Need a political fix? Check out the “State of the State” at UW-Oshkosh on Monday.

Wondering where to get your political fix now that election fever has subsided? Never fear; the folks at UW-Oshkosh’s American Democracy Project have you covered. The group will host a “State of the State” program on Monday, Nov. 26, featuring … Continue reading

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Rep. Hintz responds to Walker’s health care decision

State Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, joined a long list of legislators, organizations and special interest groups who weighed in on Gov. Scott Walker’s decision not to have Wisconsin create a state-run health insurance exchange, and instead leave the operation to … Continue reading

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Gudex releases statement following King’s concession

Wisconsin State Sen.-Elect Rick Gudex, R-Fond du Lac, released a statement this afternoon after State Sen. Jessica King, D-Oshkosh, announced that she had conceded the race. “I am thankful to all of the citizens of the 18th State Senate District,” … Continue reading

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Jessica King congratulates Rick Gudex on state Senate victory

State Sen. Jessica King, D-Oshkosh, released a statement this afternoon to announce her concession of the race for Wisconsin’s 18th State Senate District. King said she called Rick Gudex earlier today to thank him for a “hard fought campaign” and … Continue reading

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Gudex releases statement following 18th District win

Rick Gudex, the Republican candidate elected to represent the state’s 18th Senate District, released a statement early this morning after final vote counts determined that he had defeated State Sen. Jessica King, D-Oshkosh: “I am very thankful that the citizens … Continue reading

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It’s Always Sunny in Oshkosh: A Q&A on stumping for Obama

Danny DeVito’s trollfoot made its mark on Oshkosh this weekend. DeVito, along with his “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” costars Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton, and “Happy Endings” star Adam Pally, joined Obama supporters and volunteers (along with a few autograph-seekers … Continue reading

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Romney surrogates in Green Bay, Fox Valley while Obama rallies in Madison

Happy Day-Before-The-Election, folks. If you haven’t noticed, Wisconsin is the place to be today. Sometimes it feels like these people only want us for our electoral votes… While Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hosts rallies in Florida, Virginia, Ohio and … Continue reading

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Poop and politics collide in Omro

An Omro resident opened her door to an unpleasant surprise earlier this week, and she thinks it was a response to the political signs in her yard. Kristin Banta, a teacher at Oshkosh North High School, found a piece of … Continue reading

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Poll: Campaigns aren’t reaching out to young adults

Young people, it seems, have been overwhelmingly neglected by both Republicans and Democrats when it comes to voter contact throughout this election cycle — but two-thirds of young adults still say they plan to vote on Nov. 6. According to … Continue reading

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Coming to Oshkosh: Stars of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Happy Endings”

Fans of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Happy Endings“: rejoice (that is, if you’re also fans of President Barack Obama). Some of the stars of these shows are coming to Oshkosh this weekend to campaign for the president. The … Continue reading

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