Outgoing Speaker Ryan cites immigration, not paying off national debt as biggest regrets

The Republican lawmaker from Wisconsin, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, sat for an interview with The Washington Post as he prepares to step down. Ryan also delivered one of his final floor speeches, thanking his staff and voters of his Wisconsin congressional district, where he first won election in 1998 at age 28. > TIME

Immigrant rights groups press for Wisconsin driver’s licenses for 32,000 residents


Immigrant rights advocates hope a new Democratic administration could mean a chance for undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver’s license. But while advocacy groups may have an ally in Gov.-elect Tony Evers, there’s so far no indication the Republican-controlled Legislature will support Democratic legislation on immigration or any other issue. > Wisconsin State Journal

Johnson touts immigration reform


As President Donald Trump sends thousands of American troops to the Mexican border to defend against caravans of Central American migrants and proposing to end birthright citizenship, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he agrees with the president that the nation’s immigration system needs to be fixed. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Johnson talks Pittsburgh shooting, immigration policy, midterms

When asked about the Pittsburgh shooting, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson called it both a tragedy and an isolated incident. “It’s a senseless slaughter of innocent worshipers,” the Republican Senator said. “An act of pure hate and evil. ” Johnson also says he doesn’t believe the shooting is connected to any political movement. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Vukmir, Baldwin at odds over immigration, Central American migrants

Republican US Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is pointing to the Central American migrants moving north through Mexico to call for a southern border wall and tighter US immigration laws, criticizing Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for voting against funding the Trump’s plans for a wall. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Walker, Evers debate UW tuition, health care and climate change


While much of the debate Friday night between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers saw the candidates retread familiar themes, they also touched on issues that haven’t received as much attention during the race, including climate change and immigration. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Saturday’s Vukmir, Baldwin debate included key clashes on health care and immigration

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican Leah Vukmir skirmished on health care, abortion and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during their second debate of the campaign Saturday night. > Journal Sentinel