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‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the state Dem convention, Justice Shirley Abrahamson’s announcement she won’t seek re-election and AG Brad Schimel’s efforts to eliminate the state’s rape kit backlog.

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the WisPolitics.com straw poll results, the speeches from Dem candidates at last week’s state party convention and ensuing challenges to nomination papers.

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the special election results in the 42nd AD and 1st SD; the Joint Finance Committee’s budgeting of $67 million in federal transportation funding; and the removal of four Assembly candidates from the ballots this week.

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and Associated Press Capitol correspondent Scott Bauer discuss the Wisconsin redistricting case, the Marquette Law School Poll and Gov. Scott Walker’s decision to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss President Trump’s visit; Harley-Davidson’s offshoring plan; Internet sales tax revenue; the GOP U.S. Senate primary; and Monday's $100-per-child rebate deadline.

‘UpFront’: Johnson pressing Trump admin to seal trade deals, end tariffs

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he is trying to pressure the Trump administration to conclude negotiations on trade deals so that the president's tariffs...

‘UpFront’: Schimel says nationwide capacity problem behind sexual assault kit backlog

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said a backlog of sexual assault kits - all of which have now been submitted for testing - is...

‘UpFront’: Vukmir says she’s gaining traction in GOP U.S. Senate primary

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir said she is gaining traction in the race for the nomination and her message “is resonating with the...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: MU Law Poll shows Ryan, Johnson above water

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly. Quotes of the week,...

Democrat Andy Gronik drops out of race for governor

Businessman Andy Gronik announced he’s dropping out of the Democratic race for governor in part so Dems can rally behind a single candidate. Gronik’s...

Democrat Dana Wachs drops out of race for governor

Dem state Rep. Dana Wachs today dropped out of the guv race, saying he will now back state Superintendent Tony Evers in the crowded...

Dems blast Walker for sending troops to southern border

Dems are blasting Gov. Scott Walker for sending Wisconsin National Guard troops to the southern border as the Trump administration continues pursuing its family...

Dems slam Walker for not directly addressing Trump’s Harley-Davidson comments

Dems are criticizing Gov. Scott Walker for not directly addressing President Trump's broadside against Harley-Davidson, including the threat to tax the Wisconsin company "like...

Donald Trump, during Wisconsin visit, urges Harley-Davidson to keep jobs in U.S.

MOUNT PLEASANT -- President Donald Trump, speaking at an event following Foxconn’s groundbreaking here Thursday, warned Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson to not “get cute with us”...

Elections Commission denies ballot access to four Assembly candidates

The Elections Commission has unanimously voted to deny four Assembly candidates ballot access after challenges to their signatures were brought forward to the agency. One...

Finance Committee tweaks Walker’s plan to spend greater-than-expected federal transpo funds

The Joint Finance Committee tweaked Gov. Scott Walker's plan for a boost in federal highway aids, putting more of the money toward fixing Wisconsin's...

Marquette Law School Poll: Dem guv, GOP U.S. Senate fields still largely unknown

The challengers in both the guv and U.S. Senate fields are largely unknown two months before the primary, according to the latest Marquette University...

Shilling appoints Packard to the state Ethics Commission

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling has appointed Madison attorney Tamara Packard to the state Ethics Commission. Packard replaces Dem appointee Jeralyn Wendelberger, who resigned from...

Trump blasts Harley-Davidson plans to offshore some production to skirt retaliatory EU tariffs

President Trump again knocked Harley-Davidson this morning after the company announced plans to shift some production overseas, accusing the company of using tariffs “as...

U.S. Supreme Court sends Wisconsin redistricting case back to district court

Dems are continuing to call for nonpartisan redistricting legislation following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to send back a challenge to the state's Republican-drawn...

UpFront: Nicholson says he’s winning GOP U.S. Senate primary

On the heels of the Marquette Law School Poll showing him leading his primary opponent, Delafield business consultant and Marine veteran Kevin Nicholson said...

Walker says he’s an ‘education governor’

Gov. Scott Walker is calling himself an "education governor" as he draws a "great contrast" between his own educational policies and those of the...

Walker: Online sales tax revenues would be used to cut taxes elsewhere

Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to implement a sales tax for online purchases from out-of-state merchants, but use the additional revenue to reduce...

WBA Foundation to limit GOP U.S. Senate, Dem guv debates to 4 candidates each

The WBA Foundation announced it will limit its debates this summer of GOP U.S. Senate candidates and Dem guv hopefuls to four participants each,...

WisPolitics.com to conduct straw poll at Dem convo on guv, lt. guv, secretary of...

WisPolitics.com will conduct a straw poll this weekend of activists at the Dem state convention on four races: guv, lt. guv, secretary of state...

WisPolitics.com: Dem conventioneers prefer Roys for governor

June 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross, 608-669-8418 Activists back Barnes for lt. guv, La Follette for secretary of state, Godlewski for treasurer OSHKOSH...
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