Judge won't delay Wisconsin election but extends voting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declined to postpone Wisconsin's presidential primary over the health threat from the new coronavirus, but he ordered that people be given an extra six...

Democratic lawmakers call for racial data in virus testing

Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Democracy in overtime: Candidates await virus-delayed votes

CINCINNATI (AP) — Political campaigns in some U.S. states have been switching gears or are in limbo awaiting decisions on voting plans after elections were postponed because of the coronavirus outbrea...

Election limbo as coronavirus outbreak upends US primaries

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. elections have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. At least 13 states have postponed voting and more delays are possible as health officials warn that social distancing and o...

Killings at brewery do little to change Wisconsin politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s latest mass shooting, which left six people dead at one of the world’s largest breweries, appears to have done little in the politically polarized state to budge Repub...

Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking own life

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said. The ass...

Wisconsin prison warden who posted anti-Muslim memes fired

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin deputy prison warden has been fired after posting Facebook memes comparing Muslim children to garbage and equating flying a gay pride rainbow flag with raising the Con...

Army Reserve leaders accused of mishandling assault claims

WOODRIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Leaders of a U.S. Army Reserve unit that controls thousands of soldiers across the western United States have mishandled at least two sexual assault complaints by not referring ...

Trump adviser: Expect more aggressive poll watching in 2020

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s top re-election advisers told influential Republicans in swing state Wisconsin that the party has “traditionally” relied on voter suppression to co...

Wisconsin governor rejects 'Making a Murderer' pardon bid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he will not consider a pardon request from a man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 N...

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he won't pardon Brendan Dassey, whose case spotlighted in 'Making a Murderer' series

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he won't pardon Brendan Dassey, whose case spotlighted in 'Making a Murderer' series.

Wisconsin governor: Foxconn could still qualify for credits

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics manufacturer, could still qualify for up to $3 billion in state tax credits in Wisconsin if it makes changes to its deal ...

Giannis, Bucks visit prison with Laker showdown looming

STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks chose to recover from the end of their 18-game winning streak at a medium-security Wisconsin state prison. Two d...

Audit faults plans to credit Foxconn for work outside state

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure that tax credits aren't awarded for Foxconn Technology Group employees who don't...

Wisconsin Democrats vow to register voters who may be purged

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats in the key swing state of Wisconsin vowed Monday to double down on efforts to ensure that any voters whose registrations are nullified by a judge's recent ruling will be...