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Legislature Limits Governor’s Power with Lame Duck Bills

  Author: Will Kenneally The Wisconsin legislature has passed a series of bills that would take power away from the offices of governor and attorney general, and make it harder for the new administration to repeal Gov. Scott Walker-era policies. … Read More >

Protesters Rally Against Lame Duck Bills

Author: Will Kenneally STATE CAPITOL — Protesters gathered on the Capitol steps to criticize a slate of bills the state legislature is taking up in a lame duck session. The bills take certain powers away from the offices of governor … Read More >

Tony Evers Wins Race for Governor

Authors: Will Kenneally and Sam Buisman Democrat Tony Evers denied Gov. Scott Walker a third term and will become Wisconsin’s next governor. A late surge of votes in Milwaukee were enough to push Evers over the one percent threshold needed … Read More >

Tammy Baldwin Wins Re-election

Author: Will Kenneally In an early call, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin staves off a challenge by Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir. “After more than $14 million of nasty attack ads, it means nothing,” Baldwin said in her victory speech. “I … Read More >

Governor’s Race Undecided on Election Night

Author: Sam Buisman The Wisconsin governor’s race was too close to call on Tuesday night. At press time, Democratic challenger Tony Evers edged ahead of Republican incumbent Scott Walker by 304 votes, with 89% of precincts reporting according to Read More >

Former HHS Sec. Sebelius Joins Evers in Madison

  Author: Will Kenneally Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers stumped in Madison on Monday with former Obama Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The two criticized Republican Gov. Scott Walker on health care issues, including his opposition to … Read More >