The first of the 2016 nominating conventions is in the books and the attention of the political world now shifts to Philadelphia and the Democratic National Convention. The Daily Cardinal will be back on the ground providing updates at dailycardinal.com and on Twitter at @CardPolitics. Here are five things to watch in Philly:
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Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that he would appoint Milwaukee attorney Daniel Kelly to the state Supreme Court, filling the vacancy created by Justice David Prosser's retirement at the end of the month.
CLEVELAND—A year ago, Donald Trump was a long-shot candidate with a big mouth, little campaign staff and what most pundits thought would be a short-lived lead in the polls.
Gov. Scott Walker refused to hit Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for refusing to endorse Donald Trump at Thursday's delegate breakfast, but reiterated that Republicans cannot allow Hillary Clinton to win the White House.
CLEVELAND—Republicans officially chose Donald Trump as their nominee for president Tuesday night, capping a wild ride from long-shot candidate to the top of the GOP.
A trio of speakers addressed the Wisconsin delegation Monday, touting the importance of down-ballot races and using the Badger state as a means of unifying the party. They also discussed a controversy stemming from a speech from Donald Trump's wife Melania Monday night.
The Republican National Convention turned tense hours ahead of the primetime session Monday, with chaos erupting after an attempt to potentially hinder Donald Trump’s nomination failed.
Wisconsin delegates convened Monday to kick off the Republican National Convention, hearing from speakers and preparing for the day’s events. Many members of the delegation are still unsure of their support for presumptive nominee Donald Trump and are looking to this week’s events to cement their support of the business mogul.
The Daily Cardinal is live from the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The convention kicks off with voting on the platform, a slate of evening speakers and meetings and events throughout the day. Follow along here and @CardPolitics on Twitter for updates.
The Daily Cardinal will be on the ground at both the Republican and Democratic Conventions. Follow here and @CardPolitics on Twitter for comprehensive updates from Cleveland and Philadelphia.
Garret Payne was having a bad day.
President Barack Obama endorsed Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton Thursday, coming days after the former Secretary of State recorded a decisive victory in the California primary.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will vote for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in a tweet Thursday afternoon after weeks of speculation as to when he would endorse the business-mogul-turned politician.
Gov. Scott Walker blasted faculty opposition to UW System President Ray Cross in a statement Tuesday, just hours before the state’s second largest public university took a vote on a “no confidence” measure on Cross.
In a historic night for American politics, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced he will suspend his presidential campaign Tuesday after business mogul Donald Trump all but secured the Republican nomination with a win in the Indiana primary.
Controversy surrounding a bill requiring transgender K-12 students to use the bathroom corresponding to their biological sex has resurfaced after comments made by the bill’s author Wednesday.
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law Monday making a fourth operating while intoxicated offense a felony, regardless of circumstances.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., announced Wednesday he plans to introduce a bill prohibiting the federal government from denying federal dollars to a tribe because of their marijuana policy.
As more and more people nationwide are being diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s, Wisconsin lawmakers, activists and researchers are working to ensure the state remains a leader in supporting families touched by the diseases.
The UW System released reports from each campus Monday that detailed the effects of state funding cuts to public higher education within the last year.