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Gov. Scott Walker wins another term as Governor

Gov. Scott Walker tells The Associated Press that any decision about whether he will run for president "will have to wait," as he intends to focus on working with the Legislature on quickly passing his agenda for the state.
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Facebook releases data on users and political issues by state

Facebook has been collecting data since July of more than 20 million Facebook users to see what people care about in politics. More>>

Polls now closed, results begin to come in

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Wisconsin on pace for record voter turnout

 The Government Accountability Board reports heavier than normal turnout in some parts of Wisconsin and are experiencing only minor problems.
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Former legislative staffer elected as WI State Treasurer

A former legislative staffer has been elected Wisconsin treasurer after promising to work to eliminate the office. More>>

Results of uncontested races are in

The results from uncontested races in Wisconsin have been released.
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Ballot shortage at one Madison polling location

Dozens of ballots were taken to Whitehorse Middle School after the polling site fell short.
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Republican Sean Duffy elected to 3rd term in U.S. House

Republican Sean Duffy elected to 3rd term in U.S. House.
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Reaction pours in on social media following results in Governor's race

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 12:26 AM

MADISON (WKOW) – Following Scott Walker's victory Tuesday night, speculation on social media immediately shifted to his 2016 presidential prospects. More>>

UW political science professor weighs in on Walker victory

MADISON (WKOW) --UW professor of political science, Barry Burden, offers insight on what Walker's win means for Wisconsin and the United States.Burden believes once Walker is inaugurated, there will first be talk about the state's budget. Once that is addressed, Burden believes Walker will be looking ahead to be a potential candidate in the 2016 presidential election. For the full interview with UW's Barry Burden, click on the video link attached to this story. More>>

UPDATE: Happ concedes Wisconsin attorney general race

Democrat Susan Happ has conceded the Wisconsin attorney general race to Republican Brad Schimel. Schimel
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  • Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

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  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

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    Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states.More >>
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