Math in Trump’s tax plan doesn’t always add up

Written by By JEFF HORWITZ,
Associated Press
Monday, 05 October 2015 08:31

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump touts his tax overhaul plan as a boon for middle-income Americans, but it would also be likely to help the wealthy — including people like himself.

A closer look at some of the claims Trump made in unveiling his tax proposal:

Hillary Clinton calls Jeb Bush’s ‘free stuff’ comments ‘deeply insulting’

Written by KEN THOMAS,
AP writer
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 11:23

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Jeb Bush’s suggestion that Democrats offer “free stuff” to appeal to minority voters is “deeply insulting.”

Walker’s missteps lead to early implosion of his campaign

Written by Special WiG report Thursday, 24 September 2015 05:54

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ended his campaign this week.

For Scott Walker, it wasn’t one thing that led to the demise of his presidential campaign. It was just about everything.

Reaction to Scott Walker's fadeaway

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 22 September 2015 08:06

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker dropped out of the race for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, the second Republican to do so in the last month. Reaction to Walker's quick fade from the polls and exit from the race…

Now Walker says exiting the race allows him to help re-elect Ron Johnson

Written by Scott Bauer,
AP writer
Thursday, 01 October 2015 18:01

With his run for the White House behind him, Gov. Scott Walker says that now he’ll be free to campaign aggressively for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson win re-election to the U.S. Senate in a rematch against Democrat Russ Feingold.

Paul Ryan not interested in becoming House speaker

Written by The AP Monday, 28 September 2015 08:02

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, is not interested in replacing Rep. John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives.

Boehner announced that he will be resigning at the end of October.

With Walker out of 2016 race, Obama loses a favorite foe

Written by JULIE PACE
AP White House Correspondent
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 13:44

With Scott Walker out of the White House race, President Barack Obama is losing a favorite political foe.

For months, Obama has been challenging the Wisconsin governor on everything from his ardently anti-union positions to his shallow foreign policy experience.

Analysis: Walker drops out of Republican presidential race

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Monday, 21 September 2015 15:00

—Photo: AP

Gov. Scott Walker announced the suspension of his presidential campaign at a news conference in Madison this afternoon.

Walker’s approval rating drops to 37 percent, Trump leads among Wisconsin Republicans

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 18:47

Gov. Scott Walker’s approval rating in Wisconsin has eroded since August to a new low of 37 percent, according to a poll released today by Marquette Law School.

In Marquette’s August poll, 39 percent of those surveyed said they supported the governor, and 57 percent disapproved. The poll released today showed Walker’s disapproval rating remains unchanged, but his support has fallen by 2 percent.

GOP candidates scramble for Walker campaign's leftovers

Written by Steve Peoples
and Julie Bykowicz,
AP writers
Thursday, 24 September 2015 17:21

GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio is seen as having the most to gain from Scott Walker's failed campaign.

Even before Scott Walker dropped out of the race for president, his Republican rivals for the White House were chasing after the remnants of his once high-flying campaign.

National park advocates warn of revenue shortfalls with government shutdown

Written by WiG reports Wednesday, 23 September 2015 10:24

National parks advocates are urging Congress to pass a spending agreement to avert a government shutdown on Oct. 1 and warning that a shutdown would significantly harm national parks and cost millions in lost revenue for local communities.

Walker now in last place after support slips to under 1 percent after debate

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Sunday, 20 September 2015 13:38

—Photo: AP

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has slipped from having the support of 5 percent of Republican voters to just .5 percent, according to a CNN/ORC poll. The poll lists him in last place among the 16 candidates.