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The first Marquette University Law School Poll since March was released this week, touching on the races for governor and U.S. Senate. The poll's director Charles Franklin breaks down the numbers. In the Democratic field for governor, he says is has been hard for anyone to break out of the pack. Democrats, he says, broadly have a four-point deficit on Walker.

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This is the fourth in our series of interviews with Democrats running for governor. Tonight, Matt Flynn. He is an attorney and navy veteran, and also served as head of the state Democratic party. As two of his primary opponents drop out, Flynn says we're in a pretty good place. He promises to repeal Act 10 when he gets to office, and says he thinks teachers' wages should increase.

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High school students from Parkland, Florida are in Wisconsin to advocate for stricter gun control laws and to register young people to vote.

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State Rep. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, has ended his campaign for governor, becoming the second Democrat in as many days to abandon his bid to defeat Gov. Scott Walker.

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About 200 people attended a rally in downtown Milwaukee Thursday, in front of Milwaukee's U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services office. They want the Trump administration to end its zero-tolerance approach to border security.

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The former head of the state prison system who left Gov. Scott Walker's administration under bad terms has endorsed Democrat Tony Evers in the race for governor. In a web ad released Thursday by the Evers campaign, Ed Wall said Walker "completely mismanaged the issues at Lincoln Hills" and blamed the governor for not acting on his recommendations for improving the facility.

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Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik announced Thursday that he's dropping out of the crowded Democratic primary for governor, saying the latest Marquette University Law School survey showed his campaign wasn't catching on.

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Pollsters asked participants to weigh in on Foxconn Technology Group's massive manufacturing project in Racine County, and on Act 10, the 2011 law that curtailed collective bargaining for many public sector employees in Wisconsin.

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Thousands turned out to show their support for President Donald Trump Wednesday night in Duluth. The president touted his work on national security, trade, tax cuts and his tough stance on immigration at the Mexican border.

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Milwaukee is one of three finalists to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, besting cities like New York and San Francisco.

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The 10 Democrats running for governor still aren't well-known among Wisconsin voters.

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The U.S. Coast Guard will temporarily close the busiest port on the Great Lakes as President Donald Trump visits Duluth for a roundtable meeting on mining and trade followed by an evening rally.

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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed his former aide Bryan Steil to replace him in Congress.

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A task force looking at issues that affect immigrants in Dane County is calling for a state driver's card to be made available to all residents, including those living in the state without legal documentation.

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As we continue interviews with democratic candidates for Governor leading up to the August primary, we're following up on statements made by candidates on our program. In this week's Fast Facts, we look at the supply and demand of teachers in Wisconsin post Act 10.

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This election season, Here & Now is collaborating with WPR to interview people in Wisconsin about the issues most important to them. In this Beyond the Ballot, we spoke with Dori Richards and Brian Fruits, two members of Wisconsin's deaf community, about what issues are impacting them and how they feel legislators have responded to their concerns.

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U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, (R) Green Bay, weighs in on the recent summit between the U.S. and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. He says the U.S. must go further than Reagan's adage of trust but verify, saying the U.S. needs to distrust and verify.

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This is the third in our series of interviews with Democrats running for governor. Tonight, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin. He was first elected mayor in 1973, and has served for twenty years in non-consecutive terms. Soglin says access to housing is the key to economic stability.

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"I don’t represent the big corporations, I represent regular people in terrible circumstances in life," said Wachs. The trial attorney and state lawmaker is one of several Democrats hoping to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in November.

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"I don’t represent the big corporations, I represent regular people in terrible circumstances in life," said Wachs. The trial attorney and state lawmaker is one of several Democrats hoping to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in November.

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