Poll: Bernie Sanders most popular U.S. senator

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:26

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is the most popular U.S. senator, according to data from Morning Consult.

The polling shows 69 of 100 U.S. senators with approval ratings better than 50 percent, and Sanders, an independent from Vermont, is at the top of the ratings chart with 83 percent.

Bobby Jindal withdraws from GOP presidential race

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 19:52

Telling Fox News Channel, "I've come to the realization that this is not my time," Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination today.

Prep for tonight's Democratic debate?
A background guide

Written by The AP Saturday, 14 November 2015 11:13

The Democrats' debate lineup is down to a tidy trio, now that two of their presidential candidates have quit the race.

That should make it easier to keep the debaters straight: the woman, the socialist and ... who's that other guy? Oh yeah, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. 

Fast food workers set sights on presidential candidates

Written by The AP Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:48

Workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell and other chain restaurants protested in cities around the country on Nov. 10 to push fast food companies to pay them at least $15 an hour. The protesters also had a message for presidential candidates: Support the cause or lose their vote next year.

Trump wants all Muslims in the U.S. to be registered and tracked by government

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Saturday, 21 November 2015 16:41

—PHOTO: Gage Skidmore

Donald Trump's support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States is drawing sharp rebukes from his Republican president rivals as they try to distance themselves from a proposal that legal experts say is unconstitutional, The Associated Press reported today.

Democrats see Rubio, Kasich as 2016 threats; Trump and Carson? Not so much

Written by The Associated Press Tuesday, 17 November 2015 12:03

Bring on Donald Trump, and Ben Carson, too.

That's what Democratic insiders are saying about the Republican outsiders who sit solidly atop preference polls in the race for the GOP nomination for president.

In early delegate count, Clinton has commanding edge

Written by The AP Friday, 13 November 2015 06:14

Hillary Rodham Clinton has locked up public support from half of the Democratic insiders who cast ballots at the party's national convention, giving her a commanding advantage over her rivals for the party's presidential nomination.

Fierce legislative campaigns expected in 2016 elections

Written by The AP Monday, 09 November 2015 09:57

With the November 2016 elections just one year away, Republicans, Democrats and outside groups are preparing for expensive battles over state legislative seats.

Poll: Scott Walker's approval virtually unchanged, 5th worst in nation

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Friday, 20 November 2015 07:50

Republicans were counting on a rebound in Gov. Scott Walker’s popularity once he quit the campaign trail and went back to governing Wisconsin.

Feinstein: U.S. must increase efforts in Syria, Iraq

Written by Reuters Medica Express Monday, 16 November 2015 05:03

The United States needs to increase its efforts in Syria and Iraq "directly" and expand its support to other nations where Islamic State militants operate.

Amid protests, GOP candidates debate taxes, immigration, military spending

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 07:36

Taking the stage at the Milwaukee Theatre on Nov. 10 for the fourth GOP presidential debate were celebrity businessman Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, the leaders of most recent polls, and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

The guest lineups for Sunday news shows

Written by The AP Sunday, 08 November 2015 06:53

The guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows include: