GOP Convention

GOP Convention

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Wrapping up the convention

The convention has adjourned, and the WisPolitics.com team is out of here. There are still some festivities tonight and a prayer breakfast tomorrow, which former...

GOP activists oppose ‘red flag laws,’ ‘gender transitioning & mutilation of minors’

Republican activists voted Saturday to oppose “red flag laws,” universal background checks on gun sales and the “gender transitioning & mutilation of minors.” Dem AG...

Sensenbrenner slams congressional Dems

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner slammed congressional Dems and called on attendees to deliver President Trump a win in 2020. He also urged those at the...

Dems call GOP convention wildly out of touch

State Dem spokeswoman Courtney Beyer charged Saturday the state GOP's convention shows it is more "out-of-touch with the people of Wisconsin than we thought...

Johnson wants to bring corporate structure to state GOP

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson pitched his vision for the state GOP going forward, telling activists Saturday he wanted to bring a corporate structure to...

Johnson says possible 2022 run for office would be to bolster anti-Dem ‘firewall’

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says if he were to run for office again, it’d be to serve as an anti-Dem “firewall” -- but that’s...

Johnson backs 20-week abortion ban, says it’s a ‘reasonable level’

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says a 20-week abortion ban would be “a pretty reasonable level” to implement restrictions on the procedure. But he added he...

After ’18 loss, Nicholson says he’s still committed to conservative cause

Kevin Nicholson, who faced questions during his 2018 Senate campaign about his political background, said he remains committed to the conservative cause and to...

Duffy, Grothman, Steil: Dems to bring ‘crazy’ to Milwaukee with national convention

GOP U.S. Reps. Sean Duffy, Glenn Grothman and Bryan Steil warned GOP activists Dems are going to bring their “crazy” to Milwaukee next year...

Vos, Fitzgerald knock Evers as ‘out of touch,’ credit GOP Legislature for protecting priorities

The Legislature’s top Republicans this morning slammed Gov. Tony Evers and his budget priorities as “out of touch” and “way too liberal” as they...

Hagedorn thanks GOP activists for Supreme Court win

Supreme Court Justice-elect Brian Hagedorn on Saturday thanked GOP activists not just for his April victory, but for “fighting for what’s right.” Hagedorn, who will...

Johnson expresses confidence in direction of party at state GOP convention

OSHKOSH -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told attendees at the state GOP convention Friday night the party knows “exactly what we need to do...

Hagedorn, Republican leaders to address GOP state convention  

Supreme Court Justice-elect Brian Hagedorn will be among those who address the GOP state convention tomorrow in Oshkosh. The party is also switching to a...

Hitt leading GOP through postmortem on road to 2020

New state GOP Chair Andrew Hitt says the road to the White House in 2020 runs right through Wisconsin. It’s his job to make sure...

State GOP postmortem says party relied too heavily on consultants, failed to engage grassroots

The state GOP overpaid for services in 2018 and was overly reliant on consultants as it essentially outsourced management of the party to Gov....
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