Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

State Representative Bill Kramer has a new title for one of his aides, colleague. Adam Neylon won a close special Republican primary election in the 98th Assembly district Tuesday nights, defeating Pewaukee Police Chief Ed Baumann by 30 votes. Embattled Jeanne Tarantino, a former staff member of Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch came in a distant […]

WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee reported Thursday night that Assembly candidate Jeanne Tarantino’s campaign aide Rachel Pecor was arrested for drunk driving on her way to pick up Tarantino’s child. It’s around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday night and Pecor was behind the wheel of this car, crossing the center line in Pewaukee. “Hi. What are you doing? You’re […]

Waiting on Tarantino Candidate needs to explain charges, experience Waukesha Freeman 2/14/13 Page A6 Opinion It was a moment most political campaigns dread. At a candidate forum for the special election in the 98th Assembly District, the candidates were asked if they have ever been arrested or if they have ever lied under oath. Pewaukee […]

At a candidate forum for the special election in the 98th Assembly District, the candidates were asked if they ever lied under oath or been arrested. In front of the approximately 100 people in attendance, Jeanne Tarantino gave a simple, “no.” Tarantino is a former aide to Lt Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. Tarantino left the office […]

There are five Republicans running for the open State Assembly seat in the 98th district. They will be appearing at a candidate forum at Carroll University on Monday from 7-8:30 PM. Dr. Lilly Goren, professor of politics at Carroll University and a recognized expert on elections and the election process, will be the forum moderator. […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel political gossip columnist Dan Bice, taking a break from applying for jobs with supermarket tabloids, decided to indulge his prurient interest and report on comments made by Jeanne Tarantino, a candidate for state assembly in the 98th district, during her divorce. Really. They’ve sunk to divorce court reporting now. Next thing you […]

I’ll be commenting more in the near future on the special election for the 98th Assembly District, but this just sticks out for attention: {Assembly candidate Matt} Morzy was giving his speech at his wedding in May when he urged people to go out and vote for Gov. Scott Walker during the upcoming recall election. […]

Dawn “Crazynurse” Caruss announced her candidacy for the 97th Assembly in a press release issued Wednesday, confirming what was reported here a week ago. Democrats in the district will be happy to learn that she did not use the e-mail address crazynurse(at)sbcglobal.net on the press release. “She sees the core issues of her campaign focused […]