Saturday, September 8, 2012
Johnson made his remarks as one of the conservatives participating in the Americans for Prosperity Anti-Obama Policy bus tour. The tour visited Caledonia on Saturday, its only stop in Southeast Wisconsin.
Sen. Ron Johnson urged voters to reject the policies of the Obama Administration, during the only Southeast Wisconsin stop of the Americans for Prosperity bus tour. During his remarks at Gorney Park on Saturday, Johnson told voters they need to take America back by "retiring President (Barack) Obama in about 60 days." He stressed the ways he feels Obama has failed the American people, including the inability to get a budget passed in the Senate for over three years. "It's insane that there's been no budget in three years," he said. "The last two budgets were voted on twice with votes of 0 to 610. We are bankrupting this nation and the President put forward unserious plans so even the Democrats won't vote for it." About 75 people gathered …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Why the recall results ended up in Scott Walker's favor depended on which side of the aisle you stood on.
As the evening - and the recall efforts that have held the state's attention for nearly a year and a half - came to a close, various groups offered their opinions on why the results fell so heavily in Scott Walker's favor. And as usual, they fell along party lines. State Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate told WisPolitics that despite his party's loss, they had no regrets over the recall effort, and chalked it up in part to funding of each campaign. “They have millionaires and billionaires that can write checks and take out TV ads,” Tate said. “This should not have even been a contest considering how much they spent. Rob Zerban, who is running against Republican Congressman Paul Ryan, was a bit more blunt. “Today we saw the buying of an …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Rick Santorum, Paul Ryan and Ron Johnson - along with national talk show hosts - were in Milwaukee Saturday to take part in daylong summit with hundreds of conservatives.
Patch blogged live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gearing up conservatives for the upcoming elections. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, along with Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Congressman Paul Ryan, joined hundreds of GOP activists at a daylong event hosted by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation–Wisconsin. Revisit the event by checking out our Live Blog replay with videos, interviews and more. See more coverage of the "Defending the American Dream" summit
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
But 'Defending the American Dream Summit' this weekend is about mobilizing the troops and educating citizens as Wisconsin's election season gets under way, organizers say.
A key national conservative organization will point a bright spotlight on southeastern Wisconsin Saturday in a daylong event boasting a potent lineup of Republican politicians, pundits and at least one presidential candidate. Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, along with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, lead the speaking lineup for the "Defending the American Dream Summit" in Milwaukee. Fox News contributor and columnist Michelle Malkin, and radio host and political commentator Tony Katz also will appear in the event at the Wyndham Hotel, 4747 S. Howell Ave., hosted by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Wisconsin. Santorum's presence here just a week-and-a half before Wisconsin's presidential …