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Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

Businessman Tim Michels has won Wisconsin's Republican nomination to take on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers Learn More


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Trump says he's testifying Wednesday in NY investigation

Former President Donald Trump says he will be questioned under oath Wednesday in the New York attorney general’s long-running civil investigation into his dealings as a real estate mogul More »


Omar ekes out House primary win over centrist in Minnesota

Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar won a closer-than-expected Democratic primary race against a centrist challenger who questioned Omar's support for the “defund the police” movement More »


Takeaways: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad victory

After an uneven start, Donald Trump’s tour of revenge ousted Republican members of Congress, unleashed an army of Trump-backed “America First” candidates to beat back the establishment and strengthened his grip on the party More »


'We're back, baby': New bill boosts US climate credibility

The U.S. has renewed credibility on global climate issues and will be able to inspire other nations in their own efforts, experts say, after the Democrats pushed their big economic bill through the Senate on Sunday More »


Wisconsin Assembly leader Vos beats Trump-backed challenger

Wisconsin’s most powerful Republican narrowly survived being targeted by Donald Trump in Tuesday’s primary, then said his win proved that lawmakers “don’t have to be a lapdog to whatever Donald Trump says.” More »


Election skeptics advance in key Wisconsin, Minnesota races

Longtime Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette has won his Democratic primary, advancing to a general election in which Republicans hope to win back the seat and give it power over elections More »


Veterans health bill marks a personal victory for Biden

President Joe Biden will sign veterans health care legislation on Wednesday that ends a long battle to expand benefits for people who served near burn pits More »


GOP rallies around Trump following FBI search of his estate

For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump’s political support have been growing More »


Biden, Democrats bet on long-term goals for short-term boost

President Joe Biden’s legislative victories have aimed to position the U.S. to “win the economic competition of the 21st century,” but his investments to boost the nation’s technology, infrastructure and climate resilience over the next decade are set against a 90-odd-day clock until the midterms More »


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