Top Wisconsin Reporters Discuss Walker’s Scandal-Plagued WEDC… and it’s not good news for Scott Walker.

Yesterday, some of Wisconsin’s top political journalists discussed the ongoing problems with Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “JS on Politics” panel hosted by Greg Borowski. Key excerpts: Patrick Marley,  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel statehouse reporter: “WEDC was created in 2011, sort of the flagship of the Governor and Republican legislators as a way to…

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Now, Scott Walker is lying about his jobs agency

Today, Scott Walker said that the problems with his failed jobs agency – the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation — were “literally about cases that happened four years ago.” (watch it here). Except not so much. Just this year: WEDC considered awarding a company named Green Box even more incentives as recently as February, even though its founder owed millions of…

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“How to be cool” according to Scott Walker

Yesterday, “cool expert” Scott Walker told America that he thinks the minimum wage is a lame idea. Since we know you definitely take your tips on what’s cool and what’s lame from Scott Walker, here are a few more. “Lame”: Minimum wage “Cool”: Ultrasounds “Bogus”: Equal pay On fleek: Taking away workers’ bargaining rights The pits: Immigration PHAT: Self-deportation Real…

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New DNC Video – Rick Perry: Courage

Rick Perry will be campaigning in South Carolina today, and while he’s there we expect he will continue trying to spin two felony charges as a positive. So here at the DNC we thought we’d help him out by making an indictment ad for him.  Unfortunately for Perry, it seems the only thing the Governor really has going for him…

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Shot/Chaser: Ben Carson’s 2016 Momentum

SHOT: WaPo Headline: Ben Carson: Obamacare worst thing ‘since slavery’ SHOT: Washington Times Headline: Ben Carson: America’s now ‘very much like Nazi Germany’ CHASER: Des Moines Register Headline: “Ben Carson wins Polk County GOP presidential straw poll”  

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DNC Response to Perry Press Conference

Below please find a response from DNC Communications Director Mo Elleithee to Governor Rick Perry’s press conference earlier:    For a guy who prides himself on being Mr. Law & Order, he seems to have little respect for the rule of law.  This isn’t a partisan witch hunt.  It’s our legal process.  An independent and non-partisan special prosecutor was tapped by…

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2014: A Contrast of Priorities

As the GOP-led House Rules Committees meets today to move forward with their latest partisan ploy – a sham lawsuit against the President, the DNC released a new web video, “2014: A Contrast in Priorities” highlighting the two party’s vastly different priorities for the country. While Republicans are focused on issues that will do nothing but rally their extreme base,…

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