Stories tagged: "Tim Michels"

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Radical Tim Michels demands Gov break law in latest campaign stunt

Tim Michels, the Republican nominee for Governor, recently demanded that his opponent, Democratic Governor Tony Evers immediately stop the state of Wisconsin from even considering (much less granting) parole under any scenario to anyone in the criminal justice system. To cut right to it, such a move would be illegal.  The Governor has no legal...

Abortion rights supporters gather for a "pink out" protest organized by Planned Parenthood in the rotunda of the state Capitol Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Harm Venhuizen)
Michels Financed Cell Phone Surveillance of Women Accessing Health Care Facilities

Recently uncovered donations from Republican nominee for Governor Tim Michels charitable foundation show that the Trump-backed candidate’s donations financed a highly controversial program that surveilled the cell phones of women seeking healthcare access.  The stunning disclosure has put Michels on the defensive at a crucial juncture in his bid to unseat Democratic Governor Tony Evers....

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels speaks at a rally Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Michels admits, “I am not an expert on education”

The Trump-endorsed, MAGA Republican candidate for Governor of Wisconsin Tim Michels was recently caught on tape admitting, “I am not an expert on education.”  The revelation from Michels, while not a surprise, calls into further question the merits of his education proposal that would defund public education in Wisconsin. Education is a top concern of...

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels arrives at a rally Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Tim’s Temper Tantrum: Michels’ ‘pitchforks & torches’ rhetoric is dangerous

After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Trump-endorsed Republican candidate for Wisconsin Governor Tim Michels gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to radical groups that oppose access to common, everyday forms of contraception, Michels had a temper tantrum. Rather than defend the contributions or explain his reasoning for them, Michels was so upset by the...

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Gov. Evers Reveals a New Plan to Invest a Record Surplus in Tax Cuts and Help for Families. Michels’ Response: ‘Kenosha!’

Republican lawmakers are not likely to end their 10-month paid break while sitting on a $5 billion surplus.

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Marquette Poll: Mandela Barnes Has a Solid Lead Over Ron Johnson—While Tony Evers and Tim Michels Are In a Statistical Dead Heat

Johnson faces sky-high 49% who say he doesn’t “care about people like me,” while Michels’ outcome likely rests with the 23% who say they don’t know him well enough to answer that question yet.

FILE - Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels speaks as he appears with former President Donald Trump at a rally in Waukesha, Wis., on Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Tim Michels Opposes Marriage Equality

Republican nominee for Governor Tim Michels is standing by his 2004 opposition to same sex marriage in his bid to lead the state in 2022.  At the time of his failed 2004 run for the United States Senate, Michels supported a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman, which would have...