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  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, on February 23, 2017.

    "We need to earn those votes every single time," Walker said after Wisconsin went red in 2016.

  • Severe thunderstorms and possible travel delays are likely later on Wednesday in New York City, Washington, Philadelphia and Boston, AccuWeather meteorologists said. "Severe thunderstorms will continue to spread across the Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions into the Middle Atlantic states, possibly into southern New England by midafternoon," the National...

  • Severe thunderstorms and possible travel delays are likely later on Wednesday in New York City, Washington, Philadelphia and Boston, AccuWeather meteorologists said. "Severe thunderstorms will continue to spread across the Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions into the Middle Atlantic states, possibly into southern New England by midafternoon," the National...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. BRIAN REYNOLDS, CHIEF MARKET STRATEGIST, NEW ALBION PARTNERS, NEW YORK. "With no surprises and few financial...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. BRIAN REYNOLDS, CHIEF MARKET STRATEGIST, NEW ALBION PARTNERS, NEW YORK. "With no surprises and few...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. BUCKY HELLWIG, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BB&T WEALTH MANAGEMENT, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA:.

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. He emphasized his desire to focus on problems at home by boosting the U.S. economy with tax...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. He emphasized his desire to focus on problems at home by boosting the U.S. economy with tax...

  • Feb 28- A measure of factory activity in the U.S. Upper Midwest slipped in February from its highest level in more than two years but still showed a fourth consecutive month of manufacturing growth in the region, according to a private survey released on Tuesday. Marquette University and the Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee said their seasonally...

  • WASHINGTON— The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. President Donald Trump's draft proposal for the 2018 budget year, which will be sent to agencies...

  • WASHINGTON— The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. President Donald Trump's proposal for the 2018 budget year, which will be sent to agencies Monday,...

  • UNDERHILL, Vt.— Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle. It all comes down to how efficient you can be to make syrup, and this is just the next big step to save time, "said Timothy Perkins, director of the University of Vermont's Proctor Maple Research Center.

  • WASHINGTON— A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners. The 105- page measure largely tracks talking points that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis., unveiled last summer and a similar outline...

  • Feb 24- Buyout firm KKR& Co LP is preparing an initial public offering of Gardner Denver Inc that could value the U.S. industrial machinery maker at between $6 billion and $7 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Gardner Denver may register its IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as early as next week, the people said...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law. According to a draft of the proposal obtained by The...

  • WAUWATOSA, Wis. _ Waterstone Financial Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Wauwatosa, Wisconsin- based company said it had net income of 23 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $25.5 million, or 93 cents per share.

  • MADISON, Wis. _ MGE Energy Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $14.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Madison, Wisconsin- based company said it had profit of 42 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $75.6 million, or $2.18 per share.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Physicians Realty Trust on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 30 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $70.6 million.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico is increasingly confident that U.S. Trump wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, but talks cannot begin until he triggers a 90- day notice period by informing Congress. The view of some Mexican officials and business leaders that the U.S. Congress, Supreme Court and some state governors are...

  • MADISON, Wis. _ Alliant Energy Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $65.2 million. Alliant Energy expects full-year earnings to be $1.92 to $2.06 per share. Alliant Energy shares have climbed 3 percent since the beginning of the year.