On Air Now

Current Show

America Now with Andy Dean   8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Call America Now at 877-927-2639 between 5pm and 8pm

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
35° Feels Like: 29°
Wind: N 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.06”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 24°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 48°

Sat Night

Mostly Cloudy 28°

Alerts

Democratic candidate Reasbeck ran as Republican in '06

by
Joe Reasbeck, an author and Internet consultant from Superior, will reportedly challenge state Senator Julie Lassa (D-Stevens Point) for the 7th Congressional district seat in November 2010
Joe Reasbeck, an author and Internet consultant from Superior, will reportedly challenge state Senator Julie Lassa (D-Stevens Point) for the 7th Congressional district seat in November 2010

UNDATED (WSAU) – The latest Democratic candidate for the US House in Wisconsin ran unsuccessfully as a Republican for a House seat in Texas four years ago.

Joe Reasbeck of Iron River is challenging State Senate Democrat Julie Lassa of Stevens Point in a primary for the House seat being given up by long-time Democrat Dave Obey of Wausau.

But according to the Associated Press, Reasbeck staged a 2006 Republican write-in campaign for the Texas House seat held by Tom DeLay.

Reasbeck got 89 votes in a contest won by Democrat Nick Lampson.

When DeLay’s name was taken off the ballot, Reasbeck and other GOP hopefuls were listed as independents.

But the AP said the party identified Reasbeck as a Republican in federal documents.

Comments