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Supreme Court candidates spar over partisanship, personal quarrels (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg came out swinging in a debate Monday night with incumbent Justice David Prosser. From her opening statement at the State Bar’s Madison debate through her closing, Kloppenburg repeatedly attacked the court for engaging in “partisanship” and “personal quarrels” that undermined the “integrity and independence” of the court, and in turn, citizens’ faith in the ...

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Supreme Court candidates spar in another debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser says he’s an independent, unpredictable judge. Prosser is trying to fend off a challenge from Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5 election. She has been trying to paint Prosser as an extension of the Republican Party rather than an impartial judge. Both of them appeared at a ...

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Supreme Court candidates spar over impartiality

CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Wisconsin’s Supreme Court expected to take on a case that came out of Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to curb collective bargaining rights for public workers, a debate between a justice seeking re-election and a prosecutor challenging him for the seat quickly turned to impartiality Monday. Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David ...

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