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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.

District 15 candidates disagree on education system

Janis Ringhand, Brian Fitzgerald fight for Senate seat

Democrat Janis Ringhand and Republican Brian Fitzgerald will be on the ballot Tuesday fighting for the 15th District, which along with Rock County, also covers parts of Dane, Jefferson and Walworth counties.

3 Democrats face off in 15th Senate District primary

Primary vote is Tuesday

Creating sustainable jobs is a priority for all three Democrats challenging each other in Tuesday's primary election for a chance to represent the 15th Senate District; but it's their approach that distinguishes them.

State Senate moves bills forward on final session day

Number of measures will die this session

The State Senate has passed legislation making oral chemotherapy more affordable, requiring independent investigations of police shootings and legalizing a marijuana oil to treat childhood seizures. But a number of other measures will die this session after not getting a vote on the floor.

Senate to pass bills Democrats delayed

Democrats use procedural move Tuesday to delay vote

The Wisconsin Senate plans to vote on bills Democrats opposed and used a procedural move to block from passing Tuesday.