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Ten Republicans who posed as fake electors for former Donald Trump in Wisconsin and filed paperwork falsely saying he had won the battleground state have admitted their actions were part of an effort to overturn Joe Biden’s victory.
A state judiciary disciplinary panel has rejected several complaints lodged against Justice Janet Protasiewicz that alleged she violated the code of ethics for comments she made during her campaign.
The political operatives in the strategy session praised Democratic turnout efforts in the state’s largest counties and appeared to joke about their efforts to engage Black voters.
State and local election officials have become targets for those upset with Donald Trump’s election loss and who believe any number of conspiracy theories about a rigged election.
The Brooklyn Center police chief said he believed Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun when she was going for her Taser.
In the 4-3 ruling, the court’s three liberal justices were joined by conservative swing Justice Brian Hagedorn who said three of Trump’s four claims were filed too late and the other was without merit.
The split court sidestepped a decision on the merits of the claims and instead ruled that the case must first wind its way through lower courts.
The recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties could begin as soon as Thursday and must be done by Dec. 1.
Protesters set cars on fire, smashed windows and clashed with officers in riot gear after Kenosha police shot and wounded a man while responding to a domestic dispute.
The Wisconsin Legislature passed a sweeping measure Wednesday that shifts power to the Republican-controlled body and weakens the Democrat replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican who built a national profile largely due to his clashes with labor unions, announced on social media Monday morning that he's running for president, tweeting "I'm in."