Monday, October 24th, 2016

As I mentioned here, and as both Politico and are reporting, the decision by former Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel to endorse Ron Johnson was a surprise to nearly everyone, including Ron Johnson. However, shortly after the Republican delegates at the state convention decided to follow suit and endorse Johnson, Terrence Wall’s campaign issued this […]

Previously unknown businessman Ron Johnson just won the endorsement of the Republican Party of Wisconsin at their convention today. Blogger Kevin Binversie posted on Twitter Johnson received 63.9% of the vote on the second round of balloting. This has to be terrible news for businessman Terrence Wall who failed to gain traction in his race […]

In a move that probably surprised the Ron Johnson campaign, too, businessman and former Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel dropped out of the race for senate and endorsed Johnson. (Should’ve known something was up when we were having a hard time lining up Leinenkugel for an interview for the MacIver Institute yesterday. We were asking all […]

Seriously, I never understood why more politicians don’t go on the Bob and Brian morning show. Print this entry

Dick Leinenkugel told Mike Gousha he was surprised at the tone of the criticisms over his time as Commerce Secretary for Governor Jim Doyle. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dick Leinenkugel, who served as commerce secretary under Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, says he was a little surprised at the nature of the attacks he’s received from […]

Harley Davidson told it’s employees last week they need to figure out how to come up with $45 million in savings. Of course, maybe they wouldn’t have to come up with so much if the state wasn’t shaking them down for an additional $22.5 million this year thanks to the new combined reporting requirement. As […]

Does Dick Leinenkugel’s run for Senate make him a Seasonal Republican Brew? Maybe his campaign should be called Novemberfest. – Nick Schweitzer on Twitter Print this entry

Conventional wisdom: US Senate candidate Terrence Wall is not a viable candidate because of the issue regarding his non-payment of taxes from taking advantage of every tax break available. However, looking at the Rasmussen polls, Wall does not seem to have been affected too much by the issue. February 17th, Feingold led Wall 47% to […]

My interview with Dick Leinenkugel in the Waukesha Freeman last week caught the attention of the Terrence Wall campaign and WISN’s Mark Belling (7:11 in). An e-mail from the Wall campaign yesterday: Dick Leinenkugel was a quick study under his old boss, Jim Doyle. It only took him 18 months to acquire Jim Doyle’s sense of […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Apr 22, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Trouble on tap for Leinenkugel? Candidate might fall flat (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) When Dick Leinenkugel stepped down as Gov. Jim Doyle’s fourth Commerce secretary, speculation immediately began […]