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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn says it will build its first major U.S. manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Wisconsin offered Foxconn up to $3 billion to locate there.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
A federal court has ruled that Wisconsin's Republican-drawn legislative map violates the Constitution. They say gerrymandering diluted the votes of Democrats. The ruling could impact other states.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Democrat Russ Feingold is seeking his fourth non-consecutive term after Republican incumbent Ron Johnson unseated him during the 2010 midterm election.
Monday, June 06, 2016
As the Democratic primary comes to an end, some are trying to end the role of superdelegates in choosing the party nominee. Wisconsin's Democratic party passed such a resolution over the weekend.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Ryan's ability to walk a fine line between the Republican Party's hard-line conservative and establishment wings goes back years and has made him "everybody's choice" to run for speaker of the House.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's fight against unions thrust him into the spotlight four years ago. But when he used that issue to revive his struggling presidential campaign, the move failed badly.
Friday, August 07, 2015
Three public radio reporters from Wisconsin, Florida, and New Jersey "grade" the performances of the GOP candidates in last night's debate.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Gov. Walker's budget would make record cuts to the University of Wisconsin. To cope with the cuts, Walker says faculty could work more and teach more classes. The comments have left some aghast.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Wisconsin's Supreme Court has upheld Governor Scott Walker's signature law restricting public employee union bargaining rights. The new decision effectively ends legal challenges to the law.
Monday, June 17, 2013
A little more than a year ago, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election after an epic battle with unions that gave him folk-hero status with many conservatives. Some political observers now consider him a presidential contender.
But Walker is downplaying that talk, even as he takes steps ...
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Join Brian Lehrer's (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network on this Election Night. Listeners call in to 646-829-3980 as polls close around the country.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Vice Presidential debate took place Thursday night live in Danville, Kentucky. Brian Lehrer reconveneed his (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network, and was joined by former moderator Carole Simpson of ABC, and PBS' Jim Lehrer, host of this year's first debate.
We also live chatted with Anna Sale, our swing state colleagues and the politically diverse It's A Free Country bloggers for a witty, communal and informative experience. Watch the debate and read the transcript below!
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Voters in Wisconsin voted yesterday to decide whether their governor Scott Walker stays or goes. After months of political wrangling, state-wide campaigning, and millions of dollars i...
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Voters in Wisconsin are heading to the polls to decide whether or not their governor Scott Walker stays or goes. Regardless of whether or not Wisconsin will actually matter come Novem...
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Democrats in Wisconsin chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for the upcoming recall election against Governor Scott Walker, which is set for June 5. It's been well over a year since Gov....
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Mitt Romney continued on the path to securing the Republican presidential nomination last night, winning all 37 delegates in Maryland, all 16 delegates in the District of Columbia, an...
Monday, April 02, 2012
Tomorrow's primary in Wisconsin is an important one for Mitt Romney, who is looking for a boost that will secure the GOP presidential nomination. But the presidential primary takes a ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
On Tuesday opponents of Republican Governor Scott Walker will petition for the removal of the controversial governor. If over 540,208 signatures are turned into the Government Accountablity Board, Walker will have to defend his seat in a special election against a Democrat challenger that is not yet chosen.
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Six seats in the Wisconsin State Senate are up for grabs today. The elections are being viewed as a referendum on the collective bargaining restrictions signed into law this year by Republican Governor Scott Walker and his GOP allies in the state legislature. After today's recall elections of Republican state senators will be the recall votes on two Democrats next week. Democrats need to win a net of 3 seats to gain a majority in the State Senate.