Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Craig Gilbert

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Recent articles by Craig:

Wisconsin polling places are closing because there's not enough people to work the April 7 election

Milwaukee needs about 1,400 poll workers to run its election but so far has fewer than 400. → Read More

$2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill gets backing of every Wisconsin lawmaker

Wisconsin's Bryan Steil and Glenn Grothman were present for the vote. Others stayed away from Washington for health reasons. → Read More

In a state used to political drama, Wisconsin's April 7 election is awash in doubt, dispute and uncertainty

Wisconsin's April 7 election has become a legal battle, public health problem and political science experiment all rolled into one, → Read More

Wisconsin clerks are running out of ballot envelopes as absentee voting surges

Wisconsin is running out of the envelopes used for absentee ballots as municipal clerks face a surge of requests to vote by mail in next month’s election because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Democrats say McConnell stimulus plan falls short as both parties head into talks on coronavirus relief

Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin said the big coronavirus relief plan outlined by Mitch McConnell "falls short," as both parties enter into urgent negotiations. → Read More

Coronavirus crisis could put Wisconsin's April election under a national spotlight

The coronavirus crisis could put Wisconsin's April 7 election on the front lines of national debate about holding elections during a pandemic. → Read More

Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson one of eight senators voting no on coronavirus package

The Wisconsin Republican opposed paid leave mandates in the measure, saying they “would do a great deal of economic harm" and damage to small employers. → Read More

Sen. Ron Johnson is telling people to keep coronavirus in perspective

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin says coronavirus is "not worth shutting our economy down" and people need to keep the health threat in perspective → Read More

'That's totally way out': Ron Johnson comments on coronavirus draw fire from Fauci at White House briefing

Recent comments by Sen. Ron Johnson about the coronavirus crisis were raised by a reporter at the daily White House briefing and drew rebuke from government health expert Dr. Anthony Fauci → Read More

Join reporter Craig Gilbert for analysis and discussion of the Super Tuesday primaries

Join Craig Gilbert for live discussion and analysis of the Super Tuesday primaries as results roll in tonight. → Read More

Bernie Sanders opens sizable lead over Democratic field in new Wisconsin poll

Bernie Sanders has a large lead over the rest of the Democratic field among likely Democratic primary voters in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide poll done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison → Read More

Paul Ryan says a Bernie Sanders nomination would help GOP win back the U.S. House

Ryan said a nominee from the liberal end of the Democratic Party couldn't win over up-for-grab suburban voters. → Read More

Wisconsin Democrat Baldwin says Senate acquittal is putting Trump 'above the law'

In what was almost a pure party-line set of votes, Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin voted Wednesday to convict President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment and Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson voted to acquit him. → Read More

Ron Johnson joins fellow Senate Republicans in rejecting witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

Every Senate Democrat, including Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, voted for witnesses. They were joined by Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah. → Read More

Bolton manuscript offers different account than Sen. Ron Johnson's of Ukraine discussions with Trump

A New York Times report on a book manuscript by former Trump official John Bolton revisits a presidential meeting on Ukraine attended by Sen. Ron Johnson. → Read More

Wisconsin delegation follows partisan pattern in impeachment vote; Ron Kind votes yes

Wisconsin lawmakers broke along party lines in the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Centrist Democrat Ron Kind, after keeping his intentions quiet, voted for both articles of impeachment → Read More

On eve of a (mostly) party-line impeachment vote, Ron Kind is only undeclared lawmaker from Wisconsin

Ron Kind, a Democrat, is the only member of Congress from Wisconsin who hasn't declared how he'll vote on impeachment → Read More

Wisconsin's Jim Sensenbrenner assails impeachment inquiry at House Judiciary hearing

Sensenbrenner, the longest-serving Republican in the House, has been a vocal critic of how Democrats have pursued the impeachment. → Read More

These are the swing voters in Michigan who will sway 2020 election

Just like 2016 and 2018, next year’s election is likely to come down not just to the proverbial swing states but the swing voters that define them. → Read More

'You can’t take any of them for granted': The voters who will sway 2020's swing states

The 2020 election could come down to the swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Florida and the swing voters that define them. → Read More