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Wisconsin congressman--and vice presidential--candidate Paul Ryan came under fire from the sitting vice president Friday in Oshkosh.  Joe Biden spoke on the campus of UW-Oshkosh.

Wisconsin Senate candidates Tammy Baldwin and Tommy Thompson kept up their disagreement  over a vote on  nine-eleven victims, as they completed a series of debates Friday night.

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Greg Borowski, the editor of PolitiFact Wisconsin and a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter, takes a look at some of the claims made in recent campaign ads from former Republican Governor Tommy Thompson and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin.

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Reporter Zach Schultz breaks down how the November elections could affect the balance of power in the statehouse.

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Reporter Adam Schrager hears from voters all over the state who are concerned with the direction of immigration policy in the upcoming elections.

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Government Accountability Board Director Kevin Kennedy discusses early voting for the November general elections in the state and some of the changes in store for voters as they head to the polls this time around.

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio came to Waukesha Thursday to speak at a rally aimed at boosting turnout for the Romney-Ryan ticket. Rubio then met with the news media and was asked about the GOP Senate candidate from Indiana who said this week that a pregnancy from rape is something God intended to happen. Rubio calls the remarks "unfortunate".

WPR: The Veronica Rueckert Show

Sick and tired of the elections? Of endless PAC ads? Of furrowed brows and earnestness? Comedian and political observer, Baratunde Thurston, helps us "see political reality as it is."

WPR: The Veronica Rueckert Show

Sick and tired of the elections? Of endless PAC ads? Of furrowed brows and earnestness? Comedian and political observer, Baratunde Thurston, helps us "see political reality as it is."

Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin announced the support of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association, a statewide police union that has endorsed a mix of Republicans and Democrats.  WPPA Director Jim Palmer said the organization endorsed Thompson in his 1994 and 1998 runs for Governor.  But Palmer says Thompson's campaign this year is more "extremist."

The Romney campaign initially filed the lawsuit because some clerks did not send out absentee ballots to military voters early enough. Federal law requires them to be sent out 45 days before the election.  

The Republican and Democratic Parties of Wisconsin each choose 10 electors that work closely with the party. Then, if President Obama wins the popular vote, all ten Democrats will cast their electoral votes. If Mitt Romney wins in Wisconsin, the ten Republicans will do the same.

Incumbent Democrat Dave Hansen represents northeastern Wisconsin's 30th District. He and Republican challenger John Macco met at a public debate this week. The two argued about things like cell phone taxes and personhood amendments. They also addressed issues like jobs. Specifically those created when Marinette Marine got a big navy contract.

With less than two weeks to go before the election, dueling T-V ads involving the September 11th terrorist attacks are dominating the race for Wisconsin's U-S Senate seat. 

U.S. Senate Republican candidate Tommy Thompson has released a new ad criticizing Democratic opponent Tammy Baldwin of not honoring the victims of 9/11. The Baldwin campaign is calling the move “desperate.”

WPR: At Issue with Ben Merens

Ben Merens talks with Steve Walters about the congressional races that are happening around the state.

Vice President Joe Biden will return to Wisconsin this week to campaign on behalf of President Obama, less than two weeks before the election.

The two candidates in Wisconsin's Seventh District congressional race met in their first debate Monday night in Wausau.

Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Tommy Thompson says he doesn't know whether his plan to rework Medicare will save the government any money.

With two weeks to go until Election Day, Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate candidates were on the campaign trail Monday to kick off early voting in the state. They each spent the time criticizing their opponent.

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