Dem Convention

Dem Convention

Wikler: First priority getting party more involved in fight to expand Medicaid

New Dem Chair Ben Wikler said his first order of business will be getting the state party more involved in the fight to expand...

Wrapping it up

That’s all, folks. The Dem convention has wrapped up with nearly 1,400 delegates, alternates and guests attending this weekend. The Dems will be in the Wisconsin...

Wikler wins Dem chair race

Dem activists on Sunday elected Ben Wikler, a former senior adviser to MoveOn.org, as its new chair to lead the party through the 2020...

Dem activists approve resolution calling for end of physical proof to register, vote

Dem activists on Sunday approved a resolution calling for the end of requiring proof of a physical address to register or vote. Instead, there would...

‘Boring’ Evers reminds Republicans of his veto pen’s powers

Gov. Tony Evers shrugged off his reputation as “boring” as he addressed Dem activists Saturday night and threw some shade at Republicans in their...

To the hospitality suites

Here's your lineup of hospitality suites running until midnight: Gov. Tony Evers. State chair candidates David Bowen and Ben Wikler with separate suites. Legislative leaders. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Planned...

Barnes talks up legislative priorities; calls for marijuana legalization

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes touted the Evers administration’s priorities and slammed “hostile” Republican legislators. Barnes highlighted the administration’s focus of education, health care, environmental protection...

Baldwin challenges Dem activists to take on a fight that will be remembered

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, challenged Dem activists Saturday to undertake a fight that will be remembered decades from now. Baldwin noted the 100th anniversary...

Kaul: ‘Public safety is my priority’

AG Josh Kaul played up his focus on public safety, saying he was focused on stemming the tide of the opioid epidemic and preventing...

Godlewski calls ‘BS’ on GOP as party of fiscal responsibility

State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski called “BS” on Republicans being the party of fiscal responsibility, saying the GOP has made irresponsible decisions in rejecting Gov....

Moore: Dems need GOP help to move forward with impeachment

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump in a raucous address at the state Dem convention. But Moore said she...

Shilling knocks GOP legislators as ‘stuck between denial and anger’

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, knocked GOP lawmakers Saturday, telling the state Dem convention they are obstructing “the change that people voted...

Hintz blasts GOP leggies over lame-duck laws

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz slammed Speaker Robin Vos for GOP actions during December’s lame-duck session. Hintz recalled Vos telling reporters less than 24 hours...

Abele: Wins mean results

Milwaukee County Exec Chris Abele told Dem activists since Gov. Tony Evers was elected, he sometimes feels like he’s in the greatest “Twilight Zone”...

Barrett touts 2020 national Dem convention

Mayor Tom Barrett touted the City of Milwaukee, which will play host to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, in his address to the state...
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