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Community members gather in Milwaukee's southside to join the call to action. (Isiah Holmes)

Milwaukee activists call on Biden to reverse Trump immigration policies

Just one hour after Joe Biden was sworn in at his inauguration, a coalition of community groups gathered in Milwaukee to call for the new administration to reverse the outgoing Trump Administration’s hardline immigration...

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

President Joe Biden's immigration overhaul would grant citizenship to 11 million undocumented people, reversing Trump era policies
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Rep. Shannon Zimmerman omits Florida vacation rental business from ethics filings

State Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls) is an agent of a vacation rental business in Florida, yet failed to disclose that fact in his statements of economic interest (SEI).  Wisconsin government officials are required under...
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Joe Biden speaks during the the 59th inaugural ceremony on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images)

President Biden urges a divided nation to ‘end this uncivil war’ in inaugural address

WASHINGTON — Calling on Americans to bridge the widening divisions in the country, Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, completing the peaceful transition of presidential power on the...
WELCOME MR. PRESIDENT / WELCOME MADAM VICE PRESIDENT Willco Banners at 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC on 14 January 2021 by by Elvert Barnes Photography CC BY-SA 2.0

“Let’s start afresh” 

President Joe Biden hit just the right notes in his splendid Inaugural Address. You could almost hear the sigh of a relief coming from the vast majority of Americans when he said, “Let’s start afresh.” He...

Biden takes the oath of office with troops on guard and towering challenges ahead

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is set to become the 46th president of the United States at noon, when he will take the oath of office while standing on the same platform where insurrectionists swarmed...
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, DC for the inauguration. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Here’s what Biden plans to do on his first day as president

WASHINGTON—Joe Biden early Wednesday unveiled the list of executive orders, memos and directives he will make when he assumes the presidency later in the day, reversing a slew of Trump administration actions and laying...
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Two Wisconsin Catholic priests, on podcast, say antifa is responsible for Capitol insurrection

Two Catholic priests from Wisconsin appeared in a podcast, one day after the U.S. Capitol was attacked in a violent insurrection, to spread conspiracy theories that the riot was actually a “false flag” incited...
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Assembly Republicans want wider COVID-19 vaccine distribution — regardless of availability

Ratcheting up attacks on the Evers administration’s handling of the COVID-19 vaccine, Assembly Republicans have proposed two bills that would make an end run around the state’s vaccine distribution plan. Neither bill would address what...

A Wisconsin border town is inundated with Minnesota partiers; not everyone is thrilled

On the crowded streets of downtown Hudson, Wisconsin, after sunset on a Friday in December, a man could be overheard as he waited in a huddle to get into Agave Kitchen: “I believe in...
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