The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on passing the state budget after debate barely got off the ground on Tuesday. More>>
State lawmakers have approved legislation that would invest millions of dollars in public money in Wisconsin startups despite criticism that the investment only targets limited industries. More>>
Two officials say that Secretary of State John Kerry has chosen Russ Feingold, a former Democratic senator from Wisconsin, as the new U.S. special envoy for Africa Great Lakes region.
The White House is threatening to veto the House version of a massive, 5-year farm bill, saying food stamp cuts included in the legislation could leave some Americans hungry.The House is preparing to consider the bill this week. More>>
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas announced Sunday that he will resign over a spy and bribery scandal involving his government.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided to hear a challenge to the state's domestic partner registry. More>>
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by two unions challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers. More>>
A gun rights group has filed a lawsuit against Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen alleging his state Justice Department's concealed carry rules limit training class sizes.DOJ's permanent rules enacting Wisconsin's concealed carry law took effect June 1.
President Barack Obama's decision to authorize lethal aid to Syrian rebels marks a deepening of U.S. involvement in the two-year civil war. More>>
Hillary Rodham Clinton is launching a new early childhood initiative to improve the well-being of young kids called "Too Small to Fail."
The state Assembly has approved a Republican bill that would require women seeking an abortion to get an ultrasound of the fetus. More>>
Republicans abruptly shut off debate before a dramatic vote approving a bill that requires women seeking an abortion first have an ultrasound performed.The bill passed Wednesday as Democratic senators tried in vain to be recognized to speak. More>>
Governor Scott Walker says it's too soon to support or oppose some of the major changes made to his budget. More>>
Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. More>>
President Barack Obama says he is convening a conference on mental illness to bring the issue "out of the shadows." More>>
Gov. Scott Walker tells The Associated Press a proposed deal that would expand private school vouchers statewide is "pretty close to completed." More>>
President Barack Obama says his administration is willing to consider accepting increased oversight of lethal drone strikes outside of war zones like Afghanistan. More>>
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year. More>>
The Legislature's budget committee has approved Gov. Scott Walker's proposal requiring that able-bodied adults on Wisconsin's food stamps program spend at least 20 hours a week working or getting trained for a job. More>>
Wisconsin lawmakers are set this week to consider Gov. Scott Walker's plan to take DNA from anyone arrested for a felony and anyone convicted of any crime. Wisconsin currently collects DNA only from convicted felons and sex offenders.
The cost of Gov. Scott Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion and instead tighten income eligibility for the program has gone up. More>>
A tea party group says the Internal Revenue Service asked about its involvement in efforts to verify signatures in the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. More>>