Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades.
High above downtown Des Moines, a group of young Republicans gathered over lunch for the monthly meeting of the "Bull Moose Club" spent an afternoon digesting…
Wisconsin politicians, business and agriculture leaders and advocates are reacting to President Barack Obama's plans to shield as many as 5 million immigrants…
President Barack Obama's efforts to keep millions of illegal immigrants from being deported are being questioned by Republican opponents, but UW Madison…
While the enthusiasm is clear, Iowa republicans are also quick to mention other names including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former…
A first look at the state budget picture for the next two years shows the state could face a potential $2.2 billion shortfall if all state agency requests are…
It has been 13 years since Maria Martinez moved her life from Mexico to Wisconsin. It was nearly a decade after that when she got an unexpected knock on her…
A Republican lawmaker whose daughter has Down syndrome says a bill to create a voucher program to help students with special needs attend private school in…
Luis Montoto has been the talk show host of "El Debate" on La Movida radio station for 12 years. He said that most every day for the last six years,…
The Madison City Council president said Mayor Paul Soglin is offering "just rhetoric" after forwarding the city budget on without his signature.
Dane County passed its operating and capital budgets almost unanimously Monday night, and it was signed by County Executive Joe Parisi Wednesday.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will not sign the city council's version of the city budget, forgoing a veto and allowing the budget to pass.
Wisconsin's U.S. senators have split their votes as the Senate narrowly rejects legislation to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Wisconsin's senators are split on whether the president should take executive action on immigration.
House Republican leaders have chosen Paul Ryan to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration releases a list of potential developers for the Hill Farms property on Madison's near-west side.
Gov. Scott Walker says he doesn't know when he will introduce his state budget proposal, but he's hoping that meetings he's having now with state lawmakers…
Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016.
The proliferation of stormwater ponds over the years has cost taxpayers and developers millions of dollars in the Fox Cities, but officials say they are…
Gov. Scott Walker says significant changes will be made to the state Department of Transportation budget request that would increase taxes and fees by $751…
Gov. Scott Walker says he will be announcing changes to members of his cabinet next month.
Dane County homeowners will see a rise in the county portion of their property tax bill after the county board approved a budget for 2015 Monday.
As the weather cools down, the debate over a homeless shelter expansion heats up between Dane County and the town of Madison.
House Republicans are delaying votes on new committee chairmen because some members are experiencing weather delays returning to the capital.
Wisconsin would join five other states that impose special fees on electric and hybrid vehicles if the proposed $50 annual charge put forward by the Department…
A 24-year-old who served on the Rice Lake City Council and as mayor when he was only a teen is now joining the Wisconsin Legislature.
Republicans are moving quickly to pass a school accountability early next year, which would give Gov. Scott Walker an early example of how effectively he'll be…
Gov. Scott Walker and his allies spent more than $4 million in television ads in the final week of the race where he defeated Democrat Mary Burke by nearly 6…
Republicans will have a 63-36 majority next year in the state Assembly after a Democrat who lost a close election concedes instead of seeking a recount.
A third Republican has announced his candidacy to fill the soon-to-be vacated state Senate seat of Sen. Glenn Grothman who was elected to Congress.
The Madison City Council increased the funding focused on fighting the emerald ash borer at Tuesday night’s meeting.
The Legislature's budget committee has approved expanding Wisconsin's popular Family Care program that provides in-home care to seven northeastern counties.
Wisconsin Democrats have chosen Jennifer Shilling as the new state Senate minority leader.
Two Republicans have announced bids to succeed state Sen. Glenn Grothman in the state Senate after he won election to Congress.
A state appeals court says one of Gov. Scott Walker's former aides was properly convicted of campaigning on taxpayers' time.
Wisconsin Democrats have decided to stick with Peter Barca as Assembly minority leader despite a lackluster showing in last week's elections.
Rep. Paul Ryan is not bothered by suggestions that taking over Congress' main tax-writing committee might stand in the way of a White House bid.
State Sen. Chris Larson says his decision not to seek another two years as leader of state Senate Democrats was a purely personal one, and he doesn't know if…
One week after her loss to Gov. Scott Walker, Democrat Mary Burke is talking about her run for statewide office.
Democrat Mary Burke said Monday that she won't run for U.S. Senate in two years or any other statewide office after she was defeated in the governor's race by…
Gov. Scott Walker tells Assembly Republicans that they have an "incredible opportunity to lead" as they increase their majority heading into his second term.
The incoming chairman of the Senate's homeland security committee says he will aim to pass a border security bill once a new GOP-controlled Congress convenes…
State Rep. Jim Steineke has been elected as Republican majority leader for the Wisconsin state Assembly.
The longest-serving woman in Wisconsin's Legislature has died at age 77.
Republican state Rep. Duey Stroebel is running for the state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Glenn Grothman after he was elected to Congress.
Republicans in control of the Wisconsin state Assembly are meeting to select a new majority leader.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says governors make much better presidents than members of Congress.
The Republican majority is solid in the Legislature and Gov. Scott Walker will likely be empowered by his third statewide victory in four years.
Meet the new House Republicans.
Rep. Evan Goyke says he wants to lead Assembly Democrats this legislative session.
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