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Wisconsin gubernatorial race in national spotlight

Posted: 10/24/2014 - The amount of star power stopping in the state before the election shows just how huge this election has become. NBC News' Political Director was in town today talking about why all eyes are on Wisconsin.

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Burke continues to outspend Walker on TV

Posted: 10/24/2014 - The latest estimates of television advertising spending in Wisconsin's hotly contested governor's race shows Democrat Mary Burke and her backers continue to outpace Gov. Scott Walker and his supporters.

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UPDATE: What's the transportation question on my ballot?

Updated: 10/23/2014 - It's not just politicians on the ballot, but pot holes, and the money it takes to fix them. Essentially you will be asked should transportation funds be off-limits for other uses, or is borrowing money here and there OK?

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Walker and Burke face off for final debate

Updated: 10/17/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke break little new ground in their second and final debate.

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AG candidates Happ and Schimel write open letters to each other

Updated: 10/16/2014 - The attorney general candidates Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel made an argument public today with Happ writing a letter first to Schimel asking him to "clean up his act" accusing him and his campaign of calling her a liar. Schimel responded backing up claims that he made saying they were true, and he stands by what he and his campaign had said.

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Decision 2014: Burke outspending Walker on TV ads

Posted: 10/16/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker is being outspent by Democrat Mary Burke and her supporters on television ads in the hotly contested race for Wisconsin governor.

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Woman charged with domestic abuse in Burke ad

Posted: 10/13/2014 - A woman who appears in a recent ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke criticizing Gov. Scott Walker's anti-abortion positions was charged with domestic abuse last year following a fight with her then-husband.

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TONIGHT: Gov. Walker and Mary Burke debate

Posted: 10/10/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin voters get a chance to assess Gov. Scott Walker alongside Democratic challenger Mary Burke as the two meet for a live debate broadcast nationwide

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AG candidates respond to questions

Posted: 10/08/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two county prosecutors, Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel, are running for Wisconsin attorney general, hoping to succeed retiring Republican J.B. Van Hollen. The Associated Press asked them to answer the same 10 questions in 130 words or less. Their responses follow.

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Conservation group attacks Walker over mine

Updated: 10/08/2014 - A Wisconsin conservation group says it is spending $1 million on a television and mail ad campaign against Gov. Scott Walker over his support of a giant iron ore mine near Lake Superior.

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UPDATE: New ad targets Walker's views on abortion

Posted: 10/06/2014 - UPDATE: The battle over female voters in Wisconsin's governor's race is intensifying, with the release of a new statewide television ad attacking Gov. Scott Walker over his anti-abortion views.

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Gender gap in Marquette poll could be easily swayed

Updated: 10/02/2014 - The new Marquette Law School Poll released yesterday shows that Governor Scott Walker has much more of an advantage over men than Mary Burke has over women. So today NBC15 sat down with a political expert to find out why, and what that might mean come November.

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