MADISON-Sean Duffy, who has said his family "struggles" on a $174,000 per year Congressional salary, was joined recently in solidarity by Tea Party Congressman John Fleming of Louisiana, who suggested it was "class warfare" to point out the plight faced by multimillionaires under President Obama's jobs plan, which seeks more tax contributions from the super-rich.
MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following Washington lobbyist Tommy Thompson's announcement of his U.S. Senate bid this morning on the radio show of extremist Republican spokesman Charlie Sykes.
MADISON – Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following today’s report from the Department of Workforce Development that Wisconsin’s jobless claims rose for the second month in a row, bringing the state’s unemployment rate to 7.9%.
New WisDems Web Ad Highlights Lack of Enthusiasm
MADISON-The Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Wednesday released a new Web ad highlighting the growing rift between Senate hopeful and Washington lobbyist Tommy Thompson and Tea Party Republican activists. Thompson’s recent troubles with Wisconsin’s self-fashioned Tea Party kingmakers in right-wing talk radio have put a crimp in his candidacy, with the talkers saying Thompson’s candidacy did not pass the “smell test.”
MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following revelations today that 8th Congressional District Congressman Reid Ribble resides in the 6th Congressional District.
MADISON-Speaking at a recent Tea Party rally, a freshman Republican member of the Assembly called President Barack Obama "a lunatic." Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response.
MADISON-In the face of soaring unemployment, and unable to explain his administration's failure on a phony campaign jobs promise, Scott Walker is sitting idly by as his Republican Legislature has only one work day planned this month after not passing a single piece of jobs legislation in 2011.