Monday, April 2, 2012
Congressman Paul Ryan and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson fully supported and endorsed Mitt Romney at the pancake brunch in Wauwatosa.
Congressman Paul Ryan and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson fully supported and endorsed Mitt Romney at the pancake brunch in Wauwatosa on Sunday. Hundreds gathered to hear Mitt Romney at Bluemound Gardens Restaurant. Romney gave his stance on government spending, health care and unemployment. State Sen. Chris Larson made an appearance at the end of the event to give his opinion on Romney's campaign. MORE COVERAGE OF THIS EVENT
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Wisconsin senator endorses GOP frontrunner Sunday morning, but he also teamed up with Congressman Ryan to play a joke on the former Massachusetts governor.
It's not a good sign when you're the leading candidate in the Republican presidential primary race and not a single person shows up to one of your campaign appearances. Luckily for Mitt Romney, Sunday was April Fools Day, and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Ron Johnson were just having a little fun with him when they introduced him to an empty room at a campaign appearance in Wauwatosa on Sunday afternoon. While a packed dining hall of supporters waited upstairs at the Bluemound Gardens Restaurant, the two Wisconsin Republicans had prepared a nearly identical room decorated with campaign signs in a completely vacant downstairs room. "We didn't get much of a crowd this morning," they told Romney. "It will be OK, it will be OK." Romney joked …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Republican presidential candidate is campaigning for area voters this week leading up to Tuesday's primary election in Wisconsin.
Mitt Romney, the leading GOP presidential candidate in the upcoming primary election, has opened his Wisconsin campaign headquarters in Waukesha at 1701-7 Pearl St. Patch has attempted to interview volunteers at the office but is waiting for Romney’s public relations manager to approve the request. Romney will be in Waukesha Saturday morning during a Faith and Freedom Coalition event that will also include appearances by candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich. Santorum has also opened a campaign headquarters in Waukesha County.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Rick Santorum, Paul Ryan and Ron Johnson - along with national talk show hosts - were in Milwaukee Saturday to take part in daylong summit with hundreds of conservatives.
Patch blogged live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gearing up conservatives for the upcoming elections. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, along with Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Congressman Paul Ryan, joined hundreds of GOP activists at a daylong event hosted by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation–Wisconsin. Revisit the event by checking out our Live Blog replay with videos, interviews and more. See more coverage of the "Defending the American Dream" summit
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The flurry of ads and campaign appearances are just beginning here as GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney's wife appears at Miss Katie's Diner in Milwaukee with state Sen. Alberta Darling.
The first wave of the upcoming tide of GOP presidential campaigning in Wisconsin descended upon Miss Katie's Diner Thursday morning, with an appearance by Ann Romney, wife of the Republican frontrunner. Romney was introduced to the small diner crowd by state Sen. Alberta Darling, who co-chairs Mitt Romney's Wisconsin campaign with former state Sen. Ted Kanavas. Darling said Wisconsin is undergoing a "revolution," and said Badger state voters are "very different from Illinois." She predicted that Romney will fare better in Wisconsin than he did in Tuesday's Illinois primary, where he took 47 percent of the vote. "We are Romney turf here in Wisconsin," she said. The Romneys, who celebrated their anniversary yesterday, received additional …