Trump impeachment drive has parallels to Wisconsin recall

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divisive leader drove the opposition to extreme measures. The political climate was toxic — with little civil debate or middle ground. The clash ended in a high-risk political s...

Lawsuit could deactivate 234,000 voters in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than 234,000 voters in Wisconsin would be made unable to cast their ballot unless they register again before the next election under a lawsuit that liberals fear could dampen...

Wisconsin Assembly to vote on overrides of governor's vetoes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature's first veto override attempt in nearly a decade seemed destined to fail Thursday, with no Democrats planning to jump ranks to provide Republicans with t...

Wisconsin Senate to vote on firing agriculture secretary

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate prepared Tuesday to fire the state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, the latest in a series of skirmishes bet...

Frustrated Democratic governors find ways to sidestep GOP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried for months to get the Republican-controlled Legislature to take up a pair of gun control bills, holding news conferences and touting pol...

Review: Neil Young back in his ragged glory with 'Colorado'

Neil Young with Crazy Horse, "Colorado" (Reprise) Neil Young is back with his old band Crazy Horse in all their ragged glory with "Colorado," a beautiful, rambling, chaotic howl agai...

'Making a Murderer' subject seeks pardon, commutation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer" is asking Wisconsin's governor for a pardon. ...

Review: Wilco's 'Ode to Joy' delivers under pulsing beat

Wilco, "Ode to Joy" (dBpm) From the opening beats of the first song on Wilco's latest album "Ode to Joy," it's clear this is a record driven by drummer Glenn Kotche. ...

Democratic governors in Midwest understated on impeachment

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic governors in Midwestern states that are central to President Donald Trump's reelection strategy are reacting cautiously to impeachment proceedings beginning in Congress...

Review: Simpson breaks from country with 'Sound & Fury'

Sturgill Simpson, "Sound & Fury" (Elektra) Forget country, outlaw country or whatever Sturgill Simpson's genre-pushing music has been categorized as. "Sound &am...

Review: Robertson looks back at The Band in 'Sinematic'

Robbie Robertson, "Sinematic" (UMe) Robbie Robertson, the former lead songwriter and guitar player for The Band, taps into his love of films for "Sinematic," his first new studio alb...

As Trump dives into racial politics, suburban women recoil

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's recent return to racial politics may be aimed at rallying his base of white working-class voters across rural America, but he risks losing the support ...

Black voters say they won't forget Trump's racist tweets

DETROIT (AP) — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to wher...

Trump voters cringe and shrug at tweets while Democrats rage

HELENVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Bill Brasch greeted President Donald Trump's latest tweet controversy with a shrug. He doesn't believe Trump was being racist for telling four congresswomen, ...

Republicans urge Wisconsin governor to sign abortion bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican lawmakers and abortion opponents on Thursday called on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to sign four abortion bills he has promised to veto, holding a rally just a ...