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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke salutes the crowd prior to delivering a speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the …

David Clarke Resigns as Milwaukee Sheriff

Outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, resigned on Thursday.

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Illegal Aliens Protest Outside House Speaker Ryan’s Wisconsin Church in Support of DACA: ‘We Are Here to Stay’

Police estimate about 50 people gathered in front of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) Catholic church in Janesville, Wisconsin, on Sunday to urge him to support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program put into place by former President Barack Obama that issued 2-year working permits to illegal aliens brought to the United States at a young age by their parents.

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Illinois Still Insolvent as Democrats Over-ride Veto to Raise Taxes

Moody’s credit rating service warned on Wednesday that new tax hikes by Illinois’ Democrat-controlled legislature, which over-rode a Republican governor’s veto, may still leave the state insolvent and subject to its debt being the first in the nation to be downgraded to “junk.”

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SCOTUS Throws Cold Water Early on Obama’s Partisan Gerrymandering Project

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines Monday with its acceptance of a case that argues whether legislative maps can be ruled unconstitutional simply due to the partisan advantages that may be gained from their designs. Some election law experts contend the matter is a means to an end in transferring redistricting powers—commonly held in legislative branches—to commissions not directly answerable to the electorate.

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23 Voter Fraud Cases from 2016 and Beyond

President Donald Trump kept the threat of voter fraud on the front pages both before and after the 2016 Election. Although ballots have long since been counted, cases of illegal voting and other election law violations continue to surface in the aftermath.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 9: President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with leaders from small community banks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC on Thursday, March. 09, 2017. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Trump to Paul Ryan: Get NATO to ‘Pay Their Bills’

Tuesday in Kenosha, WI at the world headquarters of Snap-on Inc., President Donald Trump called on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), who is on a bipartisan congressional trip visiting NATO countries, to get members of NATO “to pay their bills.”

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Trump’s Resolve Will Be Tested in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is, in many ways, the perfect place for the president to demonstrate his independence from the financiers and long-time GOP stalwarts who appear to have recently gained so much sway over him.

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GOP Lawmakers Introduce Permitless Carry for Wisconsin

On Tuesday Representative Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) and Senator Dave Craig (R-Town of Vernon) introduced legislation that would remove the requirement for a permit to carry concealed in Wisconsin.

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Watch: Wisconsin Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer

An Eau Claire, WI police officer got a call from a man pretending to be an IRS agent accusing the officer of fraud, so he decided to return the call and have the conversation filmed. In the video, the scammer

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Topple-Seed: Villanova Stunned 65-62 by Wisconsin in NCAA

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East region.