Stories tagged: "milwaukee"

Christine Neumann-Ortiz at Count Every Vote event
Crunching the Numbers: How to Interpret Biden’s Milwaukee Performance

Despite population loss, organizers spur a boost in turnout.

A sign outside the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena reads "Welcome to Milwaukee" for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Better Than Nothing, Milwaukee Still Got a Boost Other Cities Wish For

The DNC host city sees a smidgen of the anticipated impact, but the revenue is still welcome.

The welcoming speeches to open the 2020 Democratic National Convention were delivered in an online video feed.
Milwaukee Convention Kicks Off with the Usual Welcoming Speeches and Themes—Just In a Different Way

Delegates miss an arena, but still get to be in ‘the Zoom where it happens.’

Milwaukee DNC Speakers
Here’s What’s Still Happening in Milwaukee for the DNC

The convention isn’t what it used to be, but there are still a few events planned for the host city.

Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, July 19, 2020 in North Charleston, S.C.
BLOC’s Angela Lang: Kanye’s Campaign Is a Racist Republican Ploy

Trump supporters are preying on the Black community in a cynical effort to siphon votes away from Biden.

Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees
Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees

The pay boost will last through July 27 for all city employees who cannot work from home.

State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (Photos via Tom Barrett, Lena Taylor offices)
Milwaukee’s Four-Term Mayor Is About to Face His Toughest Opponent Yet

State Sen. Lena Taylor brings name recognition, new face to mayoral race as Tom Barrett seeks his fifth term