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Man wants to defend himself in fatal parade attack

A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others by driving an SUV through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin last year wants to represent himself in a trial that is scheduled to begin in a little more than a week.

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Commission proposes review of Wisconsin poll observer rules

The Wisconsin Election Commission on Wednesday started the process of reviewing the rules for election observers, an issue that's drawn attention and concern as Democrats and Republicans alike aggressively recruit partisan watchers to ensure election workers adhere to the law this November.

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Milwaukee mayor’s support for vote campaign draws backlash

A new privately funded get-out-the-vote initiative in Wisconsin's largest and most Democratic city has the support of Milwaukee's mayor, but Republicans say it's an attempt by Democrats to improperly bolster turnout in the narrowly divided battleground state.

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Disabled voters win in Wisconsin; legal fights elsewhere

Trudy Le Beau has voted in every major election since she turned 18 — a half-century of civic participation that has gotten increasingly difficult as her multiple sclerosis progressed. Now, with no use of her arms or legs, the Wisconsin woman relies on her husband to help her fill out and return a ballot.

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Judge refuses to suspend absentee ballot ruling (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday sided with Republicans and declined to suspend his ruling from last week that state law does not allow election clerks to fill in missing information on witness certification envelopes that contain absentee ballots.

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