capper’s Recommendations For Wisconsin’s August 14 Primary

On the Cognitive Dissidence blog, Gwen Moore was recommended as the best candidate. “Gwen is a tried and true champion for Milwaukee and for the state. She is very strong on labor issues and is absolutely fearless and tireless.  Besides, her opponent is a convicted felon. No, really.” https://www.cogdis.me/2018/08/cappers-recommendations-for-wisconsins.html

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The Democrats Have to Fight for Our Democracy Because the Republicans Won’t

Wisconsin-based reporter John Nichols co-chairs the National Commission for Voter Justice, an organization committed to promoting citizen participation in our elections. He’s had a front row seat as his state’s governor has taken the lead in a national effort to suppress voter turnout, particularly among left-leaning groups and demographics. Gov. Scott Walker and his cronies […]

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Nancy Pelosi heading to Milwaukee for events with U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is coming to town. The California Democrat is set to appear with U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) Friday night at a fundraiser for Democrats. The event will be a dinner benefiting the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. Tickets for that event start at $2,500 for […]

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Democrats running for governor call for more road funding and back higher gas taxes

The eight Democrats running for governor called Friday for investing more in the state’s roads, with all of them backing higher gas taxes to do so. “We must increase the gasoline tax — there is no question about that,” Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said. “Anything is on the table for me, believe me,” said state schools Superintendent […]

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#BlackWomenVote

#BlackWomenVote, a nonpartisan voter-activism campaign powered by Higher Heights is the leading, independent and trusted voice for Black women leading up to and beyond Election Day 2018. #BlackWomenVote provides the latest election news, commentary and tools for Black women to prepare to vote, and get out the vote within their social networks. We are reaching […]

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Middle school students march for gun reform

SHOREWOOD/MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Students again walked out of their classrooms Wednesday, calling for reform of America’s gun laws. The demonstration was in Shorewood and included a visit with a local member of Congress. Students spent their morning marching for miles, calling for tougher gun laws. Chanting and marching four miles from Shorewood Intermediate to […]

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Milwaukee ‘Families Belong Together March’ Unites Hundreds

The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. Protesters gathered at the Milwaukee Federal building, less than a block from the Pfister Hotel, where President Trump spent the night last week Wednesday. Hundreds of […]

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Kiewit hosts Rep. Moore for Milwaukee Streetcar project tour

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and Kiewit Infrastructure Co. hosted Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI-4) for a tour May 30 of the Milwaukee Streetcar. Officials kicked off the tour at the City of Milwaukee Streetcar Operations and Maintenance Facility, focusing on the rail and station work Kiewit has done for the streetcar project […]

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Jesuit-Educated Members of Congress Respond to Family Separation on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Chaos and political turmoil have been sparked recently by the Trump Administration’s “Zero-Tolerance” policy which has led to the prosecution of thousands of families who, fleeing violence in their home countries, have crossed the United States-Mexico border. This policy has also involved forcibly separating parents from their children. In the wake of the massive media […]

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Scott Walker touts protecting border in ads, but mum on Trump’s immigration stances

MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker is telling his backers that it is essential to protect the U.S. border with Mexico, but is refusing to say what he thinks of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and proposals. “Sign up if you support the National Guard defending the southern border,” Walker says in Facebook ads that show […]

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