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Merrick Garland
Sep 21, 2023

GOP, Garland clash at hearing

House Republicans clashed with Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday, accusing him and the Justice Department of the “weaponization” of the department’s work in favor of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

Russian Money Launderer
Sep 20, 2023

Russian International Money Launderer arrested over military grade microelectronics

Charges include conspiring to defraud the United States, smuggling, wire fraud, and money laundering.

Green defund FBI
Sep 20, 2023

Georgia Republican moves forward with attempt to defund FBI, DOJ

Greene advanced efforts to strip power away from Justice Department.

Susanna Gibson
Sep 20, 2023

Democrat assembly candidate performed sex acts with husband in live videos

Gibson, 40, a nurse practitioner and married mother of two young children, won a Democratic primary in June.

Hunter Biden IRS
Sep 19, 2023

Hunter Biden sues IRS over tax disclosures after agent testimony

Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday.

Donald Trump Nazi
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin and national leaders react to Trump’s anti-Jewish attack on social media

During the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), one of the holiest days of the year for the Jewish people, former President Donald Trump posted a statement to Truth Social that has been called “dangerous,” among a firestorm of criticism from the local and national Jewish Community. “Just a quick reminder for liberal Jews who voted […]

Sep 18, 2023

A tale of two states’ gerrymandering

In North Carolina and Wisconsin, Republicans are trying to seize power over elections and redistricting.

Riley Casper
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin man accused of pepper-spraying police at US Capitol on Jan. 6 pleads guilty

A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal assault charge after being accused of bragging in a social media message that he pepper-sprayed police officers so severely during the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol that they had to undress.

Sep 18, 2023

Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday to answer questions about whether he watched the Capitol riot unfold on television, saying he would “tell people later at an appropriate time.”

Trump gag order
Sep 18, 2023

Prosecutors seek narrow gag order on Trump in federal election case after ‘inflammatory’ comments

Federal prosecutors are seeking an order that would prevent Donald Trump from making “inflammatory” and “intimidating” comments about witnesses, lawyers and other people involved in the criminal case charging the former president with scheming to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Sep 18, 2023

Republican Texas AG Ken Paxton is acquitted of corruption charges at historic impeachment trial

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was fully acquitted Saturday of corruption charges in a historic impeachment trial, a resounding verdict that reaffirms the power of the GOP's hard right and puts an indicted incumbent who remains under FBI investigation back into office.

Sep 17, 2023

Son of ‘El Chapo,’ 32, extradited to Chicago to face drug charges

Mexico extradited Ovidio Guzmán López, a son of former Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, to the United States on Friday to face drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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