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Michels: Trump assured him no campaign visit needed

Nov. 29, 2022 11:10 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Losing Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels said Tuesday that former President Donald Trump told him five days before the election that he didn't need to visit the state because Michels was going to win. Trump held a rally for Michels the...

In Wisconsin, Michels' shift on abortion isn't 1st reversal

Oct. 05, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Tim Michels was talking to a roomful of party activists in early September when he fielded a question about his position on abortion. Michels vowed he would never change, and said he was “winning” his race against Democratic Gov. Tim Evers precisely because...

Evers, Michels to debate just once before election

Sep. 12, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican challenger Tim Michels announced Monday that they have agreed to debate just one time ahead of the Nov. 8 election. The debate will be Oct. 14, hosted by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, held in Madison and...