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State in the upper Midwest region of the United States

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Wisconsin: State in the upper Midwest region of the United States
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central, Midwest and Great Lakes regions of the country. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state is divided into 72 counties.

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Bars reopen in Wisconsin after stay-at-home order struck down [Video]

Bars reopen in Wisconsin after stay-at-home order struck down

Residents of Wisconsin flocked to bars on Wednesday evening after the Wisconsin Supreme Court sided with Republican lawmakers who had argued the state's top public health official exceeded her..

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Trump On Course For Re-Election [Video]

Trump On Course For Re-Election

The 2020 Presidential election is just a few short months away. Polls and analysis say that it is going to be a close election. In a new analysis, The Hill's Joshua S. Sandman says Donald Trump is on..

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At Least 36 people Tested Positive For COVID-19 And Voted In-Person [Video]

At Least 36 people Tested Positive For COVID-19 And Voted In-Person

Wisconsin’s state’s health department said at least 36 people who voted in-person on April 17 tested positive for COVID-19. According to Business Insider, six of those cases cast ballots and one..

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Protesters Demand Wisconsin Governor Reopen State Despite Virus [Video]

Protesters Demand Wisconsin Governor Reopen State Despite Virus

A rally outside Wisconsin’s capitol building in Madison on Friday drew hundreds of protesters. Reuters reports that the protestors were demanding Democratic Governor Tony Evers reopen the state...

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Exclusive: Biden beating Trump in poll of three battleground states [Video]

Exclusive: Biden beating Trump in poll of three battleground states

Republican President Donald Trump trails Democrat Joe Biden among registered voters in three Midwestern battleground states that he narrowly carried in 2016 and are seen as crucial to winning..

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New Poll: Trump & Biden Deadlocked [Video]

New Poll: Trump & Biden Deadlocked

A new poll has President Donald Trump and Joe Biden deadlocked in six key battleground states. The poll surveyed likely voters in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin...

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Seven COVID-19 cases linked to Wisconsin election [Video]

Seven COVID-19 cases linked to Wisconsin election

Wisconsin health officials confirmed on Tuesday that at least seven people had contracted the coronavirus during the state's primary election earlier this month. Gloria Tso reports.

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Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests [Video]

Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests

Facebook announced it would remove anything promoting anti-lockdown protests in California, New Jersey and Nebraska. According to Business Insider, the company must determine whether protests violate..

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Democrats, furious with Trump, more keen to vote now: poll [Video]

Democrats, furious with Trump, more keen to vote now: poll

Democrats' intention to vote is rising more than it is among Republicans, both nationally and in historically competitive battleground states like Wisconsin that Trump narrowly won in 2016, according..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:57Published
Biden Wins Wisconsin Primary [Video]

Biden Wins Wisconsin Primary

Joe Biden has won the controversial Wisconsin primary election. Biden defeated Sanders handily, almost doubling the number of votes Sanders received. Biden got 63% of the vote. Sanders got 32% of the..

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Americans celebrate socially distant Easter [Video]

Americans celebrate socially distant Easter

U.S. church leaders peppered their Easter homilies with references to the coronavirus on Sunday, in masses held online, on television and even in parking lots to people sheltering in cars to maintain..

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Will Sanders Drop Out If He Loses Wisconsin? [Video]

Will Sanders Drop Out If He Loses Wisconsin?

The Wisconsin primary was held on Tuesday. Joe Biden has a 20-point lead over Sanders. According to NPR, Sanders supporters are fervent and fed up. Sanders' path to the Democratic nomination is getting..

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Is Sanders Campaign For President Over? [Video]

Is Sanders Campaign For President Over?

Bernie Sanders has been running for President for the last five years. CNN says that's a remarkable streak for a modern-day politician. According to CNN, Sanders streak ends on Tuesday with the..

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Wisconsin Holds Primary Election Amid Ongoing Pandemic [Video]

Wisconsin Holds Primary Election Amid Ongoing Pandemic

Despite outcries for public safety, the state of Wisconsin is holding the lone primary election in April, after every other state has either postponed or moved to by-mail voting only.

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Wisconsin votes despite COVID-19 risks [Video]

Wisconsin votes despite COVID-19 risks

Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus..

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Wisconsin Pushes Ahead With Primary [Video]

Wisconsin Pushes Ahead With Primary

The coronavirus has thrown a wrench into Democratic race for President. Over a dozen other states have postponed their elections in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of Wisconsin is pushing..

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election [Video]

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track on Monday, blocking Democratic Governor Tony Evers' efforts to postpone in-person voting to June due to the coronavirus...

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Wisconsin to send mail-in ballot applications to 2.7 million voters

Wisconsin will send absentee ballot applications to more than 2.7 million registered voters, the state's election commission agreed on Wednesday, in a first step to address concerns about the effect of..
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Wisconsin lawsuit seeks absentee ballot forms, other poll changes amid coronavirus concerns

Advocacy groups sued Wisconsin election officials on Monday, seeking to force the state to send every voter an absentee ballot request form, hire more poll workers and launch a public education effort..
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Wisconsin court ruling at center of political divide over U.S. reopening

Wisconsin's governor on Thursday predicted confusion after the state supreme court struck down his sweeping stay-at-home order, fueling a growing political divide over how and when to reopen the..
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'Wild, wild West': Wisconsin reopens for business

As a handful of patrons sat at the bar nursing beers and watching a rerun of a Milwaukee Bucks basketball game on a cloudy Thursday afternoon, Junior Useling prepared for what he hoped would be another..
Reuters - Published

Trump applauds Wisconsin coronavirus ruling as protesters decry Michigan lockdown

President Donald Trump on Thursday applauded a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision striking down a coronavirus lockdown order, as hundreds gathered at the statehouse in neighboring Michigan to protest the..
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Trump cheers Wisconsin ruling as tensions flare over coronavirus lockdowns

President Donald Trump on Thursday applauded the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to strike down a coronavirus lockdown order in his latest move to encourage states to reopen, even after the top U.S...
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Blame China. Remake economy: Trump pivots to new election message amid pandemic

George Engelmann, a perennial swing voter in swing-state Wisconsin, says President Donald Trump has won his vote for November's election thanks to his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reuters - Published

Protesters demand Wisconsin governor to reopen state as coronavirus cases rise

A rally outside Wisconsin's capitol building in Madison on Friday drew hundreds of protesters who demanded Democratic Governor Tony Evers reopen the state even as it reported its largest single day..
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Wisconsin Republicans file lawsuit challenging coronavirus shutdown order

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Democratic Governor Tony Evers, challenging his stay-at-home order to contain the coronavirus outbreak as states' decisions on when..
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Seven confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to Wisconsin's April elections

At least seven people contracted the coronavirus during Wisconsin's primary election on April 7, Milwaukee health officials said on Tuesday, confirming fears that holding in-person voting during the..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Democrats, furious with Trump, much more keen to vote now than four years ago - Reuters/Ipsos

When Republicans in Wisconsin pushed through state elections last week in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, Jessica Jaglowski donned a protective mask and headed for the ballot box, determining..
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin Democrat Jill Karofsky in Supreme Court election upset

Jill Karofsky ousted Trump-backed Justice Daniel Kelly from the state's top court.
BBC News - Published

Liberal takes slight lead in race for Wisconsin's Supreme Court seat

A hotly contested Wisconsin Supreme Court seat was too close to call on Monday as results began to be released from chaotic state elections conducted last week despite health fears over the coronavirus..
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Biden wins chaotic Wisconsin primary as state election results begin to be released

Former Vice President Joe Biden was projected on Monday to be the winner of Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary, as results began to be released in state elections last week that also included..
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Results of Wisconsin's chaotic election to be made public Monday

Results will be released on Monday for a hotly contested state Supreme Court race, a presidential primary and other elections conducted in Wisconsin last week despite health fears from the coronavirus..
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Chaotic Wisconsin election signals virus-related voting battles ahead

Shavonda Sisson said she requested a mail ballot to vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary election in Wisconsin well ahead of the election.
Reuters - Published

Long lines and frustration as Wisconsinites vote during coronavirus pandemic

Despite a last-minute court battle and a stay-at-home order, thousands of Wisconsin voters on Tuesday braved the coronavirus outbreak to wait 6 feet (1.8 m) apart in lines for hours and cast ballots in..
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Coronavirus: Wisconsin defies its own lockdown to vote

Wisconsin is the first state to hold a major election despite a state-wide stay home order.
BBC News - Published

Long lines and drive-through voting as Wisconsinites brave polls amid coronavirus

Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

Long lines, face masks in Wisconsin as voters head to polls despite coronavirus

Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus outbreak.
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin pushes ahead with presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

After a flurry of 11th-hour legal action failed to stop the balloting, Wisconsin voters will head to the polls for a presidential primary and state and local elections on Tuesday despite mounting fears..
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U.S. Supreme Court limits absentee voting in Wisconsin

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a Republican request to limit absentee voting in Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary amid restrictions on residents because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin's Supreme Court orders primary to proceed as planned on Tuesday

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track, ruling on Monday that Democratic Governor Tony Evers cannot postpone in-person voting to June despite the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin's Supreme Court rules governor cannot push back Tuesday's election: AP

Wisconsin's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Democratic Governor Tony Evers cannot postpone the state's presidential primary scheduled for Tuesday despite the coronavirus crisis, the Associated Press..
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Wisconsin's Democratic governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election, Republicans challenge move

Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would..
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