MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is sending another letter in support of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would deliver oil from Canada to refineries along the Gulf Coast.
In-person absentee voting hours would not be allowed on weekends or holidays in Wisconsin under a bill passed by a state Senate committee.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A bill to create a Wisconsin license plate displaying the words "Choose Life" has been approved by the Senate transportation committee in a party-line vote.
School district superintendents from across Wisconsin are preparing to testify against a bill that would give the Legislature power to approve and write academic standards.
Firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his colleague John Cornyn before the Texas primary. But a resounding Cornyn victory has changed Cruz's mind.
Michelle Obama is working again with Epicurious and the departments of Education and Agriculture on a third nationwide recipe contest to promote healthy eating among kids.
The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21.
The Obama administration is sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs. It is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals.
President Barack Obama's $3.9 trillion budget for next year suggests that the U.S. economic recovery that began in 2009 will continue to gain momentum over the next few years but that the unemployment rate won't fall to pre-recession levels of below 6 percent until 2017.
Michelle Obama is going to China this month and wants advice on what to do when she gets there.
The government's biggest health care agency is passing the $1 trillion mark in President Barack Obama's new budget, a milestone for the Department of Health and Human Services.
Some Republicans in Congress are pressing the Obama administration for more information about where it stands on legalizing marijuana and the government's plans to enforce longstanding federal drug laws.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is offering what the speaker calls "perhaps his most irresponsible budget yet."
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans have picked Rep. Pat Strachota to serve as their majority leader, making her the first female majority leader in state history.
First lady Michelle Obama is bringing together an impressive group of female artists for a White House concert celebrating women of soul.
Michelle Obama didn't like Brussels sprouts and liver as a kid, and says any day the organ meat showed up on her plate was a "dark day" at her house.
The state Senate has approved Republican Gov. Scott Walker's $504 million tax cut plan.
President Barack Obama says this year's midterm elections will be a choice for voters between "opportunity for a few" and "opportunity for all."
Gov. Scott Walker wants six more months to make a decision on whether to approve the Menominee tribe's Kenosha casino project.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is keeping a low profile during a brief Boston fundraising appearance that attracted former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats.
In strong, often personal terms, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for vigorous efforts to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers are calling on Republicans to act on a bill requiring universal background checks for all gun sales in Wisconsin.
Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.
A Republican senator has pulled back on his plans to scale back local governments' ability to regulate sand mines.
Gov. Scott Walker is promising that property taxes will not increase through 2018 if he is re-elected this year.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's chief legal counsel left his job two days after the release of an email he sent joking about legalizing prostitution.
The Republican Governors Association says Democrat Mary Burke's comments criticizing Gov. Scott Walker on the issue of campaigning while on state time can't be taken seriously.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wauwatosa businessman has become the seventh candidate to file for election as state treasurer, an office that has seen almost every meaningful duty taken away in recent years.
Some of the searches are for curiosity's sake, but operatives from across the political spectrum also are scouring the 28,000 pages of documents to find items they can use to attack or defend the state's most polarizing political figure.
President Barack Obama meets Monday with governors of both parties at the White House.
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority with overwhelming support from President Barack Obama's Democratic allies.
Wisconsin attorney general hopeful Brad Schimel's campaign says he raised nearly $177,000 over the last half of 2013.
The public will get a chance to sound off on a Republican bill that would allow factory and retail employees to volunteer to work seven straight days without a day off.
Talk of cutting taxes in Wisconsin is starting to grow heading into an election year.
Multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
A top aide says Gov. Scott Walker may postpone deciding whether to approve the Menominee tribe's Kenosha casino project until after he runs for re-election next November.