Statements about Campaign Finance
Says Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's stated intent when proposing that city contractors disclose private political donations was to "discourage contributions to organizations with which he disagrees."
On recusing herself from cases after receiving a campaign contribution
On changing the rules governing judicial conflicts of interest
"The majority of my contributions have been from private individuals" giving $125 on average, "not from PACs, not from groups."
"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Sean Duffy’s Republican Majority."
"The Koch brothers alone gave twice as much money to Scott Walker as the total amount of money raised by Tom Barrett."
Wisconsin's new state budget includes "a 15 percent increase for road construction and yet we’ve got local towns tearing up" paved roads and replacing them with gravel.
Public-employee unions spent $30 million in Wisconsin unsuccessfully trying to flip the state Senate to Democratic control.
"I’ve been through four campaigns and have not done any negative campaigning."
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg’s side had a "3-to-1 money advantage" in the Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign.
"I've been outspent by my opponents every time I've run for U.S. Senate."
"My supporters aren't special interest groups in Madison and Milwaukee."
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