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Dec 10, 2020

Wisconsin state court judge rules against Trump lawsuit (UPDATE)

President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin returns to the courtroom on Thursday, as hearings in federal and state lawsuits seek to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballots and give the GOP-controlled Legislature the power to name Trump the winner.

Dec 8, 2020

Trump thought courts were central to winning. Judges disagreed.

President Donald Trump and his allies say their lawsuits aimed at subverting the 2020 election and reversing his loss to Joe Biden would be substantiated, if only judges were allowed to hear the cases.

Dec 7, 2020

Judge calls Trump request in Wisconsin lawsuit ‘bizarre’

A judge hearing President Donald Trump's federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin said Friday that the president's request to "remand" the case to the GOP-controlled Legislature to pick new electors was "bizarre."

Dec 4, 2020

Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot.

Dec 2, 2020

Wisconsin governor calls Trump lawsuit an ‘assault’

President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn Wisconsin's election results by tossing ballots only from the state's two most heavily Democratic counties is an "assault on democracy," attorneys for Gov. Tony Evers said in filings with the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Dec 1, 2020

Barr: No evidence of fraud that’d change election outcome

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

Dec 1, 2020

Republicans call for resignation of Wisconsin election chair

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans on Tuesday called for the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission to resign, expressing anger that she approved the state’s presidential election results showing that Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. The Republican commissioner Dean Knudson, a former state lawmaker, called chair Ann Jacobs’[...]

Dec 1, 2020

Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results (UPDATE)

President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wisconsin seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots in the state's two most Democratic counties, a longshot attempt to overturn Joe Biden's win in the battleground state he lost by nearly 20,700 votes.

Nov 30, 2020

Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump’s census plan

The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot seats among the states in the House of Representatives.

Nov 30, 2020

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden’s win over Trump

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Joe Biden’s victory in battleground Wisconsin was confirmed Monday following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote margin over President Donald Trump, who has promised to file a lawsuit seeking to undo the results. Confirmation of the results by the Democratic chairwoman of the […]

Nov 24, 2020

Milwaukee County could complete recount as soon as Wednesday

Milwaukee County could complete the recounting of its presidential election results as soon as Wednesday and no later than Friday, a county spokesman said Tuesday.

Nov 23, 2020

In Wisconsin recount, Trump challenges pile up, slow tally

The Wisconsin recount observer Ardis Cerny stretched her neck as far as she could toward a Plexiglas divider separating her from two vote counters, eagle-eyeing them as they scrutinized ballot papers one by one.

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