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Dems Will Welcome One Of The Most Diverse Groups Of Elected Officials To Public Office In 2021. GOPers Will Get A Little More Diverse Too

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. We are running a series of articles on progressive victories that came out of the 2020 election at the state and local level.  From county sheriff to Congress, in blue, red, and purple parts of the country, American voters elected one of the most diverse groups of elected officials in the nation’s history, including a Black-Indian woman as vice president. Most of the newly-elected women, people of color and LGBT candi...
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Almost everything Trump said at a Republican event in Pennsylvania about the election was a lie or a conspiracy theory

President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump called in to a Republican event in Pennsylvania to air conspiracy theories about dead people voting and ask why election officials haven't nullified the ballots from the 2020 race. "Why wouldn't they overturn the election?" he asked, even though Republicans haven't provided a shred of credible evidence that there was widespread voter fraud. Trump was initially scheduled to attend the event in...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Obama, Washington Post, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Wisconsin, Republican

'It's wild down here' as Milwaukee County recount continues

The Milwaukee County recount in Wisconsin won't be finished until after Thanksgiving after a slower-than-expected start, including several physical confrontations and objections to ballots due to complaints about physical distancing rules.
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Wisconsin Recount Observers Given Poop Emoji Wristbands — No BS

“I always thought it was chocolate ice cream personally,” Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said.
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Who Lives And Who Dies? Bursting COVID Wards Force Docs To Make Dire Decisions

Dr. Jeffrey Pothof is flipping towards the last page of his pandemic book. Yeah, there’s a book. It was prepared in March and lays out a plan for how to accommodate a surge in COVID-19 patients, build out capacity, and eventually ration care. It wasn’t needed then. But Pothof, the chief quality officer for University of Wisconsin Health, needs it now. The last pages, Pothof said, deal with how the hospital will implement its crisis standard of care: when doctors will be forced to decide who c...
Tags: Utah, New York, News, New York City, Arizona, Wisconsin, National Institutes of Health, University of Pennsylvania, Health Care, Madison, Paul Casey, SCHMIDT, Fox Valley, Texas Tribune, TPM, El Paso Texas

USDA Issues Health Alerts For Some Beef Stock, Samosas And Tamales

(CNN) — Health experts warn foods at home could bring more risk to a Thanksgiving season already disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The holiday will already look different for many as the US reaches a staggering coronavirus death toll of more than 255,000 and experts warn that traveling for gatherings will likely increase spread. And with problems ranging from lack of re-inspection to possible contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service ...
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Trump's top election lawyer in Wisconsin says he and his wife voted illegally in the campaign's latest legal argument

US President Donald Trump arrives to a campaign rally at Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin on October 30, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Jim Troupis, President Donald Trump's top campaign lawyer in Wisconsin, says he voted illegally. He asked the Dane County Board of Canvassers to invalidate all in-person absentee ballots, which was a method the state officially offered for returning ballots. Troupis and his wife both voted in-person absentee, ...
Tags: Dane, Politics, Voting, News, Supreme Court, Milwaukee, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, Dane County, Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal

Trump Lawyer Tries To Toss Out His Own Vote In Wisconsin Recount

Jim Troupis, one of the Trump campaign lawyers seeking to throw out tens of thousands of 2020 ballots in the 2020 election vote recount in two deeply blue Wisconsin counties, unveiled a head-scratching gambit on Sunday. As he was explaining to Wisconsin’s Dane County Board of Canvassers why in-person absentee ballots ought to be deemed illegal and thus invalidated, Troupis presented a list of those who had voted with those ballots-and then admitted he himself was one of the voters who had don...
Tags: Dane, News, Milwaukee, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Journal Sentinel, Trump Campaign, Troupis, 2020 Election, Cristina Cabrera, George Christenson, Dane County Board of Canvassers, Jim Troupis

Attorney heading up Trump campaign's Wisconsin recount effort is seeking to throw out his own vote

Jim Troupis, the attorney leading President Donald Trump's recount effort in Wisconsin, voted illegally according to his own legal argument.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Tags: News, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jim Troupis

Wisconsin Republican congressman says he has Covid-19

GOP Rep. Bryan Steil of Wisconsin announced Sunday evening that he has tested positive for coronavirus and will go into isolation, according to a statement on his Twitter account.
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Wisconsin police arrest 15-year-old boy for Mayfair Mall shooting, say 'bullets started flying' during altercation

While witnesses described the shooter as a white man in his 20s or 30s, Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the suspect is an Hispanic teenager.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Tags: News, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mayfair Mall, Wauwatosa Police, Barry Weber

Northwestern credits ESPN analyst Joey Galloway's comments for helping fuel victory against Wisconsin

Before Wildcats beat Big Ten rival Wisconsin, ESPN's Joey Galloway compared them to Rece Davis in jab at their athleticism. The players remembered.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Wisconsin, Espn, Usa Today, Rece Davis, Joey Galloway, Before Wildcats

Ricky Schroder poses with accused Kenosha shooter after helping fund his $2 million bond

A 17-year-old accused of killing two people during a protest in Wisconsin was seen smiling in a photo with Ricky Schroder, who contributed bond money.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chris Christie dismissed Trump's legal team as 'a national embarrassment'

Former Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is a close ally of President Donald Trump. Getty Images/Joshua Roberts Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday said President Donald Trump's legal team was "a national embarrassment" for making claims of widespread voter fraud in the presidential election without providing any verifiable evidence. On ABC's "This Week," Christie, a Republican, said Trump's attorneys have had ample opportunities to present solid evidence of any voting irregula...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, Voting, News, Abc, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Christie

Northwestern makes major move forward as Alabama stays No. 1 in Amway Coaches Poll

Alabama remained No. 1 in the latest Amway Coaches Poll, while Northwestern took the biggest leap forward after beating Wisconsin.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Facebook condemned for hosting neo-Nazi network with UK links

Tech giant criticised for failing to act after being told two years ago about extremist activity on its platformA white supremacist network with more than 80,000 followers and links to the UK far right, including a student charged with terrorist offences, is being hosted by Facebook and Instagram, putting the world’s largest social media company under fresh pressure to tackle extremism.The network, which includes more than 40 neo-Nazi sites, offers merchandise including NaziSS symbols and sticke...
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Wisconsin Officials Accuse Trump Observers Of Obstructing Recount

In some instances, GOP observers objected to every single ballot pulled to count, officials complained.
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Wisconsin election officials say Trump observers are obstructing the recount and interrupting vote counters

Recount observers watch ballots during a Milwaukee hand recount of Presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee, Wis. Associated Press/Nam Y. Huh Wisconsin election officials on Saturday said observers for President Donald Trump were seeking to obstruct recount efforts. Th officials said in some cases, Trump observers were objecting to every single ballot being counted. Some Trump observers also broke rules by constantly interrupting vote counters with qu...
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Wisconsin Election Officials Accuse Trump Observers Of Jamming Up Recount

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Election officials in Wisconsin’s largest county accused observers for President Donald Trump on Saturday of seeking to obstruct a recount of the presidential results, in some instances by objecting to every ballot tabulators pulled to count. Trump requested the recount in Milwaukee and Dane counties, both heavily liberal, in hopes of undoing Democrat Joe Biden’s victory by about 20,600 votes. With no precedent for a recount reversing such a large margin, Trump’s strategy is wid...
Tags: Dane, Florida, News, Milwaukee, Joe Biden, Ap, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, Dec, David Taintor, George Christenson, Posnanski, Tim Posnanski, Joe Voiland, Voiland

Wisconsin GOP election commissioner praised right-wing provocateur who promoted voter fraud conspiracies

A Republican member of the Wisconsin Election Commission posted a tweet Thursday praising a well-known conspiracy theorist who has spread false claims about voter fraud.
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Trump Takes Another L: Michigan GOPers Say No To Election Steal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed. Trump summoned a delegation of the battleground state’s Republican leadership, including the Senate majority leader and House speaker, in an apparent extension of his efforts to persuade judges and election offi...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Washington, Senate, White House, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan

Shooting at Wisconsin mall leaves eight injured; police searching for gunman

Wauwatosa police say seven adults and one teenager were injured during the shooting, which took place Friday afternoon.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Shooting at Wisconsin mall leaves eight injured; police searching for suspect

Wauwatosa police say seven adults and one teenager were injured during the shooting, which took place Friday afternoon.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Kyle Rittenhouse: Teen charged over Wisconsin protest deaths posts $2m bail

Kyle Rittenhouse is alleged to have shot three people at a protest over the shooting of a black man.
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Kyle Rittenhouse, 17-Year-Old Kenosha Shooter, Released From Jail After Posting $2M Bail

Kyle Rittenhouse—the 17-year-old domestic terrorist accused of shooting three people, two fatally, in Kenosha, Wisconson—is a free man … for now. Rittenhouse was released from the Kenosha County Jail Friday afternoon (Nov. 20) after posting $2 million bail. The teen is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during a Black Lives Matter protest back in August following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. He posted bond through his a...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Washington Post, Wisconsin, Jazz, BLM, Gun Violence, Kenosha, Kenosha County, Keating, Antioch Illinois, Huber, Rittenhouse, David Wright

Trump and his allies have won zero out of the 22 lawsuits they've filed since Election Day

President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump's campaign and Republican officials have filed nearly two dozen lawsuits since Election Day in an effort to contest the results of the 2020 election. The campaign filed lawsuits and motions to intervene in cases in swing states Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. They've notched zero victories, 18 cases where they've withdrawn or lost, and have 4 cases pending. Scroll down for a list of lawsuits the T...
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Wisconsin’s Rising Democratic Star Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes Is Scared

Barnes spoke with HuffPost about Trump’s unexpectedly strong performance in the state and has some advice for Democrats.
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How Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a six-term Senator, VP, and now the President-elect

Joe Biden has long straddled the line between presenting himself as an accomplished, career politician and a cool, down-to-earth dad. Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden turns 78 years old on Friday, November 20.  Biden, who served as US senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009 and then former President Obama's vice-president from 2009 to 2017, ran for president three times before winning the Democratic nomination. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on November 20, 1942, to a us...
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Washington Post: Kyle Rittenhouse says he used stimulus money to buy the gun he allegedly used to kill during Wisconsin protest

Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse says he used money from a stimulus check to purchase the gun he allegedly used to kill two people and wound one other on the night of August 25.
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Kyle Rittenhouse says he used stimulus money to buy the gun he allegedly used to kill two during Wisconsin protest, Washington Post reports

Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse says he used money from a stimulus check to purchase the gun he allegedly used to kill two people and wound one other on the night of August 25.
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