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Wisconsin justices skeptical of GOP redistricting proposal

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A Republican-backed push to fast-track redistricting lawsuits in the Wisconsin Supreme Court met with skepticism during a Thursday hearing, as the court's conservative chief justice questioned why the proposal was necessary and wondered how the thinly staffed court could be expected to draw maps.

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Wisconsin voter purge case appealed to state Supreme Court

A conservative law firm asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn an appeals court ruling that stopped the purging of more than 200,000 people from the state's voter rolls, a step that Democrats argued was intended to make it harder for their voters to cast ballots.

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WILL president ‘a bit angry’ about cartoon depicting him as executioner

Rick Esenberg, president and general counsel of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, said he was initially "a bit angry" after seeing a political cartoon depicting him as an executioner with several nooses. The Cap Times, a Madison newspaper, published the cartoon this week in response to WILL's lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Committee.

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Justices say governor should oversee school policy (UPDATE)

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Wisconsin's Supreme Court reversed itself Tuesday and allowed the governor to take control of public school policy from the state superintendent, a decision that could translate to a major victory for Republicans if they can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in three years.

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