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From: Channel 3000
Wisconsin GOP leaders made it harder to vote, especially for Black residents
Wisconsin once one of the easiest states in which to vote has steadily made it harder in the past decade under Republican control....
From: CBS News
Early voting begins in Wisconsin as the state sees a surge in new coronavirus cases
Early voting began in Wisconsin on Tuesday, as the state grapples with a recent surge in new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. CBS News campaign...
From: Up North News
Woman Who Organized Efforts to Recall Evers Admits She Lied to Reporters
"I like when they look dumb. Theyve drug my name through the mud."...
From: COURIER
All of the Times Republicans Have Refused to Help Americans During the Coronavirus Pandemic
While Pelosi and the Trump administration continue stimulus negotiations, Senate Republicans have so far refused to offer meaningful assistance to...
From: Up North News
No Good Options: Seven Wisconsin Families Tell Us How They're Coping With the New School Year
The ongoing spread of the coronavirus in Wisconsin is putting school officials, parents, and students in unique situations. Everyone is struggling to...
From: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A bipartisan effort in the Wisconsin Legislature is paying for suicide prevention programs in the state's schools
That bill was one of aseries of proposalsunveiled in 2019 by lawmakers on anew bipartisan suicide prevention task force....
From: Up North News
Health Group to Trump: Please Just Stop Your ‘Super-Spreader’ Rallies Already
Wisconsins Lieutenant Governor joins demand that the president stop holding events that put lives at risk and normalize unsafe behavior....
From: The Detroit News
Wisconsin man charged in alleged Whitmer plot released on bond
Brian Higgins, the 14th person charged in scheme, released on bond, which was set at $10,000 at hearing Monday in Wisconsin...
From: Wausau Pilot & Review
Pre-bunking falsehoods: How Wisconsin voters can avoid falling for election misinformation - Wausau Pilot & Review
By Howard Hardee Wisconsin Watch News that three trays of mail had been discovered in a ditch in Greenville, Wisconsin, recently spread on social...
From: The Cap Times
Dr. Rachel Hughes: Dear President Trump: From a Wisconsin emergency physician
We are suffering. Do you even notice?...
From: the Guardian
Trump's hopes fade in Wisconsin as 'greatest economy' boast unravels
The president pinned his re-election hopes on economic success but the pandemic has transformed the terrain...
From: The Chicago Tribune
At large Wisconsin rally, President Trump downplays pandemic as state’s coronavirus cases hit record levels
Just five days removed from his White House coronavirus quarantine, President Donald Trump held a large rally Saturday in Wisconsin, where he...
From: Up North News
In-Person and Mail-In Voting Are Both Safe in Wisconsin, Elections Commission Head Says
Wisconsin election official says voters need not be concerned about voter fraud, provisions are in place to prevent voter fraud....
From: Up North News
'Wisconsin Legislature Has Done Nothing': Evers Asks US Supreme Court to Extend Absentee Ballot Deadline
In scathing court filing, Evers reiterates call to extend deadline to Nov. 9 for voters to return mail-in absentee ballots in Wisconsin....
From: COURIER
'The Risk Is Worth the Reward': Wisconsin Poll Workers Commit to Working in November
Hear from the Wisconsin residents who plan to staff polling places on Election Day despite COVID-19 concerns....
From: Up North News
Sawyer County Judge Puts Temporary Block on Coronavirus Capacity Limits
Pathetic priorities, says a legislator about Tavern Leagues suit over safeguards as Wisconsin has its deadliest week....
From: Waushara Argus
Wisconsin DMVs ready to provide identification for election day
With less than one month left until the November General Election, the Wis-consin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
From: NPR
Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused Kenosha Killer, Won't Face Gun Charges In Illinois
An Illinois state prosecutor said local police could find no evidence that Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, ever physically possessed the firearm in the state....
From: Up North News
Pence Downplays Coronavirus, Hypes Administration's Troubled Economy in Waukesha
The vice presidents visit is one of four Trump-related appearances in Wisconsin this week....
From: Up North News
Wisconsin Opening Field Hospital Wednesday to Treat COVID-19 Patients
Wisconsin hits 1,500 deaths after highest single-day loss of life and most number of new coronavirus infections in a day....
From: Chicago Tribune
Wisconsin absentee ballot case may be headed to US Supreme Court
Democrats said they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether absentee ballots in battleground Wisconsin that are received up to six days...
From: Floricua
So You've Already Voted. Now What?
Days before the elections, many will vote early or by mail. Once they do, they can track their ballots and make sure they are counted....
From: Up North News
Republican Lawmakers Get Handed a Judicial Loss Over Wisconsin's Mask Mandate
The Legislature has not met in 180 days, and judge says Republicans asked the courts to do their job for them....
From: Up North News
Evers Asks GOP Leaders to Stop Weakening State’s Response to COVID-19
Instead, a GOP-led committee fights an emergency safeguard, even though it will expire by the time the Legislature can officially reject it....
From: Up North News
All the Dates and Deadlines You Should Know Before You Vote in Wisconsin
From registration deadlines to the early voting period in Wisconsin, its all here....
From: Up North News
Trump Pulls Wisconsin Ads as Democrats Prepare to Blitz Green Bay
Coronavirus handling by President Trump is at the heart of new messaging to air in a national pandemic hot spot....
From: Floricua
9 Things You Don't Know About Jill Biden - Floricua
From part-time model to fun prankster, Jill Biden, who could become First Lady of the United States, has a fascinating life of her own....
From: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Trump and Biden need to win Wisconsin. The swing state could be 2020 election 'tipping point'
The battle over blue-collar "tipping point" Wisconsin features a growing COVID-19 caseload, turmoil in Kenosha, a polarized electorate, and a history...
From: Hometown News
Wisconsin election infrastructure mostly secure
Long-time Wisconsin resident and election reformer Jim Mueller said when he was a municipal clerk two decades ago, elections were not a stressful part...
From: The New Yorker
What Wisconsin Democrats Learned from 2016
With its blitz of events, interviews, surrogate appearances, and advertisements, the Biden campaign is determined not to repeat Hillary Clintons...
From: WiscNews
9 Wisconsin races to watch on Election Night
Control of the Legislature likely isnt on the table in the Nov. 3 election. Republicans have firm majorities in the Assembly and Senate. They also...
From: UpNorthNews
Mailed Ballots Must Once Again Be Returned By Election Day, Court Rules
A judges order to allow for an election day postmark is tossed on appeal, so the deadline stays at 8 p.m. when the polls close....
From: UpNorthNews
Militia Planned to Kidnap Michigan Governor, Put Her On 'Trial' In Wisconsin, FBI Says
Six conspirators were charged with attempts to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday, as well as discussing other ways to overthrow Michigan's...
From: UpNorthNews
Trump Pulls Wisconsin Ads as Democrats Prepare to Blitz Green Bay
Coronavirus handling by President Trump is at the heart of new messaging to air in a national pandemic hot spot....
From: UpNorthNews
Wisconsin Is Already Seeing a Giant First Wave of Votes Cast
Already among the top states voting so far, there are hundreds of thousands more absentee ballots still to come....
From: The Copper Courier
Trump Abruptly Ends COVID Relief Talks Only to Later Tweet Demands for More Aid
The president may want to undo his decision to end COVID stimulus talks until after the election, but analysts say Biden would be better for the...
From: Up North News
Wisconsin Is Already Seeing a Giant First Wave of Votes Cast
Already among the top states voting so far, there are hundreds of thousands more absentee ballots still to come....
From: Up North News
Pence Defends His Coronavirus Record, Wisconsin Follows with 3,000 New Cases for the First Time
Harris says Medicaid expansion needed to cover all the new pre-existing conditions. VP opposes even though he did the same as governor....
From: WebMD
Voting During COVID Pandemic: How to Do It Safely
Record numbers of people have already cast ballots, whether by mail or through in-person early voting. The United States Elections Project says more...
From: Up North News
Teachers Demand Legislature Step Up as They Struggle to Educate Students Safely
GOP lawmakers havent met in more than 170 days as educators struggle with costs, connectivity, and minimizing coronavirus exposure....
From: Chicago Sun-Times
In Wisconsin, we don’t lie except after fishing — and we’ll do our part on Election Day
We are brothers and sisters united in the promise and work that have made America shine....
From: Cardinal & Pine
Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.
The care President Trump is likely to receive will set him apart from most Americans who’ve contracted the virus. Here's why that matters.
From: COURIER
Trump Appointee Pressured CDC to Alter Report on COVID-19 Risks in Children
Political operative requested changes that downplayed the risks of COVID-19 to children as schools were opening up in the United States.
From: Reveal
A warning from Wisconsin
Tens of thousands of mail-in ballots were rejected on technicalities in a pandemic primary in a key swing state.
From: The Guardian
US voters living abroad sue for access to electronic voting
The complaint, lodged against election officials in seven states, cites delays in the US and curtailed services in other countries
From: Up North News
There Are Real Questions After Trump and Johnson Test Positive for COVID-19
President may have known his diagnosis while still planning WI rallies. Senator attended Ozaukee Co. event Friday night.
From: Courier
Answered: What Is My Voter Registration Deadline?
Registering to vote is a crucial step in the voting process—and deadlines are rapidly approaching (or have passed) across the country. Here’s your guide...