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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

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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.

Jeff Smith - The Work for Wisconsin Must Continue

April 14, 2022

When I think about Wisconsin’s future, I can’t help but think about my family’s past. This might sound backwards, but I think many others may feel the same way.

 

I reflect back on the opportunities my father had in starting his own window cleaning business; or the hard work that my wife and I put in to build our home from the ground up in Brunswick; or the cherished memories my daughters made growing up, caring for our many animals on our hobby farm.

 

Liberal candidates for Menomonie School Board win, Knaack re-elected as mayor

April 6, 2022

The results are in for the Menomonie School board election. The unofficial tallies are:

Rachel Henderson - 2520

Dominique Stewart - 2369

Abe Smith - 2366

Scott Parker - 1895

Jennifer Sakry - 1765

Brittany Weiker - 1762

David Styer (official write-in candidate) 710

In the election for Menomonie Mayor, incumbent Randy Knaack defeated challenger Ashley Asher 1270 votes to 1008.

Reflecting on the Positive

April 4, 2022

There are times when it’s a good idea to take a breath and reflect on your accomplishments. Now, that the legislative session has ended I’ve had a chance to do just that. Oftentimes, it’s easy to dwell on the challenges and disappointments we experience, but I know my first term as your state senator has been rewarding.

 

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