Politics

2 Dems square off in Wis. Lt. governor primary

Two Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor are squaring off in a primary Tuesdays to determine who will challenge Republican incumbent Rebecca Kleefisch in a recall election next month.

Theme of Wisconsin recall turns from unions to jobs

When Wisconsin Democrats launched their historic recall drive against Republican Gov. Scott Walker last year, many thought was all about getting back at him for stripping public workers of their union rights.

Poll: Barrett leads Falk in recall primary

With less than a week until the primary in the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election, a new Marquette Law School poll shows Tom Barrett leading Kathleen Falk 38 percent to 21 percent.

Walker applauds 30 new jobs at concrete maker

Gov. Scott Walker said small businesses looking to hire are like teenagers at a pool party -- people stand around at first until a few brave souls take the plunge, and then others follow.