Friday, January 11, 2013
The event will feature speakers from the CATO Institute, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, State Rep. Robin Vos, and State Sen. Leah Vukmir.
The Racine Tea Party is hosting a public forum on the implications of the affordable care act from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 13 at South Hills Country Club, 3047 SE Frontage Rd. The event will feature: Mike Tanner, of the CATO Institute, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville), State Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester), State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), and conservative radio talk show host Vicki McKenna. “The Racine TEA Party wants the public to understand more about this massive new law, how it affects them and what it means to block a state-run exchange,” according to the release. President Obama pushed through the 2,500 plus page, $1.93 trillion Healthcare Law with enormous tax implications and a loss of personal choice – on a partisan vote in the …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
With politics taking center stage through the recall elections and the presidential race, the Tea Party was active locally. Thousands attended rallies held in Mount Pleasant and Caledonia, showing support for the conservative candidates.
The Tea Party made news in Racine County this year, with huge turnouts at rallies held in Caledonia and Mount Pleasant. Thousands of the conservative faithful packed parks and the former Sam's Club to rally support behind their causes—and candidates—ahead of the recall elections in June and the presidential election in November. In June, just before the historic recall election that saw voters reaffirm Scott Walker as their choice for governor it was the battle of the rallies. Democrats hosted a rally at the Racine Labor Center, with MSNBC's Ed Schulz in attendance. Hundreds came out for that. Thousands attended a Racine Tea Party rally in Caledonia, drumming up support for the governor. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch was among the speakers…
Monday, October 29, 2012
Racine Tea Party organizers say a white van with "Obama" stickers visited the parking lot of the old Sam's Club Saturday morning and dumped roofing nails throughout the parking lot before the group's "Rally for Jobs."
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Racine police confirm they have reports of two vehicles with flat tires that owners say is a direct result of someone dumping roofing nails in the parking lot of the old Sam's Club before a Racine Tea Party event on Saturday.
**Updated 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 The Tea Party faithful gathered Saturday for a loud and enthusiastic rally aimed at getting out the vote on Nov. 6 and putting Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in the White House. The Racine Tea Party's "Rally for Jobs" kicked off at 2:30 p.m. Saturday inside the old Sam's Club at 6200 Regency West Drive. Before the event could get under way, though, organizers say a white van affixed with "Obama" stickers drove through the parking lot and dumped quantities of roofing nails. "We went outside and picked up what we could," said Lou D'Abbraccio, holding a cup filled with nails. "But this was just wrong." Lora Halberstadt, a Tea party member, said the group did call the Racine Police Department to file a report…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
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Sunday, June 3, 2012
Take a look at all of the news coverage from the Racine Tea Party Event, which drew a crowd of about 4,000 people to Gorney Park in Caledonia yesterday.
At Wisconsin Tea Party Rally, Republicans Stress National Importance Of Recall The message: win in Wisconsin and win the general. posted Jun 2, 2012 5:06pm EDT CALEDONIA, Wisconsin — A Tea Party rally on Saturday drew a thousand or so to a field in Racine County to hear some of Wisconsin's biggest Republican stars highlighted ... GOP leaders make final push for Wisconsin Gov. Walker msnbc.com By Alex Moe, NBC News CALEDONIA, WI -- Top Republicans were out in full force Saturday morning with just three days to go before the all-important recall election in the Badger State, stumping for incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Priebus: I Won't Play Into The Narrative That Wisconsin Democrats Are Losing posted Jun 2, 2012 3:27pm EDT Priebus …
Friday, June 1, 2012
If Wisconsin is considered ground zero for the battle between conservative and liberal politics, then Racine County has become the bellwether county and is now seen by state Democrats and Republicans as the battle to win the war.
Wisconsin has become ground zero for the battle between the conservative and liberal movements at the state and national level, and several key political groups are making their way to Racine County to back up the proverbial troops. But the rallies scheduled for Racine and Caledonia seem to be the political front line and may even be a foundation for the battle that wins the war, Republicans and Democrats say. According to a story in the Wisconsin State Journal, of all the recall elections happening on Tuesday for governor, lieutenant governor and four state Senate seats, the closest race is in the 21st District, where Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) faces John Lehman (D-Racine). "The Wanggaard-Lehman race is likely going to be the seat that…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
As a last minute push, the Racine TEA Party PAC is hosting a rally from 10 to noon on Saturday at Gorney Park, 8201 Nicholson Road.
The Racine TEA Party political action committee is hosting a rally on Saturday as part of a last minute push for votes before the recall election on June 5. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Gorney Park, 8201 Nicholson Rd. Nancy Milholland, one of the organizing members of the event, said they are expecting more than 3,500 people to attend. “Expect to be pumped up and engaged, and ready to go help get out the vote,” she said. On June 5, Wisconsin voters will decide wether Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Senators will be recalled. Among those four senators is Sen. Van Wanggaard, who represents Caledonia, Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant in the 21st Senate District. Walker is running against …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, and state Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) will be at a Racine Tea Party Rally on June 2 in Caledonia.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) will be in Caledonia for a rally hosted by the Racine Tea Party on Saturday, June 2nd from 10 am to noon at Gorney Park, 8201 Nicholson Rd. The event will focus on the importance of the upcoming recall election on June 5. The event will feature All Patriots Media – Tony Katz, the “rock star of radio” Wisconsin’s own - Vicki McKenna, PA Tea Party Activist & Fox News Contributor - Jenn Stefano State Senator - Van Wanggaard, Nashville recording artist – Krista Branch and more. Invited guests include Breibart and CNN contributor Dana Loesch, Lt Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Congressman Paul Ryan and several very big surprise guests. WHAT: Racine Tea PAC Rally on Stopping the Recall of Walker, Kleefisch & …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Organized by the Racine TEA Party, a couple hundred people held up signs asking for drivers by to honk in support of the Governor and State Sen. Wanggaard.
Nancy Milholland, a coordinator for the Racine TEA Party, said her group organized a Feb. 19 rally for Governor Scott Walker and State Sen. Wanggaard because it was time. "The recall supporters were out here all the time over the holidays trying to drum up support for petitions," she said. "Now it's our turn." Through email and Facebook, the TEA Party asked supporters to come out to the corner of Highways 31 and 20 in Mount Pleasant from 1:30 to 2:30 pm on Sun., Feb. 19, 2012. About 200 supporters, many of them from counties outside Racine, held signs touting their support for Walker and Wanggaard. Scott Kaskin from Genoa City in Kenosha County said he was never involved in politics, but it was time to walk the talk. "I got tired of …