Wisconsin Gov. Evers' Pitch For Reelection: Democracy Is At RiskWisconsin’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 valiant defender of democracy and the lone figure ensuring their votes will still matter in 2024 and beyond.
Wis. Judge Rejects Attempt To Block Election SubpoenaThe ruling from Dane County Circuit Judge Rhonda Lanford is a partial victory for Michael Gableman, a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice who was hired last year by Republicans to investigate the 2020 election.
Wisconsin GOP Leader Says There's 'Zero Chance' Of Taking Over ElectionsThe comments come after Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in November told lawmakers that he wanted them to take over elections and tell local officials to ignore the work of the elections commission.
Iowa Father, Minnesota Son Plead Guilty In Jan. 6 Capitol RiotBoth Daryl Johnson, 51, of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and Daniel Johnson, 26, of Austin, Minnesota, had made social media posts noting their participation in the Capitol riot in the days following the attack.
Green Bay's Mayor Seeks Sanctions Against Head Of GOP Probe Into 2020 ElectionAn attorney for Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich is asking a judge to impose sanctions on the special investigator leading the Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 election, saying Michael Gableman has made incorrect statements and should take out full-page newspaper ads to correct the record.
'Every Minute Counts During Emergency,' Klobuchar Says As Congress OKs Bill Giving Capitol Police Power To Call TroopsA Senate investigation of the security failures, released in June, recounted how the Guard was delayed for hours on Jan. 6 as officials in multiple agencies took bureaucratic steps to release the troops.
Trump-Tied Group Pushes Ballot Measure To Alter Voting Laws In WisconsinThe effort represents a new escalation in the ongoing Republican campaign to alter voting laws in response to Trump’s false claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 election.
Group Tied To Fmr. President Trump Pushing For Wisconsin Voting ChangesA group formed to support former President Donald Trump's agenda is working with Wisconsin Republicans on a ballot measure that would bypass the state's Democratic governor to change how elections are run in the battleground state.
'He Could Easily Secure Seven-Figure Book Contract': Kyle Rittenhouse Ponders What's NextEven as Rittenhouse figures out his next moves, fundraising continues on his behalf, ostensibly to retire legal bills from his trial but perhaps in recognition that he may face civil lawsuits over the shootings.
America 'On Fire': Facebook Watched As Trump Ignited Hate During Unrest In MinneapolisThe reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald Trump sent a warning on social media that looters in Minneapolis would be shot.
Minnesota Lawmaker Seeks Donations To Help Family Charged In Jan. 6 InsurrectionSen. Mark Koran, a North Branch Republican, on Friday posted a link to a crowdfunding site launched by a member of the Westbury family -- four members of which are charged with crimes related to the deadly Capitol riot.
Wisconsin Election Investigator Warns Of SubpoenasThe retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and saying the intent was not to overturn President Joe Biden's narrow victory in the battleground state.
Lawsuit Accuses St. Cloud Law Firm Boss Of Firing Employees Due To PoliticsThree former partners at a St. Cloud law firm are suing the firm’s president after he fired them and other employees he felt supported former President Donald Trump.
Man Pleads Guilty In Attack On WCCO Photojournalist During Duluth Trump RallyDuane Waldriff, 70, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge in connection to an attack on a WCCO photojournalist last year.
Ex-Speaker Paul Ryan To Republicans: Reject Donald Trump, '2nd-Rate Imitations'Emerging from two years of relative silence, former House Speaker Paul Ryan has joined the fight against Donald Trump, urging fellow conservatives to reject the former president's divisive politics and those Republican leaders who emulate him.