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Wisconsin Republicans to vote on secession

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on secession

MADISON, Wis., April 15 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Republicans are going to vote at the next state GOP convention on whether to secede from the United States.
Aileen Graef
Atheist group asks Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to remove religious tweet

Atheist group asks Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to remove religious tweet

March 21 (UPI) -- Freedom From Religion Foundation asks Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to remove tweet that references verse from Bible.
Danielle Haynes
Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- For the second year in a row, Rand Paul came out on top of the straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Gabrielle Levy

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 10, 2014.
By United Press International
Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., easily won Saturday's straw presidential poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington.

Scott Walker says governor's office doesn't have private email system

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday no private email system exists in the governor's office similar to one he had as Milwaukee County executive.
GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Embattled Republican governors may pull the media focus to the GOP this weekend as governors from both parties meet in Washington.
Scott Walker in hot water over email disclosures

Scott Walker in hot water over email disclosures

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Scott Walker is in hot water after a mass disclosure of staff emails reveals he was aware of illegal coordination between his campaign and gubernatorial staff.
Gabrielle Levy
Email release could prove embarrassing for Walker

Email release could prove embarrassing for Walker

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Political players in Wisconsin are eagerly awaiting the release of 27,000 emails from a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker as he eyes re-election and beyond.

Walker aide's emails to be released

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Emails from a former aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be released now that she is appealing her conviction in a secretive investigation, lawyers said.

Wisconsin GOP fires sex offender it had hired as fundraiser

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The Republican Party Wisconsin has fired a part-time fundraiser after media reports indicating he pleaded guilty in 2010 to a child pornography charge.

ACLU files suit challenging Wisconsin's gay-marriage ban

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A rights group Monday filed suit on behalf of four same-sex couples suing Gov. Scott Walker in a bid to overturn Wisconsin's constitutional ban on gay marriage.
Wis. gov's praise of job hunter who was sex offender a mistake

Wis. gov's praise of job hunter who was sex offender a mistake

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A spokesman for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker admits a registered sex offender shouldn't have been invited to participate in Walker's state of the state address.

Wisconsin governor selected for jury duty

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was selected for jury duty and has been placed on a panel to hear a personal injury lawsuit.
Scott Walker campaign tells parents to gift donations to his reelection

Scott Walker campaign tells parents to gift donations to his reelection

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Scott Walker's campaign has some great ideas for holiday gifts, and they just happen to benefit the Wisconsin governor's reelection bid.
Gabrielle Levy
Scott Walker campaign aide fired over tweets

Scott Walker campaign aide fired over tweets

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Taylor Palmisano has been fired for several demeaning tweets about Hispanics she wrote back in 2011.
Kate Stanton

Republicans want market-driven reforms in healthcare

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Republican legislators said Sunday they'd like to see the Affordable Care Act replaced with a different healthcare system that includes market-driven reforms.

Voter ID laws challenged in state, federal court as discriminatory

The controversial voter identification law in Texas apparently didn't trip up many folks during last week's elections in the Lone Star state -- which doesn't count for a thing when the 2014 elections come around, one county clerk says.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Top prosecutor investigating Wisconsin recall elections

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A top Wisconsin prosecutor has been tapped to lead a sprawling probe into potential election illegalities from 2011 and 2012 recall elections, lawyers said.

Judge orders release of documents in secret probe of Walker aides

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin appeals court has ordered the release of documents from a closed secret investigation of former aides to Gov. Scott Walker.

Paul wins 2016 presidential GOP poll, Christie comes in second

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Organizers said Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won a 2016 presidential poll of Republican leaders and activists at a Michigan conference.

Wisconsin cancels contract for sports promotion group with GOP ties

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Gov. Scott Walker has canceled a $500,000 grant for promoting outdoor sports given to a group with links to Republican politicians, the governor's office said.
Four-day memorial for victims of Wisconsin Sikh temple shootings

Four-day memorial for victims of Wisconsin Sikh temple shootings

OAK HILL, Wis., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Nearly a thousand people gathered in southern Wisconsin to remember the six victims of last year's Sikh temple shooting, officials in Oak Hill, Wis., said.
GOP governors urge Congress to not shut down government

GOP governors urge Congress to not shut down government

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Republican governors are urging their counterparts in Congress to not to shut down the U.S. government as part of an effort to block Obamacare.
Politics 2014: Paul-Christie dialogue signals start of 2016 season

Politics 2014: Paul-Christie dialogue signals start of 2016 season

Winter, spring, summer or fall ... it's a long way to 2016. The Paul/Christie feud means one thing: The presidential campaign is upon us.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
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