Marquette Wire

Negative Baldwin and Thompson ads flood airwaves

Alexandra Whittaker

October 16, 2012

Negative television and Internet attack ads have been especially prevalent in the Wisconsin Senate election between Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson. Baldwin and Thompson have thrown punches...

Russ Feingold speaks about bipartisanship at MU

Melanie Lawder

October 9, 2012

Former Wisconsin Democratic senator Russ Feingold visited Marquette Thursday to talk  about politics, broaching topics such as the current presidential election, campaign finance reform, American exceptionalism and foreign relations. Feingold...

Actress speaks on President Obama’s behalf

Alexandra Whittaker

October 9, 2012

Actress Olivia Munn is best known recently for her portrayal of awkward financial reporter Sloan Sabbith on HBO's “The Newsroom,” but she took on another role Saturday as a speaker for the Obama campaign. Munn spoke to Marquette ...

Baldwin and Thompson face off over debt, economy

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

U.S. Senate candidates Tommy Thompson and Tammy Baldwin faced off about taxes, the middle class and the national debt at their first debate Friday in Milwaukee. Both candidates were on the attack and blamed each other's parties and former adm...

Obama leads Romney in online presence

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

As the 2012 presidential debates begin this Wednesday, the candidates are taking advantage of networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook and even Reddit to engage the online community. While President Obama, sometimes referred...