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Paul Ryan: ‘I’m focused on poverty these days’

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, and former 2012 Vice-Presidential candidate, appeared on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ today, where he said he was very much focused on addressing poverty, a week after he voted against the farm bill because there weren’t enough reforms … Continue reading

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A few clues on the fiscal cliff and Wisconsin Republicans’ political futures

Wrangling over how to prevent going over the so-called “fiscal cliff” immediately replaced the November election as the country’s top political story. But polling in Wisconsin done during the presidential race gives a few clues about how Badger State residents … Continue reading

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Breaking down Wisconsin’s election results

Post-election, most Americans take a deep breath and look ahead. For reporters, it’s usually time to take a look back. Since last Tuesday’s election, Gannett Wisconsin Media reporters have tried to do a little of both. Ben Jones breaks down … Continue reading

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Morning update: Tuesday, Nov. 6

Today is Election Day. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan plans to vote this morning at 8:45 a.m. in his hometown of Janesville. Candidates in major races have planned events for supporters to watch the returns and celebrate — or … Continue reading

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Walker says recall attempt made a Romney win in Wisconsin possible

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said today that the attempt to recall him could give GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney a victory in the Badger State. Walker told conservative radio host Charlie Sykes that the recall election in June “awoke this … Continue reading

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Morning update: what’s brewing for Monday, Nov. 5

There is one day until the presidential election. President Barack Obama returns to Wisconsin this morning for a rally in Madison, where he will be joined by Bruce Springsteen. The Madison event site opens at 7 a.m., and more information … Continue reading

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Morning update: what’s brewing for Sunday, Nov. 4

There are two days until the presidential election. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson plans to tour the state this weekend, including stops today in Green Bay, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Milwaukee. Details, according to a press release: 9 … Continue reading

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Obama and Romney ground game headed your way, Wisconsin

With time running out to sway voters, campaigns are shifting to full get-out-the-vote mode this weekend. And if you live in Wisconsin, you’ve likely experienced that already through the phone or at your front door. Here’s a breakdown of what … Continue reading

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Morning update: what’s brewing for Saturday, Nov. 3

There are three days until the presidential election. Early voting in Wisconsin ended last night, so campaigns are in full get-out-the-vote mode for Tuesday. President Barack Obama rallies supporters at the Delta Convention Center in Milwaukee today. Pop artist Katy … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan back in Wisconsin on Election Eve

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be back in Wisconsin on Monday night, the day before voters decide if he and Mitt Romney will go to the White House. Ryan will hold a rally at Sterling Aviation in Milwaukee, … Continue reading

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