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Statewide recounts rarely lead to change in winners

The presidential recount vote underway in Wisconsin is costing millions of dollars, diverting county workers from their normal end-of-year duties and raising…

Hudson church considers hosting 5 Syrian refugee families

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Leaders and members of a Catholic church in Hudson are deciding whether to welcome five Syrian refugee families into their community next summer.

Recount confirms Shilling's victory over Kapanke

The Democratic leader in the Wisconsin state Senate has held on to her job after a recount.

Judge denies temporary restraining order on Wisconsin recount

A judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order that supporters of President-elect Donald Trump filed trying to stop Wisconsin's ongoing…

Judge recuses herself from Wisconsin recount case

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Judge Barbara Crabb has recused herself from presiding over the Wisconsin recount lawsuit, according to an order filed Friday.

Wisconsin Democrats pick unionist as executive director

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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has picked a new executive director, union activist Jason Sidener.

Walker: Milwaukee County sheriff could serve well in Trump's administration

Gov. Scott Walker says Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke could serve well in Donald Trump's administration but "it all depends on what area."

Minimal changes reported in Dane County as presidential recount begins

Clerks and tabulators started the massive task Thursday of recounting 2.9 million ballots in the presidential race across the state of Wisconsin.

Assembly GOP members named to budget committee

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Two Republicans who have never served on the Legislature's powerful budget-writing committee have been named to the panel.

Presidential recount underway in Wisconsin

Vote counters, observers, reporters and curious onlookers are filling the hallway outside two large conference rooms in a downtown office building in Madison,…

Wisconsin clerks prep for statewide recount

Municipal and county clerks across the state will begin a massive state wide recount early this morning that is set to last for 12 days. Eden Checkol reports.

Millions of ballots organized before clerks get 12 days to count them

Millions of ballots are being moved and sorted in Wisconsin ahead of a massive statewide recount that will start Thursday.

Stein campaign denies illegal coordination

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is pushing back against charges from Wisconsin Republicans that she illegally coordinated with Democrat Hillary…

Kind won't say if he voted for Pelosi as House minority leader

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, of Wisconsin, is refusing to say whether he voted for Nancy Pelosi to return as House minority leader.

Stein won't appeal recount ruling in Wisconsin

Wisconsin election officials are set to hold their last meeting with county clerks before launching a presidential recount.

Wisconsin judge refuses to order hand recount

A Wisconsin judge has refused to order local officials to conduct the state's presidential recount by hand.

Clerks across state prepare for possible recount

Jessica Arp talked to the Jefferson County clerk about preparations being made for a possible presidential election recount.

Stein pays $3.5M for Wisconsin recount

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has delivered $3.5 million to the state of Wisconsin to guarantee a recount of the presidential vote there.

Judge to hear arguments in hand recount Tuesday afternoon

Dane County Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn will hold a hearing at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to decide whether a hand recount will need to be done of the nearly 3 million…

Stein calls Wisconsin recount cost 'exorbitant'

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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said she's committed to pay for a vote recount in Wisconsin even though she calls the estimated $3.5 million cost…

Stein says hand recount a must in Wisconsin

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein argues in her lawsuit seeking a hand recount in Wisconsin that it wouldn't be as time consuming as feared and…

Wisconsin recount will cost $3.5 million

Wisconsin election officials estimate it will cost nearly $3.5 million to conduct a presidential recount in the state.

'Drain the swamp'? Federal workers worried about Trump plan

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After Donald Trump's promises to "drain the swamp," federal workers say they're anxious about their future as he makes the transition from candidate to…

Recount begins in western Wisconsin state Senate district

Local election officials in western Wisconsin have started recounting votes in the race for a key state Senate seat.

Wisconsin officials to set timeline for presidential recount

Wisconsin election officials are meeting to go over a timeline for a recount of the state's presidential election.

Elections commission to discuss statewide recount Monday

The Wisconsin Elections Commission will hold a teleconference Monday morning to discuss the impending statewide presidential recount.

No easy answers to state's road funding problem

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos wants to make it clear that there are "No Easy Answers" for solving the state's $1 billion transportation budget deficit.

Decreased spending pushes UW-Madison out of research ranking

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has fallen out of the National Science Foundation's top five research institutions for the first time in over 40 years…

Stein files recount request in Wisconsin

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials.

Stein files recount request in Wisconsin

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials. News 3's Chris Gothner explains the details.

Clinton being pushed to seek vote recount in 3 battleground states

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A group of election lawyers and data experts has asked Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states--…

Businesses consider what's next after overtime rule struck down

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Wisconsin businesses are figuring out what to do next after a federal overtime rule has been struck down by a judge.

Parisi vetoes pay raise for his position

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said that while he can't veto the pay raises the board passed last week, he would reject his own.

No challengers yet in upcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court race

No one has announced plans to challenge Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler's re-election.

Kapanke files for recount in Senate race

Republican Dan Kapanke has officially filed for a recount in his bid to unseat state Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling.

Madison invests $4.4M in affordable housing projects

The Madison City Council has approved investing $4.4 million in four affordable housing projects.

Oshkosh group fails to get pot possession fine lowered

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A group in Oshkosh that wants to drastically lower the fine for marijuana possession is upset that the city council won't act on its petition.

1 in 9 people in Dane County are food insecure

As most of us prepare for tomorrow's thanksgiving feast, one in nine people in Dane County are considered food insecure. Second Harvest CEO Dan Stein discusses…

Kapanke asks for recount in tight state Senate race

Republican Dan Kapanke is planning to seek a recount in his bid to unseat state Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling.

Attorneys: Too soon to think about new legislative elections

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Attorneys who won a ruling that Wisconsin's legislative boundaries are unconstitutional say it's too soon to think about a new round of elections.

Senate Democrats set to select leaders

Wisconsin state Senate Democrats are set to meet to select their leaders for the upcoming legislative session.

Fewer than 20 percent of provisional ballots cast were counted in Wisconsin

Fewer than 20 percent of the provisional ballots cast in the election two weeks ago by voters who didn't have the required photo ID were counted.

Federal court deems redistricted voting maps unconstitutional

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A federal court says voting districts drawn by Wisconsin Republicans are unconstitutional.

State Supreme Court declines to investigate John Doe leaks

Justices in the Wisconsin Supreme Court said they will not investigate who leaked documents to the Guardian US earlier this year regarding a John Doe…

State faces nearly $700 million budget hole

Gov. Scott Walker's administration said Monday that Wisconsin faces a nearly $700 million budget shortfall by mid-2019, a problem that the…

Kapanke has until Wednesday to seek recount in Senate race

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A La Crosse Republican looking to unseat the state Senate's Democratic leader has until Wednesday to ask for a recount.

Tommy Thompson alumni plan events marking anniversary

A series of events are planned for next year to mark the 30th anniversary of Tommy Thompson's inauguration as Wisconsin governor.

Wisconsin Republicans built winning ground game over years

The Republican Party ground game operation in Wisconsin is being credited with helping put Donald Trump and host of other GOP candidates over the top.
It didn't…

La Crosse health service lands Veterans Affairs contracts

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Officials from a La Crosse-based company have said they landed four U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts worth up to $3 billion to provide medical…

Parisi says it's not the right time for County Board salary increases

The Dane County Board approved a pay raise for itself at a meeting Thursday night. While most people are usually pretty happy when they find out they're…

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