Democrats Suffer Historic Losses
Democrats suffered a crushing defeat in a presidential year, following repeated failure at the ballot box since 2010.
(Source: Washington Examiner, 12/28/16)
Democrats Can’t Find a Candidate
With more Wisconsinites working than ever before, it’s no surprise that so many Democrats are opting against a run.
(Source: Fox 6, 4/2/17)
Dysfunctional Democratic Party
Haynes: “…there is a third organization in Wisconsin political life, a dysfunctional, institutionally inept organization, known as the Democratic Party. After its most recent thrashing by Gov. Scott Walker’s political machine, it is a PINO — a Party in Name Only. The PINOs hold only 35 of 99 seats in the state Assembly and 13 of 33 in the state Senate. Republicans hold the executive branch, of course, and conservatives have a 5-2 edge on the state Supreme Court.”
(Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/27/17)
Democrats Fail To Field Supreme Court Candidate
Wisconsin Democrats are in such disarray; they couldn’t even find a liberal candidate to run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court this spring.
(Source: Wall Street Journal, 3/31/17)
Democrats Are In Disarray
Now the 2017 state convention finds Wisconsin Democrats back on the ropes. The last election brought one of their most punishing defeats yet, while collective bargaining changes and a right-to-work law have steadily eroded the membership and financial clout of their organized labor allies.
(Source: Wisconsin State Journal, 5/15/17)
ICYMI: Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Trouble with the Truth
In Case You Missed It: Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Trouble with the Truth [Madison, WI]—When she isn’t busy in Washington defending the D.C. status quo, Senator Tammy Baldwin is spending her time lying to hard-working Wisconsin families. Look no further than her last five Politifact ratings, where she’s received four “Mostly False” ratings and one “Full […]READ MORE >>
Washington Examiner: After Red Realignment, Wisconsin GOP Aim At Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Baldwin could prove particularly susceptible to that assault. Extremely liberal, she ranks as one of the least popular members of the Senate.And perhaps more troubling, she’ll be alone. The Madison Democrat won’t have any presidential coattails to cling onto or much outside help in 2018.READ MORE >>
Politifact: Tammy Baldwin Changes Views on How Quickly to Act on a Supreme Court Nomination
Her claim to “support” a cloture vote makes no sense since that isn’t up to her party…That’s what we call a Full Flop.READ MORE >>
Tomah VA Whistleblower: Taking Out Tammy Baldwin ‘My Unfinished Business’
Now Ryan Honl says he’s gunning for another Democratic politician he feels failed to respond to red flags at Tomah: U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Madison, who’s seeking re-election next fall.READ MORE >>
Fox 6: Democrat looking to challenge Gov. Walker didn’t sign recall petition, says he was never asked to
Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik, a Democrat who’s seriously considering a challenge to Gov. Scott Walker next year, didn’t sign a recall petition against Walker in 2012.READ MORE >>
In Case You Missed It: National Journal Story Highlights Democrats Running Scared
Wisconsin Democrats are running scared. A report from National Journal highlighted how a string of Democrat candidates have dropped out from the race for governor, rather than run against Wisconsin’s comeback or own up to their records with Wisconsin voters in 2018.READ MORE >>
Wisconsin State Journal: Race to lead Democratic Party of Wisconsin is about reviving its waning fortunes
Despite Wisconsin’s history of voting Democratic in presidential elections — the state had done so each time since Ronald Reagan — that tide turned last year. Wisconsin, by voting narrowly for Trump, played a key role in sending him to the White House.READ MORE >>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Democrats in disarray? So says new GOP website
The interactive site chronicles the losses by Democrats around Wisconsin since 2010, takes shots at U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for her handling of the opiate prescription scandal at the Tomah VA Medical Center and pokes fun at Dem lawmakers who played their version of political bingo during Gov. Scott Walker’s state of the state address this year.READ MORE >>