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Gov. Tony Evers Must Demand Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation From the National Governors Association
Evers Signs Bill on Unemployment System

Evers Signs Bill on Unemployment System

Upgrading system and waiving waiting period for unemployment benefits.

WisGOP Statement on UI Bill
Campaign Cash: False Electors Were GOP Campaign Donors
Campaign Cash

False Electors Were GOP Campaign Donors

Republican insiders accused of election fraud gave $14,000 to state candidates.

Spindell Can Vote on Whether to Investigate Himself

Spindell Can Vote on Whether to Investigate Himself

Elections Commission member Robert Spindell one of 10 Republicans accused of election fraud.

WisGOP Statement on Gov. Tony Evers’ Budget Address
Murphy’s Law: 10 Republicans Accused of Voter Fraud 
Murphy’s Law

10 Republicans Accused of Voter Fraud 

Meet the folks who wanted to overturn Wisconsin’s election. Legal complaint says they committed crimes.

Fraudulent Electors Convene to Cast State’s Electoral Votes Contrary to Popular Vote and State Statutes, Law Forward Seeks Accountability
Future of the Republican Party will be a topic for a virtual “On the Issues,” Feb. 9
Waukesha Mayor Leaves Republican Party

Waukesha Mayor Leaves Republican Party

After the events at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Shawn Reilly is "ashamed" of the party.

Statement of Republican Electors Meeting
Op Ed: Republican Slams Party for State Recount
Op Ed

Republican Slams Party for State Recount

Fond du Lac Chairman, talk radio’s Jeff Wagner attack effort to ‘disenfranchise' legal voters.

Op Ed: Republican Superspreaders
Op Ed

Republican Superspreaders

Trump and Pence hold rally after rally in battleground states. No masks required.

Hackers Steal $2.3 Million from State GOP

Hackers Steal $2.3 Million from State GOP

A "sophisticated phishing attack" stole from Trump reelection fund.

Is Trump a Problem for Down Ballot Republicans?

Is Trump a Problem for Down Ballot Republicans?

If he is, Wisconsin's gerrymandered districts could soften the blow.

US Supreme Court Won’t Extend State’s Ballot Deadline

US Supreme Court Won’t Extend State’s Ballot Deadline

Democrats argued flood of absentee ballots meant many would be received after Election Day.

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

Especially for Black voters.

Eric Holder Meets With State Redistricting Commission

Eric Holder Meets With State Redistricting Commission

Republicans attack commission, accuse it of being a partisan ploy.

Elections Commission Defends Voting Events

Elections Commission Defends Voting Events

Absentee ballot dropoff in parks, and voter registration at Miller Park criticized by GOP.

Court Extends State’s Mail-In Ballot Deadline

Court Extends State’s Mail-In Ballot Deadline

Clerks may accept absentee ballots postmarked by Election Day until Nov. 9, federal judge rules.

Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

In speech, Biden is optimistic about addressing racism, police reform.

Murphy’s Law: Will Biden’s DNC Snub Hurt Him In State?
Murphy’s Law

Will Biden’s DNC Snub Hurt Him In State?

Republicans gleeful. Is Biden's blowoff of Milwaukee convention Hillary-like or smartly strategic?

Wisconsin Democrats Report Record Fundraising Haul

Wisconsin Democrats Report Record Fundraising Haul

Party raises $10 million, the most it's raised in a three month period.

Appeals Court Upholds Early Voting Restriction

Appeals Court Upholds Early Voting Restriction

Overrules federal district court, upholds Republican restrictions on voting in Wisconsin.

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Presidential candidate’s address to state’s Democrats says “soul of America” is at stake.

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Politicians, lobbyists and activists fall back on party line in attacking or praising decision.

Political Organizers Go Digital To Reach Voters

Political Organizers Go Digital To Reach Voters

Social media, Zoom calls and texting campaigns supplant face-to-face campaigning during pandemic.

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

69% of Wisconsin voters say Trump did too little to prepare country for COVID-19.

WisGOP Statement Upon Filing Appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court
Federal Judge Won’t Delay Spring Election

Federal Judge Won’t Delay Spring Election

City of Green Bay sued, saying it couldn’t hold election safely, judge dismisses suit.

City Will Accept Absentee Ballots, Serve as Required Witness at Five Sites

City Will Accept Absentee Ballots, Serve as Required Witness at Five Sites

56,000 absentee ballots requested already. Lawsuits pending in court could change election.

Milwaukee Republican Field Office Vandalized

Milwaukee Republican Field Office Vandalized

State GOP says they're not leaving.

GOP Opens First Milwaukee Field Office

GOP Opens First Milwaukee Field Office

State Republican party is looking to expand outreach to African-American voters.

Data Wonk: Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump
Data Wonk

Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump

Weld and Walsh barred from Republican presidential primary in state’s Spring election. Why?

GOP Congressman Sean Duffy Resigning

GOP Congressman Sean Duffy Resigning

Northern Wisconsin Republican wants to focus on his growing family.

The State of Politics: New Leaders at Republican State Convention
The State of Politics

New Leaders at Republican State Convention

Ryan, Walker no longer key players, but focus remains on Trump 2020 victory.

The State of Politics: A New Generation of Political Leaders
The State of Politics

A New Generation of Political Leaders

GenXers and Millennials are replacing Baby Boomers in political office.

Governor Walker Appoints Andrew Hitt to Serve as Judicial Selection Advisory Committee Chair
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Andrew Hitt to Serve as Judicial Selection Advisory Committee Chair

Andrew Hitt currently serves as partner and chief operating officer of Michael Best Strategies, LLC, and senior counsel at Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP, where he is a senior member of the firm’s government and regulatory law team.

Governor Walker Announces Finalists for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Finalists for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Governor Walker will now interview the three finalists and make his selection prior to Justice Prosser’s retirement.