Wisconsin

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Published 01/09/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security are setting up a joint operations center to investigate “left-wing civil unrest,” President Donald [more…]

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

Published 31/08/2020

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday called for rioters and looters to be prosecuted, and slammed President Donald Trump for stoking [more…]

Wisconsin lawsuit seeks absentee ballot forms, other poll changes amid coronavirus concerns

Wisconsin lawsuit seeks absentee ballot forms, other poll changes amid coronavirus concerns

Published 18/05/2020

(Reuters) - Advocacy groups sued Wisconsin election officials on Monday, seeking to force the state to send every voter an absentee ballot request form, hire [more…]

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

Published 25/04/2020

ATLANTA (Reuters) - With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several [more…]

Citing coronavirus, Wisconsin mayors urge postponement of Tuesday’s election

Citing coronavirus, Wisconsin mayors urge postponement of Tuesday’s election

Published 06/04/2020

(Reuters) - Nine Wisconsin mayors, including those representing the state’s five largest cities, on Sunday urged the state’s top public health official to postpone Tuesday’s [more…]

Wisconsin set to hold in-person voting in presidential primary

Wisconsin set to hold in-person voting in presidential primary

Published 04/04/2020

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin is set to hold in-person voting next week after the state’s legislature on Saturday declined to take up an effort delaying [more…]

Wisconsin Republicans reject governor’s call to delay Tuesday’s primary and vote by mail

Wisconsin Republicans reject governor’s call to delay Tuesday’s primary and vote by mail

Published 04/04/2020

(Reuters) - Republican legislative leaders in Wisconsin rejected Democratic Governor Tony Evers’ call on Friday to cancel in-person voting and delay next week’s presidential primary, [more…]

Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin’s presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin’s presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

Published 03/04/2020

(Reuters) - A federal judge refused on Thursday to postpone next week’s U.S. presidential primary in Wisconsin, but extended the time for absentee voting amid [more…]

Democrats delay presidential convention until August, citing coronavirus

Democrats delay presidential convention until August, citing coronavirus

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party on Thursday postponed its U.S. presidential nominating convention by a month until August, citing the coronavirus health crisis that [more…]

Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two top Democrats in Congress on Thursday asked Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to reassure broadcasters the agency will not [more…]