Two long-serving WI Republicans to step down amid controversy, challenge

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Featured, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Friday was getaway day for two long-serving Wisconsin Republicans, with nearly 90 years of legislative experience between them.

One faced the heat of a primary challenge, the other one reeling after the release of a politically injurious hidden video.

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Nevada’s story: ‘People everywhere should be deeply concerned about this’

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Nevada’s Democrat secretary of state says he’ll do all in his power to crush a conservative organization that ran ads against him in his campaign to become the state’s attorney general.

Sound familiar?

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O’Keefe on Ellis video: I’m out to expose hypocrites and fraudsters

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Featured, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Conservative video stinger James O’Keefe says either state Sen. Mike Ellis, R-Neenah, was lying when he boasted about creating his own “super” political action committee, or his now-former fundraiser is.

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Stephen Colbert gives humorous take on Common Core

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  National, News, Video 1, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Opposition continues to grow against the Common Core State Standards.
“The Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert gives a hysterical take on why that may be the case:

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Hidden video: Sen. Ellis, crusader against PACs, says he’ll make his own Super PAC

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Featured, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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He sounds boastful. He sounds like he’s got a chip on his shoulder.

He is certainly a man in a bar.

And state Sen. President Mike Ellis, R-Neenah, also sounds like he’s willing to skirt Wisconsin campaign finance law by setting up his own political action committee to attack his Democratic opponent, according to a new hidden-camera video from James O’Keefe, the controversial conservative muckraker.

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