Dem chair Martha Laning earned $10,000 in bonuses last year

State Dem Chair Martha Laning earned $10,000 in bonuses last year for hitting goals for membership and fundraising, a WisPolitics.com review found.
The first $5,000 bonus showed up in the party's federal campaign finance reports for activity in May as a debt owed to Laning. The second $5,000 was reported during August, before the party suffered a string of losses in the November election. It also was listed as a debt to Laning.
Party spokesman Brandon Weathersby said she has since received the payments and deposited the money into a retirement account.
The bonuses were on top of her annual sal...

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