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Apr 5, 2022

With divisive cases coming, Barrett says ‘Read the opinion’

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett said Monday that judges are not deciding cases to impose a "policy result," but are making their best effort to determine what the law and the Constitution require.

Nov 30, 2021

GOP targets Wisconsin elections system, nonpartisan director

Wisconsin Republicans are working to discredit the bipartisan system they created to run elections in the state after President Joe Biden narrowly won last year's presidential race, making the political battleground the latest front in the national push by the GOP to exert more control over elections.

Aug 23, 2021

Vos to keep Trump ‘updated’ on election investigation

The Rochester Republican who has ordered an investigation into the 2020 Wisconsin election in which Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump, said he spent the day with the former president. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos the said in a statement Saturday he is going to be keeping Trump "updated on our investigation," the Journal Times reported.

Jul 20, 2021

Fraud charges brought in 2nd Wisconsin 2020 election case

A Wisconsin man who cast two absentee ballots in the 2020 presidential election has been charged with four felonies, making him the second person in the battleground state to face charges stemming from the election.

Jun 14, 2021

Justices defer Harvard case on race in college admissions

With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions.

Jun 9, 2021

Wisconsin GOP election bills draw bipartisan opposition

The Wisconsin Senate plans to approve bills Wednesday making it more difficult to vote absentee in the state, measures that have drawn bipartisan opposition and are almost certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

May 24, 2021

Nearly 30 referred for voter fraud in presidential election

Municipal clerks have referred nearly 30 people to prosecutors for voting illegally in the presidential election out of 3.3 million votes cast, according to data from the Wisconsin Elections Commission, undermining former President Donald Trump's claims that rampant voter fraud cost him the state.

May 5, 2021

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump's social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones.

Apr 14, 2021

Wisconsin Senate approves Republican election changes

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate moved on Wednesday to change state elections based largely on false claims that the November election was tainted, passing bills that would make interfering with election observers a crime and barring polling officials from accepting private grants to aid with administration.

Feb 22, 2021

High court formally rejects Trump election challenge cases

The Supreme Court on Monday formally rejected a handful of cases related to the 2020 election, including disputes from Pennsylvania that had divided the justices just before the election.

Scott Blader
Feb 11, 2021

Matthew Krueger, Scott Blader to resign as US attorneys

The U.S. attorneys for Wisconsin’s Eastern and Western District are resigning from their positions as the districts’ chief law enforcement officers. Matthew Krueger, who serves the Eastern District, and Scott Blader, who serves the Western District, announced their resignations on Thursday. The announcements come as the U.S. Justice Department said it will ask U.S. attorneys who […[...]

Feb 3, 2021

No voters targeted for purge voted in Wisconsin in 2020

The number of voters identified as possibly having moved in Wisconsin decreased by two-thirds before the November presidential election, and none of the people still on the list cast ballots in 2020, the state Elections Commission reported Wednesday.


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