Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 09/01/2016 Page A06 Opinion Saving Johnson Long odds for incumbent in important race In every ranking of U.S. Senate races, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is at the top of the vulnerable incumbent list. Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia puts Johnson’s seat as a “leans” Democrat-to-Republican switch, and he’s hardly alone. […]

Former candidate for governor Ed Thompson lost his battle with cancer. He was 66. Ed Thompson was perhaps less famous than his brother, former Governor Tommy Thompson, but he made a name for himself in Wisconsin political lore. Thompson became a cause célèbre in northern Wisconsin when his Tee Pee supper club was raided by […]

The Libertarian Party sinks to a new low: When members of the San Bernardino County Libertarian Party elected Matthew Barnes as the group’s vice chairman for 2010, they knew he was a registered sex offender. “The members of the party that voted for him, they voted for him knowing he had completed his time and […]