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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Reps. Elijah Cummings, Gwen Moore Attending Inauguration: Moore Wants Trump ‘To See me Front and Center

By Susan Jones (CNSNews.com) – At least two members of the Congressional Black Caucus are going where dozens of their fellow Democrats refuse to tread. Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) announced separately that they will attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, despite their misgivings about the man and his presidency. “There […]

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Gwen Moore to Attend Inauguration as ‘The Resistance’

Moore’s decision comes as the list of Democrats skipping the festivities grows Rep. Gwen Moore says she is attending the Inauguration as the face of opposition to President-elect Dona’d Trump’s “repugnant” policies. Many Democrats are planning to skip Friday’s inaugural activities over their objections to President-elect Donald Trump, but not Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore. “As […]

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Moore Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Incendiary Remarks on Communities of Color

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Yesterday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Wisconsin and accused Democratic leaders and their policies of failing minority communities. In response to this and other inflammatory comments, Eric Harris, campaign spokesman for Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement: “Every time Donald Trump opens his mouth, it’s abundantly clear he has […]

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Rep. Gwen Moore at DNC 2016

“Fat pigs,” “dogs,” “disgusting.” That’s what Donald Trump has called women. Is that what he sees in the daughters, mothers, and grandmothers of this country? Is that how he sees our place in America? I am here from the Great State of Wisconsin – the Badger State. I am here to tell you that I […]

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Let’s drug-test the rich before approving tax deductions, US congresswoman says

Gwen Moore to propose bill requiring tests for returns with itemized deductions of more than $150,000, in response to right’s ‘criminalization of poverty’ Wisconsin’s governor, Scott Walker, really, really wants to know if needy residents of his state use recreational drugs. He’s already put into effect legislation forcing applicants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families […]

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