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VA Nominee McDonald goes Before Congress

Posted: 07/22/2014 - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.

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Walker Takes Risk With Attack On Respected Trek

Posted: 07/20/2014 - Trek Bicycle Corp. is known for its bikes made for everyone from kids on training wheels to competitors at the Tour de France. But now the company is in the middle of another kind of race -- the one for governor.

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Stroebel Spends Heavily on US House Campaign

Posted: 07/15/2014 - State Rep. Duey Stroebel is personally funding most of his campaign for the Wisconsin congressional seat now held by retiring Republican Rep. Tom Petri.

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Historic Tax Credit Program Moratorium Lifted

Posted: 07/14/2014 - A moratorium on a historic tax credit program in Wisconsin announced three weeks ago over concerns about how expensive it had become is being lifted.

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Governors Group Skirts 'Radioactive' Common Core

Posted: 07/13/2014 - Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the federal government's role in the classroom.

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Ground Game Could Determine Governor's Race

Posted: 07/13/2014 - Wisconsin Republicans believe advances they've made in their efforts to identify voters and get them to the polls this fall will lead Gov. Scott Walker to a re-election victory.

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State Puts Historic Tax Credit Program on Hold

Posted: 06/25/2014 - The state's chief jobs agency has hit the pause button on a historic tax credit program because it's proving to be more popular, and therefore more expensive, than predicted.

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Gov. Walker Charges Partisanship in Investigation

Posted: 06/23/2014 - A central argument in Gov. Scott Walker's defense against allegations that he was part of a nationwide criminal scheme to break campaign laws is that those going after him are Democrats on a partisan witch hunt.

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College To Investigate Employee's Campaign Email

Posted: 06/21/2014 - A Green Bay technical college is investigating an instructor who allegedly used the school's email system to invite colleagues to a fundraiser for Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke.

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Activists Seek to Limit Campaign Spending

Posted: 06/21/2014 - Grassroots activists in Fond du Lac and Ripon are working to bring a nonbinding resolution to the November 4th ballot calling for a constitutional amendment declaring that money isn't speech.

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Burke calls Walker allegations 'disappointing'

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke says she is disappointed with news that prosecutors believe Gov. Scott Walker was part of a national criminal scheme to break campaign finance laws during recalls in 2011 and 2012.

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Walker launches attack ad against Burke

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Republican Gov. Scott Walker has launched an attack ad against Democratic challenger Mary Burke the day after documents were made public that show prosecutors say Walker was at the center of an illegal campaign fundraising and coordination scheme.

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Obama: No Additional Authority to Act in Iraq

Posted: 06/18/2014 - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says President Barack Obama told congressional leaders that he doesn't need additional authority for any military action to deal with the crisis in Iraq.

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House Republicans Book $30M in Television Ads

Posted: 06/17/2014 - The campaign committee for House Republicans is telling television stations from New Hampshire to California to set aside $30 million in advertising time ahead of November's elections.

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Democrats Seek Federal Benefits for Gay Couples

Posted: 06/16/2014 - The four Democratic members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to recognize the marriages of gay couples who recently wed in Wisconsin.

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Student Loan Act Dies in Senate

Updated: 06/11/2014 - The United States Senate struck down a bill that would have expanded student loan refinancing on Wednesday.

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