Politics

RNC chairman says Wisconsin Republicans energized

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says in a memo released Monday that Wisconsin Republicans mobilized to combat the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker will pave the way toward defeating President Barack Obama in the fall.

Walker signs bill designed to bolster reading

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill designed to improve reading performance in young students, implements a new method for evaluating teachers and raises expectations for teacher-training programs.