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GOP accuses Happ of going easy on bomb builder

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Republicans are accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a pipe bomb builder get off scot-free even though she stepped aside to let…

Burke, Walker pushing early voting

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

Supporters of Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are trying to capitalize on a two-week early voting period, holding rallies and…

Schimel seeks more oversight of secret investigations

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel wants lawmakers to give the attorney general’s office more power surrounding secret John Doe investigations.

Early voting begins in Wisconsin

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Voters hoping to avoid lines at the polls Election Day can cast their ballots early.

Voters head to polls early this week

Wisconsin residents can start heading to their local clerks' offices this week to cast early ballots for the Nov. 4 election.

Town meeting focuses on closing achievement gap

The Madison Metropolitan School District is finding ways to close the achievement gap in the city. District officials and Dane County leaders held a special…

John Doe legal fees approach $900K

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Taxpayers have paid nearly $900,000 in legal fees related to the John Doe investigation of coordinated efforts between the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker and…

Walker, Burke spar over Wisconsin's economy

Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke faced off in their second and final debate in Milwaukee Friday night.

Walker, Burke spar over Wisconsin's economy

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Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke faced off in their second and final debate in Milwaukee Friday night.

Walker asks federal government for travel ban

As concern over the possibility of an Ebola outbreak grows, Gov. Scott Walker called on the federal government to institute a commercial travel ban for West…

Ribble urges Boehner to schedule session on Ebola

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Wisconsin 8th Congressional District Rep. Reed Ribble is urging House Speaker John Boehner to schedule a special session on the Ebola virus threat.

Walker warns cities Burke will restore unions

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is warning city officials that Democrat Mary Burke would tie their hands by restoring public-sector collective bargaining.

US to recognize same-sex marriages in 7 new states

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states.

Walker, Burke to meet for final debate

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

With the race for Wisconsin governor tied less than three weeks before the election, Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Mary Burke are scheduled to meet for their…

Transportation amendment on ballot in November

Along with races for governor and attorney general, there is another statewide issue on the ballot in November.

AG hopeful proposes gun deal

Brad Schimel

Republican attorney general hopeful Brad Schimel says he would devote state Justice Department resources to helping Milwaukee prosecutors go after gun crimes -…

Burke predecessor called her a 'disaster' in '06

Mary Burke's predecessor as head of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce referred to her as a "disaster" in a 2006 email sent to a top official in Gov. Jim…

AG hopeful: Racial marriage question 'absurd'

Brad Schimel

Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel says he shouldn't have answered a question on whether he would defend interracial marriage bans.

AG hopeful wants to update open records laws

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Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel says he wants to update Wisconsin's open records and open meetings laws.

Walker being outspent on television ads

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Republican Gov. Scott Walker is being outspent by Democrat Mary Burke and her supporters on television ads in the hotly contested race for Wisconsin governor.

Burke, supporters hope minimum wage sways voters

Democrat Mary Burke and her supporters hope that Republican Gov. Scott Walker's adamant opposition to the minimum wage will be the deciding factor in the race…

Poll shows governor's race tied

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

The race for governor in Wisconsin is a tie, according to a poll released Wednesday.

State ended last year with $517 million surplus

The Wisconsin state budget ended the last fiscal year with a $517 million surplus.
That is about $207 million less than projected when the Legislature passed…

Attorney general's race tied

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

A new poll shows Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Susan Happ nearly even in the race for Wisconsin attorney general.

Walker, Burke tied in latest poll

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

The race for governor in Wisconsin is back to a dead heat.

Burke distances herself from Doyle policies

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is attempting to distance herself from former Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, whom she worked under for nearly three…

Burke says voters care about abortion views

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says she believes voters do care about the candidates' views on abortion and women's health issues, even though…

Burke says dispute over jobs plan slowed momentum

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says disputes over the authenticity of her jobs plan slowed momentum of her campaign against Republican Gov.…

Ron Johnson: US should restrict travel from Africa

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says more must be done to stop the spread of Ebola, and the federal government should bar people from entering the country if they have…

WISC to air gubernatorial debate Friday

Channel3000 will air a gubernatorial debate between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke on Friday.

Obama plans rally for Burke in Wisconsin right before election

President Barack Obama plans to campaign with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke in Milwaukee just before the election.

Latest Marquette University poll to be released

The latest Marquette University Law School poll showing voters' thoughts on the races for governor and attorney general is slated to be released.

Enrollment opens for Wis. same-sex spouses

A Wisconsin state benefits agency has opened a 30-day enrollment period for members who are married to same-sex spouses.

Walker doesn't support repealing minimum wage

Gov. Scott Walker

Gov. Scott Walker says that while he doesn't support increasing the minimum wage, he also doesn't support repealing it altogether.

Reality Check: Clearing up candidate statistics

Just three weeks before Election Day, the candidates for governor are making what they call their closing arguments to voters.

Judge blocks enforcement of Wisconsin election law

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A federal judge has sided with a conservative group and ordered that a Wisconsin law at the center of an investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall…

Burke calls for change, Walker defends record

Gubernatorial debate Walker/Burke

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says in the final three weeks before the election she will make the argument that Gov. Scott Walker has failed…

Burke says 'I'm not going to increase taxes'

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says if elected, she will not raise taxes.

Walker downplays talk of running for president

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to downplay talk that he may be running for president in 2016.

Walker won't push for right to work

Gov. Scott Walker

Gov. Scott Walker says he won't push to make Wisconsin a right to work state or expand the Act 10 collective bargaining law if elected to a second term.

Walker considers replacing gas tax with sales tax

Gov. Scott Walker says he is considering proposing replacing Wisconsin's gas tax with a sales tax on the purchase of gas.

Gender gap in governor's race driving messages

A distinct divide has developed in the race for governor this year, and it isn't just between Republicans and Democrats.

Reality Check: Debate statements need context

In a debate Friday night, Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke defended their positions and went on the attack. Along the way they made some statements…

Paul Ryan debates Democratic House challenger

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan says he's not sure that climate change is man-made or can be remedied.

Reality Check: Debate statements need context

In a debate Friday night, Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke defended their positions and went on the attack. Along the way they made some statements…

Walker: Gay marriages from June will be recognized

Gov. Scott Walker

Gov. Scott Walker says hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June will be recognized by the state.

Walker says he 'certainly' won't run for 4 terms

Gov. Scott Walker

Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks eight to 10 years is the appropriate amount of time for a person to remain in the same public office.

AG hopeful wants gun background checks

Susan Happ

Wisconsin attorney general candidate Susan Happ is calling for background checks on all gun sales.

Wisconsin regulators dismiss Happ complaint

Susan Happ

The state Office of Lawyer Regulation has dismissed a complaint from an alleged sexual assault victim who claims Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ…

Woman charged with domestic abuse in Burke ad

Erin Sievert

A woman who appears in a recent ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke criticizing Gov. Scott Walker's anti-abortion positions was charged with…

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