John Heckenlively

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Ryan Wasted $73 Million on Midterms
21 days ago
Now that all the dust has settled, and every race determined, it turns out the grand total of all the money the Congressional Leadership Fund wasted on attack ads was $73,177,712. That doesn’t include...
How Evers Beat Walker
23 days ago
In 2014, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker beat bicycle entrepreneur Mary Burke by 136,793 votes. In 2018, Walker lost to State Superintendent of Education Tony Evers by a margin of 30, 576. What factor...
Trump Faces Hurdles in 2020
a month ago
In 2016, Donald Trump eked out a win in the electoral college by virtue of his strength in the industrial midwest. He did so by outflanking Hillary Clinton on the left, decrying trade deals that had c...
Blue Wave Hit Most Republicans
a month ago
While much has been made of the Blue Wave, the full impact can be seen through the performance of Republican incumbents on November 6. And not just the 28 who lost their seats, but Republican performa...
Ryan Wastes Another $7.4 Million
a month ago
Paul Ryan's efforts to save incumbent Republicans fell short twice more this week. In Maine 2, Jared Golden defeated Bruce Poliquin. Golden makes history as the first person elected to Congress by ran...
Ryan Wastes $38 Million on Midterms
a month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan went all out in his efforts to protect the House majority, and he failed rather spectacularly. His Congressional Leadership fund raised $140 million and spent just over ...