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Dan Kelly opposed marriage equality ruling and supported anti-LGBTQ groups

Will Fritz The conservative candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court has long been vocal about his opposition to same-sex marriage and the ‘damage’ recognizing it could have. Dan Kelly, the conservative candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, has a history of questioning LGBTQ rights and has long-standing ties to anti-LGBTQ organizations. Kelly previously served on … Continued

Wisconsin Rep. Tom Tiffany cites hate group leader in lie about immigrants

Josh Israel The Republican Congress member falsely claimed undocumented immigrants are a massive fiscal drain on the federal government. Wisconsin Republican Rep. Tom Tiffany on Tuesday shared on social media a false claim by the president of an anti-immigrant hate group that immigrants are a huge economic burden to the public. Tiffany, currently serving his second term … Continued

Right-wing think tank tied to dark money jumps into Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Matt Cohen The Republican State Leadership Committee placed a $200,000 ad buy in support of conservative Justice Daniel Kelly last week. The Republican State Leadership Committee, a right-wing think tank and political organization, announced last week that it will spend $200,000 in Wisconsin in support of conservative justice Daniel Kelly’s run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The … Continued

Uihlein money runs deep in Daniel Kelly’s Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign

Matt Cohen Kelly’s campaign has received at least $6 million from groups associated with far-right megadonor Dick Uihlein. Research contributed by Evan Vorpahl of True North Research. At least five political action committees supporting Daniel Kelly for Wisconsin Supreme Court have deep financial ties to Dick Uihlein, the controversial billionaire owner of the Uline shipping and business … Continued

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Daniel Kelly defended plan for state ‘marriage saver’

Emily Singer The conservative nominee for Wisconsin’s highest court defended the religious program, which was later found to be unconstitutional. In the race for Wisconsin’s open Supreme Court seat, conservative former Justice Daniel Kelly has said he is the “only” candidate “who has demonstrated what it means to be a Constitutionalist judge.” Yet Kelly repeatedly defended state … Continued

Candidates clash in first and only Wisconsin Supreme Court debate

Nick Vachon Janet Protasiewicz and Daniel Kelly fought over their records on decisive issues that the court could rule on in the coming years, such as abortion and redistricting. MADISON, Wis. — On Tuesday afternoon, the two candidates in Wisconsin’s nonpartisan race for the open seat on the state Supreme Court met for their first … Continued

Biden offers 25-year plan to preserve Medicare

Oliver Willis President Joe Biden offered a preview of his federal budget proposal for fiscal year 2023, which included a plan to fund Medicare through 2050. In an op-ed published in the New York Times on Tuesday, President Joe Biden discussed his upcoming federal budget proposal and celebrated the Inflation Reduction Act, the 2022 law that included … Continued