First lady busy on the campaign trail

First lady Michelle Obama has been logging a lot of miles on the campaign trail for her husband in the last two weeks. Today she will be campaigning at Lawrence University in Appleton. Since Sept. 13, the first lady has … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s big players jump into presidential, Senate races

It may not be an election year for them, but the big players in Wisconsin politics are heavily involved in this year’s presidential and Senate campaigns. On the Republican side, Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ron Johnson lend their name … Continue reading

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What it would take for Feingold to run again?

Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold pondered that question Friday as he appeared at a Newsmakers interview at the Post-Crescent. You can see the whole interview here. Here’s what Feingold has to say about another election bid: “I would have to … Continue reading

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Live updates: Obama campaigns in Milwaukee

President Barack Obama is scheduled to campaign in Milwaukee today, with a rally scheduled for about 5:40 p.m. at the Summerfest grounds. Follow Twitter updates from Ben Jones and Katie Foody here: Tweets from @katie_foody/obama

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When your neighbor is Paul Ryan

The day Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan to be his running mate, I interviewed Ryan’s neighbors. Some were trying to make sense on how the news would change their neighborhood. “When I go around the block now, will I get frisked … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Democrats pounce on Romney video

Updated with response from the Romney campaign and the Republican Party of Wisconsin Wisconsin Democrats quickly criticized Mitt Romney today, arguing that comments he made at a fundraiser demonstrate the Republican presidential candidate isn’t fit to lead the country. Mother … Continue reading

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Wisconsin on ‘the target map’

I talked a bit today with Rick Wiley, the RNC’s political director, about the importance of Wisconsin, northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley in the November elections. Here’s a bit of what Wiley said: “Wisconsin has certainly played itself onto … Continue reading

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Wisconsin pols remember 9-11

Several Wisconsin officials remembered the anniversary of the 9-11 attacks today, issuing statements or making public comments. Here’s some of what they said: Gov. Scott Walker: “Today, Wisconsin mourns the tragedy that took place on September 11th, 2001. It is … Continue reading

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Biden makes a stop at Kroll’s West in Green Bay

Vice President Joe Biden visited Kroll’s West Restaurant across from Lambeau Field in Green Bay as part of a campaign trip this afternoon. Biden greeted patrons, including a group celebrating friends’ wedding. Biden asked for the couple, but the bride … Continue reading

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Live updates: Vice President Joe Biden campaigns in Green Bay

Paul Srubas of the Green Bay Press Gazette and Katie Foody of the Gannett Wisconsin Media investigative team report from Biden’s stop at the National Railroad Museum. The event is scheduled to start at 3:10 p.m.

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