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Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate -- in 2016

Democrats sound eager about 2016 chances in Wisconsin, Illinois, elsewhere

Republicans are planning to use their newfound Senate majority to challenge President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats come January.

Immigrants in Madison anticipate order from Obama

Executive order expected to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation

It has been 13 years since Maria Martinez moved her life from Mexico to Wisconsin. It was nearly a decade after that when she got an unexpected knock on her apartment door.

Michelle Obama to campaign in Madison with Burke

Planned Parenthood leader will also campaign in Madison

First lady Michelle Obama is returning to Madison next week to campaign for the second time in eight days with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.

State officials continue to prepare for possible attack, disaster

Emergency management, terror experts weigh in on ISIS situation

President Barack Obama addressed the entire nation Wednesday night, laying out his plans for the U.S. in taking on ISIS in the Middle East. The announcement came less than 24 hours before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Wineke: What's with these guys?

The world is in a time of peril. Russia has annexed part of Crimea. No one is quite sure what is happening in Afghanistan. Iraq seems mired in a new civil war. The civil war in Syria is destroying the country. It's kind of a dangerous situation out there.And the right wing in America sees it all as an opportunity to undermine the president.

Calif. drought could help Wis. farmers

Farmers: Livestock, food pantry aid won't do much good now

President Barack Obama announced help with millions of dollars in livestock and food pantry aid but California farmers say that help won't do them much good now.

Federal help coming to state for propane crisis

Governor, senator ask administration to assist state with propane shortage

The Obama administration is removing transportation restrictions that could slow the delivery of propane to Wisconsin. The move came in response to a request from Gov. Scott Walker.

Rock Co. residents react to minimum-wage proposal

President proposes raising minimum wage

Residents in Rock County are reacting to the proposal President Barack Obama made in his State of the Union speech to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour.