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Proposals allowing those with life-threatening illnesses to get unapproved, experimental drugs are making headway at the federal and state levels.

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Two southeast Wisconsin state lawmakers on opposing sides of the aisle are responding to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s suggestion that Wisconsin shouldn't necessarily bear the full $3 billion in incentives the state Legislature is considering to bring the tech giant Foxconn Technology Group to the state.

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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he's "not entirely" comfortable with President Trump's latest remarks on the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but Johnson said he does not think Trump is a racist and he will continue to support the President on areas where they agree.

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The Club for Growth PAC has endorsed former Marine Kevin Nicholson in the 2018 U.S. Senate race.

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is urging Gov. Scott Walker to reconsider his rejection of a Medicaid expansion, saying Wisconsin has lost out on $700 million in federal funding from the decision.

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Ahead of an Assembly committee vote advancing the $3 billion Foxconn incentives package, State Sen. Roger Roth said the Senate is intentionally going slower than the Assembly.

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Members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation have all denounced the violent clash in Charlottesville, Virginia where a vehicle drove into a crowd protesting white nationalists, killing one woman and injuring others.

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Gov. Scott Walker says he worked with Assembly leaders on amending the Foxconn incentives package before changes were introduced Friday.

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With a vote of 8 to 5, a state Assembly committee approved Wisconsin’s $3 billion tax incentives package for tech manufacturer Foxconn. Republicans on the jobs committee lauded the deal, calling it "transformational."

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The amendments include a proposal to provide the state Department of Workforce Development $20 million for worker training programs.

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Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Ben Brancel shares his thoughts on how the Ag industry has changed and what challenges lie ahead for farmers.

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As the discussion over environmental impacts of Foxconn continue, WisContext reporter Scott Gordon explores the role that water usage plays in LCD manufacturing. The proposed locations along Lake Michigan could require special consideration and could involve approval by the Great Lakes Compact.

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The 2016 VOTER Survey, also called the Views of the Electorate Research Survey, found most respondents believed a person's civic beliefs were far more important in determining whether or not they were American than one's racial, ethnic or religious background.

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Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said he expects a Senate hearing on the bill later this month.

The Kathleen Dunn Show

David Axelrod ran Barack Obama’s successful campaigns for U.S. Senate in 2004 and the White House in 2008 and 2012. Axelrod shares his thoughts on politics, Trump, North Korea, Obama and more.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary says her staff is ready, willing and able to take on Foxconn permit reviews.

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Expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act cost the federal government billions of dollars. But a University of Wisconsin-Madison study says it also saves money in a different federal safety net program.

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Sen. Scott Fitzgerald called a nonpartisan fiscal analysis of the package which showed the state wouldn't break even for decades, "striking."

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The estimate compared the amount of tax revenue Foxconn would generate for the state to the amount of tax breaks the state offered Foxconn to come to Wisconsin.

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President Trump has made it clear he’ll be running again in 2020. Jonathan Allen, a journalist and author, discusses who some of his competitors could be.

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