A county judge in Wisconsin ruled last month that the city of De Pere’s nondiscrimination ordinance infringed on the right of religious freedom, granting a victory to five churches and a religious broadcaster which brought a legal challenge against the statute.
Democrats took control of five state legislative chambers from Republicans as a result of Tuesday’s midterm elections, a modest shift compared to past midterms.
Tony Evers, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, is running on a renewable-energy environmental platform. But he has invested in the oil and gas sector, including in the company partly responsible for the Deepwater Horizon explosion and a petroleum distributor responsible for a pipe rupture that contaminated drinking water in the state he is now seeking to represent.
Wisconsin Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce on Friday night justified his multiple arrests by comparing himself to Rep. John Lewis (D., Ga.), who was arrested dozens of times for peaceful civil rights protests during the 1960s.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R.) has participated in nearly twice as many public events as his Democratic challenger, Tony Evers, who appears to have been busy working unions over in the state for cash, according to a review of both candidate’s public activity.
Soon after Wisconsin governor Scott Walker announced the passing of his father, some liberal Twitter users went after the Republican incumbent.
Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, who is challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin, condemned Democrats on Monday for “politically motivated character assassination” of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and said the party must stop its “political posturing” and hold a vote.
Wisconsin Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce was originally scheduled to attend a celebrity studded fundraiser at the home of liberal actor Sean Penn in Malibu, California later this month, but after briefly denying the existence of the fundraiser, the campaign said the event had been canceled.