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Amendment would stop transportation fund moves

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A measure on the Nov. 4 ballot would amend the Wisconsin Constitution to prevent transfers from the state's transportation fund.

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidates at a glance

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Biographical information about the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor:

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.

Wisconsin to send at least 1 new face to Congress

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The race for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat pits one of the state's most outspoken conservative lawmakers against a lesser-known moderate Democrat in a district represented by Republicans for more than 40 years.

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.

Wisconsin US House candidate biographies

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Here's a look at the candidates running for the U.S. House in Wisconsin's eight congressional districts, with basic biographical information:

Udall’s effort to woo women voters lagging--and so is his campaign

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall has pushed hard to woo women voters, but a new Quinnipiac poll released Friday showed he’s only up 4 among women--and behind 5 overall to Republican Cory Gardner.

Will turned-off Latinos turn out for Democrats?

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Virginia Ortega could decide who wins Colorado’s Senate election.