Battleground Wisconsin

Guard troops return from U.S. Capitol security deployment

The 500 Wisconsin National Guard troops that assisted in providing security in Washington, D.C., returned home over the weekend. Guard spokesman Maj. Joe Trovato said...

Baldwin on ‘UpFront’ says cabinet confirmations should come before impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says it's crucial for the Senate to work on President Biden's cabinet confirmations before proceeding to former President Trump's impeachment...

Sykes ‘certainly not proud’ of past contributions to Wisconsin’s ‘hyperpartisanship’

Charlie Sykes admits he was wrong. And it took Donald Trump to make him realize it. Sykes has been Wisconsin’s most prominent “never Trumper” and...

Johnson warns Biden cabinet confirmations could be delayed by impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says Dems can’t have both “an unconstitutional impeachment trial & Senate confirmation of the Biden admin’s national security team.” “They need...

Wisconsin’s congressional delegation reacts to Biden inauguration

Members of Wisconsin's current congressional delegation added their hope Inauguration Day would mark a new time of unity and collaboration between parties. "I wish President Biden well...

Capitol largely quiet as Biden sworn in

It was largely quiet around the state Capitol as Joe Biden was sworn in more than 800 miles away. A handful of protesters walked around...

Lincoln Project ad says Johnson part of ‘Jim Crow Caucus’

A Lincoln Project ad includes U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is what it calls a "new Jim Crow Caucus" working to disenfranchise Black voters. The ad...

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss U.S. Capitol riot, Biden’s inauguration

The WisOpinions Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look at the performance of the Wisconsin congressional delegation following the Capitol riot and look ahead to Joe Biden's inauguration.

Fitzgerald calls for ‘absolute top-to-bottom’ investigation of U.S. Capitol riot

Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Fitzgerald, the newest member of Wisconsin's congressional delegation, says he doesn't know who is responsible for last week's riot at...

State Dem Party ad says Johnson ‘unfit to serve’

The state Dem Party's TV ad targeting U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson calls the Oshkosh Republican "unfit to serve." The spot is running on broadcast TV in the Green...

Gallagher, Kind address Capitol violence, push to oust Trump on ‘UpFront’

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher said President Trump lied to his supporters, but the Green Bay Republican is not convinced that impeachment is what is...

Wisconsin’s congressional Dems call for Trump’s ouster following Capitol violence

Wisconsin's federal Dem lawmakers have joined calls for Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. "President Trump incited...

Kind slams congressional Republicans, Trump over Capitol violence

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind slammed congressional Republicans, saying mayhem in the U.S. Capitol stemmed directly from “unfounded accusations lacking any evidence or facts about...

Johnson said he hoped objections to states’ Electoral College votes would dispel election myths

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in a phone interview said he knew the effort to challenge Arizona’s electoral votes would fail because House Dems wouldn’t...

Fitzgerald, Tiffany vote to reject Arizona, Pennsylvania electoral votes as Congress confirms Biden’s win

GOP U.S. Reps. Scott Fitzgerald and Tom Tiffany were the only Wisconsin members who backed rejecting electoral votes from Arizona and Pennsylvania as Congress...
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