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Mitch Henck: Trump still a turnoff for many in GOP

But his successor, Scott McCallum, is still not ready. Fox Valley Congressman Reid Ribble says he will never vote for Trump. Locally, former ... Scott...

Roundup: Primary election results from around Wisconsin

In Nekoosa, school counselor David Gorski, a self-professed “Berniecrat,” beat Coloma organic farmer Russ Brown for state Senate in Assembly District 72. Water quality became...

Top stories of the week

A federal judge rules that the lack of a photo ID will not prevent some people from voting this November, and the Madison School Board...

Editorial: Ron Johnson should brush up on high court history

Though Democrats held a Senate majority in 1916, there were conservative Democrats who joined with conservative Republicans to oppose the Brandeis nomination. Yet the Senate...

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Trumpism: Made in Europe

Yes, it was good news that Hofer was edged out by Alexander Van der Bellen, who was backed by the Green Party. But Van der...

Supreme Court applicants: Walker appointees, a conservative judge, two moderates and a Dem

Scott McCallum in 2002, who was unseated by Democrat Jim Doyle, and $100 Doyle in 1993, when Doyle was attorney general. ... Koschnick is a...

John Nichols: Paul Ryan's getting ready to serve as the engineer on the Trump train

The speaker of the House could have borrowed a few lines from his Republican colleague from Wisconsin, Congressman Reid Ribble, who said last fall, “I...

Paul Ryan primary challenger takes page from Donald Trump playbook

Ryan's conservative critics “are national people that don't realize how involved (he) is in the district, and how well-liked he is in the district,” said...

Top stories of the week

Dusan “Duke” Mihajlovic, owner of the Oscar H. Hanson House Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge, said he regularly monitors listings on those sites in Cambridge,...

Gov. Scott Walker's second chance at a Wisconsin Supreme Court appointment is a consequential one, analysts say

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser speaks with supporters of Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Bradley during an election night party at the Crowne Plaza...

Wisconsin GOP releases list of all 42 delegates to Republican National Convention

... Jim Villa, Walker adviser and University of Wisconsin System vice president of university relations; Keith Gilkes, Walker adviser and GOP political strategist; Stephan Thompson,...

What's hot this week in theaters: Batman V Superman

With Alison Brie, Bryan Cranston and Marcia Gay Harden. Written by Kyle ... With Richard Burgi, Cheryl Allison and Noah Silverman. Written by Jonathan D.

In 2016, presidential election, hot legislative issues top agenda in Wisconsin

Although the job is nonpartisan, the state Republican Party is working on Bradley's behalf, sending out appeals for petition signatures to get her on the...

State Debate: 'We lost,' David Blaska blogs on teachers' suit; James Rowen ...

(blog)Madison's rightie blogger David Blaska posts a short piece today with the succinct headline: "We lost." He's referring to the case he and the...

Will Scott Walker support Trump if he's the GOP nominee? 'That's a long ways off'

U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he will not support Donald Trump for president, "no matter the circumstances," adding that he is...

ON WISCONSIN | GREEN LAKE On Wisconsin: Green Lake trying to set an example

“You have people from out of state living on the lake, you have conservative farmers upstream, so I think that is more representative of what...

A Wisconsin field guide to Scott Walker's vocal tics

Gov. Scott Walker developed a reputation early in his presidential bid as a candidate who is "relentlessly on message." But the more national exposure he...

Ron Johnson, Tammy Baldwin split on Planned Parenthood, birth control bills

That is a straw dog argument, and there's no conservative who's trying to deny women health care or contraceptives." Johnson has adopted ... Cory Gardner...

State Debate: Milwaukee's drowning in violence and Scott Walker's making it ...

Kilkenny, who also runs a conservative online blog, notes that Scott Walker wants to do away with the GAB, but the real target is Kennedy,...

'We've supported him all along': Supporters flood Waukesha to back Scott ...

WAUKESHA — Rodney Belier of Sheboygan threw two hands up and chanted “We want Scott” as Gov. Scott Walker took the stage on Monday to...

In Waukesha, Scott Walker says he loves America, is running for president

But Casey Randall, of Vernon Hills, Illinois, is still impressed by Walker's record on jobs. Until Illinois elected Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner ... Sean Duffy...

Morning briefing: Scott Walker feeling the heat from Iowa GOP

While the polls suggest that Walker appears to be solidifying himself as the frontrunner for the Republican nomination, the Republican Party of Iowa's quadrennial presidential...

Photo of John Matthews and Kaleem Caire talking education over coffee raises ...

That they were sharing at table at Ground Zero Coffee on Williamson Street seemed to shock one commenter. “This is the Big One. I'm coming,...

Slideshow: The most-read stories of April

The liberal Abrahamson is expected to be voted out by the four-justice conservative majority. ... Roggensack is part of the court's four-justice conservative majority. ...

UW alums line up on both sides of Scott Walker's proposed budget cuts

“I think that's a huge, huge win for the UW System,” said Ted Kellner, executive chairman of Fiduciary Management, Inc. of Milwaukee and ex-officio member...

Scott Walker sails through Iowa Ag Summit, says he would continue ethanol ...

The Republican governor was the breakaway star of the Iowa Freedom Summit in January, launching him to an early lead among likely 2016 contenders, and...

State Debate: Scott Walker's criticism of Hillary Clinton's emails produces an ...

Blogger Chris Liebenthal can't believe Scott Walker's audacity in attacking Hillary Clinton for using private emails while she was secretary of state. He posts a...

State moving forward on Hill Farms land sale, redevelopment

Mike Ivey has been a reporter with The Capital Times for more than 25 years, covering business, the environment and politics. He was named the...

AG says 'no' to defending Government Accountability Board

Scott Walker is at the center of a state John Doe investigation whose validity is again under question in a newly filed lawsuit in U.S.

Eric O'Keefe compares John Doe subpoena targets to rape victims

Express Milwaukee Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign Thursday compared subpoena targets to rape victims and accused the state's election agency of corruption and domestic spying. The...

Morning briefing: In governor race, Scott Walker's the main issue

Madison officials urge developers to 'up their game' after hotel project stalls at Pahl Tire site: Joe Tarr of the Isthmus writes: "Although a second...

In Case You Missed It: Those deep political pockets keep getting deeper

"It is far too often the case in Washington that powerful corporate interests, the wealthy, and the well-connected get to write the rules, and now...

Plain Talk: Dave Obey hopes new center inspires public service

Federal court lifts injunction against investigation into Scott Walker, conservative groups · Mary Burke is winning* · Paul Fanlund: Might Wisconsin mimic the political shift...

Group launches state chapter to push for expansion of school voucher program

Steven Elbow joined The Capital Times in 1999 and has covered law enforcement in addition to city, county and state government. He has also worked...

Morning briefing: State plans to issue free photo IDs to some voters

New military campaign extends a legacy of war: Peter Baker of The New York Times writes: "In ordering a sustained military campaign against Islamic extremists...

Morning briefing: Scott Walker's race for governor could shape U.S. politics ...

Winning there would likely give Democrats a 50-50 split (assuming that two independents continue to caucus with them) and allow Vice President Joe Biden to...

On the Capitol: Complaint filed against Ismael Ozanne's campaign

This week a conservative group filed a complaint with the state Department of Justice alleging Ozanne and his campaign violated various campaign finance and other...

Morning briefing: Outfitting Madison police with body cameras is coming, say ...

Federal appeals court adds Wisconsin voter ID hearing: Patrick Marley of the Journal Sentinel writes: "A federal appeals court on Tuesday set a hearing in...

Viewpoints: Va. GOP's 'Medicaid Charade'; Paul Ryan's Health Rx For Poverty ...

Conservative Republicans, who control the legislature in Richmond, have rejected those solutions while proposing no alternative. Does the ... Accepting the federal expansion funds would...

Election 2014: Attorney general, fate of state Senate top primary races

The person voters choose will take on Republican Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel in the Nov. 4 general election. Schimel heads into the general...

Wisconsin needs more women in Congress

Hooper secured only 17 percent of the vote, in part because the Wisconsin Democratic Party at that point was barely functional, but in larger part...

John Nichols: Remembering Pat Lucey, a transformational Democrat

Politico “Only John Anderson stands between us and a Reagan administration that would turn this country over to (right-wing North Carolina Senator) Jesse Helms and (social-conservative...

John Nichols: Remembering Pat Lucey, a transformational Democrat

“Only John Anderson stands between us and a Reagan administration that would turn this country over to (right-wing North Carolina Senator) Jesse Helms and (social-conservative...

Slideshow: The most-read stories of April

The process is overseen by a receiver chosen by the company and appointed by the court — in this case, veteran receiver Michael Polsky, a...

The 2016 hopefuls' checklist: Pace of presidential prep picks up

... governor; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen.

The 2016 hopefuls' checklist: Pace of presidential prep picks up

SFGate ... governor; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen.

Slideshow: The 14-item presidential hopeful checklist

Limited overseas travel in 2013: honorary degree at St. Andrews University in Scotland in September; trip to London in October for a diplomacy award and...

The 2016 hopefuls' checklist: Pace of presidential prep picks up

Chris Christie; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul...

Chris Rickert: Madison's long, hard, frustrating -

- and worth it -- race to equityMadison.comIf fact, Wisconsin's black children are worse off than black children in any other state, according to a...

Chris Rickert: Madison's long, hard, frustrating -

- and worth it -- race to equityMadison.comIf fact, Wisconsin's black children are worse off than black children in any other state, according to a...