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The leader of the GOP-controlled Wisconsin Senate said Tuesday there still isn't enough support to pass the $70 million incentives package for Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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Republican Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says private events in public spaces need liquor licenses.

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Women will still be a minority in the Wisconsin Legislature next year, but not among Assembly Democrats.

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A state legislator is ripping the state Department of Natural Resources for allegedly forcing firefighters to rescue a deer stranded on a frozen lake.

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he does not believe Foxconn's plans to cut costs in 2019 will affect the company's project in Wisconsin.

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More communities are taking part in audits of voting equipment in Wisconsin this year. The Wisconsin Elections Commission is requiring audits of voting equipment in five percent of the state’s wards and at least one in every county.

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Gov. Scott Walker has appointed Attorney General Brad Schimel to the Waukesha County Circuit Court.

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The Wisconsin Policy Forum says in a report Tuesday that this year 90 percent of referendum questions have been approved through the November election. The total amount approved this year is more than $2 billion.

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Several Wisconsin county clerks are urging Wisconsin lawmakers not to schedule the state's presidential primary a month earlier than planned.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan said Monday that Nancy Pelosi would likely be elected the next speaker of the House of Representatives despite a block of progressive Democrats who have lined up to oppose her.

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Republican Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has conceded to Democrat Josh Kaul. Schimel announced Monday that he would not seek a recount, even though state law allowed it because the margin of his defeat was less than 1 percentage point.

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Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel will announce Monday whether he plans to seek a recount in his race against Democrat Josh Kaul.

The Morning Show

Lawmakers recently held a public hearing on a bill for a roughly $70 million tax incentive package for paper maker Kimberly-Clark Corp. to preserve jobs. Meanwhile, Governor-Elect Evers is proceeding with transition plans, and Governor Scott Walker has spoken out about the election loss. We check...

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Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher says Congress needs to change, and he wrote about it in a piece in The Atlantic.

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The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.

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Gov. Scott Walker spoke with reporters Thursday for the first time since his failed re-election bid, weighing in on his loss, lame duck proposals in the state Legislature, and an state tax incentives package for consumer products company Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers and his team launched a transition website for the public Thursday, seeking job applicants and feedback from Wisconsin residents.

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Former Gov. Tommy Thompson said Wednesday the mobilization of Democratic voters last week cost Republican incumbent Scott Walker the election.

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Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers kept it low-key Wednesday when asked about Republican efforts to limit his power before he takes office, saying he needs to know more about the GOP plans before he takes a position.

Central Time

Being the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court was no small undertaking. When Sandra Day O’Connor was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1981, the public glare was on her constantly, said Nina Totenberg, NPR’s legal affairs correspondent, who also covered the courts while O’Connor served.

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