Former Vice President Mike Pence Endorses Kleefisch for Governor, Sets Up Additional Contest Against Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence endorsed Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch ahead of the state’s August 9th GOP primary.

Pence supported Kleefisch over businessman Tim Michels and state Rep. Timothy Ramthun. The decision puts Pence at odds with former President Donald Trump, who backed Michels earlier this year.

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Former President Donald Trump Threatens Legal Action Against CNN

Former President Donald Trump and his attorney sent a letter to the Cable News Network (CNN), threatening legal action against the news network.

According to the former President, the company made “repeated defamatory statements” against him throughout his presidency and since he returned to life as a private citizen.

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Senator Ron Johnson Likely to Face Mandela Barnes as Democratic Challengers Drop Out

Prominent U.S. Senate candidate Alex Lasry dropped out of the Democratic primary, likely setting up a November contest between Mandela Barnes and Republican Senator Ron Johnson.

Lasry, who was the closest opponent to Barnes in recent polling, immediately endorsed the Lieutenant Governor after suspending his campaign for the position.

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Senator Ted Cruz Endorses Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) endorsed former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch in her bid for Governor of Wisconsin.

When offering his endorsement to the gubernatorial contender, Cruz cited Kleefisch’s stance on the role of parents in their child’s education.

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Governor Tony Evers Files Lawsuit Against Multiple Companies, Alleges Water Pollution

Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit against multiple manufacturers and chemical companies for alleged water pollution in the state.

According to Evers and Kaul, the companies knew or should have known that they were polluting the environment with PFAS contamination, which is a synthetic chemical that is made for multiple products.

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Senator Ron Johnson Calls for Improved Care of Veterans from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Senator Ron Johnson and other colleagues issued a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis R. McDonough over concerns about access to health care for veterans across the country.

According to the letter from the group, the federal agency has subjected veterans to long waiting periods and is not following guidance from federal statute.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Releases ‘Wisconsin First’ Economic Plan

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels released a new economic plan that, he contends, will put “Wisconsin first.”

The candidate, who received the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, supported lower taxes and an increase in economic investments.

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Senator Bernie Sanders Endorses Wisconsin Senate Candidate Mandela Barnes

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), one of the most progressive members of Congress and former presidential candidate, endorsed Mandela Barnes in his run for U.S. Senate.

Barnes is locked in a primary battle against other Democrats with the goal to challenge GOP Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) in the November general election.

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Republican National Committee Panel Recommends Milwaukee over Nashville for 2024 GOP Convention

The Site Selection Committee of the Republican National Committee voted to recommend Milwaukee as the host city of the group’s 2024 convention.

In a statement announcing the decision, GOP leaders pointed to the “forthright and professional behavior” of the city’s leaders throughout the process.

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Governor Tony Evers Hauls in $10 Million for Re-Election Campaign

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers hauled in more than $10 million during the previous fundraising quarter as he seeks re-election in the November midterm elections.

Evers, who is looking to secure his second term, has taken in more than $20 million since 2021 and has more than $7 million cash-on-hand.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Illegal

The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes, largely used in the 2020 election, are unlawful.

According to the majority opinion, only the state legislature has the authority to authorize the use of drop boxes. However, during the coronavirus pandemic, the Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) allowed their use.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Kevin Nicholson Drops Out of Race

Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Kevin Nicholson opted to suspend his campaign for the position, roughly six months after entering the race.

When detailing the reason for his decision, Nicholson said the only way forward was for his campaign to launch negative attacks against his opponents, which he refused.

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Rep. Glenn Grothman Introduces Legislation to Block Biden’s USDA from Stripping Funding from Certain Schools’ Lunch Programs

Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) and Representatives Diana Harshbarger (R-TN-01) introduced legislation to block President Joe Biden’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) from threatening to strip funding from the National School Lunch Program.

According to the lawmakers, the Biden administration is attempting to force school districts to allow students to use whichever bathroom or play various sports they prefer, not based on biological sex.

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Wisconsin Democrats Use Abortion Ruling as a Fundraising Pitch

Wisconsin Democrats have used the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, as a fundraising pitch.

The decision from the Court will now leave abortion policy to each individual state to craft legislation.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pledges to ‘Turn Out the Vote’ for Democrats in Key Battleground States

Progressive Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY-14) encouraged individuals to support three Democrats in battleground states.

In an appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” and in a subsequent social media post, the New York lawmaker advocated that winning U.S. Senate elections in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin would allow Democrats to expand the Supreme Court and abolish the filibuster.

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Senator Ron Johnson Expresses Concern over Use of Taxpayer Funds to Transport Migrants

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) wrote to Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to express concern over a report that the Biden Administration will disperse immigrants throughout the country.

According to a report from NBC News, leaked documents from DHS demonstrated that the agency will send immigrants “farther into the interior of the country, beginning with Los Angeles in the coming weeks.”

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Poll: Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Leads Kleefisch, Other GOP Candidates

Businessman Tim Michels, who is running in the Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial primary, has narrowly taken the lead in the crowded field, according to a new poll from Marquette Law School.

Michels, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, leads former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, businessman Kevin Nicholson, and State Rep. Tim Ramthun.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Calls on Evers to Prepare for Unrest as Dobbs v. Jackson Decision Nears

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels called on Governor Tony Evers to prepare for possible unrest in the coming weeks.

The remarks are in response to the pending decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson, which focuses on the constitutional right of abortions.

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Governor Evers Announces New Round of Funding to Address Violent Crime

Governor Tony Evers (D-WI) announced a new round of funding from the federal government that is aimed to address violent crime in Wisconsin.

Roughly $800,000 will be directed to the city of Racine and will focus on a “public health approach to violence prevention,” according to a release from the governor’s office.

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Senator Ron Johnson Slams Media Coverage of Protests Outside the Homes of Supreme Court Justices

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) blasted the media’s coverage of protestors outside the homes of conservative Supreme Court Justices.

In an interview with Harris Faulkner on “The Faulkner Focus,” the Wisconsin lawmaker blasted the “double standard” following statements from Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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Wisconsin DOJ Launches Critical Incident Response Teams for Schools Across the State

The Wisconsin Department of Justice announced new “Critical Incident Response Teams” for schools across the state.

The new program will train individuals to respond to critical incidents and “provide all Wisconsin K-12 public, private, charter and tribal schools with access to a regionally based team to support them if a critical incident ever occurs at their school.”

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Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch Touts Endorsements by 100-Plus Local Wisconsin Elected Officials

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch is touting endorsements by more than “100 local Wisconsin current and former elected officials from across the state.”

The local supporters include individuals that have held various positions: mayors, county board supervisors, school board members, city councilmen, and other officials.

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Alliance for Free Citizens Denounces Department of Education’s ‘National Parents and Families Engagement Council’

The Alliance for Free Citizens, a education-focused advocacy group, denounced a reported plan by President Joe Biden’s Department of Education to create the “National Parents and Families Engagement Council.”

According to a report from Fox News, the new organization will work to improve the relationship between parents and schools.

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Congressman Tom Tiffany Calls on the DOJ to Take Action on Crime

Congressman Tom Tiffany (R-WI-07) called on the Biden Administration’s Department of Justice to take action to limit crime in Wisconsin and across the country.

According to a letter from Tiffany and six other letters, the federal government may need to “pick up the slack” from local prosecutors that are refusing to try certain cases or are reducing recommended sentences.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Releases Plan to ‘Drain the Madison Swamp’

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels released a new plan to “drain the Madison Swamp” and restore transparency to voters in the state.

According to the GOP hopeful, politicians in the state’s capital have remained subject to ideas and proposals presented by special interest groups, rather than the will of the people.

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Former President Donald Trump Endorses Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels

Former President Donald Trump opted to endorse Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels in the GOP primary.

The businessman has surged in the polls since entering the race later than other opponents.

“Tim Michels is a very successful businessman running for Governor of the Great State of Wisconsin,” Trump said in a statement. “During my Administration, Tim served on my infrastructure task force, and helped us plan and start building the Keystone XL Pipeline before Joe Biden launched his assault on American Energy production.”

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Wisconsin State, Local Democrats Launch Effort to Protect Incumbents During November Midterms

State and local Democrats in Wisconsin announced a new partnership to register voters for the upcoming midterms.

The announcement comes as polls have shown President Joe Biden underwater, which could spell trouble for other Democrats on the ballot.

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Reps. Tom Tiffany, Scott Fitzgerald Co-sponsor Bill to Make Leaks from SCOTUS a Federal Crime

Wisconsin Representatives Tom Tiffany (R-WI-07) and Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI-05) cosponsored a bill that would make leaking a Supreme Court draft a federal crime.

The legislation, introduced by Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA-04) and known as the “Leaker Accountability Act of 2022,” would mandate a potential fine or up to 5 years imprisonment, if an individual was convicted.

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Wisconsin Gov. Evers Executive Order Aims to Block Infant Formula Price Gouging

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Thursday signed an executive order with the goal of blocking potential price gouging of infant formula throughout the state.

The new order “declares that a period of abnormal economic disruption exists and prohibits price gouging of infant formula for the next 90 days.”

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Poll Shows Nearly Half of Wisconsin Republicans More Likely to Vote for a Trump-Endorsed Candidate

According to a new poll from Marquette Law School, nearly half of all Wisconsin Republicans would be more likely to support a candidate, if they were endorsed by former President Donald Trump.

The poll could provide insight to the state’s upcoming primaries. Trump has witnessed mixed results in contests where he offered an endorsement.

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Governor Evers Expands Program to Address Nursing Home Staff Shortages

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Thursday announced a plan to address the critical staffing needs of nursing homes throughout the state.

Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will expand an existing program that allows employers to recruit new Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs).

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Wisconsin Child Likely Died of Fentanyl Poisoning, Officials Say

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Officials are investigating a recent death of a five-year-old child, indicating the young individual likely died of fentanyl poisoning.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office provided an update on the case after the child was found dead last week.

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Joins Resolution Calling for Action on Border Crisis, Crime Spike

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) joined a resolution introduced by his Republican colleagues in the Senate to call on President Joe Biden to take action on border security and a spike in crime across the country.

Wisconsin has been subjected to a wave of violent crime that has included riots, a mass attack on a Christmas parade, and an arson attack on a pro-life group.

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Tea Party Patriots Blast FBI for Monitoring Parents

Tea Party Patriots Action (TPPA) blasted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly using “threat tags” to monitor and investigate concerned parents that the FBI deemed unsafe.

According to a letter from GOP members of the House of Representatives, whistleblowers informed House Republicans that the government agency used the tags to launch investigations across the country.

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GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Kevin Nicholson Calls on Evers to Remove Parole Board Chair amid Decision to Grant Parole for Convicted Killer

GOP gubernatorial candidate Kevin Nicholson called on Governor Tony Evers to remove the chair of the Wisconsin Parole Commission.

Chairman John Tate II and the panel opted to allow a convicted killer, Douglas Balsewicz, to be released after serving only 25 years of the 80-year sentence he was given.

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Naomi Judd Cause of Death Was a Self-Inflicted Firearm Wound, Family Reveals

Naomi Judd, the legendary country music singer, died of a self-inflicted firearm wound, the musician’s family revealed.

The matriarch of the Judd family battled with depression and mental illness, as her daughter Ashley noted in an interview with Diane Sawyer on “Good Morning America” that it is “important to make the distinction between the loved one and the disease.”

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch Calls on Governor Tony Evers to Protect Pro-Life Organizations

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch called on Governor Tony Evers to protect pro-life organizations in the state.

The demand follows an apparent arson attack on Wisconsin Family Action, a prominent pro-life group in the state. 

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Wisconsin Man Sentenced to Prison for Ponzi Scheme with Dozens of Victims

A Wisconsin man was sentenced to serve more than a decade in prison after being convicted on charges connected to a Ponzi scheme with roughly 70 victims.

According to a release from the Department of Justice, Robert Narvett was sentenced for one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering.

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Democrats Pouring Millions into Wisconsin to Protect Governor Tony Evers

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is pouring millions of dollars into Wisconsin to protect incumbent Governor Tony Evers.

The initial buy, one of the first of the 2022 midterm elections, reserved $21 million worth of airtime for television ads.

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Wisconsin Democratic Senate Candidate Mandela Barnes Reaffirms Support to Abolish Filibuster amid SCOTUS Leak

Mandela Barnes, a Democrat running to represent Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate, utilized a leaked document from the Supreme Court to reiterate his call for an end to the filibuster.

The document from the Court was an initial draft from Justice Samuel Alito that suggested the Court favors overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that federally legalized abortion across the country.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Denounces Out-of-State Connections

GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels is distancing himself from his connections to other states, as he runs to lead Wisconsin.

First reported by Wisconsin Right Now, Michels allegedly has extensive holdings in Connecticut and New York.

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs Introduce Resolution to Block Proposed Biden Asylum Rule

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson and Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ-05) introduced a measure to block the Biden administration’s plan for the asylum process.

Biden’s proposal, known as “Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers,” would allow asylum request to be processed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials, rather than judges.

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Americans for Limited Government Urges Congress to Defund Biden’s Plan for ‘Disinformation Governance Board’

Americans for Limited Government, an organization that supports reducing the size and scope of government, urged Congress to defund a portion of the federal code that allows President Biden to create a “Disinformation Governance Board.”

Biden created the new board under the Department of Homeland Security and claims it will focus on misinformation about the Southern border, while preparing for Russian disinformation threats.

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New Poll Shows Governor Tony Evers Underwater as November Election Draws Closer

A new poll from Morning Consult showed that Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers is “underwater” with voters as the November election draws closer.

More individuals disapprove of his job performance than those who support it. Specifically, 48 percent of residents in the state express their disapproval, while only 45 said they approve of the performance.

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Former Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Bob Donovan Launches State Assembly Campaign

Former Milwaukee mayoral candidate Bob Donovan, who was defeated by Cavalier Johnson, announced on Monday a new campaign for State Assembly.

According to a release from Donovan, he will run as a Republican in the 84th Assembly District, which encompasses a portion of Milwaukee, Greenfield, and Hales Corners.

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Gov. DeSantis Signs Legislation to Strip Walt Disney Company of Self-Governing Status

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Friday to strip Walt Disney World’s special status that granted the amusement park broad powers to self-govern.

The old agreement, which took place in 1967, has permitted the venue to work as a quasi-governmental agency and maintain the same authority as a county government.

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Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch Promises to Fight for ‘A Good Living’ in New Ad

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch, who is running in the GOP primary, released a new ad with a promise to fight for “a good living” for residents of the state.

Kleefisch, whose campaign has been boosted by state and national Republicans, contended she would help individuals more than incumbent Governor Tony Evers.

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Milwaukee Public Schools Lifts Mask Mandate for One Day, Immediately Reimposes Restriction

Milwaukee Public Schools announced on Tuesday that students will be forced to comply with another mask mandate, after the school district lifted the policy for one day.

According to the school district, cases among students and staff increased, influencing leaders to reimplement the restriction. 

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New Initiative Seeks to Counter ‘Woke’ Corporate Policies

The Boardroom Initiative, a new joint project from the Job Creators Network Foundation (JCNF), Free Enterprise Project, and Second Vote, aims to counter “woke” policies in corporate America.

The group will be led by former president and CEO of McDonald’s Ed Rensi and hopes to focus corporations on their business goals, rather than political policies.

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