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Milwaukee hosts 1st GOP primary debate at Fiserv Forum—The preamble in pictures

MILWAUKEE — The Republican Party’s first primary debate of presidential hopefuls took place at the Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee, Wis. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. Eight candidates came to participate in the debate, however, the candidate on most people’s lips was absent: former president Donald Trump. As watch parties for the debate formed around […]

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Debate does little to dissuade voters from Trump at one Republican watch party

At the Red Mouse Bar and Grill in Cross Plains, about 95 miles from the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee where eight candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination took part in the first primary debate, the members of the Dane County Republican Party met to get their first real look at the challengers attempting to […]

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DACA ruled unlawful by federal appeals court, but program continues for now

by Ariana Figueroa, Wisconsin ExaminerOctober 6, 2022 WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has upheld a prior ruling that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, sending the case back to a lower court that will decide the legality of the program that includes more than 600,000 undocumented people. The ruling […]