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Trump’s Wisconsin lawsuits drag on as Electoral College meets Monday

BY: - December 14, 2020

  Update: The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling rejecting the Trump campaign’s lawsuit on Monday. Justice Brian Hagedorn sided with the Court’s three liberals, Justices Ann Walsh Bradley, Rebecca Dallet and Jill Karofsky. Hagedorn wrote the majority opinion, which found that the effort to throw out the votes in Dane County and Milwaukee County cast […]

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Last act in Trump’s election farce

BY: - December 11, 2020

On Monday the Electoral College will vote and we will finally be done with Trump’s ridiculous post-election farce.  Wisconsin is the only state in the union that missed the “safe harbor” deadline for choosing electors — because the Trump campaign was not finished appealing the results of a partial recount that actually increased the margin […]

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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 […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Trump’s election lawsuit

BY: - December 3, 2020

Citing the Wisconsin statute that directs candidates who wish to appeal a recount to circuit court, the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday denied President Donald Trump’s petition in Trump v. Evers to take up its challenge of Wisconsin’s presidential election results. “I understand the impulse to immediately address the legal questions presented by this petition […]

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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 […]

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The battle for Wisconsin

BY: - August 20, 2020

“I did hear the Democrats were supposed to have their national convention in Wisconsin — but they couldn’t make it,” Vice President Mike Pence said tauntingly Wednesday at a rally outside a manufacturing plant in Darien. Pence was the third member of the Trump campaign to show up this week to rub salt in the […]