In the Wisconsin elections last night, Republicans barely held on to their majority by cashing in on their massive corporate support in the post-Citizens United era. But we changed the game and seized momentum heading into the next battles.
In the latest sham hearings, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa invited Wisconsin Gov. Walker to testify to the committee about fixing state and municipal budgets, despite Gov. Walker representing the kind of politics where the requests of the moneyed trump the needs of the middle class.
Hundreds of workers’ rights supporters gathered in front of the offices of the BGR Group lobbying firm to welcome Wisconsin’s Republican legislators to Washington in response to the lawmakers pushing through a union-busting bill last week despite widespread protests against the legislation.
On Wednesday night, Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate rammed a union-busting bill through the Senate. The bill is opposed by 74 percent of Wisconsin citizens and has inspired protests throughout the nation.