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State Supreme Court to take on voter ID issue

After two previous refusals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court says it will hear arguments on two Wisconsin voter identification cases.

Request made for Capitol Christmas tree ornaments

Gov. Scott Walker has put out the call for ornaments to decorate the Capitol Christmas tree this year.

Impact of governor's tax cut depends on school district

School districts in Dane County say they don't yet know how a property tax proposal will affect taxpayers. But one group is doing some preliminary math, and…

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Governor to head to fundraisers in Seattle, NYC

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month.

Walker slips when referring to federal politics

Gov. Scott Walker quickly caught himself with a laugh when telling reporters he was not "yet" involved with politics at the federal level.

Capitol police issue 25 no-permit citations to 22 singers

Twenty-five no-permit citations were issued Wednesday to 22 people following a tense standoff between Capitol police and protesters.

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Clinton emails: What Obama aides knew

President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state,…

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Top quirky things about life at State

The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies…

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US and Cuba to announce embassy openings

The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in…

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Trump: NBC, Univision for abandoning '51 wonderful girls'

Donald Trump says Univision and NBC "abandoned" the 51 women vying for the Miss USA crown by canceling the upcoming pageant telecast.

Organizers of the annual…

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Chris Christie launches 2016 bid

Gov. Chris Christie is about to find out whether the tough-talking style that's so popular at home in New Jersey will resonate on the presidential campaign…

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California governor signs vaccine bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation outlawing a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school…

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Mexico pulls out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant

Donald Trump warned earlier this month that unsavory individuals are crossing the border from Mexico. Now the country won't be sending anyone to Trump's…

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Jeb Bush is worth up to $22 million

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is worth as much as $22 million, his campaign said Tuesday.

The former Florida governor released 33 years of tax…

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Obama's approval rating grows to over 50%

Could Barack Obama's great week mark a turning point in his poll numbers?

After months of stagnant approval ratings, a new CNN/ORC poll finds that for the…

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Trump not backing down: 'Mexico is not our friend'

His incendiary comments about Mexican immigrants may have cost him a longstanding business partnership, but Donald Trump isn't exactly chastened.

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Texas, Alabama blast same-sex marriage ruling

With last week's Supreme Court ruling, same-sex couples are flocking to the altar in all 50 states, right?

Eh, almost.

There are still a few holdouts, as…

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Univision CEO defends dropping Trump, denies apologizing

Univision CEO Randy Falco says Donald Trump is not telling the truth when he claims that "Univision apologized."

In an internal memo on Monday, Falco defended…

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Jeb Bush: Confederate flag is 'racist'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called the Confederate flag a "racist" symbol on Monday, lauding South Carolina's efforts to remove it from the…

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Puerto Rico wants to be able to declare bankruptcy

Puerto Rico's governor has a message for Washington D.C: change the law, we want the right to declare bankruptcy.

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NBCUniversal cuts ties with Donald Trump

NBCUniversal, under pressure from an array of Hispanic groups, is severing its business ties to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Miss USA pageant,…

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Opinion: Amy Schumer is no Donald Trump

The PC police are at it again, in hot pursuit of yet another comedian. This time they're chasing Amy Schumer, the wildly popular comedian and host of Comedy…

Barnes: How Georgia dropped Confederate image

Last week, I and many of my fellow Georgians watched our neighboring state of South Carolina wrestle with the issue of flying the Confederate flag on its…

Why Joe Biden should run (Opinion)

Speculation is mounting that Vice President Joe Biden might join the presidential race. He should.

It would shake things up and inject some character into…

Bill Clinton: How to fight childhood obesity

In the early 1990s, fried foods, carbohydrates and desserts dominated Marybelle's high school lunch choices. Vending machines lined the school hallways,…

Opinion: Can U.S. get a good Iran deal?

The negotiators on both sides of the Iran nuclear talks have come too far to let a deal slip away. There's simply too much apprehension and worry, particularly…

Who's accountable if your data gets hacked?

During the past few weeks, much of the nation was mesmerized by the daring escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison in upstate New…

Why an Iran nuclear deal is good for U.S.

The criticism of the pending nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is intensifying.

Opponents of the deal will spend millions of dollars on ads pushing…

Brazile: How Obama's legacy got a big boost

Last week was certainly a high point for President Barack Obama. Let's use the vantage point of that height to gain a little perspective on his legacy.


Berger: Court dodged lethal injection issue

The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, upheld Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam in its lethal injection procedure. The legal ramifications of Glossip v. Gross…

Moore: A Donald Trump presidency? Yikes

The odds are too small to calculate that Donald Trump will become President of the United States. The fact that he's doing well in early New Hampshire polls,…

Opinion: Tyrants exploit same-sex marriage issue

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on marriage equality on Friday resonated deeply not only with lesbian and gay Americans, but with the LGBT community around the…

Opinion: Will France attack fuel tensions?

News that a man brandishing flags professing faith to Islam carried out a fatal attack at a gas plant near Lyon sent the French political establishment into a…

Moore: Sports should fight Confederate flag

Now that the Confederacy is on the run again throughout the South with the gradual ousting of its battle flag, NFL officials can finish the job. If not them,…

Marriage equality? Not so fast

The decision for a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person to "come out" is a difficult and emotional one. For me, coming out in 1998 meant…

Zelizer: Christie political disaster recipe

This week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to announce that he will be entering the contest to become the Republican nominee for the 2016…

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Chris Christie announces presidential run

Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential run.

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Trump's Mexican remarks lead to Chicago protests

Demonstrators protested outside Donald Trump's campaign event in Chicago Monday after the GOP presidential candidate made disparaging remarks about Mexican…

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Donald Trump: 'I'm giving up millions to run'

Donald Trump talks about his relationship with the other presidential nominees and how much money he is giving up to run for president.

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