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Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is suggesting that poor single moms take jobs in the day care centers watching their children, a practice Wisconsin…

Elections commission questions timing of voting credentials

Wisconsin election officials are questioning how the Department of Transportation will get voting credentials to people who lack photo identification on…

Election officials OK voter registration mailings

The state Elections Commission has approved mailing postcards to more than a million unregistered voters urging them to get on the rolls.

State commission approves presidential ballot

Wisconsin election officials have approved placing five candidates on the state's presidential ballot besides Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald…

A presidential candidate will stop in Wisconsin this week, but not the one you think

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Wisconsin will get a visit from a presidential candidate Thursday, but it's not likely either of them you're guessing.

Feingold says Clinton may want to do away with foundation

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Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold says Hillary Clinton is "reliable and trustworthy," but if she becomes president she may want to end the Clinton…

Feingold tells unions he will oppose 'unfair labor deals'

Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold is telling Wisconsin unions he will oppose "lousy unfair labor deals" and vote against the Trans Pacific Partnership…

Pro-Johnson group to launch new ad this weekend

A super PAC supporting Republican Sen. Ron Johnson plans to launch a new attack ad over the Labor Day weekend in his race against Democrat Russ Feingold as…

Abortions in Wisconsin drop for sixth straight year

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The number of abortions performed in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth straight year.

Robert Redford makes fundraising plea for Feingold

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Hollywood movie star Robert Redford is asking for money to support Democratic Wisconsin Senate candidate Russ Feingold.

Governor's order makes opioid antidote naloxone available without prescription


A statewide standing order from Gov. Scott Walker from 2015 is in effect after it was signed Friday, allowing pharmacists to dispense the medication without a…

Appeals court refuses to reconsider Wisconsin voter ID cases

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A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely…

Milwaukee plans to begin early voting Oct. 10

Milwaukee plans to begin offering early voting on Oct. 10 along with extended evening and weekend hours.

Mailing may target 1 million unregistered Wisconsin voters


More than a million unregistered voters in Wisconsin may be getting a postcard in the mail soon telling them what to do so they can cast a ballot in the…

African American senator defends Clinton on Klan video

Sen. Lena Taylor

A Democratic African American state senator from Wisconsin says Hillary Clinton is not out of line for posting a new online video that compiles footage of…

Trump, Clinton, 5 others may be on Wisconsin ballot

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

Five candidates for president other than Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have met qualifications to be on the ballot in Wisconsin.

Walker to Milwaukee's north side to talk development

Gov. Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will visit Milwaukee's north side on Friday to talk about economic development efforts less than two weeks…

Trump announces new Wisconsin women coalition

Donald Trump's new Wisconsin women coalition includes some of the most powerful politicians in the state, and two who were caught up in a highly publicized…

County Board sued over decision to remove east side billboards

The Dane County Board is facing a lawsuit after a local company says they improperly voted to end a land lease and to remove three billboards.

State DOJ won't ask U.S. Supreme Court to block voting ruling

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice will not ask the Supreme Court to block a judge’s decision that changed a number of elections laws in Wisconsin.

Ethics Commission will be able to make political donations


Members of Wisconsin's newly created commission charged with overseeing the state's ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws will be able to make political…

State GOP Senate leader calls for special prosecutor to investigate Clinton org

The highest ranking Republican in the Wisconsin state Senate is joining with Donald Trump in calling for a special prosecutor to investigate Bill Clinton's…

Feingold attacks Sen. Johnson on student loan comments

Democrat Russ Feingold has launched a new attack against Republican Sen. Ron Johnson over college loan debt with a television ad that comes as Johnson is…

Lawmaker says AG should release body camera video from Milwaukee

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The co-author of a bill to create independent investigations of police shootings said she believes the attorney general should release body camera video of a…

Federal appeals court denies stay, allows early voting

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A federal appeals court says early voting in Wisconsin can continue.

GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has an idea for making colleges cheaper -- ditch the instructors and start playing online videos for students.

Madison announces early voting hours, but some clerks are waiting

Madison has announced it will now have six weeks of early voting starting next month, provided an appeals court doesn't again change state elections laws.

Madison announces early voting hours, but some clerks are waiting

Early voting could begin at Madison's City-County Building as early as next month under a decision by the city clerk, but not all area communities are making…

Twists and turns on the campaign trail

UW political scientist Ken Mayer joins Live at Four to talk about changes to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign staff.

Reporter sues lawmaker over electronic records

A reporter has filed a lawsuit demanding a judge force a state lawmaker turn over more than 1,000 pages of records in an electronic format.

Early voting could start next month

Wisconsin voters may be able to start casting ballots for November's general election as early as next month if an appeals court doesn't act before then on a…

County proposes increasing living wage to $15 by 2022

The Dane County Board of Supervisors introduced a measure Thursday to put employees of Dane County contractors on the path to a $15 minimum wage.

Johnson: Milwaukee riots show war on poverty has failed

U.S. Sen Ron Johnson says recent violence in Milwaukee shows the federal government's efforts to stem poverty have failed.

Lawmakers want Olympians’ prizes to be tax-free

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Two Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would exempt prizes won by Wisconsin Olympians from being taxed.

Democratic VP nominee visits Madison

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine took time to pose with local Democratic volunteers at a Madison campaign office on State Street Tuesday night…

Trump talks in West Bend about police

GOP nominee Donald Trump told Wisconsin voters in West Bend he is the law and order candidate in a prepared speech Tuesday night. He also focused on law…

Trump campaign comes through Wisconsin

Donald Trump returns to Wisconsin today hoping to build support where he's fallen behind. News 3's Jessica Arp reports from a Trump rally in West Bend.

Trump to meet with law enforcement in Milwaukee

Trump damage control

Donald Trump is heading to Milwaukee to meet with law enforcement as the city wrestles with violence following the fatal shooting of a black man by police.

Trump, Kaine in Wisconsin Tuesday


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine return to Wisconsin.

Reality Check: Environmental group ad aims to tie Johnson to Kochs

Is Sen. Ron Johnson really taking calls at his Senate desk from businessmen David and Charles Koch? A third-party environmental group wants you to think so in…

Reality Check: Environmental group ad aims to tie Johnson to Kochs

Is Sen. Ron Johnson really taking calls at his Senate desk from businessmen David and Charles Koch?

Governor activates National Guard in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has activated the state's National Guard to help law enforcement in Milwaukee if violence there persists.

Obama has been briefed on Milwaukee violence

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The White House says President Barack Obama has been briefed on the outbreak of violence in a predominantly black neighborhood in Milwaukee after a fatal,…

About 13 percent of electorate voted in Wisconsin primary

The Wisconsin Elections Commission estimates turnout for last Tuesday's primary was about 13 percent of the electorate, based on unofficial results from…

Walker tells Trump to focus on Clinton

Gov. Scott Walker says he's told Donald Trump he needs to focus his campaign message in Wisconsin and across the nation. News 3's Jessica Arp has more.

Walker tells Trump to focus on Clinton

Gov. Scott Walker says he's told Donald Trump he needs to focus his campaign message in Wisconsin and across the nation.

Trump to return to Wisconsin for fundraisers next week

Trump damage control

Donald Trump plans to return to Wisconsin next week and once again the state's top Republican leaders won't be there.

Walker introduces Pence at Wisconsin rally

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has introduced Mike Pence at a rally in Milwaukee after skipping a Donald Trump campaign stop last week.

Pence uses Packers to make a political point

Mike Pence accepts VP spot

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence invoked the Green Bay Packers while rallying in Wisconsin to make a point about media coverage.

Federal judge puts on hold small part of voter ID ruling

A federal judge has put on hold his requirement that Wisconsin act before the November election to reform its system for helping voters who lack credentials…

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