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Lame duck laws prioritize political gains over system of checks and balances

Amid series of lawsuits, conservative legislature presses forward in restricting executive powers


Baldwin’s proposal represents future of abortion legislation in post-Roe nation

Amid divided government, bill could provide critical support for people seeking abortion care


Republican party faces critical losses, deep divide after 2022 midterms

Amid controversial Trump endorsements, Republicans across the country are divided


Wisconsin’s divided government has profound impacts on policy outcomes

Despite moderate success, Democrats may face challenges amid political deadlock


Free speech survey promotes conservative policies in UW System

Potential misuse of results, source of funding poses risk of political influence on universities


Trusting election procedures: What to remember during midterm tallies

Reliable counting procedures, election regulations may delay results


Political parties branding elections on select issues has negative effects

Political branding overshadows other key election issues, deters voter mobilization


My Voice, My Vote: Student vote plays foundational role in decisive election

As November midterm approaches, UW students navigate their role, significance in Wisconsin politics

State of Wisconsin

Q&A: Gov. Tony Evers, Tim Michels, Attorney General Josh Kaul, Eric Toney

Candidates answered questions about diversity, education, climate change, political polarization, crime


Political influence in wording of ballot referenda unfairly skews voters’ choices

Wisconsin's battle over referenda wording fuels partisan politics, impacts voting choices

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