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Democrats on the budget committee unveiled their proposal for education funding Thursday.

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Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is among four Republicans in the chamber who say they won't vote for the health care overhaul package unveiled by Senate leaders Thursday.

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Under the plan, insurers in Wisconsin couldn't deny coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions.

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Students who disrupt campus events at University of Wisconsin System schools could be expelled under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Assembly. The bill was one of several that passed the state Assembly on Wednesday. Other's include limiting who can request a presidential recount and creating an open hunting season for woodchucks.

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Republicans who run the state Legislature remain at odds over major pieces of Wisconsin's budget, with no end in sight to the dispute over how much the state should pay for roads.

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield says it’s leaving Wisconsin’s federal health care exchange at the end of the year.

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Wisconsin’s chief election official testified Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Senators questioned election officials from Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois about communications with federal intelligence officials on attempts to undermine voting systems.

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As the U.S. Senate gears up for a possible vote next week, Sen. Ron Johnson told CNN that holding a vote soon after the bill is released would be "rushed."

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A new University of Michigan survey suggests most Americans don’t just believe in climate change; they’re sure of it.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, said Tuesday that lowering the corporate tax rate and eliminating the estate tax should be part of the Trump administration’s plans to reform the nation’s tax code.

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Under one proposal the Assembly is expected to take up Wednesday, students who disrupt campus events at University of Wisconsin System schools could be expelled.

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At a state Capitol press conference Tuesday, Democrats argued the change would lower wages in a field that employs a disproportionate number of veterans.

Central Time

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, who represents Wisconsin’s third district, says the Trump administration’s budget fails some of the president’s key supporters — rural Americans.

The Joy Cardin Show

Most Americans believe the country is in a civility crisis, according to a December 2016 Weber Shandwick poll. They say the political climate is to blame — on both sides of the aisle.

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The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear an appeal of the lawsuit that struck down Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn legislative map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

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In an era of deep partisan division, the U.S. Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political.

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is no longer a candidate for a position in the agency, according to officials with the U.S Department of Homeland Security.

The Kathleen Dunn Show

We talk to Jonathan Allen, co-author of the new book "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign." In this book, Allen and co-author Amie Parnes argue that Clinton's loss came down to the candidate herself.

Here and Now

Wisconsin could become the 28th of 34 states needed to force a convention to add a budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin, says he is worried that a convention could be used to overturn existing laws and amendments. There are no rules stipulated anywhere which govern such a convention, he says. There's no popular support for this.

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The Wisconsin State Assembly passed a resolution demanding a convention of states to add a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. If the Senate supports the resolution, Wisconsin would become the 28th of 34 states needed to force a convention under Article V. Republican Rep. Kathy Bernier, the lead sponsor of the resolution, says the federal government is out of control.

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