Eric Holder, Tony Evers and Mandela Barnes discuss criminal justice reform

Wisconsin State Rep. David Crowley organized a panel in Milwaukee last week with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, and lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes to speak about the need for criminal justice reform, particularly as it relates to race. > Milwaukee Courier

Eric Holder campaigns for Evers, Barnes in Milwaukee

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder campaigned for Democrat Tony Evers for governor and Mandela Barnes for lieutenant governor Tuesday in Milwaukee. Holder, a New York City native, joined Evers and Barnes to discuss criminal justice reform, a hotly debated issue in the race for governor. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Dem groups spending big on state races in three states Trump won


For Our Future, a Democratic field organizing group, is partnering with the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, the Eric Holder-helmed group, to invest $750,000 in state legislative races in three states Trump won, including Wisconsin. > NBC News

Eric Holder group spending $175K on Dems running in state’s special elections

A group led by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is plunking down $175,000 to help two Democrats running for state Legislature in special elections next month. The group announced the move Tuesday. > Wisconsin State Journal

Walker’s claim of Holder making Supreme Court race ‘highly partisan’ ignores GOP’s role


Is Barack Obama’s attorney general, Eric Holder, to blame for making the state’s pivotal Supreme Court campaign “highly partisan”? Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue after Judge Rebecca Dallet, who was backed by liberals, won election to the high court. PolitiFact Wisconsin checks his claim.

Among four takeaways from Tuesday’s election: Walker among the biggest losers


The political mailers have all been recycled, the campaign ads are off the air and all the ballots have now been counted. This is what the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel‘s Dan Bice says we can take away from this spring’s general election.

Since the law says Walker has to hold special elections, he and the GOP plan to just rewrite it


A day after a judge said Gov. Scott Walker was violating state law by refusing to call special elections for two vacant seats in the state legislature, the Republican leader of the state Senate said he’s exploring changing the law so that Walker does not have to call the elections. > Huff Post