Stories tagged: "Mandela Barnes"

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The Big Election Is Over. What’s Next?

A push for a completely new map of legislative and congressional districts. A dimmer future for the state’s 1849 abortion ban. And activists imploring Wisconsinites to stay engaged and get involved.

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Here Are 3 Takeaways from the 2022 Election and 3 Things to Watch

Democracy is a journey, so the work will ramp up again shortly to plan for races in 2023 and 2024.

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New Poll Shows Wisconsin Races for Governor, US Senate Are Even Tighter

Déjà vu: Wisconsin is seeing extremely close statewide elections. Majority of Republicans favor paid family leave and exceptions to an abortion ban.

FILE - Former President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 5, 2022. Obama is headed to Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin in the final days of the campaign to give a boost to Democrats running for governor, senator and on down the ballot. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
BREAKING: Barack Obama Endorses Mandela Barnes for US Senate

"Mandela's mom was a teacher, his dad worked third shift. Now he's focused on solutions that will make a difference, like making more things here in Wisconsin, cutting taxes for the middle-class, and protecting a woman's right to choose,” Obama said in a video posted to Twitter.

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‘He Knows What It’s Like’: Moms for Mandela Founder and Wisconsin Mom Turned Grief Into Action to Elect Mandela Barnes to the Senate

Driven by a series of mass shootings and the Supreme Court’s decision striking down Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin mom Kate Duffy launched Moms for Mandela, a grassroots group working to elect Democrat Mandela Barnes to the US Senate.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson speaks during a televised debate Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Classless: Why Ron Johnson got booed (loudly) at the final US Senate Debate

Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson faced off with his Democratic challenger, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, in the second of two debates last week in Milwaukee. A spirited affair, it was the very last topic of the night that people are still talking about days later. Moderator and WTMJ-4 reporter Charles Benson asked each candidate...

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HEALTHCARE: Statewide Democrats Show Support For ‘Lower Costs, Better Care’

State Democrats barnstormed Wisconsin this week heralding passage of the Inflation Reduction Act that will lower healthcare costs for millions of Americans. Hosted by national healthcare advocacy group Protect Our Care, ‘Care Force One’ made stops in Milwaukee and Green Bay Wednesday. Signed into law earlier this year, the Inflation Reduction Act ends the 20...