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Vos to keep Trump ‘updated’ on election investigation

The Rochester Republican who has ordered an investigation into the 2020 Wisconsin election in which Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump, said he spent the day with the former president. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos the said in a statement Saturday he is going to be keeping Trump "updated on our investigation," the Journal Times reported.

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Prosecutors want to show Rittenhouse video at trial

Prosecutors want a video of Kyle Rittenhouse accepted into evidence that they say shows him talking about wanting to shoot people, footage taken about two weeks before Rittenhouse fatally shot two protesters in Wisconsin and wounded a third.

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Conservatives ask justices to toss Dane County mask mandate

A conservative law firm asked the state Supreme Court to toss out Dane County's new mask mandate Wednesday, saying county health officials overstepped their authority. Public Health Madison and Dane County, the joint city-county health department, issued a requirement Tuesday that everyone older than 2 wear a mask indoors as a way of slowing COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant.

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DNR board member says lawsuit to oust him is political (UPDATE)

Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit Tuesday demanding that a judge remove the GOP-appointed chairman of the Department of Natural Resources policy board from his position, a request designed to give Gov. Tony Evers control of a panel that decides state environmental policy.

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Wisconsin GOP senator, critic of mask mandates has COVID-19

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state Sen. André Jacques, one of the Wisconsin Legislature’s most conservative lawmakers and a vocal opponent of mask and vaccine mandates, tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was at the hospital on Monday with pneumonia. The positive test and hospital care came after Jacque testified on Wednesday in a ...

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Census shows US is diversifying, white population shrinking

The U.S. became more diverse and more urban over the past decade, and the non-Hispanic white population dropped for the first time on record, the Census Bureau reported Thursday as it released a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw the nation's political maps.

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Lawsuit challenges Wisconsin districts after census release

A lawsuit filed Friday asks a federal court to declare Wisconsin's current congressional and legislative district boundaries unconstitutional and to implement new maps ahead of the "near certain event" that the Republican-controlled Legislature and Democratic governor can't reach an agreement.

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Census numbers kick off Wisconsin redistricting battle

Wisconsin's redistricting battle moves into high gear Thursday with the release of detailed census numbers expected to show a growing diverse population in urban areas, rural population losses and other shifts that will determine congressional boundary lines and what parts of the state gain or lose seats in the Legislature.

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