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Poll Shows Presidential Race Tightening in Wisconsin

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Quinnipiac University survey shows Democrat Barack Obama leading Republican John McCain by 7 percentage points in the Dairy State. That's down from an 11 percentage point lead.

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NEW: Hear Michelle Obama's Roundtable Discussion Here

Updated: 09/23/2008 - The wife of Democratic Presidential Nominee Barack Obama campaigned in Wausau Monday afternoon. Michelle Obama met with four women from the area during a roundtable discussion at UW Marathon County, discussing how her husband would handle their troubles.

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Wisconsin Members of Congress to Meet NewPage CEO

Updated: 09/20/2008 - KIMBERLY, Wis. (AP) _ The shutdown of the Kimberly paper mill by NewPage Corp. earlier this month, ending 600 jobs, is the subject of a meeting planned next week in Washington, D.C.

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Wisconsin AG Argues to Stay on Voter Lawsuit

Posted: 09/20/2008 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen may be a Republican and a co-chair for John McCain's Wisconsin campaign, but he says there's no reason he shouldn't be involved in a lawsuit that could have an impact on the presidential election.

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Michelle Obama to Campaign in Wausau

Posted: 09/19/2008 - The wife of Democratic Presidential nonimee Barack Obama is scheduled to campaign in Wausau Monday. She will take part in a round table discussion about the economy. It's part of the Wisconsin campaign's "Women's Week of Action."

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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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