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This project is a joint effort between the Examiner and our sibling sites, the Michigan Advance, the Ohio Capital Journal, and the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. From now until November, our four sites in the States Newsroom network will be taking an in-depth look at the issues, the people and the policies that matter to voters in the four states that could well determine who wins the White House.

Electoral math for toss-up Wisconsin in a “disorienting” week

This week’s Cook Political Report shows Wisconsin to be where we’ve come to expect our state to be for the 2020 presidential election —...

After Super Tuesday, a brokered convention? With no clear delegate winner,...

What happens if no clear winner emerges from the primaries and the surviving Democratic presidential candidates go all the way to the convention with...

Who do voters in Wisconsin — or Pennsylvania or Michigan —...

In a week with a rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus and a sharp drop in the stock market, along with a tragic mass...

Report blames gerrymandering for blocking Medicaid expansion

Partisan gerrymandering of legislative districts has been blamed for many things — polarization, voter suppression and more. A new report issued Monday by the liberal...

Outlook on manufacturing jobs murky but losses appear stemmed Tariffs have...

Donald Trump’s vow in 2016 to revive Rust Belt manufacturing may get some of the credit for his razor-thin surprise victory in Wisconsin, but...

What Wisconsin could show the nation

Editor’s note: Today, together with our sister publications in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania we are kicking off a series of news stories and commentary to bring...
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