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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 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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