Wisconsin Republicans discuss cutting governor-elect's power

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's assembly speaker said following a private meeting Thursday with Gov. Scott Walker that he thinks the exiting Republican governor will be "generally supportive" of plan...

After life politics, Wisconsin's Walker must ask 'Now what?'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker leaves office in January, he faces being out of work and off the government payroll for the first time in more than a quarter century. ...

US rejects Wisconsin's drug-testing plan for Medicaid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday rejected a plan from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to require drug screening and testing for adults on Medicaid with no dependen...

Trump turns focus to Wisconsin's races for Senate, governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump makes a campaign visit to Wisconsin with Republicans growing increasingly nervous about the prospects of holding onto the governor's office, let alone picki...

Wisconsin's Walker confronts dire political outlook

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has made a career of winning close races, but he's talking a lot these days about losing the one he's in right now. Polls show Walker in ...

4th former Walker Cabinet secretary slams Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fourth former Cabinet secretary in Gov. Scott Walker's administration is slamming the Republican incumbent, releasing a letter Thursday signed by two others calling for the elec...

Wisconsin Democrat Barnes: '09 lingerie party was 'immature'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes was tagged as the host of a lingerie party in 2009 when he was 22, extending an online invitation that joked abou...

Review: Edie Brickell's return with original band a triumph

Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, "Rocket" (Verve Forecast) Edie Brickell's first new record since 2006 with her original band New Bohemians is a triumphant return for an artist who n...

Vukmir, Baldwin trade barbs in Wisconsin US Senate race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir told Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday that "your lies are spiraling," as Baldwin and Democrats unleashed more attacks on Vuk...

Walker calls for Wisconsin state lawmaker to resign

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday called for a Republican Wisconsin Assembly leader to resign after the lawmaker apologized for making what he called "stupid comments while under the...

Police: Motive unknown in Wisconsin office shooting

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say they still don't know why a Wisconsin software company employee went to his office with a pistol and extra ammunition and opened fire on his colleagues, seriousl...

Former aides give Wisconsin Gov. Walker re-election headache

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights for his political life, some of the most devastating attacks aren't coming from Democrats. They're coming from a handful of former top offici...

Wisconsin official apologizes to opponent over flag flap

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, in a rare retreat, apologized Tuesday to her Democratic opponent for repeatedly claiming — without evidence — that he knelt during...

Wisconsin Democrat: Opponent's claims about kneeling 'crazy'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor said Monday that it was "crazy" for his Republican opponent to claim, with no evidence, that he knelt during the nationa...

Wisconsin GOP Senate hopes rely on underdog Leah Vukmir

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican trying to knock off Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is used to being the underdog. Leah Vukmir wasn't given much of a chance in last month's primary ...