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A watchdog group says campaign spending reached a state record of $93 million during Wisconsin's 2018 gubernatorial race between Republican Scott Walker and Democrat Tony Evers.

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Attorney General Josh Kaul says he needs approval from the Legislature's budget committee in order to withdraw Wisconsin from the lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said the city has secured a third-party line of credit to get a step closer its goal of hosting the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Milwaukee is among three finalists along with Houston and Miami. A decision is expected next month. The DNC requires cities that want...

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One of the Legislature's nonpartisan lawyers says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers can't legally order Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul to withdraw from a multi-state lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

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One of the Legislature's nonpartisan lawyers says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers can't legally order Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul to withdraw from a multi-state lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

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Former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch has a new job as executive director of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is doubling down on his directive to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul to leave a federal lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

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Responding to questions about illegal immigration, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, said he supported barriers at the border as well as other security measures while lamenting the shutdown as a drain on the economy.

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The state Assembly has passed a bill that would bar health insurance companies in Wisconsin from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.

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A contract released by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, shows taxpayers are paying $840,000 to defend Republican lawmakers in a redistricting lawsuit, and the figure could go higher.

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New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is set to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature. It will be the first time in eight years someone other than former Republican Gov. Scott Walker has delivered the address.

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Gov. Tony Evers used his first State of the State address on Tuesday to announce that he has directed Attorney General Josh Kaul to leave a federal lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

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Last-minute changes could be coming to a state bill that would provide guaranteed health insurance coverage to people with pre-existing conditions in Wisconsin.

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A class-action lawsuit is being brought in federal court by five men and one woman who say their rights to an attorney and a speedy trial are being violated, alleging they’ve had to sit in jail for long stretches of time.

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A federal judge has ruled that three GOP state lawmakers violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group on Twitter.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court is being asked to rule on cases challenging the state Department of Natural Resources authority to place certain conditions on permits regulating high-capacity wells and large farms known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

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Republican legislators intend to have a bill preserving health coverage for those with pre-existing conditions ready for a vote in the full Assembly as early as next week after it passed an Assembly committee on Thursday. But it remained unclear whether they would strike a deal on the proposal with...

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A federal judge has struck down restrictions on early voting passed during last month’s lame-duck session of the state Legislature.

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It doesn't look like Wisconsin legislators will pass a constitutional amendment to bolster crime victims' rights in time to get it on the spring ballot.

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Assembly Republicans have unveiled a proposal to cut taxes for middle-income families in Wisconsin, saying it will fulfill both a GOP priority and a campaign promise from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

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