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GOP candidates head Northeast after facing off in Wisconsin

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here GOP candidates head Northeast after facing off in Wisconsin – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Fresh off a victory in Wisconsin, Ted Cruz arrived in the Empire State to some hostile questions about what he once called “New York......

Wisconsin lawmakers move ahead on election integrity legislation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Wisconsin lawmakers spent Wednesday at the Capitol looking to close the gaps from last fall’s election. The Wisconsin Senate approved four pieces of legislation that Sen. Duey Strobel, R-Saukville, said will make it easier to vote and more difficult......

Wisconsin Treasurer jumps into crowded Democratic Senate primary as Ron Johnson freezes GOP field

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here As Johnson faces pressure from party leaders and former President Donald Trump to run again, his new Democratic foe is seizing on the Wisconsin Republican’s remarks surrounding the January 6 attack on the US Capitol as a centerpiece of......

Wisconsin state treasurer Sarah Godlewski launches Senate bid

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Max Greenwood Wisconsin state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launched a Senate bid on Wednesday, joining a field of Democrats vying to take on Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonBiden picks vocal Trump critics to lead immigration agencies Trump’s early endorsements......

On this day: Jeffrey Dahmer sentenced to 15 life terms

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here On this day: Jeffrey Dahmer sentenced to 15 life terms – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced on February 17th, 1992 after being found guilty for killing and mutilating 15 boys and young men.......

Wis. governor Scott Walker joins presidential primary

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Wis. governor Scott Walker joins presidential primary – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is set to formally launch his campaign for the presidency, making him the 15th Republican primary candidate. CBSN’s Contessa Brewer previews the......

Wisconsin women nab 1-seed in volleyball tourney

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6:31 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Wisconsin was awarded the No. 1 seed in the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament, which begins April......

Conservatives cheer Wisconsin Supreme Court’s limits of Tony Evers’ power

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Conservatives inside and outside the Wisconsin Capitol say the state’s Supreme Court ruling against Gov. Tony Evers and his coronavirus emergencies orders restores a balance to state government. “Today’s ruling vindicates the legislature as a co-equal branch of government,”......

Gov. Evers says ‘No’ to Wisconsin Republicans’ input on stimulus spending

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Wisconsin lawmakers won’t have much say in how Gov. Tony Evers spends over $5 billion in stimulus dollars. The governor on Monday vetoed a proposal to give the legislature some input in the process. The $5 billion is on......

Arkansas, Delaware and Wisconsin are the latest states to expand vaccinations to all adults by next week.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Arkansas, Delaware and Wisconsin announced plans on Tuesday to open vaccinations up to those 16 or older by next week, bringing the total to 39 states that have announced plans to open vaccinations to all adult residents by......

Democrats bristle at Wisconsin Republican plans for state workers, vaccine mandate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol are warning of a resurgence of coronavirus cases because of two new plans from Assembly Republicans. The plans would require state employees to return to work in-person, and would ban state or local public......

After 207 patients and $15 million, Wisconsin closes coronavirus overflow hospital

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Wisconsin’s long-empty coronavirus overflow hospital at the state fairgrounds is closed. Gov. Tony Evers’ administration says the Alternate Care Facility at the fairgrounds in West Allis is being “decommissioned.” “The Alternate Care Facility was constructed as hospitalizations from COVID-19......

Wisconsin lawmakers scuttle Gov. Evers’ building plan

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here There will be construction included in the next state budget, but it will not be the construction plan from Wisconsin’s governor. Republican lawmakers on Wednesday scuttled Gov. Tony Evers’ $2.4 billion building proposal. Half of the governor’s list of......

Wisconsin food warehouse worker kills 2 co-workers

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Oconomowoc, Wis. – A worker at a supermarket distribution center near Milwaukee shot and killed two co-workers, a union official said Wednesday. The shootings happened Tuesday night in different locations inside the Roundy’s distribution center in Oconomowoc, about 30......

Democrats want to eliminate tipped minimum wage in Wisconsin restaurants

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Paying for your meal would be different, and potentially more expensive, under a plan being pushed by Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol. State Sen. Chris Larson, D-Milwaukee, and Rep. Francesca Hong, D-Madison, introduced legislation on Monday to end the......

More questions, more hearings coming in Green Bay election influence investigation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The first hearing into just what happened inside Green Bay’s election office in November of 2020 has raised more questions. Wednesday’s hearing brought together people who watched the November election in Green Bay. Those people testified that outside activists,......

Republican lawmakers look to trim emergency powers in Wisconsin

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Republicans at the Wisconsin Capitol are making the case to reign-in some of Gov. Tony Evers’ emergency powers. The effort is ultimately doomed, but state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, R-New Berlin, and Sen. Eric Wimberger, R-Green Bay, are pushing ahead......

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