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Senator attends baking contest instead of vets home tour

The state senator calling for a review of conditions at Wisconsin's largest veterans home opted to judge a baking contest rather than tour the facility this…

Social media influencing political campaigns

Steve Noll from Madison College visits News 3 This Morning to talk about the influence social media is having on this year's presidential election.

Some voters at Trump Waukesha rally still undecided

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stopped in Waukesha Wednesday night and rallied with a capacity crowd.

New super PAC launches attack ad against Feingold

Russ Feingold

A new super PAC opposed to Democrat Russ Feingold is launching a $365,000 television ad campaign calling him a "radical politician" for supporting late-term…

Trump to stage campaign rally in conservative Waukesha

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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns in Waukesha on Wednesday.
His rally at the Waukesha County Expo Center will get underway at 6 p.m.

Charles Franklin talks about first presidential debate between Trump, Clinton

Political expert Charles Franklin talks about the first presidential between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Live at Four.

Pence greets Walker's son, others at campaign HQ

Mike Pence accepts VP spot

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is meeting with campaign volunteers in Wisconsin, including Gov. Scott Walker's son.

Big budget items pit neighbors, city leaders against one another

Big changes were made to the mayor's executive budget Monday night when the Board of Estimates added plans for another city fire station and police station and…

Reality Check: Troublesome claims in first presidential debate

Left wondering about some of the statements in the debate? News 3 took a look at some of the claims made at Hofstra University in New York Monday night.

Pence to meet with Walker in Wisconsin for debate prep

Mike Pence

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is meeting with Gov. Scott Walker for debate preparation in Wisconsin.

Governor lauds UW Credit Union's expansion of eligibility to all college students

UW Credit Union has expanded its membership eligibility to include all current and former college students, a move Gov. Scott Walker is touting as way to help…

Early voting underway in some communities

Eden Checkol visits Janesville which is one of the communities allowing early voting in the November election.

Board votes to put funding for new fire station back into city budget

The Madison Common Council Board of Estimates voted Monday night to put money back into the budget for a new fire station on the city’s far southeast side.

History shows presidential debate unlikely to determine race

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While interest in the first presidential debate can be measured in a poll showing 3 in 5 Americans plan to watch, history shows it will have a minimal impact…

Federal judge refuses to block Wisconsin right-to-work law

A federal judge has refused a union's demand to block Wisconsin's right-to-work law.

Election officials send out voter registration cards

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Wisconsin elections officials have started mailing postcards to hundreds of thousands of people telling them how to register to vote.

Pence postpones Wisconsin rally day before Trump event

Mike Pence

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence has postponed a Wisconsin rally because it's the day before Donald Trump will be in the same city.

Early votes cast in Wisconsin's largest cities

Early in-person voting is beginning in Wisconsin's biggest cities.

PHOTOS: Madison residents line up to vote early

The first voting location opened in Madison at 7 a.m. at a city garage. Early voting opened at 8 a.m. at the city clerk's office. By 8:30 a.m. about 40 people…

Madison College political science professor previews presidential debate

Madison College political science professor Dr. Maurice Sheppard talks to News 3 This Morning about Monday's presidential candidate debate between Donald…

Local supporters of Clinton, Trump looking forward to debate

Local supporters of both Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told News 3 Sunday they are looking…

Pence coming to Waukesha day before Trump

Mike Pence

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is coming to the same conservative Wisconsin city the day before Donald Trump.

Push on to get Wisconsin voters required photo IDs

With just weeks before the November election, the push is on to help register voters in Wisconsin.

Soglin to reintroduce sidewalk sleeping ban

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin plans to reintroduce a proposal to ban the homeless from sleeping on city streets for parts of the day after the City Council…

Assembly Democratic Campaign Committee purchases TV time

A committee that supports Democratic state Assembly candidates has purchased $180,000 worth of TV time to run ads.

Trump to hold rally in Waukesha next week

Donald Trump

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will visit Wisconsin next week, a campaign spokesman says.

Charles Franklin talks about latest Marquette Law School Poll

Charles Franklin talks about the latest Marquette Law School Poll on Live at Four.

Dane County budget focuses on solar power, reducing carbon footprint

Dane County is taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint with climate change initiatives in the 2017 budget.

Walker questions need for more district attorneys

Gov. Scott Walker is questioning the need for more county district attorneys if prosecutors continue to pursue a secret investigation into his recall campaign…

Governor creates task force on opioid abuse

Gov. Scott Walker says that although the state has taken steps in the past to combat opioid abuse in Wisconsin, there's more to be done.

Senate leader says campaigns aren't coordinating with groups

Republican state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says GOP candidates for the Senate are not coordination their campaigns with outside groups, even…

Senate Republican leader said he was unaware of donations

The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says he was unaware of $750,000 in donations from a lead paint manufacturer given before the Legislature…

Republican Senate leader says GOP senators divided on roads

The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says GOP senators are divided on whether taxes and fees should be raised to pay for roads.

Walker asks Assembly speaker to work with him on roads

Gov. Scott Walker is taking the unusual step of sending a public letter to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos encouraging the fellow Republican to work on…

Committee approves sweeping vets home audit

The Legislature's audit committee has approved a sweeping review of conditions at a veterans nursing home in northeastern Wisconsin.

Johnson releases new ad as poll shows Feingold ahead

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's latest campaign ad focuses on his faith-based initiative to help people find jobs in inner-city Milwaukee.

Clinton continues narrow lead over Trump in Wisconsin

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The race for president remains tight in Wisconsin.

Walker approval rating below Obama, Ryan in Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 43 percent, one year after he dropped his ill-fated run for president.

Reality Check: Feingold ad on 'Free Money' needs context

An ad in the race for U.S. Senate is targeting college students and their parents, saying Sen. Ron Johnson wants to eliminate federal student loans.

21 US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law

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A coalition of 21 states is suing the U.S. Department of Labor over a new rule that would make more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay.

DOT proposes downgrading free IDs for voting

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The state Department of Transportation wants to manufacture cheaper IDs for voters that couldn't be used for any other purpose.

Supreme Court justice announces re-election committee

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler is starting to put together her re-election campaign.

Chief: Southeast side fire station pushed back additional 2 years

Madison fire Chief Steve Davis said Monday the latest capital budget from Mayor Paul Soglin would push back construction of a fire station on the city's far…

Early voting starts in Dane County communities

Some of the first votes for the November election have been cast in person in Wisconsin.

Early voting to be offered at Madison public libraries

Madison voters will be able to cast in-person absentee ballots for the first time at a Madison public libraries.

Walker wants disaster declaration for northern counties

Gov. Scott Walker is asking federal agriculture officials to declare a disaster in three northern Wisconsin counties in the wake of heavy rains and flooding.

Wisconsin Senate candidates clash over immigration policy

Ron Johnson says to control immigration the United States needs to secure its borders. Russ Feingold says the whole system needs to go.

Soglin: Alders Clear, Bidar-Sielaff, Cheeks are 'fiscally inept'

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin blasted members of the City Council Friday afternoon, calling three of them "fiscally inept" and accused them of blaming city staff…

Walker standing in for Kaine in GOP debate prep

It's not every day you hear Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talk like a Democrat. But that's what he's doing as he helps Donald Trump's running mate get ready for…

DNR wants to shift workers to oversee farms

The state Department of Natural Resources wants Gov. Scott Walker to shift more employees to regulating factory farms in the next state budget.

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