Politics & Government

Bernie Sanders drops out, a ‘gut punch’ for Wisconsin progressives

The news that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the race to be the Democratic nominee for president, coming the day after...

Racial disparities illustrated by Milwaukee’s long voter lines The pandemic is...

Election day in Milwaukee offered sobering sights at the five out of 180 polling sites that remained open in the city of more than...

Jill Karofsky on Wisconsin’s election mess Criticizing a Supreme Court decision...

In a video-chat press conference at 4:00 pm on Election Day, Judge Jill Karofsky, candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court, thanked poll workers and others...

‘All things considered’ Wisconsin does its best to vote

Wisconsin’s 2020 spring election will be graded on a curve — well, two actually.  The first curve is how well election officials were able to...

Pandemic mother-daughter voting Absentee ballots didn't arrive, so when courts ruled,...

The very first time our newborn daughter went anywhere outside of the house after coming home from the hospital it was to go to...

PHOTOS: Madison goes to the polls during pandemic

Around Wisconsin, voters headed to the polls Tuesday despite concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. After days of uncertainty, a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision Monday...

Activists showed up; lawmakers did not Handful of protesters urged lawmakers...

For several weeks, Laura Valderrama has been watching the growing alarm over whether Wisconsin lawmakers would really try to force state residents to vote...

Wisconsin’s closed polls Due to a shortage of poll workers, polling...

Wisconsin's April 7 election has been subject to confusion, whiplash and litigation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Wisconsin Supreme Court's order Monday evening that...

Supreme Court overturns Evers’ election order Legal battles sure to continue

The Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order delaying the April 7 election and in-person voting until June 9 in a 4-2...

The COVID-19 crisis appeared to bring Democrat Evers and Republican legislative...

Monday was not only a big day for news from Wisconsin on elections and democracy, it was a monumental day in the relationship between...
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