Committee Democrats to Treasury: Provide Information on Trump’s Financial Ties with Russia to Our Committee

Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI), Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Congressman […]

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Who is Sheriff Clarke of Milwaukee County? A Brief Guide

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and MATT STEVENS May 22, 2017 David A. Clarke Jr., the sheriff of Milwaukee County, was back in the news last week after announcing that he had been appointed to the Department of Homeland Security. (The Trump administration itself has not confirmed the appointment.) Over the weekend, a CNN report accused […]

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Actually, David A. Clarke Jr. isn’t a good fit to be sheriff or work in Homeland Security

While we think Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke’s departure would be a good thing for the county and the Sheriff’s Office, that doesn’t mean we think he’s a good fit for the new job with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. salutes the flag before he speaks […]

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Gwen Moore on Jeff Sessions

Gwen Moore on Jeff Sessions

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How Deep Does It Go?

How Deep Does It Go?

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Wisconsin Democrats hoping to make points with Trump guests

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Democratic congressional delegation is looking to make political points with the guests they bring to hear President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress. Republicans, not so much. Trump is speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday night. Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan bringing an immigrant from Mexico who received a […]

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#ShePersisted

Do you know who is not happy that Sen. Elizabeth Warren was silenced for reading Coretta Scott King’s words about Jeff Sessions’ racism? The women of the Congressional Black Caucus. And they have something to say about it! In the true spirit of #ShePersisted, they took turns picking up where Warren left off — reading […]

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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin: Doctors stand with Planned Parenthood

Contact: Iris Riis 608-256-7549 x2132 iris.riis@ppwi.org JANESVILLE, Wis. – In a stunning display of grassroots activism, more than 400 health care professionals urged Speaker Paul Ryan to stop his unprecedented proposal to end Medicaid coverage for patient health care at Planned Parenthood. Fifty medical students gathered at Ryan’s Janesville office to deliver a letter (attached) […]

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Congresswoman Gwendolyn Moore sees unity, not division, at Women’s March

By Megan Carpentier in Washington, D.C. For Congresswoman Gwendolyn Moore, there’s one moment from Saturday’s rally portion of the Women’s March on Washington that will stand out to her: it was when she was staring at the massive crowd, just after she’d ceding the stage to the Reverend Jesse Jackson and activist and scholar Angela […]

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Donald Trump’s Inauguration Becomes a Time to Protest and Plan

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic operatives were repairing to a luxury golf resort near Miami on Friday to plot an opposition strategy to Donald J. Trump. Scores of others were deserting the nation’s capital for tropical beaches or woodland cabins without internet access, the better to distract themselves from the swearing-in. But for […]

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