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Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland

Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland next week.

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Conservative Hagedorn joins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Conservative state appeals court Judge Brian Hagedorn is running for Wisconsin Supreme Court, setting up a contest with liberal-backed Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer. 

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Jury to begin deliberating in Manafort financial fraud trial

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.

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Trump tweets support to Wisconsin's Republican primary winners

President Donald Trump voiced his strong support for Republican winners in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race and the contest to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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Turkish politician blaming US for financial crisis

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming the United States for Turkey's financial crisis, ignoring homegrown problems like high debts, raging inflation and his own erratic policies. 

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2018 Primary Election Results

Election results are coming in! Click here for the latest updates on each of the races as the numbers come in throughout the evening.

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Turned away at first, Wausau woman finally casts her ballot Video included

Voter registration can be confusing and one Wausau woman had to go to the polls twice to cast her ballot.

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Four running for Wood County sheriff in Tuesday's primary Video included

Two Republicans and two Democrats with deep law enforcement credentials want to replace Wood County Sheriff Thomas Reichert in Tuesday's primary election.

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Margaret Engebretson wins 7th Congressional District race Video included

Two democrats are vying to take on U.S. Representative Sean Duffy for the 7th Congressional District.

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The Latest: Elections officials: Voting system secure

The Latest on Wisconsin’s primary election (all times local)

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Republican Senate, Democratic governor candidates make push

Democratic candidates for governor along with Republicans running for U.S. Senate were making a final push across Wisconsin the day before the primary.

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AP FACT CHECK: Walker right on Wisconsin prison population

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spent much of the week before Tuesday's primary election protesting some of his Democratic opponents' hopes to reduce the state's prison population.

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Strong reaction to former state Corrections Secretary's tell-all book Video included

Wisconsin's former Corrections Secretary releases his "tell-all" book accusing Governor Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel of "driving him to the edge of suicide." 

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Top five things voters should know for Election Day Video included

The 2018 Partisan Primary Election just around the corner.

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Democratic candidates for governor gather days before vote

The eight Democratic candidates for governor are gathering for likely the last time just days before Tuesday's primary.

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Gov. Walker: 'No value' to visiting state prisons Video included

Gov. Scott Walker says he's yet to visit a prison in Wisconsin and he doesn't plan to if he's re-elected because "there's no value" in him doing so. 

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Eight Democrats on the Aug. 14 primary ballot want to be governor Video included

The eight Democratic candidates looking to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker come from all walks of life. 

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Remains of dozens of presumed Korean War casualties escorted to U.S. Video included

HONOLULU (AP) — In an emotional and solemn ceremony, the remains of dozens of presumed casualties from the Korean War were we escorted by military honor guards onto U.S. soil on Wednesday, 65 years after an armistice ended the conflict and weeks after President Donald Trump received a commitment from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their return.

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Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump is nominating influential conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

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Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns Video included

President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. 

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Ryan, Sensenbrenner endorse Vukmir in Senate primary

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner are endorsing Leah Vukmir (VOOK'-mir) in a Republican primary for Democrat Tammy Baldwin's U.S. Senate seat.

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First lady returns to White House after kidney treatment

Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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The Latest: Walker issues warning to Wisconsin Republicans Video included

Gov. Scott Walker is telling Republican to "wake up" and the upcoming fall election is "going to be tougher than any we've faced so far."

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Sen. Johnson on Syria: Not a fan of the tweeting process

Senator Ron Johnson talked about President Trump's tweets on Syria.

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The Latest: Walker warns of "blue wave" after Dallet win Video included

Liberal Rebecca Dallet says her victory in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race over conservative Michael Screnock shows that voters are tired of special interests and want to have a "fair and independent court."

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Get your ID to vote now for the spring election

State officials say if you don't have an ID that will allow you to vote in next week's election, you should start the process of getting one now.

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UPDATE: Turnout nears 12 percent for spring primary

More people voted in Wisconsin's spring primary than usual.

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Republicans receptive to Walker's child payment plan at State of the State

Republican legislative leaders are embracing Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give families a $100 payment for every child living at home under age 18.

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UPDATE: Franken praises Smith; still no date to leave

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says Tina Smith will be an "excellent" U.S. senator in his place.

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Wisconsin Democrats hopeful, Republicans quiet after Alabama

Wisconsin Democrats are hopeful the defeat of Republican Roy Moore in Alabama means voters are turning against the GOP and those with close ties to President Donald Trump.

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THE LATEST: Senator Franken will resign 'in the coming weeks' from U.S. Senate

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations.

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No criminal charges following John Doe leak investigation

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is not recommending the filing of any criminal charges following its investigation of a leak of information collected during a now-closed secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.

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The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speech

President Donald Trump says U.S. troops "will fight to win" in Afghanistan. And he's using his prime-time address to the nation to offer a "clear definition" of victory.

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Steve Bannon out as White House chief strategist

Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist, ABC News has learned. 

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Wisconsin Senate leader: Foxconn votes unknown

Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he doesn't know if he has the votes to pass a $3 billion incentive package for a Foxconn electronics plant.

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UPDATE: Trump signs sanctions bill, says it's flawed

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President Donald Trump says a bill imposing sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran is "seriously flawed" because it hinders his ability to negotiate.

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Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump after Senate approval

The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations. 

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Trump says he did all he could to confront Putin

President Donald Trump has argued that he did all he could to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin on election meddling and said he told Putin the U.S. "can't have a scintilla of doubt" about the integrity of future votes.

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Lacking votes, Senate GOP leaders abruptly delay vote on health care bill

Lacking votes, Senate GOP leaders abruptly delay vote on health care bill until after July 4th recess.

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Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

The Supreme Court is wading into the thicket of partisan redistricting in a case from Wisconsin.

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Congressional charity baseball game to go on despite ambush shooting

Congressmen will still play ball as planned Thursday night in a call for bipartisan unity after a mass shooting at at GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning.

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Ohio political activist to run against Paul Ryan

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Democratic political activist from Ohio has moved to Wisconsin to run against House Speaker Paul Ryan. 

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House GOP votes to gut Obama health care law

 Relieved Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. The mostly party-line 217-213 vote advances a bill that addresses their longtime pledge to erase the 2010 Obama health care law.

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Former Trump adviser Mike Flynn under DOD investigation, had been warned not to take foreign payments

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was warned by the Pentagon against receiving payments from foreign governments in 2014 after leaving the Defense Intelligence Agency.

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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States has declined to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office. 

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The Latest: Russia vetoes UN condemnation of Syria attack

BEIRUT (AP) -- Russia has vetoed a Western-backed Security Council resolution that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation. 

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UPDATE: Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

The Senate has cleared the way for a Friday confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

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Evers easily re-elected Wisconsin schools chief

Incumbent state Superintendent Tony Evers has defeated challenger Lowell Holtz to win a third term as Wisconsin's top education official.

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The Latest: Government appeals Hawaii travel ban ruling

HONOLULU (AP) -- President Donald Trump's administration is appealing a Hawaii federal judge's latest ruling blocking the revised travel ban. 

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House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

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  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

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    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
  • Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:40 GMT
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    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
  • Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:00:00 GMT
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    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
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