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Walker wins re-election

Walker wins re-election

Joe Ballard, News Editor

November 5, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker won his third election in four years and will remain governor of Wisconsin after defeating Democratic challenger Mary Burke on Tuesday night in the Nov. 4 election. The most expensive midterm election in American history ends with Republicans maintaining their control of the state...

Where they stand: governor’s race

Where they stand: governor’s race

Joe Ballard and Connor Spencer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

We reached out to each gubernatorial candidate’s campaign to schedule an interview for this issue. We were able to schedule a phone interview with Mary Burke and didn’t hear back from Governor Walker’s campaign. We decided to ask the candidates about issues in the governor's race that matter to...

Students share views on governor’s race

Students share views on governor’s race

Joe Ballard, News Editor

October 29, 2014

Many contentious issues will drive voters to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Recent polls show the 2014 Governor’s race is still anyone’s game and Madison College students will cast their ballots with many concerns on their minds. Many students are undecided while others are strongly in support...

Candidates differ on same-sex marriage

Candidates differ on same-sex marriage

Anna Richter, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

My Dads were finally able to legally wed this year thanks to the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. They already wore gold wedding bands and owned a house together in Madison. To family and friends, they were already married; they just didn’t have a piece of paper to prove it. They have...

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