Marquette Wire

Walker touts new budget for 2013

Jason Kurtyka

February 26, 2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced his biennial budget for 2013-2015 in an official address last Wednesday, speaking on a wide range of issues from education to statewide economic development and healthcare reform. Walker pr...

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...

As elections loom, political groups are feverishly fundraising

Allison Kruschke

April 19, 2012

Campaign money is flowing all over Wisconsin with both a gubernatorial recall and presidential election in the near future, and political tensions are running high. Both Democratic and Republican groups have been raking in funds...

GOP candidates trade attacks, accusations in debate

Olivia Morrissey

September 15, 2011

If the debate this Monday was any indication, the race for the presidential nomination in the GOP is heating up. The candidates vying for the Republican nomination discussed and argued about everything from job creation ...

A mad month in Madison

Caroline Campbell

April 5, 2011

There was not a lot of love in Madison, Wis. this Valentine’s Day. Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the capitol and the Governor’s Mansion. Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a budget repair bill Feb. 1...

Wisconsin’s fall political preview

Brooke Goodman

September 2, 2010

With the final scheduled debate over for Republican gubernatorial candidates Scott Walker and Mark Neumann, the only question left is how the public will distinguish the two very similar campaigns from each other come the primary election day on Sept. 14. Both ca...