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Kloppenburg Endorses Tim Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Burns for Wisconsin, Amanda Brink   
Monday, 21 August 2017 05:40

tim-burnsBurns is running to replace Justice Michael Gableman who has announced his retirement.


MADISON, WI - Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg has endorsed Tim Burns for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Burns is running for the seat now held by Justice Michael Gableman, who has announced his retirement from the court. The non-partisan election will be held in the spring of 2018.

joanne-kloppenburg“Tim Burns is an outstanding attorney whose expertise in complex areas of the law has earned him widespread recognition as one of the best lawyers in the nation,” Judge Kloppenburg said. “His intellect, his deep understanding of legal issues, and his love of the law make him exceptionally well suited to service on our Wisconsin Supreme Court. In addition, he has strength of character and the courage of his convictions, both of which are on display in his campaign.”

Tim Burns is a partner at a law firm in Madison, WI. He is a former co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association.

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A graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia Law School, Tim is licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois and Missouri. Tim's national practice focuses on making insurance companies live up to their obligations to their policyholders. Tim also serves on the national board of the American Constitution Society and he chairs the Fair and Impartial Courts Committee of the Civil Rights and Social Justice Section of the American Bar Association.

Tim and his wife Pam, have chosen Middleton to raise their family. Married for over 20 years, they have three children.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 August 2017 06:06
 
Kevin Nicholson can't get his story straight on choice PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin   
Thursday, 10 August 2017 01:36

kevin-nicholsonMADISON - Senator LaTonya Johnson, Representative Chris Taylor, and Alexandra Acker-Lyons, who worked with Kevin Nicholson at College Democrats of America, will host a conference call with reporters Thursday afternoon to discuss Nicholson's struggle to get his story straight on his position on choice.

Since deciding it would be convenient for his long-term aspirations to run for Senate as a Republican, Kevin Nicholson has had a difficult time running from his record on choice, crossing wires as he attempts to explain away his past. If Nicholson can't get his story straight on a woman's access to healthcare, why would voters trust him?

Senator Johnson and Representative Taylor will be available for on-camera interviews following the call at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin office in Madison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 August 2017 01:53
 
Kevin Nicholson's Out-of-State Billionaire Funded Candidacy PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GBP Staff   
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:08

kevin-nicholson"Kevin’s in the pocket of an out-of-state billionaire" say WisDems.


MADISON - Today, the first of many third tier candidates announces their candidacy for the GOP nomination for Wisconsin's US Senate seat. Kevin Nicholson, propped up by a super PAC funded by an out of state billionaire, announced his candidacy after months of negative stories about his lies, past, positions, and beliefs.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning said, "Kevin Nicholson is only out for himself and he’s already lied to voters about basic questions on his past – so why would they trust him with their future? Worse, Kevin’s in the pocket of an out-of-state billionaire whose money he’ll rely on to bankroll his campaign. We can’t count on Kevin to be honest or stand up for us."

 
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