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State Agency Budget Requests Due Monday

Updated: 09/15/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ State agencies have until the end of business Monday to submit their spending requests for the next two years.

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Obama Still Favored in Wisconsin but Race is Tighter

Updated: 09/15/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ Sen. John McCain is sharply increasing his number of campaign aides and offices in Wisconsin, where he has worked his way back into a tight presidential race with Sen. Barack Obama.

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Some McCain Fliers Give Wrong Ballot Mailing Info

Updated: 09/13/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ The Wisconsin board that oversees elections is fielding complaints that Republican presidential nominee John McCain's campaign is sending out a mailing that includes an application for an absentee ballot _ but in some cases the address is wrong.

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Link to Poll Worker Application

Updated: 09/10/2008 - If you want to become a poll worker this election year, it's not too late. The link to fill out an application to become a poll worker in Wausau is on our webchannel.

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Biden Football Ability Draws Cheers in Green Bay

Posted: 09/08/2008 - A story from a state senator about Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Joe Biden's ability to catch a football drew cheers during a Monday campaign stop in Green Bay.

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Local Political Scientist Weighs in on Upcoming Presidential Debates

Updated: 09/08/2008 - With both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions wrapped up it is back to the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential candidates and the next big things on both Barack Obama and John McCain’s agendas are the presidential debates – the first of which is later this month.

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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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