Elections

Democrats to take control of state Senate

Lehman sworn in Monday following recall election

The Wisconsin state Senate goes back to being led by Democrats Tuesday, after John Lehman of Racine was sworn in to office following a recall election last month.

Sen. Wanggaard won't challenge recall loss

He concedes race to Democrat John Lehman

 Wisconsin state Sen. Van Wanggaard has decided not to challenge his loss in last month's recall election, and is conceding the race to his Democratic rival.

Sen. Wanggaard won't challenge recall loss

He concedes race to Democrat John Lehman

 Wisconsin state Sen. Van Wanggaard has decided not to challenge his loss in last month's recall election, and is conceding the race to his Democratic rival.

Northwestern Wis. Dem spent $34k around senator recall

Republican candidate kept his seat

Campaign finance reports show an Eau Claire Democrat who challenged Republican state Sen. Terry Moulton in last month's recalls spent about $35,000 in the weeks surrounding the election.

Northwestern Wis. Dem spent $34k around senator recall

Republican candidate kept his seat

Campaign finance reports show an Eau Claire Democrat who challenged Republican state Sen. Terry Moulton in last month's recalls spent about $35,000 in the weeks surrounding the election.

AG: Voter ID unlikely to be settled before Nov.

Van Hollen: Courts not rushing to get cases scheduled

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he doesn't believe challenges to Wisconsin's voter identification law will be settled before the November election.

AG: Voter ID unlikely to be settled before Nov.

Van Hollen: Courts not rushing to get cases scheduled

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he doesn't believe challenges to Wisconsin's voter identification law will be settled before the November election.

Wis. recount trends in Dem challenger's favor

Wanggaard trails Lehman by more than 800 votes

Unless major errors are uncovered in the next few days, a recount will conclude that Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard has lost his recall election.

Wis. recount trends in Dem challenger's favor

Wanggaard trails Lehman by more than 800 votes

Unless major errors are uncovered in the next few days, a recount will conclude that Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard has lost his recall election.

Club for Growth hammers Thompson on health care

Group says Thompson supported health care mandate

The conservative Club for Growth is hammering Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson on the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

Club for Growth hammers Thompson on health care

Group says Thompson supported health care mandate

The conservative Club for Growth is hammering Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson on the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

Hovde says comment has been misinterpreted

Senate candidate said media should stop writing "sob stories"

 Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde says he regrets comments he made last week in which he said the media should stop writing "sob stories" about food stamp recipients.

Hovde says comment has been misinterpreted

Senate candidate said media should stop writing "sob stories"

 Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde says he regrets comments he made last week in which he said the media should stop writing "sob stories" about food stamp recipients.