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.
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.
Gov. Evers' Redistricting Maps Would Keep, But Reduce, Republican MajoritiesRepublicans have a 61-38 majority in the Assembly and 21-12 majority in the Senate. They also hold five of eight congressional seats.
Opponents Say Wisconsin GOP Maps Continue To GerrymanderRepublicans unveiled legislative and congressional maps last week that are largely based on the current districts. Democrats argue those are so unfairly drawn, the new maps should be started from scratch. Democrats and other opponents to the GOP maps want Republicans to consider alternate proposals, including ones drawn by the Gov. Evers commission.
Wisconsin AG Seeks To Block Subpoenas In GOP Election ProbeWisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul asked a court to block subpoenas issued by an attorney hired by Republicans to lead an investigation into the 2020 presidential election that was won by President Joe Biden.
Rebecca Kleefisch, Former Lt. Gov. Under Scott Walker, Launches Gubernatorial CampaignKleefisch took aim at Evers in her campaign launch video released Thursday, accused him of “siding with rioters” and not doing more to quell violence that erupted last summer in Kenosha after Jacob Blake, a Black man, was shot by police.
'A Little Too Close, A Little Too Brazen': College GOP Chair Describes Sexual Harassment She Endured In Party"It is still very male-dominated. You never want to rub people the wrong way or burn a bridge." It took coming into a position of leadership for Nia Moore to feel safe enough to come forward about her experience thus far in politics.
Wisconsin Republicans Try To Intervene In Redistricting CaseThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature wants to intervene in a second federal lawsuit brought by advocacy groups that seeks to have a court set a timeline and be prepared to draw new legislative maps.
Last 4 Exec. Directors Of MN GOP Call For Jennifer Carnahan To Resign Or Be RemovedThe past four executive directors of the Minnesota Republican Party are asking for Jennifer Carnahan to resign. And, if she doesn't, they say they implore the state executive committee to remove her.
GOP Leadership Member Chamberlain Calls For Rep. Carnahan To Resign For Connection To Alleged Trafficker LazzaroMinnesota GOP party leader Sen. Robert Chamberlain issued a statement calling for Rep. Jennifer Carnahan to resign after her relationship with GOP donor and alleged sex trafficker Anton Lazzaro came to light Friday.
MN GOP Party Leaders To Have Emergency Meeting Following Federal Sex Trafficking Charges Against Republican Operative And DonorThe executive committee of the Minnesota GOP will have an emergency meeting Friday night in wake of the allegations that a Republican donor “deeply involved” in party politics illegally trafficked minors for sex.
Walz, Legislators Seek Budget Breakthroughs As Minnesota Capitol ReopensGov. Tim Walz told reporters that he’s hoping they can get the work done during a special session that he will call for Monday, which could last several days.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Seeks Legal Fees From Trump, GOPTrump and his supporters filed several lawsuits in state and federal courts after he narrowly lost Wisconsin to Democrat Joe Biden. Republicans lost every challenge.
Democrats Outspent GOP 2-1 In Failed Bid To Take LegislatureOverall, Democratic candidates and outside groups spent more than $16 million in their unsuccessful attempt to retake control of the Senate from Republicans, who spent just $7.7 million defending their one-vote majority.