Stories tagged: "conspiracy"


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Persistent 2020 Election Lies by Local Republican Parties Pose ‘Extremely Troubling’ Issues

A year after the consequences were realized in the Jan. 6 insurrection, local political parties are still spreading lies on Facebook.

Rep. Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) in an August episode of "The Ramthun Report." (Screenshot via The Ramthun Report/YouTube)
‘Completely Bonkers’: Republican Wants to Let Partisan Officials Nullify Elections

A conspiracy theory-spreading lawmaker is taking another step to try to undermine Wisconsin elections.

My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell laughs during a "Keep Iowa Great" press conference in Des Moines, IA, on February 3, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Three Wisconsin Officials Attended the MyPillow Guy’s Election Conspiracy Event

The news comes after Wisconsin’s baseless election investigation was expanded and as far-right lawmakers are demanding a deeper audit. A current Wisconsin Elections Commission member, a current Republican state legislator, and the former state Supreme Court justice who is overseeing a baseless, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election all attended a three-day event in South...