Tea Party

West Bend has long been a conservative stronghold in southeastern Wisconsin. The city seems to have taken a few steps further to the right in recent years, as conservative and Tea Party ideology has made its presence felt.

Dueling Demonstrations in Madison

Feb 19, 2011

It's been another lively, emotional day at the state Capitol in Madison.

Thousands of demonstrators have been on hand, most protesting Governor Scott Walker's plan to strip public workers of most bargaining rights.