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Michelle Obama to campaign in Madison with Burke

Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama is returning to Madison next week to campaign for the second time in eight days with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.

Democrats blast Walker, aides over RGA retreat

Democrats are blasting Republican Gov. Scott Walker for allowing his top state aides to attend a Republican Governors Association retreat where corporate…

GOP faults Burke for playing Chris Brown song

Michelle Obama

Republicans are questioning a decision to play a song by pop star Chris Brown at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.

Lawmakers, business group fight over pay equity

A group of Democratic state lawmakers and others are denouncing a graphic used on a fundraising plea by the state's chamber of commerce that characterizes a…

Group calls for rewrite of Wisconsin taxes

A conservative think tank is calling on Wisconsin policy makers to make more goods and services subject to the state sales tax, along with lowering income and…

Candidates bring star power to Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke brought some star power to Wisconsin on Monday.

Democratic faithful gather to hear Michelle Obama

Wisconsin residents are lining up in Milwaukee to hear first lady Michelle Obama speak.

Christie campaigns for Walker in Wisconsin

Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is telling Wisconsin Republicans they need to step up to keep Scott Walker governor because national Democrats "want to make an…

Director asks John Doe DA to investigate himself

The director of a conservative group wants a prosecutor investigating whether right-leaning organizations illegally coordinated with Gov. Scott Walker's…

Political campaigns turn to social media

Political advertisements aren't just on your television screen anymore - campaigns are increasingly trying to sway voters with social media, as well.

Political campaigns turn to social media

Political advertisements aren't just on your television screen anymore - campaigns are increasingly trying to sway voters with social media, as well.

Attorney general hopeful reeling under GOP barrage

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ was riding high a month ago, coming off a big win in the party primary and entering the general election race…

Burke defends, details jobs plan ideas

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke defended her jobs plan in an interview with News 3 Friday.

Texas congressman battles Ryan for committee post

Congressman Paul Ryan's plan to take over one of the most powerful committees in Congress could hit a snag when lawmakers return after the midterm elections.

Burke apologizes to Neenah schools superintendent

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke has apologized to the superintendent of the Neenah school district for comments she made on the campaign trail.

Lawmakers consider ways to raise money for roads

Worst Roads - Generic

Wisconsin lawmakers, manufacturers and others held a rally in Racine to generate support for a ballot measure aimed at safeguarding the state's transportation…

Burke bashes vouchers, praises common core

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke bashes private school vouchers and praises the common core curriculum in a speech to Wisconsin school leaders.

Reality Check: Education ad exaggerates tax deduction effect

Jobs and the economy have been primary focuses so far in the race for governor, but a new ad this week looks at education issues.

Request for rehearing in voter ID case rejected

The full 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals will not rehear the case challenging Wisconsin's voter identification law.

Reality Check: Ad on education issues

News 3's Jessica Arp looks into an ad from a third party group that has jumped into the race. Specifically the part in the ad that talks about Walker's cuts…

Dems accuse Schimel of going easy on sex offender

Brad Schimel

Wisconsin Democrats are accusing the Republican candidate for attorney general of cutting a deal that let a sex offender off too easy.

Burke says she will cite when necessary

A spokesman for Democrat Mary Burke says no changes will be made to her campaign proposals, hours after Burke said at a news conference that she would cite…

Police union endorses Burke, Schimel

Wisconsin's largest police union has endorsed Democrat Mary Burke for governor and Republican Brad Schimel for attorney general.

Michelle Obama to campaign in Milwaukee for Burke

Michelle Obama on Nigerian girls

Michelle Obama is coming to Milwaukee next week to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.

Group tries to use old statute to force minimum-wage review

A group of workers and an activist group are filing a complaint under a 101-year-old state law trying to increase the minimum wage.

Q&A about latest ruling in John Doe case

Court generic

A federal appeals court on Wednesday overturned a ruling halting an investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and more than two dozen…

Federal court lifts injunction in Walker case

A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court's ruling halting an investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and more than two dozen…

Group accuses AG of going easy on sex offender

Susan Happ

A conservative investigative group is accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of going easy on a sex offender.

What you need to know: John Doe investigation

Gov. Scott Walker

The John Doe case regarding Gov. Scott Walker is nuanced, had been secret, and can be quite confusing. Here we'll try to break down the details for you.

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking ballot redesign

GAB ballot

A Waukesha County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that asks that ballots for the November election be redesigned.

AG candidates agree to another debate

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Wisconsin attorney general hopefuls Brad Schimel and Susan Happ have agreed to two more debates.

Study finds campaign ad spending down in Wisconsin

Politician, politics, debate, election

It may not seem like it, but there are fewer campaign advertisements on television this year than in 2010.

Reality Check: Walker uses fact check to attack Burke

The sound of fire trucks alerts viewers to an ad airing in the governor's race that has nothing to do with fire, but rather Obamacare.

Wisconsin DOJ: Leave voter ID decision alone

Gavel generic

Wisconsin Justice Department attorneys say there's no reason a federal appeals court should revisit a decision allowing election officials to reinstate…

AG hopeful has plan to curb crimes against women

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Republican attorney general hopeful Brad Schimel has unveiled a plan to curb crimes against women.

Top teachers union says beating Walker priority

The head of the national teachers' union says beating Gov. Scott Walker is the organization's top priority in the upcoming Wisconsin election.

Election officials want ballot lawsuit tossed

Wisconsin election officials want a judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking changes to the newly designed ballot for the Nov. 4 election.

Liberal group says Wisconsin voters can't get IDs

A liberal group is telling federal judges that Wisconsin driver's license offices aren't open enough to produce enough IDs for would-be voters before the Nov.…

Court document: Rural residents can't easily get ID needed to vote

Wisconsin, DMV, license, DOT

A liberal group filed a brief with a federal appeals court over Wisconsin's voter ID law Monday.

Voter ID efforts focus on students, seniors

Preparations continue for a November election with voter ID, with special efforts focused on University of Wisconsin students and senior citizens.

Emily's List to spend $1.2 million for Burke

A national group that works to elect Democrats who support abortion rights plans to spend $1.2 million on television ads for Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate…

For Walker-Burke, quiet differences on environment

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

With the November election six weeks away, neither Republican Gov. Scott Walker nor Democratic challenger Mary Burke have put forward any grand strategies for…

Dane County Clerk won’t use redesigned ballots

Newly designed election ballots won’t be used in Dane County because the county clerk believes they are too confusing. News 3's Leah Linschied reports.

Burke fires consultant over jobs plan copying

The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor says it was her decision to cut ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan…

Dane County Clerk won’t use redesigned ballots

Scott McDonell

Newly designed election ballots won’t be used in Dane County because the county clerk believes they are too confusing.

Wisconsin AG hopeful drops defense lawyer donation

Susan Happ

Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ has given a campaign contribution from a defense attorney who brokered a plea deal with her office to charity.

Economic agency lacked spending documentation

WEDC meeting

A new report shows Gov. Scott Walker's economic development corporation lacked supporting documentation for spending on its expenses and grants to businesses…

New jobs numbers show state's growth lagging Midwest, nation

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

New jobs figures out Thursday show just how many jobs the state has created during Gov. Scott Walker's term.

Hearing set on request to change ballot

A court hearing has been set for next week in the lawsuit filed by Republican legislative leaders seeking to force a change in the model ballot for the…

Attorney general candidates agree to debate

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Wisconsin attorney general hopefuls Brad Schimel and Susan Happ have agreed to a debate next month.

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