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Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers has chosen four Milwaukee leaders to hold top-level cabinet positions in his new administration.

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Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America's "broken politics." He's also using a farewell speech to say Washington's failure to overhaul costly federal benefit programs is "our greatest unfinished business."

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Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan bemoaned America's "broken politics" in his farewell speech at the Library of Congress.

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Democratic Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz said Tuesday his priorities for the next legislative session include familiar Democratic issues, like pushing for Wisconsin to accept a federal Medicaid expansion.

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Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul will take office in about three weeks, but he’ll assume the role with less power than his predecessor, Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel, who Kaul defeated by less than 1 percent in November's midterm elections.

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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, says the protection in current federal law for people with pre-existing conditions is too politically popular to be eliminated.

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Government and business leaders in the Fox Valley are pleased Gov. Scott Walker signed an agreement with Kimberly-Clark Corp. to keep its northeastern Wisconsin plant open.

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Wisconsin U.S. Congressman-elect Bryan Steil said Monday that lowering health care costs and improving worker training in the U.S. will be among his top priorities after he's sworn into office next month.

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Several liberal advocacy groups filed a motion Monday in federal court to block Wisconsin's new law limiting early voting. Gov. Scott Walker signed the limits into law Friday.

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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy says he's hoping to avoid a federal government shutdown in order to get funding for a border wall with Mexico, but President Donald Trump's threat to do so shows he's willing to fight to secure the border.

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Gov. Scott Walker will take action Friday on several bills that, if signed, would limit the power of his successor, Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers.

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Gov. Scott Walker has signed several new laws that will limit the power of his successor, Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers.

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Gov. Scott Walker has called for Republican lame-duck legislation to be delivered to his office, starting the countdown to signing them

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to offer paper-products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. a deal worth $25 million to keep a plant open and save nearly 400 jobs.

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has reached a deal with consumer-products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. worth up to $28 million over five years to keep a plant open and save nearly 400 jobs.

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President Donald Trump is welcoming governors-elect from both parties to the White House. Among those attending Thursday is Wisconsin Democrat Tony Evers.

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers is hitting the road to hear from Wisconsinites about the upcoming state budget. He began a four-city tour in Green Bay on Tuesday night.

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Wisconsin farm leaders celebrated Congress’s action on the 2018 farm bill this week. But most agriculture groups agree the bill won’t bring big changes for the state’s farming industry.

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Despite Gov. Scott Walker losing in last month's midterm elections with 49.4 percent of the vote, a recent analysis showed that he carried 63 of Wisconsin's 99 Assembly districts. It also showed that Republicans have a built-in 29-seat advantage in the Assembly. We look at the upcoming trial for a...

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When the next Legislature convenes in January, state Rep.-elect Jodi Emerson will be one of seven new women in the state Assembly. While that's five more than were elected in 2017, women will make up less than 30 percent of the legislative body.

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