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Kloppenburg raising recount money as Prosser gains lead

Waukesha - A stunning discovery of votes in Wisconsin could give the state's hotly contested Supreme Court race to the conservative incumbent after a race in which the lead has switched several times as votes poured in from across the state.

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Kloppenburg raising recount dollars

Waukesha, WI (AP) – The candidate on the losing end of Wisconsin’s hotly contested state Supreme Court race has started raising money for a recount. JoAnne Kloppenburg’s campaign manager, Melissa Mulliken, said Friday that fundraising efforts for a recount have begun, but she stopped short of saying the candidate would request one. Mulliken refused to back down from Kloppenburg’s declaration ...

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Wis. asks state Supreme Court to take union case

Scott Bauer Associated Press Madison – Gov. Scott Walker’s administration asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the law that would take away nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers and block any further action by a lower court in the case. The Justice Department filing also asks the Supreme Court to remove a ...

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Election results show a state divided

Wisconsin voters sent Republican Gov. Scott Walker a clear message about their unhappiness with his muscling through a law restricting union rights by sending a once runaway state Supreme Court race toward a near-certain recount and filling the governor's former post with a Democrat.

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State Supreme Court race still too close to call

Madison (AP) — Early returns show Wisconsin's Supreme Court election is very close. The initial returns Tuesday night showed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser locked in a virtual dead heat with challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg. The race has become a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's contentious new union rights law.

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Supreme Court race costliest in state history

Milwaukee (AP) — This year’s state Supreme Court race is now the most expensive high-court race in Wisconsin history. A group that tracks spending in judicial races said Tuesday that outside groups combined to spend more than $3.5 million on TV ads in Wisconsin. That tops the previous record of $3.4 million in the state’s 2008 race. The 2011 figure ...

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Candidates limited by public financing

While the two candidates for State Supreme Court differ on their views of how well the public financing laws are working, they agree on one problem posed by the campaign spending limits.

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Candidates limited by financing

The surviving candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court know they each have an additional $300,000 to spend between now and April 5, which theoretically, creates a level playing field in terms of advertising.

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