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Will Brett Hulsey shake up the governor's race?

Updated: Apr 21, 2014 10:05 PM

MADISON (WKOW) -- Brett Hulsey's entry into the Governor's race could shake up the Democratic field. But political scientist Ken Mayer said it's not likely to.
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Experts make case for online voter registration at State Capitol

MADISON (WKOW) -- Online voter registration is already a reality in nearly 20 states and experts on the issue made their case for why Wisconsin should consider adding itself to that list at a Tuesday hearing before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
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Grothman aims to be 'more conservative' candidate

State Sen. Glenn Grothman is aiming to position himself as the stronger conservative in Wisconsin's 6th District congressional race. More>>

2 candidates to enter Wisconsin congressional race

Two more candidates are expected to enter the race to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Petri. More>>

Minnesota lawmakers tilt toward session finish

Minnesota lawmakers are back in action after a week away from the Capitol, but their annual session is rapidly winding down. More>>

Governor announces plan to expand Family Care

Republican Gov. Scott Walker says state health officials are ready to begin expanding a state program that provides in-home care for the elderly and disabled to seven more Wisconsin counties. More>>

Petri says GOP healthcare proposal likely ahead of fall elections

Updated: Apr 20, 2014 05:31 PM

MADISON (WKOW) -- Republican congressman Tom Petri says his party is likely to propose an overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system ahead of this November's elections.
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State senator to announce congressional decision

A Republican state senator says he'll announce next week whether he'll run for Congress. More>>

Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law

A federal appeals court has upheld Republican Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions.
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Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager. For Democrats and their friends in organized labor, this race is personal. They mean to avenge Walker's evisceration of union power as he builds his resume for a possible presidential run.
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Advice to Democrats: Don't say `recovery'

Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser. More>>

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    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:36 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:36:15 GMT
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  • Republican activists push party on gay marriage

    Republican activists push party on gay marriage

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:14:20 GMT
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  • California bill reignites affirmative action fight

    California bill reignites affirmative action fight

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:34:52 GMT
    Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal that could reinstate such affirmative action has sparked a backlash that forged a new...More >>
    Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the...More >>

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