Updated: 06/25/2013 - A poll testing the potential candidacy of Democrat Mary Burke against Republican Gov. Scott Walker has drawn a complaint with Wisconsin election regulators.
Updated: 06/25/2013 - Van Wanggaard, a Republican who lost his state Senate seat in a 2012 recall election, plans to announce Wednesday he will be running for the seat in 2014.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - Rep. Paul Ryan says the Senate's advancement of stronger border security provisions makes it more likely that immigration reform will pass the House and become law.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - A proposal that would allow public schools to start anytime they want in the fall is being circulated in the state Legislature.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - There's at least one thing that will bring Republicans and Democrats together -- naming kringle as Wisconsin's official state pastry.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - UPDATE: Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen isn't pleased with the changes his fellow Republicans made to a state budget plan requiring police to take DNA from suspects upon arrest.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The head of the Internal Revenue Service says inappropriate screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than was previously disclosed.
Updated: 06/24/2013 - UPDATE: Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he doesn't support a Republican bill that would prohibit state police from enforcing any new federal firearm or ammunition restrictions.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The Wisconsin Republican Party is launching a statewide voter registration drive for the first time in more than a decade.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.
Updated: 07/19/2013 - UPDATE: In a letter to a New York judge, the U.S. government has defended its use of a phone-tracking program that collects the telephone records of millions of Americans.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - A former legislator says he'll run to retain his seat as a Wisconsin appeals court judge in next spring's election.
Updated: 06/27/2013 - UPDATE: The state Department of Justice has moved a lawsuit over concealed carry class sizes to federal court.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - A new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau explains that the $150 per-student spending increase that's part of the state budget would amount to a $100 bump in the first year.
Updated: 06/13/2013 - UPDATE: Gov. Scott Walker refuses to say why he withdrew the nomination of a University of Wisconsin-Platteville student to the Board of Regents.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - Veterans groups want the state Legislature to undo proposed limits on a popular property tax credit for disabled veterans and their spouses.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - The State Bar of Wisconsin will soon have a new president.
Updated: 06/13/2013 - UPDATE: The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a trio of bills that would strengthen the state's domestic violence laws.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - UPDATE: The Assembly has passed a bill that would double the amount people could donate to political campaigns and also allow for online registration.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - Well-known Wisconsin wrestlers are joining with state lawmakers in supporting a resolution calling for wrestling to remain an Olympic event.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - UPDATE: The state Assembly has passed a bill making changes to the state's lemon law which covers when consumers can sue auto manufacturers.
Updated: 07/12/2013 - The head of an American Indian tribe is urging nonviolent opposition to the possible opening of an iron ore mine near their reservation in northern Wisconsin.