Mark Neumann

Wisconsin Candidate Advocates Changes in Teaching Standards

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mark Neumann received copious media attention this week after advocating for a drastic and somewhat controversial reform to the state’s education system.  His proposal advocates changing the certification standards for those intending to pursue a career in education.  Neumann contends that Wisconsin public schools are struggling due to the fact that many [...]

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The Year of the Anti-Establishment Candidate

Last week, ten states held congressional and gubernatorial primaries.  Further, in recent months, roughly fifteen states in total have held primary elections.  In each of these elections a common theme has been present: anti-incumbency.  If this trend continues in the coming months, it appears that establishment candidates, party-endorsed candidates, and incumbents will be in for [...]

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Neumann to Forgo GOP Nomination

Late last week, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Neumann announced that he will not accept the Republican Party’s endorsement of his candidacy.  Neumann’s statement has received mixed reactions from party insiders and political analysts.  Neumann recognized that the state party was going to endorse Walker, as Walker has been the favorite of the party establishment.  Thus, [...]

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Governor Doyle Signs New Health Care Law

Several weeks ago, in this forum, we reported that Governor Doyle was considering a new state-run health care proposal for uninsured Wisconsinites.  On Friday, April 30, 2010, Governor Doyle signed the legislation into law at a clinic in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.  Doyle’s pedantic obsession with government-run health care caused him to sign a bill into law [...]

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New Twist in 2010 Governor’s Race

The Wisconsin gubernatorial race saw a cataclysmic shift this week, and former U.S. Representative Mark Neumann and Scott Walker now find themselves tied.  Neumann’s recent surge in popularity has been attributed to his dominance of the statewide media market, his personal wealth, his experience as a small business owner, and most importantly, his visits to [...]

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