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Attorneys: Court should protect school chief’s powers

The state Supreme Court wrestled on Wednesday with whether to let the governor trump the state schools superintendent's policies, a decision that could hand de facto control of Wisconsin schools to the schools and undo a ruling the justices handed down two years ago establishing the superintendent's independence.

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Neubauer concedes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

The liberal candidate in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race conceded Wednesday, deciding against a recount eight days after the election showed her conservative opponent ahead by 6,000 votes in a race seen as an early measure of a key battleground in the 2020 presidential campaign.

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VIEW FROM AROUND THE STATE: Recount of close Supreme Court race makes plenty of sense

The race for Wisconsin Supreme Court produced one of the closest results in recent state history. With an unofficial count of the more than 1.2 million votes cast in Tuesday's election for the open seat, Judge Brian Hagedorn, a favorite of conservatives, leads Judge Lisa Neubauer, the chief judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals who drew substantial backing from liberals, by roughly 6,000 votes.

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GOP sees encouraging sign in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brian Hagedorn's strong showing in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race cheered state Republicans on Wednesday, giving them their first encouraging result in a statewide election since 2016 and reasons for optimism next year in this presidential battleground. Hagedorn led the liberal-backed Lisa Neubauer by 5,962 votes — less than ... Subscribe Login ...

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What’s at stake in Wisconsin Supreme Court election

The Wisconsin Supreme Court race to be decided Tuesday won't have an immediate impact on majority control of the state's highest court, but it could put liberals in position to take control in 2020 by a court that has long been marked by partisan leanings.

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Hagedorn accuses Neubauer of lying in Supreme Court debate

The Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn accused his opponent Lisa Neubauer of lying, misleading voters and maligning him over his personal beliefs during a spirited final debate on Tuesday one week before the election on April 2. Neubauer said she was presenting facts.

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