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President Donald Trump walks out of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to return to the White House after receiving treatments for covid-19, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump 270 path narrows, Wisconsin mirrors swing state plight

Oct. 8, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's once-comfortable advantage in the pivotal region of Wisconsin around the blue-collar hub of Green Bay has dwindled. In suburban Milwaukee, long a Republican-dominated area, it has thinned as well. And his supporters are far from confident he can find thousands...

Court: Wisconsin Republicans have standing in absentee case

Oct. 6, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators have the legal standing to appeal a federal ruling extending the deadline for counting absentee ballots in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin, the state's conservative-leaning Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. A federal judge in Madison last month sided...

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The Latest: Key US senators test positive for virus

Oct. 2, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — Two Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about upcoming Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and whether additional senators may have been exposed. North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis and Utah...