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Gov. Tony Ever issued an executive order postponing Tuesday's election, but the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked that order shortly before 5 p.m. Monday.

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Joe Biden says the Democratic National Convention may need to take place online as the pandemic continues to reshape the race for the White House.

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Republican legislative leaders say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent giving absentee voters in Wisconsin more time to vote in spring elections.

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Republican legislative leaders say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent giving absentee voters in Wisconsin more time to vote in spring elections.

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Since President Donald Trump signed off on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill last week, members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation have shared their thoughts, introduced related legislation and discussed the possibility of Congress passing a fourth coronavirus package. Here's a roundup of what they've said.

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A federal judge has issued an order banning Wisconsin clerks from releasing unofficial results on Election night, saying they'll have to wait until April 13 instead.

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Citing a consolidation of polling places throughout the state that could endanger public health, Gov. Tony Evers called on lawmakers Friday to delay Wisconsin's election, giving voters until Tuesday, May 19 to cast mail-in ballots.

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A federal judge has denied a request to postpone Wisconsin's April 7 election because of concerns over COVID-19, saying while the event will put voters and poll workers at risk, it's not his place to act.

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Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Shilling of La Crosse announced Thursday on Twitter she would not be seeking reelection.

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Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Shilling of La Crosse announced Thursday on Twitter she would not be seeking re-election.

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Wisconsin voters overwhelmingly supported closing schools and businesses to slow the spread of the new coronavirus according to the latest poll by Marquette University Law School. And their support for Gov. Tony Evers has never been higher.

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After more than a year of planning, organizers have postponed the DNC amid fears over the new coronavirus.

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The state Legislature's top Republicans both say they support a temporary repeal of Wisconsin's one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits as part of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The state Legislature's top Republicans both say they support a temporary repeal of Wisconsin's one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits as part of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview he expects the Democratic National Convention will be rescheduled.

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A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday in a case looking to delay Wisconsin's April 7 election.

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Federal judge William Conley indicated Wednesday he doesn't think he has the authority to delay Wisconsin's April 7 election. He also said he believes Wisconsin residents could contract COVID-19 and die after participating.

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Judge Jill Karofsky has defined her bid for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by stressing her progressive values and bluntly attacking her conservative rival. She also talks a lot about exercise.

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An incumbent justice but new to campaigning, Daniel Kelly has focused on traditional appeals to conservative voters in his bid for a full term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, ordering a Dane County election official to change his guidance related to absentee voting.

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