Door-knocking? Over. Local party activity? Some Facebook traffic, if that. Throughout various swing states, the coronavirus has put politics on an uneasy pause.
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Two prisoners who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Wisconsin have been recaptured in northern Illinois.Read More »
Sheriff's officials say two prisoners have escaped from the state maximum-security prison in Portage.Read More »
The Wisconsin Assembly overwhelmingly approved a sweeping coronavirus relief bill Tuesday during a virtual session, the first time state lawmakers have gathered since the pandemic began in the United States.Read More »
Turnout in Wisconsin's chaotic spring election held during a pandemic last week topped 34% of the voting-age population, the highest for an April vote since 2016 when there were two competitive presidential primary races on the ballot.Read More »
Former Gov. Scott Walker's judicial appointees didn't fair well in the April 7 election. Justice Dan Kelly, Milwaukee County Judge Paul Dedinsky and Milwaukee County Judge Dan Gabler, all of whom were seeking full terms, lost to their challengers in the April 7 election.Read More »
A teenager charged with reckless homicide in the death of a 7-year-old boy in Manitowoc County is out of jail after posting a $100,000 cash bond.Read More »
Joe Biden emerged victorious Monday in Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary, a turbulent election far more significant for the struggle over whether it should have been held at all last week amid the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Municipal clerks throughout Wisconsin on Monday were scheduled to start tallying votes from last week's chaotic presidential primary, a count that was delayed for several days by the legal struggle over whether to postpone the election due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is suing a Wisconsin TV station for running an anti-Trump commercial that pieces together audio clips of the president talking about the coronavirus outbreak in a way they argue is misleading and false.Read More »
The political leanings of Wisconsin's Supreme Court could change Monday night with the expected release of results from last week's election held during the coronavirus pandemic, an acrimonious race that generated record spending from outside liberal and conservative groups.Read More »
The Waukesha County Clerk of Court's service counters are closing to the public starting on Monday to restrict face-to-face encounters during the coronavirus pandemic. The Clerk of Courts office will remain open by appointment but only for certain services.
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Two inmates with preexisting conditions joined together with Disability Rights Wisconsin and criminal defense attorneys on Friday to ask the state Supreme Court to release elderly and vulnerable inmates from the state prisons who would be at greatest risk from the coronavirus outbreak.Read More »