Gwen Moore updates LGBT community on legislation, voting rights at community meeting


Addressing a town hall meeting at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore updated the crowd about pending federal legislation concerning LGBT civil rights. While acknowledging that the prospects for passage in the near future are dim, Moore outlined 15 proposed laws that would improve the lives of LGBT Americans. > Wisconsin Gazette

Democrats react to Clarke resignation as Walker ponders replacement


When David Clarke resigned Aug. 31, it left Gov. Walker with the power to appoint Milwaukee County’s next sheriff. Clarke later announced he’s taking a position with America First Action, a pro-Trump super PAC. Meanwhile, Wisconsin progressives issued statements welcoming Clarke’s resignation but vowing he would not escape accountability for abuse committed on his watch. > Wisconsin Gazette

Wisconsin lawmakers weigh in on DACA decision


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on statements by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson, U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan, and Paul Ryan, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and Milwaukee County Executive David Abele after the Trump administration announced it will begin phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

Tammy Baldwin, Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Barry Alvarez among 60+ speakers coming to Cap Times Idea Fest

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The Cap Times Idea Fest offers two days of engaging discussions with leaders from the realms of politics, the economy, education, journalism and culture. Scheduled for Sep. 16-17 on the UW-Madison campus, additional confirmed speakers include Washington Post editor Martin Baron, writer David Maraniss, Wisconsin Never-Trumper Charlie Sykes, and former Gov. Tommy Thompson. Registration details here.

Rep. Moore: ‘For the sake of the soul of our country,’ remove Trump

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In a statement Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore called for the president’s impeachment: “The time has come for Republicans and Democrats to put aside our political differences and, for the sake of the soul of our country, come together to restore our national dignity that has been robbed by Donald Trump’s presence in the White House.” > Channel3000

How each of Wisconsin’s congressional delegates responded to the Charlottesville violence


While both of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators and all eight of the state’s U.S. Representatives spoke out against the violence, some were more pointed than others, and some were more critical of President Donald Trump’s response. Wisconsin Public Radio‘s lays out all ten responses.

Judge weighs possible challenge to Gwen Moore


A judge is weighing a possible challenge to entrenched U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge David Borowski, a moderate Democrat, said he may take on Moore, a liberal Democrat, in next year’s primary. “It’s something I’m considering,” said the 51-year-old judge. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel