republican

Vos says state Assembly will be more conservative

Republicans hold 60-39 majority in Assembly, expected to hold that following the Nov. 4 election

Wisconsin state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said the Assembly will be more conservative as a result of Tuesday's primary election.

Ground game could determine governor's race

Wisconsin Republicans believe advances they've made in their efforts to identify voters and get them to the polls this fall will lead Gov. Scott Walker to a re-election victory. But Democrats say Republicans are far from matching the ground game built over the past eight years.

Republicans attack Burke's stand on outside money

Burke spokesman says she's playing by same rules as Walker

The state Republican Party is accusing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke of being a hypocrite for saying she wants to outlaw campaign donations from outside Wisconsin.

Ellis retires following hidden camera video

Republican Senate President Mike Ellis says the release of a secret recording of him discussing an illegal campaign scheme was the "tipping point" that made him decide not to seek re-election.

GOP in key states tries to slow anti-abortion push

Republican leaders fear voter backlash

The anti-abortion movement won approval of tough new abortion restrictions in many Republican states this year, but the effort is running into resistance in the Midwest and in some southern border states.

GOP in key states tries to slow anti-abortion push

Republican leaders fear voter backlash

The anti-abortion movement won approval of tough new abortion restrictions in many Republican states this year, but the effort is running into resistance in the Midwest and in some southern border states.

GOP in key states tries to slow anti-abortion push

Republican leaders fear voter backlash

The anti-abortion movement won approval of tough new abortion restrictions in many Republican states this year, but the effort is running into resistance in the Midwest and in some southern border states.

Poll tests candidacy of Democrat Burke

Complaint filed by Republicans

A poll testing the potential candidacy of Democrat Mary Burke against Republican Gov. Scott Walker has drawn a complaint with Wisconsin election regulators.

Republican Cowles will vote for budget

State senator critical of plan but says he won't vote against it

Republican Sen. Rob Cowles says he will vote for the state budget, lessening Democratic hopes to block the bill.

Republicans won't seek to restrict mining access

Concerns about protestors at mine site had inspired provision, rep says

Assembly Republican leaders say they will not include a provision in the state budget designed to limit public access to the proposed site of an iron ore mine near Lake Superior.

Republicans gather for state convention

Chairman: GOP to fight 'tooth and nail' to make gains in '14

Wisconsin Republican Party chairman Brad Courtney says he understands why many were disappointed following the 2012 election, but he says the GOP will be "fighting tooth and nail" to make gains next year.

GOP wants high court to take law challenges

Proposal would set deadline for decisions

The president of the state Senate is trying to gather support for a bill that would require the Wisconsin Supreme Court to take any lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of state statutes directly and decide the matter within 150 days.

Fitzgerald opposes new tax on iron mine

Tonnage tax would be based amount of ore extracted

The state Senate's top Republican says he's against imposing a so-called tonnage tax on a company looking to open an iron mine in far northwestern Wisconsin.