Interviews

Interviews

Petri says recent Dem wins show need to work across party lines

A retired Republican congressman is calling Democrat Conor Lamb's victory in Pennsylvania an example of why incumbents should be stressing their bipartisanship this election...

Vinehout says voters should consider her experience and performance, not gender

With frustrations stemming from the national MeToo movement, some pundits are projecting 2018 will turn out to be a "Year of the Woman." But Sen....

Gallagher: Having top-notch K-12 education system best way keep millennials in Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher says the best way to keep millennials in Wisconsin is by offering top-notch K-12 education. The freshman congressman, who was featured...

Baldwin highlights common ground with Trump on gun safety, trade, other issues

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, known as a progressive, is openly commending President Trump, and that goes to an interesting election-year question: Will there be a...

Mitchell says his race, Act 10 don’t define his campaign

State firefighters union head Mahlon Mitchell says he's more than the union candidate or the black candidate in the Dem race for governor. Mitchell became...

Nicholson says defense spending should be spared in efforts to cut federal debt

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson says defense spending should not be slashed in efforts to rein in the federal debt, but he says...

Ryan says immigration should be celebrated as he bemoans Trump comments on Haiti, African...

House Speaker Paul Ryan Friday called immigration a "thing to celebrate" as he bemoaned the president's vulgar comments about Haiti and African nations as "very unfortunate, unhelpful."

Degenhardt stresses fiscal responsibility, connection to ‘everyday people’ in 58th AD bid

The Dem candidate for former GOP Rep. Bob Gannon's seat says his decades of experience "working for everyday people" helps set him apart from...

Vos: No demand in caucus to impose fee schedule in workers comp program

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he doesn't see a crisis in the state's workers comp program and sees no demand in his caucus to...

Hintz: Zepnick no longer caucusing with Assembly Dems

Minority Leader Gordon Hintz said Rep. Josh Zepnick is no longer caucusing with Assembly Dems after he was accused of kissing two women without...

Dems vying for 66th AD share similar views, highlight different backgrounds

The two Dem candidates vying for the 66th AD in Racine both say they would have voted against the Foxconn deal on the Assembly...

Three candidates vie for 10th SD Dem nomination

The three Dem candidates facing off in the 10th SD primary later this month are bringing very different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to the...

10th SD GOP candidates differ on Foxconn, budget, taxes

Several issues set apart GOP Reps. Adam Jarchow and Shannon Zimmerman as they seek the open 10th SD. Among them: Foxconn, the budget and taxes. Their...

Shilling defers to Milwaukee on whether Coggs should resign as city treasurer

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, the top elected female Democrat at the Capitol, is deferring to Milwaukee leaders on whether former Dem Sen. Spencer...

Schimel backs shielding sexual harassment complaints from public view

Like legislative leaders, AG Brad Schimel says it's important to shield sexual harassment complaints filed with his agency, saying making them public would discourage...
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