Stories tagged: "Tom Nelson"


Four of the leading candidates in the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. Ron Johnson in November. L-R, Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry, state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Johnson’s Moscow Visit, Investing in Wisconsin Manufacturers, More: This Week on the US Senate Campaign Trail

Lasry ad hits Johnson for 2018 trip. Godlewski talks drug prices. Nelson touts a presidential candidate’s endorsement.

Four of the leading candidates in the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. Ron Johnson in November. L-R, Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry, state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Barnes Getting Attention as Fellow Democrats Try to Narrow His Lead

Lieutenant Governor tops two new polls, but about half of Democratic voters say they don’t have a favorite choice to run for Senate.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks at his US Senate campaign launch event July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
This Week on the Senate Campaign Trail

For the week of Feb. 21: Barnes talks business, Nelson criticizes Barnes, Battino drops out to run for a different office.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks during a September 2021 appearance in Milwaukee by voting rights activist and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
Barnes Asks Biden, Congress to Pressure Oshkosh Defense to Bring Union Jobs Home

Call comes after Ron Johnson said he won’t fight for jobs in Oshkosh.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin. (Photo via Facebook/Senator Ron Johnson)
Ron Johnson Won’t Push for 1,000+ New Jobs in His Hometown

Oshkosh Defense's namesake plant could make USPS vehicles, but it appears the jobs are heading for non-union conditions in South Carolina.

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer poses for the official group photo at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on November 30, 2018. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
Baldwin, Democratic Senate Candidates React to Supreme Court Justice Breyer’s Retirement

President Biden will pick a nominee for Senate confirmation.

Capitol Riot Remembering
WI GOP Marks Jan. 6 Insurrection Anniversary With Conspiracies and Concerns for Rioters

Johnson releases a timeline listing the ways he has opposed investigations into a siege he continues to downplay.