Politics


Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman is leading a Republican-ordered inquiry into the 2020 election despite multiple court rulings, a recount in Dane and Milwaukee counties, and election experts finding no widespread fraud. (Screenshot via Office of the Special Counsel/YouTube)
Gableman Gives an Update to His Election ‘Investigation’ by Shouting at Lawmakers, Complaining About His Critics

Former state Supreme Court justice's update on Republican-led, taxpayer funded review devolves into heated exchange.

Dells of Eau Claire
A Beginners Guide to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

No time for a one thousand mile hike? Here are a few stops along the trail that will allow you to experience its beauty in your spare time.

Gov. Tony Evers, in a video released Thursday, holds up freshly vetoed Republican-authored legislation that would have enacted gerrymandered maps. (Screenshot via Gov. Tony Evers/YouTube)
Evers Rejects GOP’s Gerrymandered Maps. Next Stop: the Courts.

“These gerrymandered maps will not become law,” Evers says in a veto message.

UNN Senate Forum
Who Can Beat Ron Johnson? Democratic Senate Candidates Work to Separate Themselves From the Pack at First Major Forum

More than 800 people turned out for the virtual event, which organizers said they were using to find a candidate that could run on big issues and turn out voters.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), center, is flanked by Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), left, and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) during a July 2021 press conference. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
GOP Rams Through Gerrymandered Maps, Which Evers Has Said He Will Veto

Maps drafted by Evers’ nonpartisan citizen commission also fail in a bipartisan rebuke, ensuring the battle will go to the courts.

Supreme Court Hands Evers Another Defeat
Voting Rights, COVID Safety, and Abortion: Evers Has Vetoed Numerous Harmful Bills

A year before the 2022 election, a review of Republican proposals that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed during his first term.

Bridge rebuilding in Ashland County
Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.

Measure expected to provide around $5.5 billion in transportation projects to Wisconsin and a variety of other job-creating improvements.