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Republican Senate candidates promote 'replacement' theory

May. 17, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Several mainstream Republican Senate candidates are drawing on the “great replacement” conspiracy theory once confined to the far-right fringes of U.S. politics to court voters this campaign season, promoting the baseless notion that there is a plot to diminish the influence...

Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Lasry delays filing

May. 17, 2022 10:18 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Millionaire Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alex Lasry will not have to report his financial assets until after the Aug. 9 primary, winning a delay to submitting the form that was due Monday. Lasry, who is on leave from his job as an executive with...

Wisconsin Republicans look to unite amid internal feuds

May. 15, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans gathering for their annual convention this week are trying to unite to defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and reelect U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, in two of the most hotly contested races nationwide this year. But instead of spending the past...

Fire at Wisconsin anti-abortion office investigated as arson

May. 08, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vandals struck an anti-abortion group office, where a fire broke out and a Molotov cocktail was found, authorities said Sunday. Madison police spokeswoman Stephanie Fryer told the Wisconsin State Journal that the fire reported shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday at...

Wisconsin Senate candidate slams Ron Johnson on abortion

May. 05, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The only woman running for U.S. Senate in battleground Wisconsin hoped to separate herself from her Democratic challengers on Thursday by being the first on the air with an ad hitting incumbent Republican Sen. Ron Johnson for supporting the expected overturning of Roe v....

Abortion draft puts unusual public pressure on Supreme Court

May. 04, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The traditionally insular Supreme Court is about to face the full force of public pressure and abortion politics as justices make a final decision on whether to throw out the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. The justices are entering a politically explosive new era,...

Abortion becomes front-line issue in Wisconsin midterms

May. 03, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Abortion catapulted to the front of Wisconsin’s midterm races for governor and U.S. Senate on Tuesday in the wake of news that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which would make nearly all abortions illegal in...

Poll shows growing pessimism among Wisconsin voters

Apr. 27, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin voters are growing more pessimistic, a Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed. The poll showed that 36% of respondents had a favorable view of Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, with 46% unfavorable, while Democratic Gov. Tony...

Senate panel finds 'grave' health risks in military housing

Apr. 26, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the largest providers of military housing in the United States continues to respond inadequately to mold and other structural problems, threatening the health and safety of service members and their families, according to a Senate panel's investigation. The...

Hunter Biden is prime target if Republicans win Congress

Apr. 25, 2022 09:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence officials had gathered to brief select members of Congress on future threats to U.S. elections when a key lawmaker in the room, No. 3 House Republican Elise Stefanik of New York, tried to move the discussion to a new topic: Hunter Biden’s laptop. ...