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Doctor’s Message to Republican Politicians: Get Out of My Office!

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos indicates an abortion ban exception for rape and incest victims would require victims to go through police reporting— something few victims seek—delaying their health care.

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Tammy Baldwin Gets Republicans to Back a Marriage Equality Bill, Making Final Approval Likely

All 50 Senate Democrats were joined by 12 Republicans in voting ‘yes’ on a procedural vote and advance a bill to protect same-sex marriages. Ron Johnson was not one of them.

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Here Are 3 Takeaways from the 2022 Election and 3 Things to Watch

Democracy is a journey, so the work will ramp up again shortly to plan for races in 2023 and 2024.

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Evers’ Victory Shows How Ideas and Conversations Can Overcome Cynicism and Nonstop Ads

Never underestimate the power of simply telling people what you plan to do and basing it in the search for common ground.

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Veterans Group Blasts Last-Minute Republican Effort to Block Counting of Military Ballots

The lawsuit seeking to discount military votes comes from the Republican conspiracy theorist who chairs the Assembly Elections committee—and disgraced elections “investigator” Michael Gableman.

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New Poll Shows Wisconsin Races for Governor, US Senate Are Even Tighter

Déjà vu: Wisconsin is seeing extremely close statewide elections. Majority of Republicans favor paid family leave and exceptions to an abortion ban.

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GOP Attorney General Nominee Eric Toney Has a Low Conviction Rate for Domestic Violence, Records Show

A review of a state dashboard shows the Republican challenger badly lagged state and neighboring rates for winning felony convictions due to plea deals and failure to seek retrials.