Scott Walker’s Righteous Victory in Wisconsin
We are halfway there: On Friday, the state assembly of Wisconsin voted to make the state the 25th to pass right-to-work legislation, and Governor Scott Walker is expected to sign the bill with some satisfaction. That’s 25 down, 25 to go. (…
Where the AG Races Stand Heading into Election Day
Republicans tomorrow night have a chance to win as many as five of six key attorney general races in Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Nevada and New Mexico.
Recent polls show Republican Mark Brnovich leading Democrat Felecia Rotellini in Arizona by …
Relative Unknowns in WI AG Race Pound ‘Soft on Crime’ Theme
Same accusation, competing campaigns. Three words. Soft on crime.
Brad Schimel, the Republican attorney general candidate, and his Democratic challenger, Susan Happ, have dug deep into each other’s prosecutorial history to convince Wisconsin voters the other is ill-suited for …
No ID at the Ballot Box in Wisconsin and Texas? No Problem!
Oh, hey, no big deal, just judges changing the laws regarding voter identification, 24 days before Election Day:
A federal judge likened Texas’ strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it …
Polling Shows AG Candidates Are Under the Radar
Many voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Colorado, and Arizona still have no idea who their choice for attorney general will be come November.
Less than two months before Election Day, polling in each state shows anywhere between 20-28 percent of voters …
GOP AG Chair ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ about Nov.
Alan Wilson, chairman of the Republican Attorneys General Association told me in a phone interview he is feeling “very good” about GOP incumbent attorneys general holding onto their jobs this November.
Of the 25 seats Republicans currently hold nationwide, 17 are up …
Susan Happ’s Spellcheck Mishap
Earlier today, the reelection campaign for Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin sent out an e-mail with a fairly benign typo.
“Mary Burke’s No So Good With Other People’s Money.”
Clearly, the headline should read, “not so …
Republican incumbent attorney general Luther Strange is running for reelection in Alabama against Democrat Joe Hubbard. As ABC affiliate WNCF reports, while the race may be closer than many think, “Hubbard has to overcome being a Democrat.” Sounds a similar …
Schimel Announces Plan to Tackle Human Trafficking
During a call with local and national media, Brad Schimel, Republican candidate for attorney general in Wisconsin announced a plan to combat human trafficking in his state.
“Human trafficking is modern day slavery for the women and girls trapped in …
It’s only just recently that so many state attorneys general have been garnering the kind of attention worthy of national headlines. The multi-state lawsuit over Obamacare set in motion a growing wave of Republican AGs taking on the federal …
GOP Makes Huge Strides in AG Elections
When Adam Laxalt finally edged out a victory over Ross Miller in Nevada, Republicans had made history.
Laxalt was the last of five Republicans to win state attorney general races in six key races on Tuesday. When they are sworn …
Brad Schimel, Republican candidate for Wisconsin attorney general, calls himself “law enforcement’s choice” in an open letter to Badger State voters his campaign released this morning.
“90 elected law enforcement leaders in Wisconsin, including ten elected Democratic sheriffs and district …
AG Candidate Schimel Gets NRA Nod
While at a campaign stop at Lauer Custom Weaponry in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin, GOP attorney general candidate Brad Schimel accepted the endorsement of the National Rifle Association.
“It’s not about hunting; it’s about liberty,” Schimel said. “We have plenty of …
Schimel Hits the Airwaves
In his first television commercial, Republican candidate for Wisconsin attorney general, Brad Schimel, is touting the long list of bipartisan law enforcement leaders supporting his campaign.
“Brad Schimel puts public safety ahead of politics,” a narrator says as a list …
Schimel Addresses Domestic Violence Concerns
Waukesha County district attorney and Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel wants to increase and improve training for professionals responding to domestic violence calls, part of a 23-point targeted plan released by his campaign this week.
Schimel would create a …
Wisconsin GOP Video Takes Aim at Happ
“Susan Happ: Soft on crime, no respect for victims, wrong for Wisconsin.”
So ends a scathing ad attacking the Democrat candidate for attorney general candidate and Jefferson County district attorney, paid for by the Republican Party of Wisconsin.
The ad …
Michigan attorney general, Republican Bill Schuette, is entering the fall election cycle with four times as much cash on hand advantage as his Democrat opponent, Mark Trotten, and has outraised him 12-1 The Detroit News reports.
The race to become …
Dem AG Candidate Happ: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
Wisconsin attorney general candidate, Democrat Susan Happ, is fighting back against reports of the handling of a child sexual-assault case involving a man to whom Happ and her husband sold property.
In a memo released on Happ campaign stationary, the …
Thursday AG News Round-up
The Ohio Republican Party has launched a new website attacking Democrat AG candidate David Pepper for thinking “the law does not apply to him.” “Pepper wants to be the state’s attorney general but he’s shown a shocking lack of regard …
Wisconsin Republican Racks Up Two More Democrat Endorsement In AG Bid
Wisconsin Republican AG candidate Brad Schimel has landed two more endorsements from Democrat county sheriffs. Probably not the news his opponent, Susan Happ, wanted to wake up to.