Local Politics

Candidates covet possible 'swing' women's vote

Recall candidates are taking different approaches to targeting women voters in the weeks before the state's primary, with some saying women voters may already have decided who they'll support.

Business group makes $2M ad buy in recalls

Wisconsin's leading business lobbying group said it has purchased $2 million worth of television air time to run a spot in support of Republican Gov. Scott Walker starting Monday.

Democrat Falk rallies union supporters

Union members and other backers of Democratic governor candidate Kathleen Falk say their get out the vote effort will spur her on to victory in the May 8 primary.

Democrat Barrett has momentum in recall primary

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett appears to be pulling ahead of the Democratic competition less than two weeks before a primary that will determine who faces Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election.