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Wisconsin candidates raise campaign cash behind closed doors

On Oct. 8, Mandy Wright held a fundraiser in Madison, at a bar across the street from the Wisconsin Capitol. The event listing said "we will be accepting donations of $250 or $100" from host sponsors, "but please know that donations of any size are greatly appreciated." >More
 Evangelical pastor requests June marriage license records for Wisconsin same-sex couples

A controversial anti-abortion activist has asked county clerks around the state for copies of marriage license applications processed from June 5 to June 16. Roughly 550 same-sex couples rushed to marry in the week after U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled the state's marriage ban unconstitutional on June 6. >More
 Madison aims to improve connection between the Municipal Building and City-County Building

With 23 different city departments spread between two different buildings, residents sometimes end up bouncing back and forth between the Madison Municipal Building and the City-County Building, both located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, searching for a particular office. >More
 Paul Ryan, hometown boy

Jackie Wood has known Paul Ryan since the 1980s, when he was a student at Craig High School, one of Janesville's two public high schools. At the time, Wood was president of the school's parent-teacher organization, and she was immediately impressed by Ryan's intelligence and confidence. >More
 Tribute: Dean Robbins is an editor's editor

I used to tell him this day would come -- that after throwing his whole life at Isthmus, first as a copyeditor, then as arts editor, then as overall editor, Dean Robbins would finally scratch his name off the masthead for good. >More
 What's next after same-sex marriage for Wisconsin LGBT activists?

Standing among the celebrants at the Shamrock Bar Monday night, Katie Belanger had a sobering thought. "My fear is that people will think the work is done, and it's never done," said Belanger, the president of Fair Wisconsin. >More
 Wisconsin lags on developing its renewable energy industry

Matt Neumann needs only one word to describe Wisconsin's recent record on renewable energy. He calls it "rotten." Neumann, president of the Wisconsin Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group, is equally concise in ascribing blame: "The big change happened in 2010, when the Republicans took control of the governorship and Legislature." >More
 Planned Parenthood national director Cecile Richards rallies women on the UW campus to vote for Mary Burke

The Marquette Law School poll released on Oct. 1 reaffirmed the existence of a large gender gap between the two candidates in Wisconsin's race for governor, with 54% of likely women voters supporting Democrat Mary Burke and 40% supporting Republican Gov. Scott Walker. >More
 Madison officials urge developers to 'up their game' after hotel project stalls at Pahl Tire site

Although a second developer has been unable to satisfy city officials with plans for a downtown hotel at the old Pahl Tire site, Madison officials insist the city is not hostile to development. >More
 Challengers in Wisconsin's 2014 congressional elections hope to defy pundits

No one in America has more faith in democracy than a long-shot candidate for public office. "If I didn't believe that I could win, I wouldn't be doing it," says Dan Sebring, a Republican candidate for Congress in Wisconsin's heavily Democratic 4th District. >More
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