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Obama's visit to Wisconsin comes amid tight governor's race

The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Ending Common Core standards easier said than done

Republican Gov. Scott Walker's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from GOP Senate leaders, with one key lawmaker... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Obama seeks support from leaders of states that will house thousands who have crossed border

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the... Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some... Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Republican governors' words shift on gay marriage

Deep in the nation's Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage, an explosive social issue that has divided... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Biden calls on governors to lead nation

Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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