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GOP Using Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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Fauci Said a Quicker Response from U.S. Could Have Saved Lives. Trump Is Angry About That.

Comments from nation's top infectious disease expert draw President's ire

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Saturday Headlines: Election Commission Gridlock, COVID-19 Toll Hits 137

Hospitals seeking supplies. Mayo trims employees. Courts resume with TV links.

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Holiday Harmony Not Evident Among Wisconsin Lawmakers

Divisions are on display as legislators evaluate 2019, while Republicans are accused of shutting out Democrats.

Wisconsin Cities and Counties Seek Tax Hikes to Fix Failing Roads

Officials in 37 cities and counties say spending dollars for roadways hasn’t kept pace with needed repairs under the Republican-led legislature.

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Republicans Sit on Already-Approved Aid for Wisconsin’s Homeless

First day of winter comes with Republican leaders sitting on aid approved earlier this year