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Strict Voter ID Blocked for 2012, but What About the Future?

Strict Voter ID Blocked for 2012, but What About the Future?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Opponents of strict voter ID laws have had a good run in the courts recently.In the past few months, federal and state judges have used different legal grounds to block voter ID laws from going into effect durin…

"Happy Warrior" Joe Biden Stumps on Ryan’s Home Turf Post-Debate

"Happy Warrior" Joe Biden Stumps on Ryan’s Home Turf Post-Debate

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(LA-CROSSE, Wis.) — On the day following the lone vice presidential debate of the presidential election cycle, Vice President Joe Biden took the campaign Friday afternoon to Wisconsin, the home state of his opponent, Rep. Paul R…

Wisconsin Forward Bruesewitz to Miss 4-6 Weeks

Wisconsin Forward Bruesewitz to Miss 4-6 Weeks

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — University of Wisconsin forward Mike Bruesewitz suffered a laceration on his lower right leg in a team workout and will miss the next four to six weeks. According to University officials, Bruesewitz was injured …

Paul Ryan’s House Opponent Will Be in Kentucky Outside Debate

Paul Ryan’s House Opponent Will Be in Kentucky Outside Debate

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Paul Ryan’s House challenger will be in Danville, Ky., the site of the vice presidential debate on Thursday, asking for a debate of his own.Rob Zerban, the Democrat challenging Rep. Ryan, R-W…

Paul Ryan Compares Auto Industry Struggles in Michigan, Wisconsin

Paul Ryan Compares Auto Industry Struggles in Michigan, Wisconsin

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(ROCHESTER, Mich.) –  In Mitt Romney’s home state, Paul Ryan held a rally Monday in front of one of his largest crowds on the campaign trail and tailored his remarks for the Michigan audience, comparing job loss…

Paul Ryan Compares Romney’s Debate Performance to Ronald Reagan

Paul Ryan Compares Romney’s Debate Performance to Ronald Reagan

Scott Olson/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Paul Ryan said that finally, a month before Election Day, people are getting to see the real Mitt Romney, and the Republican presidential nominee is starting to look a lot like Ronald Reagan.“Did Mitt Romney…

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Stop in Wisconsin

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Stop in Wisconsin

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — It’s been 220 days since President Obama last visited Wisconsin. He avoided involvement in the state’s high-stakes gubernatorial recall earlier this year, has not campaigned for re-election here, an…

Joe Biden: US Consulate Attackers in Libya ‘Have No Real Values’

Joe Biden: US Consulate Attackers in Libya ‘Have No Real Values’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(EAU CLAIRE, Wis.) — Vice President Joe Biden stressed the dedication of diplomats serving the U.S. abroad Thursday and voiced his belief that those who “callously” killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassad…

Paul Ryan Releases First Congressional TV Ad

Paul Ryan Releases First Congressional TV Ad

Gerardo Mora/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a seven-term congressman from Wisconsin, released his first television advertisement of the 2012 election cycle on Wednesday.  He’s seeking re-electio…

Paul Ryan Thanks First Responders in Wisconsin on 9/11

Paul Ryan Thanks First Responders in Wisconsin on 9/11

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(OAK CREEK, Wis.) — Paul Ryan returned home to his Wisconsin congressional district on Tuesday and visited first responders on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.The GOP’s vice presidential nominee…

Paul Ryan Makes Ad Buy in His Congressional District

Paul Ryan Makes Ad Buy in His Congressional District

Win McNamee/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — GOP vice presidential nominee and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has made an ad buy in the congressional district he currently represents, ABC News has confirmed.Ryan, who represents the state’s first congressiona…

Biden: Paul Ryan ‘Walked Away’ From Deficit Commission

Biden: Paul Ryan ‘Walked Away’ From Deficit Commission

ABC News(GREEN BAY, Wis.) — Vice President Joe Biden launched a new attack on Rep. Paul Ryan in his home state of Wisconsin Sunday, criticizing the Republican vice presidential candidate for not admitting in his convention speech that he was a me…

Wisconsin Holds Off Northern Iowa, 26-21

Wisconsin Holds Off Northern Iowa, 26-21

BananaStock(MADISON, Wis.) — Wisconsin’s streak of 14 consecutive season opening victories almost came to an end Saturday. The 12th ranked Badgers needed a defensive stop on the Northern Iowa’s last offensive play of the game, to preserve a 26-21 vict…

Day After GOP Convention, Biden Slams Romney, Ryan

Day After GOP Convention, Biden Slams Romney, Ryan

ABC News(LORDSTOWN, Ohio) – Vice President Joe Biden slammed the Republican ticket on Friday, just one day after Mitt Romney officially accepted his party’s nomination, saying that much of what they spoke about at the convention “wasn…

Day After GOP Convention, Biden Slams Romney, Ryan

Day After GOP Convention, Biden Slams Romney, Ryan

ABC News(LORDSTOWN, Ohio) – Vice President Joe Biden slammed the Republican ticket on Friday, just one day after Mitt Romney officially accepted his party’s nomination, saying that much of what they spoke about at the convention “wasn…

Michelle Obama Rallies Husband’s Supporters

Michelle Obama Rallies Husband’s Supporters

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — With the race in Wisconsin becoming tighter since Congressman Paul Ryan was tapped as Mitt Romney’s running mate, the White House sent out one of its big guns to help President Obama keep the state he won in 200…

Annoyed Wife Turns In Husband to Police for ‘Getting on My Nerves’

Annoyed Wife Turns In Husband to Police for ‘Getting on My Nerves’

Courtesy La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department(LA CROSSE, Wis.) — A woman who turned in her husband to Wisconsin police on an outstanding warrant said she did it because he was getting on her nerves.Adrienne Bolds, 55, told ABC News Wednesday night th…

Calif. Detective Questions Possible Link in Unsolved Murders and Sikh Temple Massacre

Calif. Detective Questions Possible Link in Unsolved Murders and Sikh Temple Massacre

Scott Olson/Getty Images(ELK GROVE, Calif.) — In the wake of the tragic shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this month, a detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected …

Romney-Ryan Ticket Elicits Mixed Emotions from Wis. Swing Voters

Romney-Ryan Ticket Elicits Mixed Emotions from Wis. Swing Voters

Win McNamee/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — So how is the new Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan ticket playing in Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin? Among a group of swing voters — twelve white, suburban women from the Milwaukee area — the feelings are mixed.Most …

Tommy Thompson Wins Wisconsin’s GOP Senate Primary

Tommy Thompson Wins Wisconsin’s GOP Senate Primary

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(MADISON, Wis.) — In election-weary Wisconsin, a familiar face has emerged victorious.Former governor, Health and Human Services secretary, and momentary 2008 presidential candidate Tommy Thompson won Wisconsin’s Republica…

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