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Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul went head to head in their first debate of the season Friday evening, clashing on wide variety of issues ranging from school safety to Roe v. Wade to the Affordable Care Act.

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Political groups have already spent millions of dollars to influence voters choosing Wisconsin’s next governor. We talk to a political reporter who’s following that money and watching the strategies gubernatorial candidates are using on the air.

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Frederica Freyberg and Shawn Johnson moderate a debate between attorney general candidates Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Josh Kaul.

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The current Medicare program is so popular, attempts to change it have been described as the "third rail" of politics. In other words, it’s so contentious and charged that it’s a politically untouchable issue.

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Gov. Scott Walker says health insurance rates for plans sold in the private market under the Affordable Care Act will drop next year by more than 4 percent.

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Vice President Mike Pence was in Wisconsin on Wednesday stumping for Gov. Scott Walker in Green Bay and Eau Claire.

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The U.S. Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would authorize funding to build a new large lock at the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The locks are the gateway for ships from the lower Great Lakes to ports on Lake Superior.

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A democratic effort led by U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to overturn the Trump Administration’s expansion of short term health plans came to a head today on the Senate floor.

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The race for governor tightened in the latest poll by Marquette University Law School. Meanwhile, the race for U.S. Senate remained more lopsided.

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Republicans have been campaigning against the law known as Obamacare for nearly a decade. Now with President Donald Trump in the White House and a new lawsuit winding its way through the courts, there's a very real chance the Affordable Care Act could be repealed.

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Gov. Scott Walker used a speech in front of Wisconsin's largest business group Tuesday to promote a tax credit that has all but eliminated the state tax burden for many manufacturers, saying efforts to eliminate it would stifle growth in Wisconsin.

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Northeast Wisconsin's freshman Congressman is running for re-election. Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher is being challenged by Beau Liegeois, a Democrat who is an assistant district attorney in Brown County.

The West Side with Rich Kremer

The challenger in the 92nd Assembly District says local communities need to have greater say over frac sand mining.

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir sparred over a wide variety of topics at their first debate Monday, ranging from health care to newly-confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Tomah VA scandal.

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The Affordable Care Act has featured prominently in previous elections and worked in Republicans favor. Now Democrats are trying to turn the tables, campaigning on a piece of the law that the public has embraced.

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Twenty-two counties, cities and villages are asking voters this fall to decide whether lawmakers should close the so-called “dark store” loophole.

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Voters in northeastern Wisconsin will see a strikingly similar ballot this November to their special election ballot from June 12. Five months after a special election, Sen. Caleb Frostman and Republican State Rep. Andre Jacque will again vie for Wisconsin's 1st Senate District.

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The Rev. Llewellyn Scott Walker, a retired Baptist preacher and the father of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, has died.

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Some Wisconsin agricultural leaders say the absence of a national farm bill could hurt the state’s farmers. The federal legislation that covers farm and food programs expired on Sept 30. But Wisconsin Farm Bureau president Jim Holte said most major pieces of the bill like Supplemental Nutrition...

The Morning Show

With less than one month until Election Day, Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin and Republican challenger Leah Vukmir will square off in a debate Monday night. Our guest political scientist breaks down the biggest issues in the race between the two candidates, as well as what to watch for in the debate.

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