When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney tapped U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate, the national spotlight aimed at Ryan’s conservative credentials. In this story, we check on Ryan’s report cards from national interest groups and compare his campaign contributions to his voting record.
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone who defaces or destroys petitions to recall Gov. Scott Walker. Conservative critics have dismissed the reward as a “stunt” and called the organization “the court jester of the liberal movement.”
The Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association, a powerful state lobby group, is taking its case for more and better roads directly to the people — by running ads during Badgers’ and Brewers’ games.