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Roundup: Our Republican U.S. Senate primary primer

With voters going to the polls Tuesday for Wisconsin's fall primary, here is a look at how the four Republican U.S. Senate candidates fared on the Truth-O-Meter during their contentious race.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 02:53 p.m.

In context: Hovde and the "sob stories" quote

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde of Wisconsin made national headlines in June 2012 for saying he "prayed" that reporters would stop writing "sob" stories about people who, in an example he used, "couldn't get their food stamps or this or that." In our new "In Context" feature, we provide a full transcript.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 08:13 a.m.

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