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GOP Lawmakers Push 'Radical' Voting Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are gearing up to overhaul voting legislation with the introduction of three new bills, MSNBC reported Thursday. State Sen. G...

John Celock

Dems Celebrate Statehouse Gains Over Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrats are celebrating gains in state legislatures around the country -- including capturing control of eight chambers -- two years after a Republi...

Nonpartisan Issue Guide for Tammy Baldwin/Tommy Thompson Wisconsin U.S. Senate Race

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Tammy Baldwin/Tommy Thompson U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Bill Clinton Stars In New Ad For Tammy Baldwin's Wisconsin Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is out with a new ad featuring former President Bill Clinton, as she works in the final week to defeat Republican Tommy Th...

Amanda Terkel

George Bush Makes Senate Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- These days, the only former president who really seems to be actively campaigning for candidates is Bill Clinton. But on Sunday, former ...

Michael McAuliff

Thompson Exaggerates His 9/11 Response In Wisconsin Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Senate candidate Tommy Thompson (R) appears to be exaggerating his response to the 9/11 terror attacks, saying he was handing ...

Amanda Terkel

9/11 Takes Center Stage In Wisconsin Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 9/11 attacks have taken center stage in Wisconsin's Senate race. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is out with a new ad Wednesday going...

Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson Sells Stock In Companies That Do Business With Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson sold his stock in companies that do business with Iran on Thursday, after The Huffington...

Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson's Son Has Made Obama Birther Joke More Than Once

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson has been taking some heat for his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack O...

Tommy Thompson Downplays Son's Birther Comment, Says He Feels 'Terrible' About It

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson spoke out about his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack Obama, telling reporters on T...

Republican Senate Candidate Forgets How Many Homes He Owns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

In the 2008 election, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) famously forgot how many houses he owned. This cycle, it's Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thomp...

Paul Ryan Fundraising For Tommy Thompson In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is taking a break from fundraising for the Romney-Ryan ticket and will be hosting a private fundraiser for Wisconsin Republica...

Democrat Seizes Momentum In Tense Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey WEST SALEM, Wisconsin - Fresh off a nasty battle to recall Wisconsin's governor in the spring, the state has another high profile po...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Senate Candidates Agree On Something

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican and Democratic candidates for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat found a rare area of agreement in Friday's night debate: a wil...

GOP Senate Candidate Defends Mitt Romney Over '47 Percent' Comments

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Three GOP Senate candidates and incumbents in tight races have so far distanced themselves from Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of the American...

Wisconsin Republican Distances Himself From Anti-Gay Attack On Tammy Baldwin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is distancing himself from his political director's anti-gay email and tweet attacking Democratic...

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Refuses To Release Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Like Mitt Romney, Tommy Thompson is refusing to release his tax returns. Thompson, the former Republican governor of Wisconsin, is running against ...

Lesbian Super PAC Makes First 2012 Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The pro-lesbian super PAC known as LPAC made its first 2012 endorsement on Tuesday morning, backing Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) in the state's upcomin...

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...

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...

Dem Defection Clouds Wisconsin Senate

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state senator in Wisconsin has announced that he is leaving the party to become an independent just weeks after Democrats regained the Se...

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 ...

MoveOn Endorses Three More For Senate

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org came out with more Senate candidate endorsements on Thursday, throwing its large grassroots backing behind Sen. ...

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...