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Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 3

On this week’s episode of “Rewind,” WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of Tim Michels in the GOP guv primary, the slate of candidates in key races with nomination papers now submitted, the debate over gun legislation and more.

Trump endorses Michels for guv

Former President Trump has endorsed Tim Michels for guv, saying he is "the best candidate to deliver meaningful solutions" to issues facing the country. In...

Farrow, Wikler debate Wisconsin Elections Commission at WisPolitics.com luncheon

Republican Party of Wisconsin Chair Paul Farrow blames the Wisconsin Elections Commission for a lack of trust in elections, while state Dem Party Chair...

More than a dozen GOP incumbents face primary challenges

More than a dozen GOP incumbents in the Legislature, House and U.S. Senate drew primary challengers. Meanwhile, longtime Secretary of State Doug La Follette is...

Joint Finance approves DOJ settlements

The Joint Finance Committee unanimously signed off on nine settlements reached by the Department of Justice on various environmental violations. But it added a provision...

‘UpFront’: Gun debate reignites in Wisconsin after Texas school shooting

State Rep. Deb Andraca, D-Whitefish Bay, is rebuffing calls for teachers to be armed after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas. “I...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 27

On this week’s episode of “Rewind,” WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the resignation of Dean Knudson from the state Elections Commission, last weekend’s state GOP convention and Democrats’ calls for new gun legislation following Tuesday's mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

Vos leaning toward someone with legal background to replace Knudson on Elections Commission

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he's leaning toward someone with a legal background to replace former Rep. Dean Knudson on the Elections Commission. Meanwhile, the...

Knudson to resign from Elections Commission

Former GOP state Rep. Dean Knudson Wednesday announced his resignation from the Elections Commission once a replacement is in place. Knudson, appointed to the commission...

State Supreme Court hears arguments in suit over Madison schools’ transgender policy

An attorney representing parents challenging the Madison Metropolitan School District policy on transgender students argued they should be allowed to file their suit anonymously...

GOP appointee Spindell to run for Elections Commission chair

GOP appointee Bob Spindell, who was one of 10 electors who signed papers falsely claiming Donald Trump won Wisconsin instead of Joe Biden, told...

Wikler on ‘UpFront’ says Dem Party to offer sharp contrast to GOP at state...

State Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler says he’s preparing to offer a sharp contrast from Republicans when state Democrats hold their convention in La...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 20

On this week’s episode of “Rewind,” WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon interview state GOP Chair Paul Farrow to preview this weekend’s state convention and discuss calls from Republican guv candidates to tackle crime as well as blowback over the selection of a new UW-Madison chancellor.

Dane County judge says Vos needs to get answers from Gableman to avoid contempt...

A Dane County judge has given Assembly Speaker Robin Vos until June to ask Michael Gableman to answer questions about records in the former...
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