Ryan takes the stage

Tonight will be must-see TV for Republicans in Wisconsin as the state’s own Paul Ryan addresses a national audience from the Republican National Convention. Ryan supporters are holding watch parties around the state, including a “special event” at the Holiday … Continue reading

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Obama campaign hits Ryan before convention speech

Democrats are calling GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s policies “out-of-step views from a bygone era,” in a new web video aimed at the Wisconsin congressman. President Barack Obama’s campaign released the video today, hours before Ryan is scheduled to … Continue reading

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‘Cheesehead Revolution’ pumps up Wisconsin convention delegates

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Ryan kicks off convention week in ‘Cougar Country’

Paul Ryan returned to Janesville Craig High School, home of the Cougars, for a rally to kick off his departure to the Republican National Convention. Ryan graduated from here in 1988 and a Janesville-heavy crowd of supporters packed the bleachers … Continue reading

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Ryan to appear at pre-convention rally in Janesville

After Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney named Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan of Janesville his running mate, the two men appeared in front of an adoring crowd at an Aug. 12 “homecoming rally” in Waukesha. But the location prompted some griping … Continue reading

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Little sympathy for Akin in Wisconsin

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin of Missouri, who in a recent interview said “legitimate rape” seldom leads to pregnancy, because “the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down,” isn’t finding support from the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Neumann seeking help with campaign bills

The election is over but the fundraising hasn’t ended for former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann, who finished third behind Tommy Thompson and Eric Hovde in the Aug. 14 U.S. Senate primary. In an email Monday to supporters, Neumann said, “We … Continue reading

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Investigation of nonprofits details Wisconsin groups’ political spending

ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative site, published a new report this week on some nonprofits that spend millions to influence politics but don’t report all those expenses to the IRS. The project also includes a way to filter groups by name, … Continue reading

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