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Deeply Democratic Milwaukee wrestles with hosting Trump and the Republican National Convention

Milwaukee loves its Miller Beer, Brewers baseball and “Bronze Fonz” statue

Deeply Democratic Milwaukee wrestles with hosting Trump and the Republican National Convention
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Wisconsin election officials tell clerks best ways to operate absentee ballot drop boxes

The bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission has unanimously approved a set of best practices to ensure the security of unstaffed absentee ballot drop boxes that the state Supreme Court recently ruled could be installed for the fall elections

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Wisconsin secretary of state settles open records lawsuit brought by conservatives

Wisconsin’s Democratic secretary of state settled an open records lawsuit brought by a conservative policy group on Wednesday, agreeing to respond to all future requests even when her office has no responsive records

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Wisconsin judge rejects attempt to revive recall targeting top GOP lawmaker

A judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt to revive the recall effort targeting the longest-serving Wisconsin Assembly speaker in state history, likely putting an end to the recall push

Wisconsin judge rejects attempt to revive recall targeting top GOP lawmaker
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Wisconsin elections officials to discuss absentee ballot drop box rules after ruling

Wisconsin's elections administrator says the state elections commission will meet this week to discuss how to implement a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling that once again allowed for unstaffed absentee ballot drop boxes to be used in the battleground state

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Former guards and inmate families urge lawmakers to fix Wisconsin prisons

Former prison guards in Wisconsin and family members of people incarcerated there are urging lawmakers fix what they're calling systemic problems in the state’s prisons

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Organizers of recall targeting a top Wisconsin Republican appeal to court

Organizers of the effort to recall a top Wisconsin Republican have appealed the bipartisan state elections commission’s rejection of their petitions in court

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Planned Parenthood to resume offering abortions next week in Wisconsin, citing court ruling

Planned Parenthood says that it will resume offering abortions in Wisconsin next week after a judge ruled that an 1849 law that seemingly banned the procedure actually didn’t apply to abortions

Planned Parenthood to resume offering abortions next week in Wisconsin, citing court ruling
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A member of the secret panel studying Wisconsin Supreme Court justice's impeachment backed her rival

One of the former Wisconsin Supreme Court justices tapped to investigate impeaching a current member of the court for taking Democratic Party money himself accepted donations from the Wisconsin Republican Party

A member of the secret panel studying Wisconsin Supreme Court justice's impeachment backed her rival
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Conservationist Aldo Leopold's last remaining child dies at 97

The last remaining child of famed conservationist and author Aldo Leopold has died

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Republican Wisconsin Senate candidate says he doesn't oppose elderly people voting

The Republican candidate in Wisconsin’s closely watched U_S_ Senate race emphasized this week that he doesn’t oppose elderly people voting after initially saying that “almost nobody in a nursing home is in a point to vote.”

Republican Wisconsin Senate candidate says he doesn't oppose elderly people voting
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Trump backers submit signatures to force recall election of Wisconsin GOP Assembly leader

Supporters of former President Donald Trump have submitted petitions seeking to force a recall election targeting Wisconsin’s top elected Republican, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos

Trump backers submit signatures to force recall election of Wisconsin GOP Assembly leader
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Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Democrats’ congressional redistricting challenge

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a Democratic lawsuit seeking to throw out the battleground state’s congressional maps

Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Democrats’ congressional redistricting challenge
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Wisconsin ethics panel recommends felony charges against Trump committee, lawmaker

The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is recommending that state prosecutors file felony charges against a fundraising committee for former President Donald Trump and a Republican state lawmaker related to an effort to unseat Assembly Speaker Robin Vos

Wisconsin ethics panel recommends felony charges against Trump committee, lawmaker
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Republican-led Wisconsin Legislature takes another crack at drawing maps before court does

Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Legislature is taking another shot at passing a new legislative map before the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court does it

Republican-led Wisconsin Legislature takes another crack at drawing maps before court does
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Wisconsin's Democratic governor promises to veto last-ditch Republican redistricting effort

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has promised to veto a redistricting proposal that the Republican-controlled Assembly passed and that largely mirror maps he proposed, but with changes that would reduce the number of GOP incumbents who would have to face one another in November

Wisconsin's Democratic governor promises to veto last-ditch Republican redistricting effort
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Democrats ask Wisconsin Supreme Court to order new congressional maps for fall election

A national Democratic law firm has asked the liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court to throw out the battleground state’s congressional maps, arguing that the court’s decision last month ordering new state legislative maps opens the door to the latest challenge

Democrats ask Wisconsin Supreme Court to order new congressional maps for fall election
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Wisconsin Republican leader slams Democrats' proposed election maps as 'political gerrymander'

Wisconsin’s powerful Republican Assembly leader says he hopes the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court adopts new constitutional legislative boundary maps, even as he slammed proposals from Democrats as “a political gerrymander” and threatened an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court

Wisconsin Republican leader slams Democrats' proposed election maps as 'political gerrymander'
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Wisconsin Republican leader stands by fake Trump elector, will keep him on elections commission

A Wisconsin lawmaker is rejecting calls from Democrats to rescind his appointee to the state elections commission, who was one of the Republicans who served as fake electors for former President Donald Trump in 2020

Wisconsin Republican leader stands by fake Trump elector, will keep him on elections commission
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Liberal Judge Susan Crawford enters race for Wisconsin Supreme Court with majority at stake

A liberal judge who previously represented Planned Parenthood in a case related to abortion access has entered the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Liberal Judge Susan Crawford enters race for Wisconsin Supreme Court with majority at stake
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Trump refers to Milwaukee as 'horrible' just before the city hosts the Republican convention

Former President Donald Trump reportedly called Milwaukee a “horrible city” during a meeting with Republican lawmakers

Trump refers to Milwaukee as 'horrible' just before the city hosts the Republican convention
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Former Trump attorney in Wisconsin suspended from state judicial ethics panel

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended former President Donald Trump’s Wisconsin lawyer from a state judicial ethics panel a week after he was charged with a felony for his role in a 2020 fake electors scheme

Former Trump attorney in Wisconsin suspended from state judicial ethics panel
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Voting in Harmony: A Wisconsin township sets itself apart and has a knack for picking winners

Looking to go where supporters of President Joe Biden and Donald Trump live in harmony

Voting in Harmony: A Wisconsin township sets itself apart and has a knack for picking winners
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Wisconsin attorney general files felony charges against attorneys, aide who worked for Trump in 2020

Felony forgery charges have been filed in Wisconsin against two attorneys and an aide who helped submit paperwork falsely saying that former President Donald Trump had won the battleground state in 2020

Wisconsin attorney general files felony charges against attorneys, aide who worked for Trump in 2020
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Wisconsin Republican leader who angered Trump is targeted for recall a 2nd time

Supporters of former President Donald Trump, including a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, say they have submitted more than 9,000 signatures in an effort to force a recall election of Wisconsin’s top elected Republican

Wisconsin Republican leader who angered Trump is targeted for recall a 2nd time

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