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Wis. representatives respond to displacement of Tomah VA veterans

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Representatives in Washington are looking into the Tomah VA's decision to no longer offer temporary housing to those in the Veterans Assistance Foundation…

8 presidential write-in candidates in Wisconsin



At least eight write-in candidates for president will have their votes counted in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin's Johnson slams a beer to celebrate endorsement


He's already dodged pee from a baby while changing a diaper.

Walker appoints Milwaukee judge to appeals court



Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a Milwaukee judge to serve on a state appellate court.

Eric Trump says father would 'get along very well' with Paul Ryan

Eric Trump stopped in Waukesha Wednesday night to fire up volunteers at one of the Republican Party field offices, telling supporters his father, Republican…

Election officials remind voters 'ballot selfies' are illegal

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A lot of people are excited to make their voice heard this election season, and that might include posting pictures of their ballots on social media.

La Crosse shows strong absentee vote turnout so far



We're less than two weeks away from Election Day, but thousands of Wisconsinites aren't waiting to cast their votes.

La Crosse County prepared for emergencies at the polls

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With the confrontational tone some campaign supporters have taken across the nation this election year, some voters may worry about emergency situations at…

Court nixes rule against hosting underage parties

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A Wisconsin appeals court has struck down a Fond du Lac County ordinance that prohibits adults from hosting underage drinkers in their homes.

Tim Kaine to visit Wisconsin next week

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Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Tim Kaine will be making stops in Wisconsin a week before election day.

Early voting numbers halfway toward total from 2012

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Nearly 328,000 voters have cast absentee ballots in Wisconsin so far.

Senator Johnson hosts Town Hall in Onalaska

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson hosted a town hall in Onalaska Tuesday morning.

Green Bay clerk: No UWGB voting to avoid helping Democrats

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Newly released emails show Green Bay's city clerk refused to set up an early voting site on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus in partly because she…

Groups challenging voter ID law contesting state plan

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Groups challenging Wisconsin's voter identification law in court say the state's plan for additional education before Election Day isn't enough.

Chelsea Clinton to campaign in La Crosse

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Chelsea Clinton will hold an event at UW-La Crosse's Cleary Center.

Chelsea Clinton Coming to La Crosse

Chelsea Clinton will hold an event at UWL's Cleary Center next Tuesday morning around 10.

Early voting strong in Wisconsin's most Democratic counties



About 30 percent of all absentee ballots cast in Wisconsin so far have come from the state's most heavily Democratic counties.

Campaign 2016: Political analyst Joe Heim discusses the last Presidential Debate

We're joined now by U-W La Crosse political science professor Joe Heim ... to take a closer look at this debate.

Walker to Campaign With Sen. Johnson

In the race for U-S Senate, Senator Ron Johnson will have some company on the campaign trail over the next couple weeks.

Johnson, Feingold disagree sharply in debate

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The debate came three weeks before Election Day.

Johnson, Feingold Hold Second Debate

Senator Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold met tonight for their second debate in five days.

Millennial vote could be difference in election

Election Day is now exactly three weeks away.

Veteran's daughter upset with Johnson over Tomah VA

The daughter of an Army veteran who died after receiving care at a much-criticized U.S. Veterans Affairs hospital in Wisconsin is unhappy that Republican U.S.…

Walker: Paul Ryan doesn't need defending


Gov. Scott Walker says House Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't need defending following an appearance by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Wisconsin.

Walker hints he won't seek a fourth term


Republican Gov. Scott Walker is hinting he won't seek a fourth term.

Walker: Paul Ryan doesn't need defending

Gov. Scott Walker says House Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't need defending following an appearance by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin lawmakers aim to improve rural health care


Nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers plan to introduce a $3.5 million package of rural health care bills next session that seek to improve health care,…

Seeing fewer campaign yard signs this year? You're not alone

The presidential election, as usual, has many people paying attention to politics, but it’s possible some are expressing themselves less publicly than usual.

Early voting rally reminds La Crosse voters of races

Early Voting Rally


Local democrats are encouraging people to get out and vote early.

In-person absentee voting begins Monday in La Crosse

Early Voting


Election Day is still few weeks away, but voting in La Crosse has already begun.

Judge OKs voting credential handouts

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A federal judge has signed off on new handouts explaining how people who lack photo identification can get alternative voting credentials.

Marquette Law School Polls Released

Marquette University Law School's most recent poll shows Hillary Clinton holding a 7 point lead over Donald Trump among likely Wisconsin voters.

Large number of absentee ballots have errors

Mail-in absentee voting is underway in Wisconsin, but officials are seeing mistakes on many voters' ballots.

Wisconsin voters shifting support to Clinton after Trump video release

A new poll shows Hillary Clinton is widening her lead over Donald Trump in Wisconsin.

Sheriff's department says state Sen. Rick Gudex dies

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The Fond du Lac County sheriff's department says state Sen. Rick Gudex, of Fond du Lac, has died.

Federal judge to hold hearing on voter ID challenge

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A federal judge is set to consider a liberal group's demand to block Wisconsin's voter ID law in the wake of a media report that state workers gave people…

Wisconsin stands firm on requirements for early voting



Wisconsin elections officials are standing firm on information that must be included on an absentee ballot in order for it to be counted.

Trump to return to Wisconsin next week

Donald Trump at La Crosse Rally


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to visit Wisconsin next Monday, but it's not known where the candidate will appear.

Secretary of Agriculture visits Westby

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Wisconsin is home to nearly 70,000 farms across 14.5 million acres.

Representative Kind urges UWL students to vote

Getting UW-La Crosse students to register and vote was the focus of a visit from a Wisconsin Representative Tuesday.

Representative Kind urges UWL students to vote

Representative Ron Kind


Getting UW-La Crosse students to register and vote was the focus of a visit from a Wisconsin Representative Tuesday.

Senator Johnson: Key to economic growth is less regulation

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson talked about jobs in the state during a stop in La Crosse on Monday.

Senator Johnson: Key to economic growth is less regulation

Senator Ron Johnson


Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson talked about jobs in the state during a stop in La Crosse on Monday.

State and National Republicans say Trump video indefensible

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GOP officials are distancing themselves from the Republican Presidential Candidate following recordings of vulgar comments aimed at women.

Viterbo hosts 'Friar Frolic' Run/Walk

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It was a busy day for Viterbo students Saturday as the university hosted several events.

Minnesota congressional Republicans denounce Trump words

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Republican members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are condemning Donald Trump for his sexually charged words on a 2005 recording but are not saying…

Wisconsin's top Republicans sticking by Trump

Wisconsin's top Republicans are sticking by Donald Trump while they also denounce newly released lewd comments he made about women 11 years ago.

Thousands of absentee ballots in Wisconsin missing addresses

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that a bill Gov. Scott Walker signed in March requires absentee ballots to include the full address of a witness.

Gov. Scott Walker: voter ID issues found at DMV offices

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Gov. Walker said Friday that the DOJ "had concerns" with what they found

Trump to join Ryan, Walker, Johnson at Saturday event

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Donald Trump plans to appear with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ron Johnson and others at a campaign stop Saturday in southeast Wisconsin.