(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.
(CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan begins running TV commercials Wednesday in his congressional district in Wisconsin as he seeks an eighth term in the House.
It's a race that the Republican vice presidential nominee wants to win, but a term that he hopes that he won't have to serve.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - On the anniversary of 9/11 Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan came to Wisconsin to meet with first responders and troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The seven-term congressman returned to his home state Tuesday after a five-day West Coast campaign swing. Shortly after he landed in Milwaukee Ryan met with members of the 128th Air Refueling Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, many whom have served a number of tours in the Middle East since the Sept. 11 attacks occurred 11 years ago.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney's campaign released a new ad Sunday targeting Wisconsin voters as a part of a series of state-specific ads the campaign has released in battleground states.
Less than an hour after President Barack Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Thursday, Romney's team announced 15 new television advertisements as a part of the campaign's "A Better Future" series. The new ad focusing on Wisconsin brings the series total to 16 spots in nine states.
(CNN) – Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says he remains passionate about hunting despite not getting much practice during the legislative session and not finding venison on many menus in Washington, DC.
Ryan talked about his love for hunting in an interview to be published in October's issue of Deer and Deer Hunting magazine. His start in the sport came in high school, after his father died when he was in the 10th grade, when his dad's friend took him hunting in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Janesville, Wisconsin (CNN) – Back in his high school gym in Janesville, Rep. Paul Ryan's voice cracked when he recognized so many familiar faces in the crowd.
"It's very moving," said Paul as he looked around the packed gym that included family, friends and acquaintances, as well as homemade signs and people, including his son Sam, who were wearing cheesehead hats spray-painted with Romney-Ryan logos.
Boston (CNN) – Janna Little Ryan comes from a political family and was already a successful Washington tax attorney and lobbyist by the time she was 30. So when she met her future husband, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, she was drawn more to his character than awed by his office.
According to her younger sister, Dana Little Jackson, the Ryans met when the then-29-year-old Wisconsin lawmaker, sick with the flu, was "dragged" by a mutual acquaintance to Janna's 30th birthday party. They soon had their first date over lunch.FULL STORY