Politics

Walker releases better jobs numbers

Gov. Scott Walker is touting new positive jobs numbers, but Democrats are questioning the timing of the early release of the figures ahead of the recall.READ: Reality Check: Walker touts job numbers from quarterly census

Barrett: Walker 'stonewalling' on investigation

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Gov. Scott Walker is "stonewalling" the public by not releasing more information about his involvement with an ongoing secret criminal investigation and his creation of a legal defense fund.The state Democratic Party on Monday called on Walker and the state elections board to release more details about the defense fund Walker created in connection with the probe that has led to criminal charges against five people close to the governor.Walker called the request a cheap political stunt meant to distract voters from Barrett's record as mayor.But Barrett said Walker owes it to the people to release more details about his involvement.The investigation centers on people who served during Walker's time as a Milwaukee County executive before he was elected governor.

Walker, Barrett supporters rally over weekend

With the path cleared for the rematch between Scott Walker and Tom Barrett, members of both parties are claiming momentum for their candidate heading into next month's recall election.

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.