January 25, 2021 2:37 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKBT) -- President Joe Biden will sign an executive order directing the federal government to boost American manufacturing. He is also expected to take questions. Watch it live starting at 2:45 p.m. on the News 8 Now Facebook…
January 25, 2021 8:45 AM
Dominion was a target for some conservatives who made up wild claims about the company, blaming it for Trump's loss and alleging that its systems were easily manipulated.
January 22, 2021 10:14 AM
Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday.
January 21, 2021 9:58 PM
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — The 10 candidates for La Crosse mayor wrestled with some of the major issues facing the city, including systemic…
January 21, 2021 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are pushing for a quick impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the riots at the Capitol, arguing a full reckoning is necessary before the country — and the Congress — can move on.
January 21, 2021 12:47 PM
(CNN) -- Donald Trump's future on Facebook and Instagram is now up in the air. Facebook has referred its previous decision to suspend former President Donald Trump's posting privileges to its independent Oversight Board for review, the company said in…
January 20, 2021 10:48 PM
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) attended President Biden's inauguration Wednesday. Baldwin said she was moved by Biden's inaugural speech and…
January 20, 2021 1:47 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of legislators is resurrecting a bill that would allow more convicts to have their criminal records expunged. The lawmakers — Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. David Steffen, both Republicans, and Sen. Kelda Roys…
January 20, 2021 12:15 PM
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman made a big impression as she summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew."
January 20, 2021 10:52 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- President Joe Biden has taken office. He will address the nation during his inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Watch it live on Channel 8 or the News 8 Now Facebook page. Biden took the oath…
January 20, 2021 8:03 AM
UW-La Crosse Political Science Professor, Anthony Chergosky, provides details on what to expect as the United States inaugurates President-elect Joe Biden.
January 20, 2021 7:21 AM
Trump departs the White House for the final time as president. He will travel to Florida instead of Biden's inauguration.
January 20, 2021 12:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a late flurry of clemency action benefiting nearly 150 people, including rap stars and former members of Congress. The pardons and commutations for 143…
January 19, 2021 9:37 PM
(AP) - In what could be the longest of legal long shots, several of those arrested for storming the U.S. Capitol are holding out hope that President Donald Trump will use some of his last hours in office to grant…
January 19, 2021 12:26 PM
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — The Minocqua Brewing Company’s Super Pac has raised more than $50,000 as part of its effort to oust U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany because they challenged the election of Democrat Joe Biden.…
January 19, 2021 12:09 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state has certified the results of the two U.S. Senate runoff elections, paving the way for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to be sworn in and for Democrats to take control of the chamber.
January 19, 2021 11:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has given himself an imposing to-do list for his earliest days as president and many promises to keep over the longer haul. Overshadowing everything at the very start is Biden’s effort to win congressional approval of a $1.9…