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“Reformed Myself Out Of A Job”?

“Reformed Myself Out Of A Job”?

Gov. Walker breaks post-election silence, discusses his loss and new proposals.

Kimberly-Clark, Unions, Push for Subsidy

Kimberly-Clark, Unions, Push for Subsidy

State Senate lacks votes to approve $70 million subsidy for 400 jobs.

Legislature Approves Evers’ Transition Budget

Legislature Approves Evers’ Transition Budget

Unanimous vote okays $94,600 transition budget for hiring staff, travel expenses, equipment purchase.

Democrats Resist Limiting Governor’s Power

Democrats Resist Limiting Governor’s Power

Republicans want lame-duck session to reduce Evers' power, Democrats warn of a court challenge.

Republicans Could Curb Governor’s Power

Republicans Could Curb Governor’s Power

GOP legislative leaders plan lame-duck session to reduce governor’s power before Evers takes office.

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

Joe Biden campaigns for Baldwin, Evers, takes down Trump in Madison

Race for Governor: Walker, Evers Differ on Gun Laws
Race for Governor

Walker, Evers Differ on Gun Laws

Evers favors universal background checks, Walker mum on issue.

National Spotlight on Bryce-Steil Race

National Spotlight on Bryce-Steil Race

Congressional seat long held by Paul Ryan attracts millions from outside district.

Race for Governor: Candidates Debate Foxconn-Style Subsidies
Race for Governor

Candidates Debate Foxconn-Style Subsidies

Walker has embraced huge subsidies he now wants for Kimberly Clark. Evers questions approach.

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

Vukmir disagrees with Baldwin, Evers; Walker equivocates on Supreme Court nominee.

Election Experts Call For Paper Ballots

Election Experts Call For Paper Ballots

New report cites security problem, notes paper ballots can’t be tampered with online.

Schimel Say Rape Kit Backlog Ended

Schimel Say Rape Kit Backlog Ended

Critics charge attorney general shouldn’t have taken four years to fix the problem.

Harley Riders Oppose Boycott of Company

Harley Riders Oppose Boycott of Company

But they do tend to support Trump’s tariffs, interviews at Harley's celebration suggest.

45 Former Assistant DAs Blast Schimel

45 Former Assistant DAs Blast Schimel

Attorney General called “blatantly” political in unprecedented letter Schimel dismisses as “partisan.”

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

And Vukmir just behind Baldwin in race for Senator, as challengers gain momentum.

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Ex-Director of Financial Institutions say he was pushed to meet with lobbyists, avoid public records.

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll taken two days after election. Walker spokesman says they expect “tough canpaign.”

Hagedorn Will Run for Supreme Court

Hagedorn Will Run for Supreme Court

Former attorney for Walker wants seat held by retiring justice Shirley Abrahamson

Early Turnout High for Election

Early Turnout High for Election

Absentee voting far higher than in 2014, nearly equals presidential year of 2016.

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Former corrections secretary says governor, AG ignored Lincoln Hills abuses for political reasons.

Race for Governor: Walker Ads Tout Foxconn’s Impact
Race for Governor

Walker Ads Tout Foxconn’s Impact

Four TV spots target different regions, feature local businesses.

Race for Governor: Ignore the Polls, McCabe Urges Voters
Race for Governor

Ignore the Polls, McCabe Urges Voters

Maverick Democrat “likes” his chances, says lack of cash for TV ads won’t hurt his candidacy.

Race for Governor: Flynn’s Work for Archdiocese a Hot Issue
Race for Governor

Flynn’s Work for Archdiocese a Hot Issue

Gubernatorial candidate’s work on clergy sex abuse scandal gets more criticism, support.

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Democratic Congressman says federal immigration agency no long serves intended purpose.

Race for Governor: Wachs Says He’ll Fight for ‘Regular Folks’
Race for Governor

Wachs Says He’ll Fight for ‘Regular Folks’

Legislator and trial attorney calls himself a fighter, not an “elitist,” in Democratic primary for governor.

Race for Governor: Vinehout Is Different Kind of Democrat
Race for Governor

Vinehout Is Different Kind of Democrat

A policy wonk, populist and hunter, whose stance on guns annoys some party members.

Kelda Roys’ Family Focused Campaign

Kelda Roys’ Family Focused Campaign

Former lawmaker says she'll turn out party's progressive base in bid for governor.

Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Activist's independent streak has inspired and frustrated in Democratic gubernatorial primary.

Can Tony Evers’ Laid Back Approach Win?

Can Tony Evers’ Laid Back Approach Win?

Some question his ability to be tough in campaign against Gov. Walker.

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Ryan says farewell, Vukmir endorsed at annual state convention of GOP party.

Taylor Dropped From Legislature’s Top Committee

Taylor Dropped From Legislature’s Top Committee

Her own party’s leader removes state Sen. Lena Taylor pending probe of dispute with staff.

Farm Bill Threatens Thousands of Children

Farm Bill Threatens Thousands of Children

Nonpartisan analysis: 11% of state's food stamp recipients would lose eligibility under federal farm bill.