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.
Attorneys Spar In Fight To Block Wisconsin Election SubpoenaA state attorney representing Wisconsin's chief elections administrator worked Thursday to persuade a judge to block a subpoena demanding she turn over reams of documents and submit to a private interview with a former state Supreme Court justice investigating the 2020 elections for Assembly Republicans.
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 Lawmakers To Send Anti-Abortion Bills To GovernorThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised to give final approval Wednesday to a package of anti-abortion bills that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is all-but certain to veto.
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.
David Hann Wins Minnesota GOP Chair After Carnahan's Tumultuous DepartureDavid Hann won an election Saturday for the job after Jennifer Carnahan was forced out of the role in August. Hann, a former state Senate minority leader from Eden Prairie, won the final vote over businessman Jerry Dettinger.
'Hundreds ... Literally Begging Me To Run Again': WCCO Goes 1-On-1 With Ousted GOP Chair Jennifer CarnahanThe ousted head of the Minnesota Republican Party says she may run to get her old job back. Jennifer Carnahan was forced to resign as party chair over her ties to accused child sex trafficker Tony Lazzaro.
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.
Minnesota Lawmakers Reach Deal On Public Safety, Including Some Police Accountability MeasuresRepublican and DFL leaders at the state capitol say they have reached a bipartisan agreement on a public safety spending package that includes more police accountability measures.
Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Question School Chief Over COVID AidThe ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and how Wisconsin's schools and the state education department have responded to it dominated the Department of Public Instruction hearing.
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.
MyPillow's Mike Lindell Among The Trump Acolytes Still Carrying The TorchMany Republicans, particularly those in Washington, are eager to move on from the former president and his personality-driven, racially divisive politics.