Politics

Thompson tells Republicans he's battle tested

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson tells Republicans he should get their endorsement in the U.S. Senate race because he is battle tested and can start to work immediately in rolling back President Barack Obama's policies.

Fitzgerald says country headed in wrong direction

Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald is drawing on his experience leading the fight to pass Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining changes as he tries to win over Republicans to his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Walker kicks off Wisconsin GOP convention

Embattled Gov. Scott Walker said Republicans gathering for the annual state convention this weekend in Green Bay should be focused on ensuring he and five other Republicans survive June 5 recall elections.

Walker explains divide, conquer strategy in video

Gov. Scott Walker told a top campaign donor from Beloit last year that he planned "to divide and conquer" by eliminating collective bargaining for most public employee unions, according to a video shot by a documentary filmmaker. 

GOP lawmakers challenge Barrett on financial plan

Two Republican lawmakers are calling on Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to explain his financial plan for Wisconsin should the Democratic challenger win next month's recall election against Gov. Scott Walker.

Walker says Republicans should focus on his race

Embattled Gov. Scott Walker said Republicans gathering for the state convention this weekend in Green Bay should be focused on ensuring he and five other Republicans survive June 5 recall elections.

Barrett to face Walker in recall

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett defeated his Democratic challengers based on early returns in the recall primary.VIDEO: Analysts dissect results of Tuesday's primary electionVIDEO: Falk concedes to Barrett in Democratic primaryVIDEO: Barrett wins chance to face Walker in recall electionVIDEO: La Follette, Vinehout speak about primary loss, challenges ahead

Barrett, Walker to face off in 2010 rematch

The Wisconsin recall election targeting Gov. Scott Walker on June 5 will be a rematch of the 2010 race the Republican won.VIDEO: Analysts dissect results of Tuesday's primary election