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GOP Senate Candidate Says Military Service Is Inherently Conservative
Republican Kevin Nicholson also said defending the Constitution is a "conservative value."
Super PAC Screw-Up: Ad Favorably Compares GOP Candidate To Disgraced Eric Greitens
The ad was supposed to help Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson.
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Paul Ryan's Exit Is A Reminder That Democrats Always Need Good Candidates
And this time, they already have one.
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Paul Ryan Is Retiring. His House Seat Is Up For Grabs.
The candidate with the most money in the Wisconsin congressional race is now Democrat Randy Bryce. 👀
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Another Billionaire Goes On The Air In Wisconsin Senate Race
A super PAC tied to Diane Hendricks is out with an ad supporting state Sen. Leah Vukmir (R).
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Democrats Score Big Win In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
It wasn't even close.
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Scott Walker Gives Up Fight To Not Call Wisconsin Special Elections
Three different judges rejected Walker's appeal to hold off on the votes until November.
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Supreme Court To Take Hard Look At Partisan Gerrymander, This Time By Democrats
This week the justices will consider a Republican challenge to a Maryland district redrawn to boost Democratic odds.
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Wisconsin Students Marching Over 50 Miles To Paul Ryan's Hometown For Gun Reform
The four-day trek is inspired by the MLK-led civil rights march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery in 1965.
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If The Law Says Scott Walker Has To Call Early Elections, The GOP Will Rewrite It
Wisconsin Republicans announce they'll call a special legislative session to avoid special elections.
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Wisconsin Judge Orders Scott Walker To Call Special Elections He Refused To Allow
Democrats accused the governor of not calling the elections because he was afraid of losing those seats to their party.
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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Breastfeeds In Campaign Ad: 'This Is Real Life'
"I don't want to have to hide a really big part of myself in order to win an election," Kelda Roys told HuffPost.
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Wisconsin's Top Election Official Resigns After GOP Votes To Oust Him
The state's election commission and Senate disagreed over who had the right to remove the commission's administrator.
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Democrats Sue Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker To Force Him To Call Special Elections
They accuse Walker of delaying the vote out of fear the GOP may lose the seats.
Tammy Baldwin Aims To Win Back Rural Trump Country Running As A Progressive
"If your solutions are progressive solutions, I think that’s OK."
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Parents Of Republican Senate Hopeful Max Out Donations To Democratic Opponent
Family dinners at Kevin Nicholson's house might get awkward.
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Wisconsin Republicans Abruptly Decide To Oust Top State Elections And Ethics Officials
The head of a watchdog group called it “one of the most grotesque abuses of power that has occurred in Wisconsin in its history.”
Paul Ryan: Republicans Need To 'Pay Attention' To Democrats' Big Special Election Win
In Wisconsin, Democrat Patty Schachtner won a state Senate race in a district that Donald Trump handily won in 2016.
Upset In Wisconsin Special Election
A Democrat’s win in the special election for a Wisconsin state senate seat is the latest in a wave of red seats turning blue.
School Homework Asks Kids To Give 3 'Good' Reasons For Slavery
“I feel there is no good reason for slavery," one fourth-grader wrote.
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Wisconsin Is Quietly Becoming The Top Senate Race Of 2018
Sen. Tammy Baldwin is battling more outside spending by conservative groups than all of her Democratic colleagues. Combined.
Catholic Priest Comes Out As Gay
Father Gregory Greiten is a Catholic priest from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who came out as gay to his parish and the church.
Catholic Priest Receives A Standing Ovation After Coming Out As Gay
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The Rev. Gregory Greiten said he "will embrace the person that God created me to be."
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A Republican Running To Replace Paul Ryan Comes With White Nationalist Street Cred
Wisconsin Republican Paul Nehlen, who stumped for Roy Moore in Alabama, makes himself at home on a fascist podcast and tosses bigoted bombs on Twitter.
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