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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...

Barnes' security costs become campaign issue in Senate run

Aug. 30, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, logged more than 10 times as many hours of security than his predecessor, an issue that Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is raising in the hotly contested race. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...