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…

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.

Jeb Bush calls for civility following latest Trump controversy

Written by Thomas Beaumont,
AP writer
Sunday, 20 September 2015 04:54

Just days after a delivering a stronger performance at the second GOP presidential debate than he did at the first, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush reacted to the latest controversy roiling the GOP race by identifying President Barack Obama as "an American" and "Christian," and calling for a return to civility in national politics.

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.

Did Scott Walker receive campaign donations from a dead man?

Written by Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Friday, 18 September 2015 12:07

Martin Anderson, who died in January, was the author of

Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s latest state campaign finance report shows he received contributions from a California man who appears to have died before the contributions were made.