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McCain & Palin Get Rousing Reception in Wisconsin

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Republican presidential nominee John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin have received a rousing reception in their first joint appearance in Wisconsin after the GOP convention.

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Locals React to Sarah Palin’s Speech

Updated: 09/05/2008 - People are still abuzz about the lady of the hour Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention – Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin.

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Obama Praises Labor, Urges Help for Gustav Victims

Updated: 09/01/2008 - MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The introduction came from a worker whose paper mill is being shut down in Kimberly, when Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama spoke in Milwaukee this evening.

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Sensenbrenner Only House Member with Primary Race

Posted: 08/31/2008 - UNDATED (AP) -- A Republican congressman representing Milwaukee's wealthy suburbs for nearly 30 years is the only incumbent among Wisconsin's eight U.S. House members with a challenger in the September ninth primary election.

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Obama to Make Labor Day Stop in Milwaukee

Posted: 08/30/2008 - Campaign officials say the Illinois senator will headline a Rally for America's Workers at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheater Monday evening.

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Local Reaction to John McCain's VP Pick

Posted: 08/29/2008 - A UW-Stevens Point political science professor says he was shocked by McCain’s pick of an unknown to be his running mate, but Professor Dennis Riley says McCain is trying to make up for perceived deficiencies the public may have about him, just like Senator Barack Obama did.

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UWMC History Professor Says Biden a Good Pick as Obama's Running Mate

Updated: 08/26/2008 - Monday is the first day of the Democratic Convention in Denver. Monday NewsChannel 7 spoke to Professor Jim Lorence of the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County about the importance of picking the right running mate for a presidential campaign.

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Ousted Dem. Delegate Stars in McCain Campaign Ad

Updated: 08/26/2008 - A Wisconsin woman is starring in a new campaign ad for Republican John McCain. The ad is targeted at former supporters of Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton. Debra Bartoshevich of Waterford says Clinton had the "experience and judgment to be president" and so does McCain.

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Obama Preparing for Democratic Convention following Stop in Eau Claire Sunday

Updated: 08/25/2008 - EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama visited Eau Claire Sunday, promising a tax cut for 95 percent of Americans. He also characterized Republican rival John McCain as being out of touch with average folks with an economic plan of "four more years of the same."

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Wis. Justice Department Won't Face Sanctions

Updated: 08/22/2008 - Wisconsin employment officials say they won't sanction the state Justice Department for hiring one of Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's campaign workers. A state workers group had asked the Office of Employment Relations to probe Tim Jennings' hire as a temporary gang analyst.

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Doyle to Address Democratic National Convention

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle will speak at next week's Democratic National Convention in Denver. An early supporter of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign, Doyle has been selected as one of several governors and party leaders to speak next Tuesday.

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Hearings Set on Proposed Fee Increases in Wisconsin

Updated: 08/11/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ The public will get a chance this week to comment on a proposal to increase fees on everything from operating a tattoo parlor to running a religious camp in Wisconsin.

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A Big Voter Drive in Milwaukee Runs into Problems

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Workers registering voters for a liberal group in Milwaukee turned in hundreds of fabricated registration forms and many more that were incomplete. That's raised fears among Republican Party leaders of an election fraud repeat.

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