MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he supports investigating President Donald Trump but impeachment and removal from office should be a "last resort."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he expects the House to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by the end of the calendar year.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he supports investigating a whistleblower's complaint about a phone call President Donald Trump made that has resulted in a formal...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's three Democratic members of Congress say that President Donald Trump's trade war with China is hurting the state's farmers, businesses and families.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says she has cancer and it's in remission.
The 67-year-old Moore announced Tuesday during a congressional committee hearing that she has been battling small cell lymphoma for the past 10 months.
Moore says it's a cancer she will live with for the rest of her life, but because of her high-quality health insurance "it is not a cancer I will die from."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Key moments in the life of outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:
Nov. 2, 1967: Scott Walker is born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to mother Patricia, a bookkeeper, and father Llew Walker, a Baptist minister.
1977: Walker family moves to Delavan, Wisconsin.
1986: Walker graduates from Delavan-Darien High School and begins studying at Marquette University in Milwaukee.
February 1990: Takes a job with the American Red Cross, drops out of Marquette 34 credits short of graduation.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two of Wisconsin's three Democrats in the U.S. House aren't saying yet whether they will back Nancy Pelosi as speaker, even as 16 maverick Democrats released a letter Monday saying they wanted "new leadership."
Rep. Mark Pocan, of Black Earth, told reporters Monday that "odds are" Pelosi, a California congresswoman, would be elected as leader, but he wanted to wait until he could meet privately with her to announce whether he will back her.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to campaign in Wisconsin next week on behalf of the state's Democratic candidates.
The state Democratic Party announced in a news release Friday afternoon that Obama will visit Milwaukee for an event on Oct. 26. He'll campaign with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore and Randy Bryce, a Democrat running to fill outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan's seat.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A longtime Milwaukee legislator is calling it quits.
Democratic state Rep. Leon Young announced Wednesday he won't seek re-election. He said he plans to return to his former job as a Milwaukee police officer. He says the state of partisan politics made his choice easier.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wants the Democratic National Committee to consider the city as the site for the party's 2020 convention.
The letter dated Wednesday and addressed to committee Chair Tom Perez suggests the Milwaukee Bucks' new arena as the main venue for the event and touts the city's public transportation and hotels. Barrett calls Milwaukee "a bustling city" that would be a "spectacular venue" for the convention.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — City leaders say Milwaukee will make a bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Congresswoman Gwen Moore says the national convention has quite an economic impact on the host city. Moore says two years ago, the DNC Convention brought 54,000 people and $231 million in economic activity to Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two people posing as Associated Press reporters telephoned the office of a Democratic congresswoman Tuesday and spewed racial slurs, the lawmaker said.
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) blamed supporters of Senate candidate Roy Moore. It wasn't immediately clear how she knew the callers backed the Alabama Republican.
After the impersonators were challenged, they "started screaming & called me & my staff the n-word," the lawmaker said in a tweet.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jerry Kleczka, a liberal Democrat who represented a Wisconsin district that included his hometown of Milwaukee for 20 years, has died. He was 73.
Kleczka died Sunday in the Madison area of natural causes, according to his nephew, Jeff Kleczka.
A factory worker's son, Kleczka represented Wisconsin's 4th District from 1984 to 2005, winning 10 consecutive races. He retired from Congress and was succeeded by Democrat Gwen Moore.
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Murals of U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, activist Maria Morales and former NBA player Will Bynum have been covered up at a southeast Wisconsin neighborhood center as it becomes a YMCA.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says she rejected an invitation from President Donald Trump to participate in a news conference announcing that electronics manufacturer planned to locate in Wisconsin.
Moore said in a statement Wednesday that she "respectfully declined" the invitation. Moore says "my constituents have no interest in me entertaining the president's desire to be used as a backdrop in his photo op."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has invited the speaker of the Wisconsin state Assembly to be his guest at President Donald Trump's speech before a joint session of Congress.
Ryan's guest list for the Tuesday evening speech is heavy on politicians from his home state of Wisconsin. That includes state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Reps. Steve Nass, Samantha Kerkman, Amy Loudenbeck and Tyler August.
Ryan has also invited Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says she'll attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration rather than join fellow Democrats in a boycott because she's afraid Trump could use the absences as an excuse to bypass Democrats on the way to pushing an extreme agenda.
Moore said in a statement Wednesday she refused to be a "pawn" in Trump's efforts to rally support from congressional Republicans.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan isn't attending President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony Friday, but his congressional Democratic colleagues plan to join Republicans in Washington.
Pocan is one of more than 50 House Democrats who say they plan to boycott the event because they believe Trump is a threat to democracy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond has been elected chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The three-term lawmaker will take over for the current chairman, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., in January when a new Congress is sworn in.
The 43-year-old Richmond has a reputation of working with Democrats and Republicans.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, of Wisconsin, is refusing to say whether he voted for Nancy Pelosi to return as House minority leader.
Pelosi was re-elected Wednesday on a secret ballot with 134 House Democrats in favor and 63 voting for Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan.
Kind's spokeswoman Ananda Sherman says Kind won't say who he backed because "this is exactly the type of inside Washington politics that Wisconsinites are sick of hearing about."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two of Wisconsin's three Democratic congressional members are backing Rep. Nancy Pelosi over Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan as House minority leader.
Ryan announced Thursday that he was challenging Pelosi, who has led House Democrats since 2002.
Rep. Mark Pocan and Rep. Gwen Moore both back Pelosi. Pocan represents Madison and south-central Wisconsin and Moore represents Milwaukee.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic members of Congress want the U.S. Justice Department to oversee the state's monitoring of the election due to concerns with the new voter ID law.
The four Democrats sent a letter Wednesday to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking for the oversight. It was signed by Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Ron Kind.