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But primaries and a climate favoring wealthy, self-funded candidates have dampened the outlook.
President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.
Another round of rain and storms expected late Sunday night and Monday morning. It should dry out and turn cooler and less humid late Monday into Tuesday.
But he's delayed a decision on one of the hottest questions for voters in densely populated southeastern Wisconsin: Will he approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a casino in Kenosha? Walker has pushed the decision deadline back to February, well after the November election.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker portrays himself as a man of action, willing to take on tough political fights.
Sarah Palin, whom you may vaguely remember like a regrettable hairstyle that seemed like a good idea at the time, has a Labor Day message for all of you hard workin' 'Muricans out there who haven't quit your jobs a couple of years after being hired because you could make more money shaking down rubes.
Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won't stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.
When union members march up Fifth Ave. in the Labor Day Parade, they will have much to celebrate; for over two centuries, unions have been improving conditions, pay and benefits for American workers.
Five-thousand people are expected at the Summerfest grounds for the ticketed event.
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Figure 1: Wisconsin private nonfarm payroll employment , path implied by Governor Walker's August 2013 pledge , and employment implied by QCEW series , all in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
In 2010, the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling gave corporations the same rights as individuals to spend freely, and secretly, on political ads.
For the first time, Wisconsin has a female nominee for governor from a major political party and she is running on a ballot with women nominated for attorney general and lieutenant governor - an unusually full slate at the top of the ticket.
It's more than just a viral video challenge for one Manitowoc County family. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and a community walk hold special hope and promise for a mother suffering from the disease.
A tough week in the news didn't stop Scott Walker from doing what he does best: fundraising.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker has put off a decision on whether to approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a new off-reservation casino in Kenosha until after the November election.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:54 am
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