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Senate Race Shows Recount Futility

The recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election is facing lawsuit and FEC complaint challenges from Republicans, not because they are afraid it will change the outcome but rather because they consider it pointless. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Madison by Trump supporters Friday argues that the recount violates the constitution because ballots aren’t treated equally in […]

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Wisconsin

Flattery?

For several days after the November 8th election the homepage of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin website remained unchanged, urging people to get out and vote. Eventually it was updated, to this:     Perhaps that slogan seems familiar to you. Perhaps this is why: Walker has been using the slogan for years. The New […]

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Wisconsin

WI GOP to File FEC Complaint on Recount

The Republican Party of Wisconsin is preparing to file a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission alleging improper coordination between Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to force a recount of Wisconsin’s November 8 vote. A draft complaint, first reported on by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and obtained by Media Trackers, […]

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Wisconsin

Craig: Shorten Recount Request Deadline

A state lawmaker believes the time given to request election recounts in Wisconsin should be shortened. State Representative David Craig suspects Green Party candidate Jill Green waited until the 11th hour to request a recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election results to disrupt the process of Donald Trump’s victory being made official by the Electoral College. […]

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Wisconsin

More “Thousands Rejected” Mythology

In the 21st century, myths are created at the speed of Twitter. A single tweet gave birth to the myth of thousands of voters being turned away in Wisconsin on November 8. The Left is now attempting to nurture that myth and help it grow and thrive. As Media Trackers reported earlier this month, journalist […]

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin Recount: Planned Chaos?

The State of Wisconsin beginning this week will experience a rare recount of a statewide race and an unprecedented recount of a presidential contest. History suggests that the odds of a recount changing the November 8 outcome are minuscule. But the process could have a profound impact on the seemingly settled presidential race nonetheless. History […]

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Wisconsin

Look Mom, I’m Radio-Active!

After Judge Rebecca Bradley’s election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in April, the liberal group Citizen Action Wisconsin to attempt to pump new life into its “Radio-Active” campaign. The purpose of this campaign, per the CAW website, is to: After years of damaging attacks on our state, one thing is clear: We must develop and […]

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Politifact Parses on ACA Popularity

As the page turns in January from the Obama administration to the Trump administration, one of the few things that can be said with a high degree of certainty is that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act will be one of the most highly anticipated debates in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans […]

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Wisconsin

Photo ID’s .02% Impact on Wisconsin

One of the stunners in what has been described, repeatedly, by the media as Donald Trump’s stunning victory over Hillary Clinton November 8 was the GOP nominee carrying the state of Wisconsin. Ronald Reagan last accomplished the feat in 1984 and Democrats are attempting to blame Wisconsin’s Photo ID requirement to vote for breaking their […]

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VIDEO: UW Students Heckle Conservative Speaker

When protestors crashed an event by Ben Shapiro titled, “Dismantling Safe Spaces: Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings,” the contrast between the conservative students in attendance and the protestors could not have been more clear. When the protesters interrupted Shapiro with shouts of  “safety” every time he attempted to speak, the conservatives responded with chants […]