Follow the State Journal's ongoing coverage as the search for a Democratic challenger to Republican Gov. Scott Walker heats up ahead of the 2018 election.
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Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn says if Wisconsin voters want to legalize marijuana, he's all for it.
Mahlon Mitchel isn't likely to be the last Democrat to join an already crowded field.
Republicans say they've heard those predictions before.
The governor says the 13,000 jobs in Racine County are "no more important than the 13 jobs that we helped in the small business in Green Bay or in Superior or La Crosse."
Republicans are attacking State Superintendent Tony Evers for not revoking the license of a teacher who looked at porn at school — an action Evers maintains he was not legally allowed to do.
Walker launched his bid for a third term citing tax cuts, low unemployment and the state's business friendly climate.
Gov. Scott Walker will outline themes in a speech Sunday at Weldall Manufacturing in Waukesha formally launching his bid for a third term.
Michael Grebe, a mainstay in Wisconsin Republican politics and a former state party chairman, will once again serve as Walker's campaign chairman.
Walker thanks Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan for tax increase in an ad for Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence.
Former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn said Tuesday he's running for governor because the state's progressive traditions are being "obliterated" by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin Democrats running for governor promised to take federal Medicaid expansion money if they defeat Gov. Scott Walker next year, presenting a unified front Monday as the crowded field of candidates gathered at their first forum.
Vinehout, who ran unsuccessfully for governor in the 2012 recall and briefly in 2014, released a campaign video and planned to address supporters Monday night in Black River Falls.
Evers gave his annual address at the same time Gov. Scott Walker signed the 2017-19 state budget.
But the governor touts help for K-12, UW students.
The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like an independent media outlet.
Calling for a return to a more independent state Department of Natural Resources, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers said he would …
Court records that show Democratic candidate Andy Gronik was fired by his father and sued by his former business partner for allegedly fraudulent behavior are being seized upon by Republicans to discredit his fledgling candidacy.
"Just think if we invested that money in our schools instead," Evers says in the ad.
Evers on Wednesday announced he is running against Gov. Scott Walker.
Kurt Kober, a political newcomer and businessman from Sheboygan, said he's considering a governor bid.
Rep. Dana Wachs of Eau Claire said during a telephone interview that he believes government has devolved into a payback mechanism for special interest groups and he wants to be a voice for "regular folks."
Hulsey has registered a campaign committee for a potential second run for governor, making him the eighth Democrat to take that step allowing him to raise and spend money on the race.
With an aggressive timeline to turn dirt before next fall's election, Gov. Scott Walker took to the air Friday to tout global electronics giant Foxconn's plans to invest $10 billion on a new manufacturing facility in southeast Wisconsin.
Gov. Scott Walker just got what may be the biggest political boost of his career, and it couldn't have come at a much better time.
State Superintendent Tony Evers has filed paperwork to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in a 2018 race, according to state campaign records.
He leads Blue Jean Nation.
Gronik, a political newcomer who called himself a "progressive businessperson," is the most prominent Democrat yet to get into the race and could tap his personal wealth to help spread his message.
The thrice-elected state superintendent is the only potential Democratic candidate with a winning track record statewide.
Evers said a number of people asked him to run after securing more than 70 percent of the vote in his last election.
"I'm preparing for both," Soglin told the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board Thursday afternoon. He said he expects to decide around Labor Day.
Democratic state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout has filed the paperwork to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a 2018 election, records show.
As the governor mulls a third term, he has won support from a group he has been at odds with for years.
'He’s an unabashed throwback to the 1960s radical liberal out there,' Walker said of mayor's possible run for governor.
Soglin said the surprising appeal of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, particularly in Wisconsin, is part of what changed his mind about a potential governor run.
State Republicans gathered Saturday in the Wisconsin Dells to celebrate a wave of victories in November.
Mike McCabe said he is willing to run if the 190 people who urged him to do so can help organize a campaign.
The Dane County executive becomes the latest Democrat to rule out a run against the governor in 2018.
The retired state senator said he decided not to spend three to four hours a day calling strangers to raise money.
Democrat Kind represents west-central Wisconsin in Congress.
The governor has an optimistic outlook after two years in which his approval level and presidential dreams tanked.