Politics


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Democracy’s Helpers Are Fighting Back

The people who educate voters and provide technical advice have had to put aside policy work for a bigger mission: saving democracy.

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Gableman to Speak to a ‘Big Lie’ Conference in Michigan This Weekend

Trump allies call it a summit for “election integrity,” but it’s a Who’s Who of right-wing activists undermining state and local rules and officials as a way to reinforce the Big Lie about the voter fraud no one has found.

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Smoking Gun Discovered as Former Gov. Walker and Allies Conspired to Seize Control of Natural Resources Board

Newly revealed text messages show board chair Fred Prehn planning to stay in place after his term ended, knowing Republican legislators would refuse to confirm Evers’ nominee to replace him.

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Tiffany Takes Another Vote Against Ukraine—Says ‘I Don’t Know How I Would Have Voted’ on Helping Allies Against Nazi Invasion

The Lend-Lease deal was signed this week. Tiffany was one of only 10 congressmen to vote against it.

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Not Letting It Go: National Democrats to Keep Hitting Ron Johnson on GOP Plan to Raise Taxes

Facebook ad campaign starting Thursday targets Wisconsin seniors whose out-of-pocket expenses would soar if the plan became law.

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Baldwin’s Bill to Codify Roe v. Wade Puts All Senators on Record About Women’s Health Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would have prevented a state-to-state checkerboard of rights, bans, and gray areas if Roe were to be struck down by a conservative, activist Supreme Court.

President Joe Biden speaks about inflation in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Biden Blasts the ‘Ultra-MAGA’ Republican Plan for America That Ron Johnson Supports

Biden accused Republicans of wanting to raise taxes on “teachers and firefighters,” “make working families poor,” and hold Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid hostage every five years to secure corporate tax cuts and other concessions from Democrats.