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UPDATE: Board agrees with liberal lobbying donation law

Posted: 05/21/2014 - UPDATE: The state elections board says lobbyists in Wisconsin could pass along campaign contributions from political action committees and others to candidates for office at any point during the year.

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UPDATE: Wisconsin patients waiting for seizure drug

Updated: 06/16/2014 - UPDATE: Wisconsin epileptic patients are still waiting for doctors to give them a marijuana-based anti-seizure drug two months after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill allow the medication's use.

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Hedge funders draw Rep. Paul Ryan to Vegas

Posted: 05/16/2014 - Two high-profile Republicans are calling on hedge fund executives Friday to play a more active role in the nation's policy and political debates.

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Gov. Walker reports adding 28,000 jobs in 2013

Posted: 05/15/2014 - Gov. Scott Walker's administration is reporting that just over 28,000 private sector jobs were created in Wisconsin last year, the lowest annual amount since Walker took office.

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Johnson to use campaign funds for legal bills

Posted: 05/13/2014 - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says he'll use campaign funds to pay for his legal challenge to a part of the federal health care overhaul law that pays health care costs for congressional members and their staff.

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EMILY's List promises to spend big for Burke

Posted: 05/13/2014 - The spokeswoman for a well-funded, pro-Democratic national group says defeating Republican Gov. Scott Walker and electing Democrat Mary Burke will be a top priority this year.

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Happ hesitates on criminalizing first DUIs

Posted: 05/08/2014 - Wisconsin attorney general hopeful Susan Happ isn't convinced criminalizing first-time drunken driving offenses would be the right move.

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UPDATE: Finance committee OKs money for winter maintenance

Posted: 05/06/2014 - UPDATE: The Legislature's finance committee has agreed to give the Department of Transportation an additional $27.4 million to help county governments cover higher than expected winter road maintenance costs and salt purchases.

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UPDATE: Wisconsin Republicans nix secession resolution

Updated: 05/03/2014 - Wisconsin Republicans have defeated a tea party-backed resolution demanding legislators pass bills affirming the state's right to secede from the union and nullifying federal laws.

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GOP presidential hopefuls met with donors on sly

Posted: 04/30/2014 - Far from public scrutiny, Republican presidential hopefuls and high-powered donors met last month at a five-star resort in Georgia to discuss the midterm elections, foreign policy and the economy.

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