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Walker approval rating below Obama, Ryan in Wisconsin

Governor Scott Walker

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Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 43 percent, one year after he dropped his ill-fated run for president.

Wisconsin looking less like presidential battleground state

Wisconsin may be a battleground state, if the polls are to be believed, but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren't treating it like one.

Walker says nothing illegal about campaign donations

Gov. Scott Walker says there was nothing illegal about campaign donations from corporate leaders given to a conservative group that helped him and Republican…

Walker says nothing illegal about campaign donations

Gov. Scott Walker says there was nothing illegal about campaign donations from corporate leaders given to a conservative group that helped him and Republican…

Walker released transportation spending plan

Gov. Scott Walker says he would veto any increase in the gas tax or vehicle registration fee if it winds up in the upcoming state budget unless there was tax…

Report: 'Because Scott Walker asked' publishes leaked John Doe documents

In a major story posted online Wednesday, British newspaper The Guardian has posted a trove of leaked documents from the now-closed John Doe investigation…

Report: 'Because Scott Walker asked' publishes leaked John Doe documents

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In a major story posted online Wednesday, British newspaper The Guardian has posted a trove of leaked documents from the now-closed John Doe investigation…

Business forum hosts Shilling, Kapanke in Onalaska

Business Forum

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A business forum in Onalaska Tuesday is showing differences between a local politician and her challenger.

Startup plans to buck traditional media, report real-time election day results

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Wisconsin is among a group of states that may have real time projections of the winner of the presidential and U.S. Senate races shared before the polls close…

Local candidates take part in forum in La Crosse

Candidate Forum on Business

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The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce invited candidates in the 94th assembly district and 32nd state senate district to take part in a business forum this…

Local candidates take part in forum in La Crosse

The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce invited candidates in the 94th assembly district and 32nd state senate district to take part in a business forum this…

Feingold talks agriculture issues during stop in Stoddard

Russ Feingold

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U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold continues his tour around Wisconsin with another stop in the La Crosse area Friday.

Petition created for Green Bay mayor's resignation

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An online petition created by a former supporter of Green Bay's mayor calls for his resignation because of the campaign finance charges against him.

Democrats say Republicans have let down rural schools

Wisconsin State Capitol

Assembly Democrats say Republicans haven't done enough to address funding cuts and teacher shortages in Wisconsin's rural schools.

Libertarian presidential nominee woos Wisconsin voters

Gary Johnson campaigns

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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson made a campaign stop in Wisconsin where a new poll shows about three-quarters of state residents don't know…

DOT to issue voting creds overnight during election week

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The state Department of Transportation plans to ship voting credentials overnight to people who try to obtain photo identification during election week.

Election officials OK voter registration mailings

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The state Elections Commission has approved mailing postcards to more than a million unregistered voters urging them to get on the rolls.

Over 250 municipal positions in Minnesota without candidates

Minnesota State Capitol

Dozens of Minnesota city councils, township board and mayoral elections are without candidates this year.

Ron Johnson talks to local business owners

Ron Johnson visit

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Senator Ron Johnson stopped in La Crosse Monday.

Robert Redford makes fundraising plea for Feingold

Russ Feingold

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Hollywood movie star Robert Redford is asking for money to support Democratic Wisconsin Senate candidate Russ Feingold.

Candidates for 94th Assembly seat talk education funding

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State Rep. Steve Doyle and challenger Julian Bradley have differing perceptions on the state of education funding.

UW System officials hopeful for budget increase

UW-La Crosse Campus

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System President Ray Cross says he's optimistic state lawmakers will return aid to UW schools.

Public reacts to Trump’s visit

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Donald Trump's arrival brought a flurry of activity at Riverside Center on Front Street Tuesday, and whether you love him or hate him, those in the area…

Donald Trump goes one-on-one with News 8

Donald Trump 1 on 1

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News 8 sat down with Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump for a one-on-one interview before his private fundraising event in La Crosse.

Democrats respond to Trump's visit to La Crosse

Democrats respond

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Local democrats and veterans are also speaking out following Trump's visit to La Crosse.
Black River Falls resident Dan Krehbiel was drafted for the Vietnam War.

VIDEO: one-on-one interview with Donald Trump

Donald Trump 1 on 1

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News 8's Brittany Schmidt sat down for a one-on-one interview with Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump during his visit to La Crosse Tuesday.

Trump to visit La Crosse Tuesday for rally, fundraiser

Republican Chair Bill Feehan has confirmed Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump will return to La Crosse next Tuesday for a rally and fundraising event.

La Crosse mayor considers run for re-election

La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat

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Mayor Tim Kabat says he's strongly leaning towards running for re-election

Republican VP candidate Mike Pence holds town hall in La Crosse

Mike Pence

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence visited La Crosse Thursday afternoon to talk about why Donald Trump should be president of the United States.

La Crosse Mayor Considers Run for Reelection

La Crosse's mayor may run for a second term.

5:00 Coverage: VP Candidate Pence Holds Town Hall

Indiana Governor Mike Pence visited La Crosse this afternoon to talk about why Donald Trump should be president of the United States.

Marquette Law School Polls Released

One day after Wisconsin's last primary before the general election, a new poll shows a widening gap in two of the bigger races on the ballot.

Appeals court stays ruling on voter ID

An appeals court has stayed a federal judge's ruling which carved out an exception to a Wisconsin law that requires all voters to show photo IDs at the polls,…

Primary election turnout low, much different come November

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As expected, voter turnout on primary election day was low.

Appeals panel stays ruling that would have allowed voting affidavits

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A court of appeals panel has stayed a ruling that would have allowed those who couldn't get an ID to vote with "reasonable effort" to use an affidavit in…

Nehlen tweet of ballot raises legal questions

First district congressional challenger Paul Nehlen raised questions Tuesday afternoon after he tweeted a photo of a marked ballot.

Johnson, Feingold rematch set for November

Feingold easily won his primary Tuesday.

UW-La Crosse prepares for V.P. candidate Mike Pence's visit

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Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence will be holding a town hall on Thursday at UWL's Cartwright Center.

Kapanke, Schilling to face off once again come November

Former Senator Dan Kapanke will face Incumbent Jennifer Schilling come November after both won by large margins in Tuesday night's primary election.

Kind advances in race for 10th term

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind has defeated his primary challenger for his seat in Congress.

House Speaker Paul Ryan wins GOP nomination to run again

Paul Nehlen

House Speaker Paul Ryan has defeated a longshot Republican primary challenger who had been praised by Donald Trump.

Partisan Primary election voter turnout low

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Tuesday is Election Day, and, as predicted, it seems voter turnout for the primary in La Crosse County is low.

Primary Election Day

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Election officials are anticipating a voter turnout between 15 and 20% in our area.

Republican V.P. Candidate Mike Pence to campaign in La Crosse Thursday

Mike Pence VP

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Pence will be holding a town hall event in the Valhalla Room at Cartwright Center on the UW-La Crosse campus.

Bar patrons get into dispute over Donald Trump

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A gun was exposed during a dispute at a bar between two men over presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to a release from Madison police.

Grassroots campaign makes stop in La Crosse

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A grassroots campaign challenging U.S. Rep. Ron Kind for his 3rd Congressional District seat made a stop in La Crosse Saturday.

Pence backs Ryan, breaking with Trump

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence is breaking with the Republican nominee by endorsing House Speaker Paul Ryan in his primary fight.

Changes coming to Voter ID Law

La Crosse County Clerk

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More changes are coming to Wisconsin's Voter ID Law before November's General Election.

Businesses react to Minnesota's new minimum wage rules

Bauer's Market and Garden Center

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Minnesota workers are seeing an increase in their paychecks Monday thanks to a new minimum wage hike.

Early voting rally in La Crosse gets voters ready

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An early voting rally took place in La Crosse Friday.

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