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Wisconsin AG hopeful won’t commit to Trump in 2024

Wisconsin's Republican attorney general candidate won't commit to voting for Donald Trump in 2024 if he runs for president again, putting him at odds with other top Republicans on the ballot in the battleground state this November.

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Wisconsin’s Johnson under heat for fake elector revelation

An aide for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told former Vice President Mike Pence's staff that the Republican from Wisconsin wanted to hand-deliver to Pence fake elector votes from his state and neighboring Michigan, text messages revealed at Tuesday's meeting of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection showed.

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Editorial: Ron Johnson spouts his worst idea yet

Wisconsin’s conspiratorial U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has spouted plenty of garbage in recent months — that mouthwash has been proven to kill COVID-19, that unvaccinated people are being put “basically into internment camps,” that climate change is “bullsh-t.” But the Oshkosh Republican’s worst idea among many doozies went like this: He wants his partisan pals at the statehouse in Madison ...

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Senate hopeful Lasry got property tax breaks in 2 states

Alex Lasry, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin and son of a co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, benefitted from nearly $24,000 in property tax breaks in New York and Wisconsin that are supposed to be applied only to a primary residence.

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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joins US Senate race

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Tuesday joined the crowded Democratic field for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Ron Johnson, vying to become the first African American from Wisconsin to serve in the Senate. Barnes, 34, is the first Black lieutenant governor in Wisconsin history. He is giving ...

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Warning on Russia adds questions about Senate’s Biden probe

Even before last week's intelligence assessment on foreign election interference, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was facing criticism from Democrats that his investigation of presidential candidate Joe Biden and Ukraine was politically motivated and advancing Russian interests.

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Trump gets four names for federal bench in Milwaukee

The two U.S. Senators from Wisconsin have given The White House the names of four candidates to replace Judge Rudolph Randa on the federal bench in Milwaukee. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, recommended to President Donald Trump: Joseph Bugni, an associate federal public defender; Samuel Hall Jr., a managing partner at Crivello Carlson in Milwaukee; ...

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GOP Sen. Johnson says Trump blocked Ukraine aid

A Republican senator said Friday he learned from a U.S. ambassador that President Donald Trump was tying military aid for Ukraine to an investigation of the 2016 election. But when the senator asked Trump if he could assure the Ukraine leadership the money would be coming, the president blocked him from carrying that message.

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