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 ...

Walker urges standing, not kneeling, during national anthem

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a page out of President Donald Trump's playbook Thursday, calling on all NFL players to stand during the national anthem. Walker...

$30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that's where the puppies come in. Students retur...

Wisconsin's tight governor's race puts Walker on defensive

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's tight race for governor is putting Republican Gov. Scott Walker on the defensive about his record on education, roads and health care, while his Democratic challenger ...

Foxconn giving $100 million to UW-Madison for partnership

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group announced Monday that it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is one of the large...

Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The burning question in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race isn't about what either candidate plans to do, but rather whether a Republican megadonor will open his wallet after a stinging...

Democrats' hope to beat Walker is former teacher

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tony Evers will try to capitalize on his even-keeled demeanor and background in education as a former teacher, superintendent and now state schools chief to do something no Democr...

Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have to defeat Wisconsin's top education official to win a third term. And U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin faces a longtime state legis...

8 Democrats seek to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The eight Democrats running for governor in Wisconsin have largely kept their focus on Republican Gov. Scott Walker ahead of Tuesday's primary, while Walker has repeatedly warned ...

'Blue wave' to be tested in key Midwestern primaries

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota. Tuesday's primary conte...

2 Trump loyalists vie to take on Wisconsin Sen. Baldwin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican primary battle for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues. The winner of Tuesda...

Ryan's retirement fuels Democrats' hopes of picking up seat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that the...