Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - His campaign thought Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes were in the bag long ago, but President Barack Obama's trip here Saturday is the latest indicator that both sides believe the Badger State has become a toss-up.
The president touches down in the state Saturday for the first time in more than 200 days, set to attend two fund-raisers that will net his campaign more than $600,000 as well as an evening rally at a large amphitheater on the banks of Lake Michigan.
Lakeland, Florida (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan told reporters Friday that he is "comfortable" with how Romney's campaign is managing his role as the vice presidential nominee, after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker questioned in a radio interview whether the campaign was effectively using the relative newcomer .
Walker, who recently survived a recall election in Wisconsin, praised Mitt Romney for making a "bold" choice in selecting his friend and seven-term congressman from his home state.
(CNN) – A poll of voters in the key battleground states of Iowa, Colorado and Wisconsin released Thursday shows President Obama with an advantage over Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
The NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey indicates Obama pulling ahead among likely voters by five points in both Wisconsin and Colorado with 50% to Romney's 45%, a margin that is within the poll's sampling error. But in Iowa the president holds an eight point lead with 50% to Romney's 42%, which is outside the poll's sampling error.
Washington (CNN) - A new poll out of Wisconsin this week shows Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson suddenly falling behind in his race against Democrat Tammy Baldwin.
Thompson is blaming the slip, in part, on the rocky campaign of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
(CNN) - A new poll of Wisconsin likely voters released Wednesday afternoon shows President Barack Obama with a double digit lead over Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney there. It stands in contrast to other national and state polls released Tuesday and Wednesday which have shown a close race, some giving Obama a slight advantage over Romney.
The Marquette Law School Poll put Obama 14 percentage points ahead of Romney among likely voters in the Badger State. It also shows a significant change in the Wisconsin race for a U.S. Senate seat.
Washington (CNN) - With the level of activity in Wisconsin picking up this week, both presidential campaigns have bought a second week of ad time there, a Republican source tracking media buys told CNN.
The Obama campaign has booked $353,000 for this week while Romney's has purchased $205,000.
(CNN) – One of the first ads for Rep. Paul Ryan's congressional campaign debuted online Wednesday, though the spot's staged conversation with factory workers stands in sharp contrast to the slickly produced ads produced for the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan GOP presidential ticket.
(CNN) - A Wisconsin judge on Friday ruled as unconstitutional major portions of the controversial state law that restricted the collective bargaining rights of many public employees.
Dane County Circuit Judge Juan B. Colas found several aspects of the law contrary to both the state and U.S. constitutions.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin (CNN) - In the second time in as many days, Vice President Joe Biden began a political event on a somber note: commenting on the violence that killed four American diplomatic workers in Libya.
(CNN) - With 55 days until Election Day, both candidates and their running mates are on the trail Wednesday, hitting crucial battleground states across the country.
President Barack Obama speaks in Nevada, while Vice President Joe Biden campaigns in Ohio before returning to Washington, D.C. On the Republican side, presidential nominee Mitt Romney holds an event in Florida and GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan attends a town hall in Wisconsin.
Also in Florida, former President Bill Clinton campaigns for Obama and Ann Romney attends an event for her husband.
See a full schedule of the day's events after the jump.