Gun fight: Sheriff Clarke calls B.S. on Milwaukee County spokesman

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle |Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is calling out the spokesman for the county executive who insisted the government office could not release detailed information on the guns and ammunition purchased by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office for its growing, gun-toting investigative staff.

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Wisconsin’s latest jobs upswing good news for election-bound Walker

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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If next month’s gubernatorial election really is all about jobs, then the latest employment figures – released less than three weeks before election day – allow Gov. Scott Walker to answer the criticisms of his opponent and the left at large with a definitive statement: I got your jobs right here.

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Milwaukee election chief bans 78-year-old grandmother from observing at polls

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Leave it to the Dem-heavy City of Milwaukee Election Commission to ban a 78-year-old poll observer for doing her job, a draconian punishment one election official described as nothing short of partisan “intimidation” in the remaining days before Wisconsin’s tightly contested gubernatorial election.

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Burke backtracking on support of former governor’s policies

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  Elections, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is trying distance herself from former Gov. Jim Doyle, according to an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board, saying “there are certainly things we don’t see eye to eye on.”

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Burke not entirely accurate with minimum wage statement, Culver’s spokesman says

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke wasn’t entirely accurate in her first debate with Republican Gov. Scott Walker last week when she claimed the co-founder of a local restaurant chain favored a statewide minimum wage increase for adults, says a spokesman for Culver’s CEO Craig Culver.
Paul Pitas, director of public relations [...]

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Did Susan Happ cost a slain couple, community, justice?

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Less than two years after she was elected Jefferson County’s district attorney, Susan Happ chose to prosecute one of the more violent crimes in the history of the rural county just east of Madison.

A prominent Wisconsin district attorney tells Wisconsin Reporter that Happ’s decision to personally prosecute the homicide case and not turn it over to more qualified prosecutors was an egregious error in judgment that cost a slain young couple and the community at large justice.

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