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Tommy Thompson Wins GOP Senate Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tommy Thompson beat three other Republicans for the party's U.S. Senate nomination in Wisconsin on Tuesday night, allowing him to challe...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidates Hope For A Paul Ryan Bump

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) quickly became the most popular politician amongst Republicans in the state this week after Mitt Romney tapped h...

GOP Senate Primary Race Coming Down To The Wire

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Even with the biggest name in modern Wisconsin politics, the Republican primary in a highly competitive U.S. Senate race appears...

Norquist Targets GOP Candidate Over Tax Pledge

The Huffington Post | Alexander Becker | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Americans For Tax Reform head Grover Norquist targeted GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde on Monday, suggesting that the Wisconsin Senate hopeful can't b...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Tied To Firm That Boasted Of Outsourcing

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tech company with ties to Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde has not only benefited from federal stimulus money, but it has als...

Tea Party-Backed Senate Candidate Eric Hovde Cries Foul Over New Attack Ads

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Eric Hovde is crying foul over new attack ads released by an issue advocacy group that has ties to his Republican rival, Tommy Thompson, in the Republ...

Rich Republicans Shake Up GOP

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They have deep pockets and aren't afraid to dig into them. Seemingly out of nowhere, a trio of wealthy political neophytes has roiled R...

Dems Provide Mapping Help To GOP Hopeful

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The campaign arm of Senate Democrats is providing a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson with a map around Washington ...

GOP Senate Candidate's Ties To Controversial Program Revealed

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Eric Hovde, an outspoken critic of the federal stimulus program and Republican Senate candidate in Wisconsin, sits on the board of a technology compan...

Democratic Super PAC Launches Ads In Swing States

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Majority PAC, the super PAC supporting Democratic Senate candidates, launched a new round of attack ads in Senate swing states North Dakota, Virginia ...

GOP Hopeful Took Federal Money Despite Campaigning Against Subsidies

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

After reports came out showing that his real-estate firm benefitted from tobacco subsidies, Wisconsin Senate candidate Eric Hovde said his firm would ...

Tammy Baldwin Outpaces GOP Rivals In Wisconsin Senate Fundraising

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) came out the winner in the second quarter fundraising battle in the Wisconsin Senate race, bringing in $2.2 million. Ba...

Club For Growth Goes On Air With Attack Ad In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

The political arm of the fiscally conservative Club for Growth is airing its first TV ad in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin, going after GOP frontru...

Shake-Up In Wisconsin GOP Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Tommy Thompson has lost his lead in the Wisconsin senate race, with the GOP primary now a tight contest between the former governor and businessman Er...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Wants To 'Scale Back' Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde fended off criticisms that he was anti-poor after he said he was tired of reading "...

Building a 'Made in Wisconsin' Economy

Sen. Tammy Baldwin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

As I travel across Wisconsin, I do a lot of listening and wherever I go, people tell me about the frustration and insecurity they feel. They are frust...

GOP Senate Candidate Hurls Communist Charge

The Hill | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) thinks Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) philosophy stems from communism....

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Gets 'Outpouring Of Support' After Attacking Huffington Post

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Senate candidate Eric Hovde has received a "great response" to his attacks on The Huffington Post, according to his campaign,...

Baldwin Releases First Senate Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) first U.S. Senate campaign ad goes after China for "cheating" in the labor market and highlights the congresswoman's wor...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidate Tells Press To Stop Writing 'Sob Stories' About Poor People

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) says he is sick and tired of reading sad stories about people struggling in the recession...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Will Stay Out Of Wisconsin GOP Senate Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has no intention of endorsing a candidate in the upcoming Republican U.S. Senate primary in his state, hoping instead to a...

GOP Senate Candidate Attacked On Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

National Democrats are attacking Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson Monday after a newspaper report supported a Democratic analy...

Tommy Thompson Slammed After His Email On Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Democrats are criticizing Wisconsin U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson over published reports indicating his involvement with a bill pending in the No...