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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Thousands of Donald Trump supporters storm the United States Capitol building following a "Stop the Steal" rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. The protesters stormed the historic building, breaking windows and clashing with police. Trump supporters had gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and present danger’

BY: and - January 13, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week who rampaged through the U.S. Capitol, temporarily derailing the tally of presidential votes and leading to at least five deaths. The 232-197 vote concluded a swift, truncated process in the House, […]

AG Josh Kaul holds a news conference on sexual assault evidence kits. (Photo by Melanie Conklin)

AG Kaul calls for Trump to be removed from office immediately

BY: - January 6, 2021

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul began the day Wednesday calling for Congress to support democracy: “Do they support a system where the people choose our elected leaders? Or instead do they support a system that’s more like Russia where politicians ultimately select who leads?” By late afternoon, he called for the president to be removed […]

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Partner at Foley & Lardner who aided Trump effort to ‘find’ Georgia votes resigns

BY: - January 5, 2021

Cleta Mitchell, a political law partner at the Milwaukee-based law firm Foley & Lardner, resigned from the firm Tuesday after she was heard on a phone call aiding President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of Georgia’s presidential election.  The phone call, first published by the Washington Post, is between Trump and Georgia Secretary […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear last-ditch appeal from Trump campaign

BY: - December 11, 2020

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by President Donald Trump in his attempt to overturn the state’s election results. The case is one of Trump’s last remaining chances in his nationwide effort to throw out the ballots of Democratic voters. Trump’s attempt to toss out ballots in Dane and Milwaukee counties was set […]

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Elections official stands by at rally as speakers spread conspiracies, promote political violence

BY: - December 8, 2020

One of the six officials charged with administering and protecting Wisconsin’s elections system stood on the steps of the State Capitol Monday afternoon as a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters chanted “stop the steal.”  Robert Spindell, one of three Republicans on the Wisconsin Elections Commission stood by as speakers spread conspiracy theories about election […]

U.S. President Donald Trump stands in the colonnade as he is introduced to speak to March for Life participants and pro-life leaders in the Rose Garden at the White House on January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Trump’s Wisconsin lawsuits are flaming out but the effects may linger

BY: - December 5, 2020

A flurry of lawsuits from the campaign of President Donald Trump and his allies have been filed in state and federal courts in Wisconsin. These lawsuits aim to throw out thousands of Democratic votes, overturn the election and kick the allocation of the state’s ten electoral votes to the Republican-controlled Legislature.  Some of the lawsuits […]

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Election recount will cost Trump almost $8 million

BY: - November 16, 2020

A recount of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential election results will cost the campaign of President Donald Trump nearly $8 million, according to an estimate from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC).  In the hours after the Associated Press and other media outlets called Wisconsin for  President-elect Joe Biden, Trump’s campaign signaled it would be requesting a recount […]

Acting on faith to protect voters and the vote

BY: - October 29, 2020

Rev. Richard Shaw recalls growing up in Alabama and hearing of Jimmie Lee Jackson, murdered by police while marching for voting rights in 1965. Shaw’s mother ran a café in Marion, Ala., that was a center for Civil Rights organizing, and brought him up with accounts of the movement. Seeing the challenges that Black and […]

Grothman ranked number one Trump loyalist in Congress

BY: - October 13, 2020

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman is more loyal to President Donald Trump than any other member of Congress, according to a Trump Loyalty Index created by the online news outlet Axios.  According to the index, Grothman votes with Trump 94% of the time and never once made a statement critical of the president in a number […]

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis alongside Rev. Dr. William Barber at a rally. (Photo by Steve Pavey)

Poor People’s Campaign sermonizes on systemic injustices and the time to fight

BY: - September 29, 2020

“If there ever was a time to fight,” Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis said during a livestreamed address by the Poor People’s Campaign, “it is now.” The Sept. 24 address rang out like a sermon. It was made in response to of the ongoing trials of 2020, and the specter of the November presidential election looming […]

KENOSHA, WI - AUGUST 25: Law enforcement hold a line on August 25, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. As the city declared a state of emergency curfew, a third night of civil unrest occurred after the shooting of Jacob Blake, 29, on August 23. Video shot of the incident appears to show Blake shot multiple times in the back by Wisconsin police officers while attempting to enter the drivers side of a vehicle. The 29-year-old Blake was undergoing surgery for a severed spinal cord, shattered vertebrae and severe damage to organs, according to the family attorneys in published accounts. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Trump, DOJ say $41 million coming to Wisconsin law enforcement, but specifics unclear

BY: - September 3, 2020

Following President Donald Trump’s visit to Kenosha Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that $41 million will be sent to Wisconsin to be spent on public safety.  The funds are a continuation of Trump’s “law and order” rhetoric in the final months of this fall’s presidential campaign — which has made Kenosha a centerpiece […]

Signs hung near the front line of the stand off between police and protesters in Kenosha on August 24, 2020. (Photo | Isiah Holmes)

Kenosha activist taken by police in unmarked vehicle

BY: - August 27, 2020

Activists in Kenosha were panicked when they first learned that Adelana Akindes, a 25-year-old local organizer, was taken by law enforcement personnel during the evening hours of Aug. 26. There had been a surge by the National Guard and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) into the city. Although Gov. Tony Evers rejected Department of […]