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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

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WATCH LIVE: President Biden delivers remarks after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

In an expected ruling, this morning the U. S. supreme court overturned the Roe V. Wade decision, turning the legislation surrounding abortion over to individual states. This is a developing story. President Biden is currently speaking about the decision. 

Wisconsin Elections Commission rejects challenge to Tim Michels ballot access, Millis elected chair of commission

Tim Michels
June 10, 2022

The Wisconsin Elections Commission voted 6-0 to find 3861 signatures valid on the papers submitted to the commission. The challenge from Jane Bernstein and law firm Stafford Rosenbaum LLC was largely rejected, particularly the argument that most of the signature forms should be rejected because they did not list a valid mailing address for candidate Michels. This is a striking ruling in favor of Michels, who has recommended disbanding the Wisconsin Elections Commission. 

January 6 Commission Hearings - Day 1

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WATCH LIVE: Jan. 6 commission hearings - Day 1

June 8, 2022

We will attempt to run the live stream of the Jan. 6 Committee Hearings here from PBS. 

The Hypnotherapist and Failed Politician Who Helped Fuel the Never-Ending Hunt for Election Fraud in Wisconsin

Michael Gableman
May 26, 2022

by Megan O’Matz

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.

Jay Stone grew up in the rough-and-tumble world of Chicago ward politics, the son of a longtime city alderman. But his own forays into politics left him distrustful of Chicago Democrats.

Commissioner Knudson resigns from Wisconsin Elections Commission, officer election postponed

Commissioner Dean Knudson
May 25, 2022

In a somewhat surprising move, WEC Commissioner Dean Knudson resigned from the Wisconsin Elections Commission, claiming that he can no longer serve effectively because he has become cast as a RINO (Republican in Name Only) and that he cannot represent a party in which many members believe the 2020 election was rigged.

“This Was Not a Surprise”: How the Pro-Choice Movement Lost the Battle for Roe

Roe Protest
May 3, 2022

by Alexandra Zayas, ProPublica

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Third Congressional District Candidate Forum

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Wisconsin Third District Congressional Forum

May 2, 2022

A candidate forum will be held on Monday May 2 at 7 PM at UW-Stout, Harvey Hall. The forum is open to the public and will also be streamed on this page. The forum is being held by Stout Students Unite on the UW-Stout campus.

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