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Democrats ousted Gov. Scott Walker and won five statewide offices on Nov. 6. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos insists Republicans have the mandate to govern. more

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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin Democrats are expecting — and hoping — a wave will sweep them back into power this November. But they have to earn the votes, which may not come easy. more

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Shelia Stubbs missed her daughter’s wedding last Saturday to campaign for the 77th Assembly District seat. It paid off on Tuesday, when she bested three other Democratic candidates and sealed her victory. more

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Dane County Supv. Shelia Stubbs quickly drew support from some heavy hitters in her bid to replace retiring Rep. Terese Berceau in the state Assembly. But three other candidates are now vying for the seat as well. more

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David Michael Miller

It’s only childish political grievances between the state’s top three Republican leaders that will prolong the misery at Lincoln Hills. more

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Carolyn Fath

Rep. David Bowen will introduce a bill that would block employers from urine testing for THC or disqualifying people for most jobs based on testing positive for cannabis. more

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Citizen Dave predicts the Supreme Court will strike down Wisconsin’s gerrymandering law, Walker will lose and Baldwin will win. more

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Nationally, the political landscape may have completely shifted with the election of Donald Trump. But Madison remains 77 square miles surrounded by reality. more

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William Moree

Republicans hold a commanding majority in the state Assembly. While there’s no hope the body will flip on Nov. 8, Democrats are working to close the gap. more

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Madison’s four competitive Assembly races may not have the drama and shock value of the presidential race. But the eight candidates offer different visions for Wisconsin. more

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