Dec 6, 2013 — Politics in Minnesota and Wisconsin historically have been pretty similar, but that's no longer the case. Wisconsin is now advancing conservative policies and lending a Midwestern face to the Republican Party, while Minnesota's agenda has been among the most liberal.
Nov 19, 2013 — The state's Republican governor, Scott Walker, rejected federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage. But Wisconsin is also bringing more people into Medicaid while moving others to private insurance on the health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
Sep 12, 2013 — At least two waterspouts are seen Thursday afternoon on Lake Michigan, near the Wisconsin border.
Jul 18, 2013 — Officials in Sheboygan, Wis., scrambled to contain a deadly, drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. An outbreak there serves as a reminder that the contagious disease still poses a threat in the U.S. Treating just nine cases will take months and cost millions of dollars.
Jul 5, 2013 — The bill, passed by the Legislature in June, requires women seeking abortions to get an ultrasound. It also says that clinics that provide abortions should be within 30 miles of a hospital. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin says the four clinics that provide abortions in the state are at risk with the new law.
Apr 24, 2013 — Wisconsin's incarceration rate for black men is nearly twice the national average, according to a new study.
Jun 9, 2012 — The initial wave of reaction has died down from Wisconsin's closely watched recall election last Tuesday, and now both conservatives and progressives are taking what the results mean back to their respective constituencies.
Jun 6, 2012 — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's victory Tuesday wasn't the only defeat for organized labor. Adding to the day being a memorably rotten one for unions were voter initiatives in two of California's largest cities, San Diego and San Jose, aimed at reducing the burden of public employees' pensions on taxpayers.
Jun 6, 2012 — Gov. Scott Walker's recall election victory might not seem like it would have much relevance outside the Badger State. But the outcome may embolden other governors to follow Walker's lead and move against public employee unions. It also could boost conservatives and disrupt President Obama's re-election strategy.
Apr 3, 2012 — Impressive wins Tuesday could help Mitt Romney further the growing sense in his party that resistance is futile, that he will be the nominee. It would also make his rivals' arguments for staying in the race, especially those of Rick Santorum, the last not-Romney to pose a threat, sound ever more forced and divorced from political reality.