Politics & Government

GOP leaders deny “discussion” of redistricting plan

Republican leaders in the Assembly and Senate reacted to yesterday’s report in the Wisconsin Examiner about a possible behind-the-scenes plan to redraw Wisconsin's voting...

Evers focuses on lead fight with executive order Governor endorses proposed...

Stymied in his efforts to set aside an extra $40 million in the state budget for lead abatement, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday...

GOP could dodge Gov. Evers to gerrymander Wisconsin again

Advocates on both sides of recent redistricting battles in Wisconsin have told the Examiner they believe that the Republican-controlled legislature might draw new, gerrymandered...

Legislators urge new approach to Milwaukee after bruising budget fight

The budget battle is over, but Milwaukee representatives are still struggling with the repercussions of a fight in which Republicans made a point of...

Heated weekly radio addresses throw shade

Mental health of farmers This week state Sen. Jeff Smith (D-Eau Claire) stepped up to the Democratic plate for the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s Democratic weekly...

10 presidential hopefuls stress civil rights bona fides at NAACP forum

DETROIT — Ten candidates in the crowded 2020 presidential field made their case as civil rights champions Wednesday, on the closing day of the...

Tax reform bus tour rides into Wisconsin 'Tax the Rich' group...

The message on the big green bus that rolled into Madison on Wednesday morning was a succinct three words: “Tax the Rich!” It’s a message...

Sensenbrenner presses Mueller on ‘impeachable conduct’ Mueller declines to discuss impeachment...

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who was a central figure in President Clinton’s impeachment proceedings, thinks it’s noteworthy that former special counsel...

Wisconsin voters surveyed say “Tax the rich!”

Nearly four out of five Wisconsin voters support raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans, with three out of five “strongly” in favor, according to...

Corporate political money swings heavily to GOP groups

Republican state political campaigns raked in five times the amount of corporate money that Democrats did in the first half of this year, the...
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