Wisconsin Union Boss Busted In Prostitution Sting
On the heels of the former U.S. Border Patrol union boss caught using union funds to pay for trips to his mistress, Media Trackers picked up a story about Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO boss, Bill Brockmiller, and four other would-be “Johns” who were arrested in a prostitution sting Monday night. According to Brockmiller’s LinkedIn profile, the AFL-CIO boss is also employed as a labor market analyst | Read More »
Wisconsin: Barrett Fails to Play Big in First Debate
MILWAUKEE – Sitting in the pressroom before Friday night’s televised debate between Governor Scott Walker (R) and Mayor Tom Barrett (D) the question was: will Tom Barrett do anything to change the momentum of the race? Since emerging from a divisive primary fight on May 8 that saw him trounce Big Labor’s candidate of choice, Kathleen Falk, Barrett has been working to shift the momentum | Read More »
The DOOM that came to Wisconsin Democrats.
Here are the final results of last night’s primary contest, and presumably a variant of this[***] will end up on Democratic political operatives’ desks across the breadth of Wisconsin: Barrett 390,109 Falk 228,940 Vinehout 26,926 La Follette 19,461 Huber 4,842 Total 670,278 Walker 626,538 Note that that total does not include the almost 20K of ‘Republican’ votes accumulated by ‘Republican’ Arthur Kohl-Riggs, given that the | Read More »
The (Currently) Embarrassing WI-GOV Recall Primary Results Thread.
I’m not really going to stay up and watch this one, but here’s a quick question spawned from the results thus far: With 10% of the vote in, why does the Republican who isn’t actually REALLY in a contested primary have more votes (78,370) than all of the Democrats in the contested primary combined (69,627)? [UPDATE: Well, now it’s 16%, and Walker is continuing to | Read More »