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Cullen says he won’t run for guv in 2018

Former Dem state Sen. Tim Cullen announced Wednesday he will not run for guv in 2018, saying the chase for contributions to fuel a bid...

Evers outraises Holtz 2-to-1 in run-up to April 4 election

State Superintendent Tony Evers' campaign says he raised $217,616 in the run-up to the April 4 election, 2.5 times the amount challenger Lowell Holtz...

Evers knocks Holtz in first TV ads of the campaign

State Superintendent Tony Evers’ campaign released its first two TV ads of the campaign today, both of which knock opponent Lowell Holtz for a...

Elections Commission dismisses election bribery complaint against Holtz, Humphries

The Elections Commission unanimously dismissed a complaint filed against John Humphries and Lowell Holtz, finding their talks that one could get a six-figure salary and a driver if the other won the state superintendent's race did not violate election bribery laws.

Cullen prepares to fundraise for potential guv bid 

Former Dem state Sen. Tim Cullen tells WisPolitics.com he is taking steps today to allow him to begin fundraising for an expected gubernatorial bid...

PPP poll: Ryan’s constituents oppose GOP health care bill

Voters in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional district oppose the GOP health care bill, according to a new poll from the Dem firm Public...

Dozens of 17-year-olds voted illegally in 2016 presidential primaries

The state saw at least 60 cases of 17-year-olds voting illegally during the 2016 spring primaries, according to a report the Elections Commission will submit to the Legislature. Elections Commission spokesman Reid Magney said that was a significant increase from prior elections.

Kind passing on 2018 guv bid, will instead seek re-election to Congress

Dem U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said today he won't run for governor in 2018 and will instead focus on ensuring Congress won't enact policies...

Millis resigns from Elections Commission to return to lobbying

Elections Commission member Don Millis has resigned from the board because he is poised to begin lobbying the Legislature again. Millis sent Senate Majority Leader...

Pence: Trump ‘best friend Wisconsin businesses will ever have’

JANESVILLE -- Vice President Mike Pence today promised the Trump administration will grow the economy “faster than ever before,” calling the president “the best...

Protesters gather ahead of Pence speech in Janesville

Several protesters gathered ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s speech in Janesville today. The protesters stood outside the Blain’s Farm & Fleet distribution center as...

Milwaukee Dem Jason Rae elected as DNC secretary

Milwaukee political consultant and Democratic National Committee member Jason Rae was elected secretary of the DNC today. His challengers for the post included incumbent and former...

Holtz email: Reform group asked him to run, offered campaign support

State schools superintendent challenger Lowell Holtz wrote in an email last January that a “reform group” asked him to run for the post and...

Evers chalks up primary victory to his focus on kids, not ‘weird politics’

State Superintendent Tony Evers says his primary victory can be chalked up to his focus on the state's public school kids -- and not on...

Evers to face challenger Lowell Holtz in general, AP reports

State Superintendent Tony Evers will face off against Lowell Holtz in a general re-election bid for his post, according to the Associated Press. Eliminated in...
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