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News | Feb 25, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Condemn Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

(MADISON) — Today, in response to the recent spike in anti-Asian hate crime across the nation, Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Ben Wikler and West Allis Alderman and Wisconsin AAPI for Biden Leadership Council Co-Chair Angelito Tenorio issued the following statement: “The recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes across the country is alarming and unacceptable. […]
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News | Feb 22, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Issue Statement After Ron Johnson Spreads Lies on Behalf of Violent Insurrectionists on Senate Floor

(MADISON) — Ron Johnson used his time during today’s Senate hearing on the January 6th Capitol riots to promote a conspiracy theory that the insurrectionists were “fake Trump protestors.” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement in response to Johnson’s continued dangerous lies: “With Ron Johnson spreading absurd lies on behalf of […]
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News | Feb 17, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Endorse Dr. Jill Underly for State Superintendent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2021 Contact: DPW Communications (press@wisdems.org) (MADISON) — Following yesterday’s primary election, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin endorsed Dr. Jill Underly for State Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction. Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement: “In Wisconsin, we believe everyone — regardless of their race, class, or zip code — […]
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News | Feb 16, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Issue Statement After Governor Evers Announces Full Budget Proposal

(MADISON) — This evening, Gov. Evers introduced his entire biennial budget for 2021-2023.  The budget addresses issues including cost of prescription drugs, childcare, mental health services, recreational marijuana, criminal justice reform and more. Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement of support: “More than a year after Covid came to American shores, […]
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News | Feb 15, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Issue Statement Ahead of President Biden’s Milwaukee Visit

(MADISON) — Ahead of President Biden’s town hall in Milwaukee, also his first official presidential visit of the administration, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement:  “Wisconsin is thrilled and honored that President Biden chose the Badger State for his first official presidential trip. President Biden knows that leadership starts with listening, […]
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News | Feb 13, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Release Ad Highlighting Dangers of Derrick Van Orden

(MADISON) — Following failed Republican Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden’s  attendance at Trump’s protest before the attack US Capitol last month, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin today announced a five-figure digital ad buy calling out Van Orden’s connection to the insurrection. The ad seeks to educate the public at a moment when Van Orden is […]
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News | Feb 12, 2021

On Primary Day, Wisconsin Democrats Encourage People to Vote

(MADISON) — Ahead of election day, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement to encourage Wisconsin voters to go out and make their voices heard in the Spring primary: “Today’s Wisconsin spring primary is the first statewide election of the Biden presidency, and it’s fitting that it’s happening on the same day […]
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News | Feb 10, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Issue Statement After Governor Evers Announced Mental Health Services Proposal in Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DPW Communications (press@wisdems.org) (MADISON) — This morning, Gov. Evers announced that his budget will include more than $150 million in critical mental health services for Wisconsinites as well as expand BadgerCare. Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement of support: “Too many people in Wisconsin struggle to access […]
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News | Feb 09, 2021

Wisconsin Democrats Issue Statement On Day One of Trump Impeachment Trial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DPW Communications (press@wisdems.org) (MADISON) — On day one of an impeachment trial of former President Trump, who is facing a single charge of “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the deadly January 6 assault on the Capitol, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler issued this statement: “The impeachment trial […]
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