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Wisconsin Gov. Evers' reelection pitch: democracy is at risk

Jan. 13, 2022 23:54 PM EST

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with “by gollys” and the occasional PG-rated swear word. To win reelection, the 70-year-old grandfather and former teacher is trying to convince voters that he’s also a...

Wisconsin judge rules against absentee ballot drop boxes

Jan. 13, 2022 19:38 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday sided with conservatives, ruling that absentee ballot drop boxes cannot be located anywhere other than at offices of local clerks and that no one other than the voter may return such a ballot. The ruling, which will almost...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 13, 2022 16:58 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 11 The Washington Post on “why Democrats should push hard on voting rights”: Speaking in Atlanta on Tuesday, President Biden tried to reinvigorate Democrats’ push to pass two...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jan. 12, 2022 01:10 AM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. January 11, 2022. Editorial: Thompson’s lessons for state worth learning Former Gov. Tommy Thompson’s pending retirement marks a major change for the UW System. The state can only hope his successor measures up. Assembly...

Wisconsin's Johnson goes on attack with campaign ads

Jan. 10, 2022 11:57 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson released a pair of television ads Monday attempting to frame his reelection campaign he announced the day before as being about fixing a broken country, even as Democrats hit him for breaking his pledge not to serve more than two terms and...

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson will seek reelection

Jan. 09, 2022 13:20 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of former President Donald Trump’s biggest backers, announced Sunday that he will seek reelection in the battleground state, breaking his promise not to seek a third term. Johnson announced his decision via...

Wisconsin GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, to seek reelection

Jan. 09, 2022 09:32 AM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, to seek reelection.

2 Republicans to AP: Wisconsin Sen. Johnson to seek 3rd term

Jan. 07, 2022 18:32 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, has decided to seek reelection to a third term, two Republicans with knowledge of the plan told The Associated Press on Friday. Johnson has been coy...

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has decided to seek 3rd term, 2 Republicans with knowledge of senator's plan tell AP

Jan. 07, 2022 18:14 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has decided to seek 3rd term, 2 Republicans with knowledge of senator's plan tell AP.

Wisconsin GOP leader: 'Zero chance' of taking over elections

Jan. 07, 2022 13:30 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A top Republican lawmaker in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin said Friday that there is “zero chance” the GOP-controlled Legislature will take over the awarding of the state's 10 presidential elector votes in 2024, even as Democrats worry that is their...