Halfway through his first term in office, Republican Ron Johnson is now the senior senator from Wisconsin.
The future of immigration reform efforts in Congress remains in question two days after House Speaker John Boehner held a closed door meeting with leading Republicans.
As one of Wisconsin's think tanks, the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute strives to shape public policy and bring transparency to government.
So it comes as no surprise that its new director spent years as a journalist doing just that.
Wisconsin soon could see a big increase in funding for mental health services.
With election day coming up next Tuesday, education activists on both sides of the aisle are anticipating the outcome of one of the biggest races - that for state superintendent of public instruction.