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Walker concedes defeat to Evers (UPDATE)

Democrat Tony Evers looked ahead to leading Wisconsin with a Republican-controlled Legislature, the first time state government has been divided in a decade, while ousted Republican Gov. Scott Walker eyed a possible recount following the state's closest governor's race in more than half a century.

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Baldwin cruises to second term

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin celebrates her win with election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin cruised to a re-election win over Republican Leah Vukmir after successfully making the race about health care and her support for guaranteeing insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

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Chief justice: Increasing private bar rate, review of ‘evidence-based’ decision making among priorities

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack recently announced that the high court’s priorities this term will include not only working with the Legislature on increasing the private bar rate and increasing the ranks of state prosecutors, but also reviewing the work of the state’s court system.

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What to Watch: Walker’s battle tops Tuesday’s busy ballot

Gov. Scott Walker faces the toughest battle of his political career. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is trying to fend off a no-holds-barred Republican challenger. Meanwhile, Democrats are trying to seize House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional seat that's been under Republican control for 23 years, reclaim the majority in the state Senate and retake the attorney general's office after more than a decade of GOP control.

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