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Top GOP leaders have no Democratic opposition in 2022, but plenty from their own party, and an ex-president

By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT August 2, 2022 Democrats are not running candidates this year against the two most powerful Republicans in the state. But each (GOP) politician — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMaheiu — is facing challenges from within their own party. It’s a result of the current […]

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Trump calls for decertification of 2020 election after Wisconsin drop box decision

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerJuly 11, 2022 After the four conservatives on the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided last week that drop boxes for absentee ballots aren’t legal, former President Donald Trump again called for the nullification of the state’s 2020 Electoral College votes.  On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Wisconsin Elections Commission acted […]

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Wanggaard files complaint against Racine over voter website, Dems say he’s causing confusion

Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) Tuesday against the City of Racine for its practice of accepting ballots from someone other than the voter. Municipal clerks have — as common practice — accepted ballots from people delivering them on behalf of other voters, especially the elderly and […]

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Once vowed to be ‘Eighth Wonder of the World,’ Foxconn survives as a spec development

Hoping to build a political legacy, President Donald J. Trump mused in 2018 that the expansive Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant would be the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The first phase of the project — while still a substantive investment for the area — is slightly more than one-third of […]

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AP: Trump wins Racine County, Biden leads state by 1%

RACINE COUNTY – Voters in Racine County preferred President Donald Trump over former Vice President Joe Biden by 4,321 votes during the 2020 general election. According to the Associated Press, Racine County saw a higher voter turnout than the 2016 Presidential Election, with 105,629 people casting their ballot, a 17 percent increase over 2016. With […]

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Election Day Photo Gallery

Election day is finally here. Did you vote? Wisconsinites have voted early, voted absentee, and voted in person. November 3, 2020 is the last day to vote for the Presidential Election. Today, we got in the spirit of voting. The Racine County Eye asked for individuals to share photos with us of them participating in […]

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Trump visits law enforcement, Blake’s family holds press conference following protests, riots

KENOSHA, WI – Present Donald J. Trump, Jacob Blake’s family, civil rights activists, protesters, and national media outlets converged Tuesday on the City after over a week of protesting and rioting. Here are the latest stories and reaction. Kenosha continues curfew Photo by Kevin Poirer In an effort to […]

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Skepticism urged as disinformation, voter suppression wash over Wisconsin

Late in July, President Donald Trump used his Twitter-powered megaphone to muse about postponing the Nov. 3 election, citing alleged — and widely debunked — concerns about mail-in voter fraud. Despite widespread efforts to fact-check the president — and make clear he lacks the power to delay the election — Trump’s voter fraud myth was […]

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Las 23,000 Boletas Rechazadas Pueden Ser Problemáticas Para Las Elecciones En Noviembre

WISCONSIN (RCE Noticias) – Durante meses, el presidente Donald Trump ha alegado sin pruebas de que cualquier expansión de la votación por correo en las elecciones del 2020 conducirá a un “tremendo” fraude y una elección “fraudulenta.” Pero un análisis de APM Reports de los datos de los votantes de las primarias de abril de […]

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Iran Missile Attack: President Trump Speaks To Nation Wednesday

WASHINGTON, DC — President Donald Trump is expected to address the nation at 11 a.m. ET Wednesday after Iranian forces launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against two Iraqi military bases where some U.S. troops are housed. No U.S. casualties were immediately reported in the strikes, revenge for America’s killing of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard […]

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Impeachment Hearing: Bill Taylor, George Kent Testify For 5 Hours

WHITE HOUSE — The first public impeachment hearing has ended, with more hearings to come later in the week.William Taylor, a top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, testified for more than five hours Wednesday about their knowledge of President Donald Trump’s alleged […]

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Live Stream: First Televised Impeachment Hearing Gets Underway

WHITE HOUSE — The House Intelligence Committee is holding the first televised impeachment hearing on Wednesday. The three witnesses called this week have all already testified behind closed doors but anticipation is building for what the selected individuals will say with the cameras on.The committee leading the public impeachment hearing, headed by Chairman Adam Schiff, […]

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News roundup for July 31

Good morning Racine County! Here is a news roundup with 5 major headlines from national, state, and local news. Northern California Wildfire Named 9th Most Destructive In State’s History, Huffington Post Trump launches attack on ‘globalist’ Koch brothers after the GOP mega-donors turn on the party, The Insider. Walker Campaign Launches 4 Regional Foxconn Ads, […]

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