Republican Party of Wisconsin


Dylan Brogan

Dane County Republicans ‏might be the minority locally, but the GOP can’t win statewide without them. Staff writer Dylan Brogan recaps the county party’s annual Lincoln Reagan Day dinner. more

Mar 15, 2018 5:00 AM Snapshot 3 Comments


Art by David Michael Miller

President Trump manages to suck the oxygen from the room, elbowing aside other news. Stuff happens that nobody notices. But 2017 was a banner year for Cheap Shots, Isthmus’ annual tradition of delivering low blows to worthy recipients. more

Dec 21, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


David Michael Miller

Some Republican lawmakers want Wisconsin to become a “constitutional carry state” and do away with licensing and training requirements. But the Constitution does not give anyone the right to carry any gun in any manner anywhere at any time. more

Apr 4, 2017 9:38 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Russ Feingold and Hillary Clinton won, right? Undeterred by his misfires for 2016, Dave Cieslewicz confidently forecasts the big news of 2017. more

Dec 22, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion


David Michael Miller

Madison responded indignantly and accurately to Sean Duffy’s outrageous comments. Unfortunately, that’s just what the former reality star hoped for. more

Dec 20, 2016 6:00 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

In Wisconsin turnout was down in key Democratic areas targeted by Republicans, who passed new state voting restrictions. Voter suppression could have turned the state red for Donald Trump. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:00 AM Opinion 11 Comments

When it comes to winning Wisconsin, Donald Trump has a simple strategy: Pick fights with the state’s most popular GOP leaders, then alienate and ignore voters in the state’s most reliable Republican territory. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM News