Wisconsin political stories 2010-06-04

by thoughtfulconservative

Former North Prairie trustee to challenge Kramer; Waukesha County Dems also announce 6 other candidates

“Former North Prairie Village Board Trustee Dawn Caruss officially announced Wednesday she will challenge state Rep. Bill Kramer, R-Waukesha, for the 97th Assembly District seat.

Caruss’ announcement came with six others by the Waukesha County Democratic Party on Wednesday, which ensures at least 11 of the 14 state Legislature seats will be challenged in the November general election.”

Tea party endorses no candidates “A coalition of Wisconsin tea party groups tried to distance itself Thursday from Republican candidates who have appeared at their rallies and identified themselves with the movement.”

Physicians endorse Reid Ribble for 8th Congressional District seat “A group of physicians from the Green Bay and Appleton area have endorsed Kaukauna area roofing contractor Reid Ribble, a Republican candidate for the 8th Congressional District.

The group, called Physicians for Responsible Government, has a number of physicians from Green Bay and Appleton on its provisional board.”

GOP Bites the Hand that Feeds “It is my fear that by the time the GOP finally understands that short-term gains of inciting their base are not worth the long-term setbacks of making the Hispanic community a permanent foe, it might be too late.”

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