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Pocan asks Justice Department to investigate fake electors

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan on Friday asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland for a Justice Department investigation into 10 Republican electors who submitted false paperwork last year saying former President Donald Trump had won in the battleground state.

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Revisions made to Capitol access plan

Gov. Scott Walker's administration on Friday revised its policy covering gatherings at the state Capitol, making clear that families and lobbyists in groups of four or more would not have to get a permit when in the building and stressing that non-compliance would not automatically lead to arrests.

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Judge upholds Wisconsin domestic partnership law

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry does not violate the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage — a major victory for the state’s largest gay rights group that had defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples. The social conservative group that brought ...

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Former lawmaker sues over legislative job

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former state lawmaker has filed a lawsuit claiming she wasn’t hired for a legislative job because she’s a Republican. Sheryl Albers says Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan decided to hire a younger man for a non-partisan job as clerk of the Joint Finance Committee in 2009. The 55-year-old Albers filed an age discrimination complaint with the ...

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