pro tip – if you’re running for Attorney General – read the law

rsimpsonBlog

In case you missed it, the Democratic nominee for Attorney General of Ohio – Steve Dettelbach – has had a terrible week. Just check out these headlines… AP: Ohio AG candidate faces complaint over Eric Holder raffle Washington Examiner: Eric Holder and the Democrat running for Ohio AG may have committed a crime To recap, former U.S. Attorney General Eric … Read More

Aaron Ford owed $185,000 in unpaid taxes

rsimpsonBlog

Where to start… over the course of four years, the Nevada Democratic nominee for attorney general, Aaron Ford, built up a staggering $185,000 in unpaid taxes. $185,000! In 2013 he had a lien filed for almost $85,000 in unpaid taxes for 2010 and 2011. In April 2014 he had a lien filed for almost $42,000 in unpaid taxes for 2012. In December 2014 … Read More

Nevada Democrat Aaron Ford owed $185,000 in unpaid taxes

rsimpsonBlog

Nevada Democrat, Aaron Ford, is the sitting state Senate majority leader and the Democratic nominee for attorney general. According to public records, Ford owed $185,000 in unpaid taxes. On three separate occasions, the IRS filed liens against Ford. From 2010-2013, Ford did not pay $185,000! His campaign manager – Peggy Yang – gave two reasons to the Review-Journal for why. The head scratcher? Ford’s rise to … Read More

Will Phil Weiser Take a Stand, or be “Present?”

rsimpsonBlog

This week the House of Representatives voted on a non-binding, yet critical, resolution to support the brave men and women of the U.S Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. While only 34 Democrats voted against the resolution, an astounding 133, including all members of the Colorado delegation, voted “present.” For those who don’t know House procedure, this is an easy way to not take … Read More

Love at First Click?

rsimpsonBlog

They say chivalry is dead. And in Arizona, online romance scams are living proof. Fortunately, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading an investigation into these scams and saving numerous Arizonans from losing a fortune. In fact, the Attorney General’s Office reported that over 20 days, almost $14,000 in attempted wire transfers to Ghana, a hot-bed for online scams, were returned. Most of … Read More

Does Democrat Phil Weiser Diminish George Brauchler’s Service?

rsimpsonBlog

In an interview with Colorado’s Morning News, Phil Weiser, the former law school dean compared his service to that of Republican nominee for Colorado Attorney General, George Brauchler. That’s normal in political campaigns, but listen to how Weiser did it… Weiser first attacked Brauchler, calling him an “ambitious, formidable politician, he’s run for office before, he was running for governor… last summer,” before pivoting to praise … Read More

POOF – all that money – gone

rsimpsonBlog

You all saw Phil (None the) Weiser secured the Democratic Party nomination for Colorado Attorney General, right? Of course, you did, but I just had to flag the email Dean Weiser sent around bragging about his embarrassingly close victory. First, he won by less than a point. That’s right, Weiser was barely able to squeak out a W against the incredibly divisive, blustering partisan, and full-spectrum … Read More

Brad Schimel is Protecting Wisconsin Schools

rsimpsonBlog

First off, for those of you attending the WisPolitics.com luncheon with Attorney General Brad Schimel today, enjoy! Second, I wanted to provide you with a new video from RAGA that highlights a recent round of resources distributed by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) School Safety Grant program. WI DOJ’s Office of School Safety will award a total of $100 million to K-12 schools, … Read More

None the Weiser

rsimpsonBlog

Just the story Phil Weiser wanted today… I had to make sure you saw this Westword story from this morning. The writer does pose a legitimate question: Should voters care that Phil Weiser has only litigated six cases? Westword lays out the facts of Weiser’s courtroom experience rather succinctly: “Weiser has only ever been involved in seven court cases in the 24 years since passing the bar … Read More

the paper tiger and Hick versus the Revolution and Bernie

rsimpsonBlog

The race to become the Colorado Democratic nominee for attorney general sure does look like Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders 2.0. Reminder: Bernie won that one by nearly 20 points. It may happen again… Public polling shows the Bernie Sanders endorsed candidate for attorney general, Joe Salazar, up double digits. Salazar recently slammed his Democratic opponent as a part of the “Democratic establishment” … Read More