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Ten checks the state of Wisconsin uses to catch voter fraud

BY HOWARD HARDEE, FOR THE BADGER PROJECT Since Election Day, no evidence of widespread voter fraud has emerged in Wisconsin — or any other state. But politicians, propagandists, and social media influencers have sought to undermine the results of the presidential election in Wisconsin before and after Nov. 3. With President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration set […]

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Wisconsin GOP official bucks Trump and draws backlash: ‘There is no fraud in this election’

By Howard Hardee Wisconsin Watch Knowing he would probably face fierce criticism, Rohn Bishop raised a dissenting voice while some of his fellow conservatives argued in favor of invalidating votes in Wisconsin. Fond du Lac County Republican Party Chairman Rohn Bishop is seen in the workshop at his home in Waupun, Wis., surrounded by posters […]

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Trump Wisconsin recount seeks to throw out tens of thousands of votes in Democratic strongholds

By Nora Eckert and Anya van Wagtendonk Wisconsin Watch This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. It may feel like 2016 all over again for some Wisconsin election officials: a presidential contender wins by about a 20,000-vote margin, there is a nearly even partisan […]

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Falsehoods about Wisconsin’s vote count are flying. Here’s the truth.

By Howard Hardee Wisconsin Watch Falsehoods flew in all directions on Nov. 4 as the results of the presidential election hung on a razor’s edge. After former Vice President Joe Biden took an early morning lead over President Donald Trump, speculation about Wisconsin’s vote-counting process ran wild on social media. Just before 10 a.m., Michael […]

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Lost packages and late ballots: Wisconsin’s postal woes predate Trump administration shakeup

When the packages Susan Brown sent from her business in Fitchburg, Wisconsin took longer than usual to reach customers in New York City and parts of Michigan in late April, Brown figured the pandemic had slowed down the mail. After all, the Japanese kitchen knives she and her husband import and distribute nationwide were bound […]

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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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Here’s How Wisconsin Voted On Donald Trump Impeachment

WISCONSIN — Wisconsin’s representatives in Congress voted along party lines Wednesday night as the House of Representatives voted as a group to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and charge him with abusing his office and also obstructing congress. Wisconsin’s three democratic representatives were for impeaching the president, while the state’s four […]

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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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Trump cheers on Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park

President Donald J. Trump and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou shake hands before Trump’s speech at Foxconn’s Opus facility, 13315 Globe Drive, Mount Pleasant, Thursday, June 28, 2018. The event followed a ceremonial groundbreaking event at one of Foxconn’s nearby construction sites. (c) Mark Hertzberg for www.racinecountyeye.com by Denise Lockwood and Mark Hertzberg  President Donald J. Trump […]