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Democratic National Convention committee organizers say they are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation.

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Some Wisconsin communities, including Milwaukee and Madison, are shutting down or sharply cutting back in-person early voting ahead of the state’s April 7 election.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday morning he would issue a "stay at home" order Tuesday in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A federal judge has granted a request by Democrats to extend online voter registration in Wisconsin until March 30 in light of the public health crisis brought on by the new coronavirus.

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One of the nation's top public health officials leading the fight against the new coronavirus said Friday that recent comments from Wisconsin Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson were "way out."

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Three mayors from northeast Wisconsin are calling for the postponement of the state’s April 7 election, citing concerns about election workers’ health and challenges processing a recent flood of mail-in ballot requests.

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Gov. Tony Evers is pushing the Republican-controlled Legislature to waive a one-week waiting period to receive unemployment benefits in the wake of soaring applications.

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A new federal law that aims to address the COVID-19 crisis sailed through Congress with broad bipartisan votes, but Wisconsin's congressional delegation split along party lines. All of Wisconsin's Republican delegation voted against the bill, with Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson voicing some of the strongest protests. The entire Democratic delegation, meanwhile, voted in favor.

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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin and Democratic National Committee have filed a federal lawsuit to extend voter registration and mail-in ballot deadlines, as well as suspend the state's voter ID law for mailed ballots.

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Clerks facing a major influx of mail-in ballot requests are reporting a shortage of about 600,000 envelopes to return ballots, the head of the state elections agency said Wednesday.

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Members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission disagreed Wednesday on whether Wisconsin's April 7 election should be postponed.

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Wisconsin's response to the spread of COVID-19 continues to change and grow. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers joined WPR's "All Things Considered" to answer some of your questions about that response.

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Legislative leaders and Gov. Tony Evers are considering an extraordinary session of the Legislature to take up proposals aimed at supporting Wisconsin workers, businesses and schools amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19.

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The future of a bipartisan bill to address the new coronavirus remained unclear Monday as House and Senate leaders worked to sort out their differences, and more lawmakers – including U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of Milwaukee – self-quarantined.

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Election officials in Wisconsin are urging residents to vote by mail for the April 7 election amid the COVID-19 pandemic — here's what you need to know about requesting a mail-in ballot.

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Wisconsin's voter turnout in 2016 was the lowest it had been for nearly 20 years. And predominantly black neighborhoods in Milwaukee reported some of the biggest declines. With 2020 right around the corner, the Democratic and Republican parties are courting Milwaukee's black voters.

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Wisconsin could very much be the state that determines the election. But how did we end up here? The short answer: We have a tendency, especially over the past four years, to decide elections by razor-thin margins. Neither party can take us for granted, and both very likely need us to win.

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Historically, Wisconsin was a hotbed of progressive politics, but in 2020, the leading Democratic candidates for president are staking out policy positions that are farther to the left than state party leaders.

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Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primary was the last election that Donald Trump lost, facing stark opposition from the state's Republican establishment. But four years later he has come to be warmly embraced by most in Wisconsin's GOP.

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City Of Milwaukee officials are asking voters to vote early or absentee to help prevent the spread of new coronavirus.

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