30/2012 8:12:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    RedState ^ | August 30, 2012 | Moe Lane
    From Paul Ryan’s convention speech yesterday: >>>President Barack Obama came to office during an economic crisis, as he has reminded us a time or two. Those were very tough days, and any fair measure of his record has to take that into account. My home state voted for President Obama. When he talked about change, many people liked the sound of it, especially in Janesville, where we were about to lose a major factory. A lot of guys I went to high school with worked at that GM plant. Right there at that plant, candidate Obama said: “I believe that...
  • What's behind Dairy State's rise in GOP circles?

    08/26/2012 11:11:07 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 15 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | Aug. 25, 2012 | Craig Gilbert
    This week's GOP convention will be a striking testament to the remarkable prominence three Republicans from Wisconsin have achieved in national politics. Reince Priebus will preside as chairman of the Republican National Committee. His good friend Scott Walker is among a handful of governors with prime-time speaking slots. And their good friend Paul Ryan will be introduced to the nation as Mitt Romney's running mate. "It's kind of weird," Ryan told me this summer about their rapid national ascent, a phenomenon Walker and Priebus call the "Cheesehead Revolution." Is it just weird happenstance that Wiscon sin has in short order...
  • Poll: Romney grabs lead in Wisconsin

    08/21/2012 8:53:47 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 13 replies
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has opened up a 1-point lead in the key battleground state of Wisconsin, according to a poll released Tuesday. The poll by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Mr. Romney leading President Obama 48 percent to 47 percent in the Badger State. The results are identical to those from a Rasmussen Reports poll released last week. Mr. Obama, who won Wisconsin by 14 percentage points in 2008, consistently has led in state polls but has seen his lead evaporate in the two weeks since Mr. Romney announced Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan as his running...
  • Bounce: New polls show Romney leading in Michigan, Wisconsin after Ryan pick

    08/21/2012 6:28:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/21/2012 | AllahPundit
    We need some good news. Second look at stealing the midwest right out from under Obama's nose? PPP's first Wisconsin poll since Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his running mate finds him taking a small lead over Barack Obama in the state, 48-47. That represents a 7 point shift from PPP's last look at the state in early July, which found Obama ahead 50-44.The biggest change Ryan's selection seems to have brought about is the unification of the GOP. Romney's gone from a 78 point lead with Republicans on our last poll (87-9) to now an 88 point lead...
  • Ryan helps Romney to small lead in Wisconsin (SEVEN POINT jump since last month!)

    08/21/2012 2:38:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | August 21, 2012
    PPP's first Wisconsin poll since Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his running mate finds him taking a small lead over Barack Obama in the state, 48-47. That represents a 7 point shift from PPP's last look at the state in early July, which found Obama ahead 50-44. The biggest change Ryan's selection seems to have brought about is the unification of the GOP. Romney's gone from a 78 point lead with Republicans on our last poll (87-9) to now an 88 point lead with them (93-5). There's also been a tightening with independents. Obama still has a 4 point...
  • Romney pulls ahead in Michigan; Wisconsin a toss-up

    08/21/2012 2:55:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Human Events ^ | August 21, 2012 | John Hayward
    Fox News in Detroit reports that a new poll shows Mitt Romney pulling substantially ahead of Barack Obama in Michigan. Romney is a native of the state, but it looks from this poll as if adding Paul Ryan to the ticket pushed him over the top. The poll, produced by Foster McCollum White Baydoun, showed Romney leading Obama in Michigan by 47 to 43 percent, which is just outside the poll’s 2.35 percent margin of error. Paul Ryan was said to make Michigan voters more likely to vote for Romney by an 8 percent margin. Ryan’s budget proposals, which are...
  • PPP: Romney slightly ahead in Wisconsin (Leads Obama by 9 among Seniors)

    08/21/2012 10:56:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    PPP's first Wisconsin poll since Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his running mate finds him taking a small lead over Barack Obama in the state, 48-47. That represents a 7 point shift from PPP's last look at the state in early July, which found Obama ahead 50-44. The biggest change Ryan's selection seems to have brought about is the unification of the GOP. Romney's gone from a 78 point lead with Republicans on our last poll (87-9) to now an 88 point lead with them (93-5). There's also been a tightening with independents. Obama still has a 4 point...
  • Rasmussen: Romney Moves into the Lead in Wisconsin

    08/16/2012 11:44:52 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies
    Big Government ^ | August. 16, 2012 | Mike Flynn
    While commenters debate the size of any poll "bounce" for Romney after selecting Paul Ryan as his running mate, the trend-lines are certainly clear. Romney has gained ground in every poll released since the Ryan announcement. Today, Rasmussen released its latest poll, showing Romney taking a first-ever lead in the Badger State. On one hand, Romney's lead in Wisconsin, 48-47, may not seem surprising, since Paul Ryan is a popular congressman from the state. But Obama won the state by 56% and, until very recently, Wisconsin was considered one of Obama's base states in the electoral college. Over the past...
  • Rasmussen: Wisconsin - Obama 47 Romney 48

    08/16/2012 7:34:20 AM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 46 replies
    Ras ^ | 8/16/2012 | Rasmussen reports
    http://www.rasmussenreports.com/platinum/election_2012_state_polls/wisconsin/crosstabs_2012_wisconsin_president_august_15_2012 wow Romney +1 In Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Primary Results (U.S. Senate, etc.)

    08/14/2012 6:19:46 PM PDT · by randita · 83 replies
    Journal Sentinal ^ | 8/14/12 | self
    Discuss the Wisconsin races, especially the race for the GOP U.S. Senate candidate.
  • Romney Protester: 'We Love Dead Republicans'

    08/13/2012 8:09:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/13/12 | staff
    A group of protesters organized by SEIU and Obama For America showed up in Wisconsin to greet Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Breitbart cameras were there.
  • 1 in 5 Wisconsin voters are still undecided about who they will vote for in tomorrow's election

    08/13/2012 4:24:59 PM PDT · by Syncro · 60 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | August 13, 2012 | Alexandra Russo
    1 in 5 Wisconsin voters are still undecided about who they will vote for in tomorrow's election  . A new poll reveals that even though the election is TOMORROW an unusual amount of voters are still undecided as to who they are going to vote for.  1 in 5 voters is still searching for a candidate to vote for. . . That makes our push to keep our 'Tea Party Supports Mark Neumann' ad running through election day critically important.  . We need to stay in front of these undecided voters as they make up their mind who to...
  • Paul Ryan welcomed home with massive rally in Wisconsin

    08/12/2012 6:53:49 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 131 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12 Aug 2012 | Garrett Haake & Alex Moe
    WAUKESHA, Wis.-- The largest crowd of the campaign so far for a Mitt Romney event welcomed home favorite son Rep. Paul Ryan at a massive rally here in the congressman's district Sunday night, pushing the GOP's vice presidential nominee to tears as he took the stage, setting off cheers with two simple words: "Hi mom." With that, voice cracking, Ryan showed his Wisconsin credentials to a crowd the Romney campaign hopes will be emblematic of the charismatic congressman's support in the Badger state, a reliably Democratic enclave the Republican candidate hopes to turn red this fall. "My veins run with...
  • Live Romney/Ryan event in Waukesha, Wi. 6:00 pm central

    08/12/2012 3:39:20 PM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 193 replies
    Fox 6 Live ^ | 8-12-12 | Indy Pendance
    Speakers include Ryan, Romney and Scott Walker. Watch live 6pm central. Stream at source. This should be good!
  • Walker: Ryan pick part of a 'cheesehead revolution'

    08/12/2012 6:02:50 AM PDT · by OldCountryBoy · 8 replies
    WisPolitics.com ^ | August 11, 2012 | Kay Nolan
    Gov. Scott Walker gave vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan a resounding endorsement today and joked it's another sign of a "cheesehead revolution." "If there was a Paul Ryan fan club, I'd be president," Walker said the morning after he learned Mitt Romney picked Ryan as his running mate. Walker indicated he knew Ryan would be the nominee last night. Walker told reporters in Wauwatosa that he and Ryan "texted back and forth" last night and that as Walker said his nightly prayers last evening, "at the top of my list was Paul Ryan and his family." Walker also said he...
  • Signs that Paul Ryan May Be Romney's VP Pick

    08/10/2012 4:08:22 PM PDT · by arichtaxpayer · 68 replies
    Breitbart-Big Government ^ | August 10, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak
    The following signs have emerged that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)--chair of the House Budget Committee, and widely respected pro-life fiscal conservative leader--could be announced as Mitt Romney's choice for Vice President--and sooner rather than later: 1. Ryan has surged on InTrade's prediction market in the past two days, making him the #1 contender ahead of Ohio Senator Rob Portman. 2. Ryan was on vacation in Colorado this week, but appeared at a memorial service today near Milwaukee for victims of Sunday's shootings at a Sikh temple... 3. ...and a mysterious charter plane from Boston to Ryan's hometown of Janesville, WI...
  • Support Mark Neumann Bus Tour [Tea Party Express: WI and MO]

    08/05/2012 7:20:53 PM PDT · by Syncro · 101 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | August 5, 2012 | Staff
    Support Mark Neumann Bus Tour Posted on August 5, 2012 August 7th – August 9th, 2012 Day 1: Tuesday, August 7th La Crosse, WI – 2:00-2:45 PMEau Claire, WI – 5:30-6:15 PM Day 2: Wednesday, August 8th Superior, WI – 8:30-9:00 AMWausau, WI – 1:30-2:00 PMMadison, WI – 5:30-6:15 PM Day 3: Thursday, August 9th Milwaukee, WI – 10:00-10:45 AMFond du Lac, WI – 12:45-1:15 PMAppleton, WI – 3:15-3:45 PMGreen Bay/ De Pere, WI – 5:30-6:15 PM  
  • Tea Party Express Endorses Mark Neumann for U.S. Senate (3 Day Tour)

    08/03/2012 4:32:00 PM PDT · by Syncro · 82 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | August 3, 2012 | Staff
    Tea Party Express Endorses Mark Neumann for U.S. Senate Milwaukee, WI – Fresh off a historic upset victory in Texas, Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest tea party political action committee, proudly announced their endorsement of Mark Neumann (for Senate) today in Milwaukee, WI. Tea Party Express also announced a 3-day bus tour for Neumann next week. Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer said, “We are excited to be here in Wisconsin today to announce our endorsement of Mark Neumann for the U.S. Senate. Mark earned the support of the Tea Party Express, and tea party members from every corner...
  • WI: The gang’s all here, but which candidate is the most conservative?

    07/31/2012 6:41:48 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies
    Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 7-30-12 | Ryan Ekvall
    MADISON – Together at last. All four of the lead GOP candidates for Wisconsin’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race appeared at a debate Monday, marking the first time these bitter rivals have shown up to the same debate since the campaign began. While the candidates threw verbal jabs and blasted negative advertisements and past voting records, their prescriptions for American policy could have come from the same doctor. Each candidate tried to appear more conservative than the next. Jeff Fitzgerald, who is in last place in the latest polls, pointed to his record as Assembly speaker during last year’s tumultuous...
  • Democrat States Moving to Romney (NH, WI, MN and MI)

    08/06/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 6, 2012 | Ronald Kessler
    States that traditionally have been considered Democrat strongholds are now moving toward Mitt Romney, Bay Buchanan, a senior adviser to Romney, tells Newsmax. “When we came into this general election, it was assumed that the battleground states would be the same ones that they were in the past,” says Buchanan, who was treasurer of the U.S. under President Reagan. “Well what’s happened is a lot of the Democratic states are now looking like Mitt Romney could win them. They are now swing states.” That means that Democrats have to focus on an additional five states: New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and...
  • Latest poll shows Thompson in a dead heat, three-man race. (WI)

    08/02/2012 10:53:14 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 8-2-12 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON — It wasn’t too long ago that Tommy Thompson’s rival campaigns confessed that Wisconsin’s GOP U.S. Senate nomination was “Tommy’s race to lose. Looks like Thompson is obliging, if the latest polls are any indication. Of course, Wisconsin’s former four-term governor and Health and Human Services secretary under President George W. Bush, has had some help from his attacking Senate race competitors who have hit him, and each other, on all sides since the gloves came off last month. The latest poll from liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling shows multimillionaire and political newcomer Eric Hovde leading the four-man field of...
  • Wisconsin state Dem quits caucus, threatens to undermine recall gains

    07/25/2012 7:53:24 PM PDT · by topher · 12 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | July 25, 2012
    A Wisconsin state lawmaker this week quit the Democratic caucus in an apparent ideological huff and might even become an independent, threatening the hard-fought chamber majority the party achieved out of the raucous recall elections. State Sen. Tim Cullen quit the caucus Tuesday, saying he left because Majority Leader Mark Miller offered him only a “minimal” committee chairmanship. He said he would decide within a few weeks whether to become an independent. In an email to supporters, Cullen said Miller’s take-it-or-leave-it offer “made clear to me that (he) has no time for my independent ideas and my support of bipartisan...
  • Rasmussen : Wisconsin Romney 47%, Obama 44%

    06/13/2012 9:35:48 AM PDT · by sunmars · 62 replies
    Mitt Romney now leads President Obama for the first time in Wisconsin where the president's support has fallen to its lowest level to date. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Romney with 47% of the vote to Obama’s 44%. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and four percent (4%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Prior to this survey, Obama's support in the state has ranged from 45% to 52%, while Romney has earned 41% to 45%. Last month, the numbers were Obama 49%, Romney 45%. The president led his likely...