Wisconsin’s Democratic members of Congress urge state not to comply with Trump voter data request


Wisconsin’s Congressional Democrats – Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Ron Kind – are urging the state’s elections commission not to share voters’ personal information with Trump’s election fraud commission. “I find it reckless to increase voter data vulnerability by facilitating the Commission’s request,” Moore wrote. But the state may not have a choice. > The Cap Times

Postal Service broke law in pushing time off for workers to campaign for Clinton


The U.S. Postal Service engaged in widespread violations of federal law by pressuring managers to approve letter carriers’ taking time off last fall to campaign for Hillary Clinton and other union-backed Democrats, investigators said last week. > Washington Post

Duffy: ‘Nothing wrong’ with Donald Trump Jr. meeting Russians


U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy defended Donald Trump Jr. on CNN Friday for meeting with Russian officials last year, saying meeting people who might have political information for you during a campaign is not a crime: “I have no problems with what Donald Jr. did, and I don’t think any prosecutor would either.” > Washington Examiner

Two Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates could put own money into campaigns


Two state Supreme Court candidates making appeals to Democrats – Rebecca Dallet and Tim Burns – appear to have the ability to funnel large sums of personal money into their campaigns, though neither is saying if they will. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The great American fallout exposed by Kathy Cramer: How small towns came to resent cities


It’s no secret Donald Trump benefited from rural voters. But Democrat or Republican, they usually tell Katherine Cramer – who has spent a decade visiting residents of small-town Wisconsin – the same thing: it’s the cities that get all the breaks, and then have the gall to look down on them. The Guardian looks at Cramer’s findings.

Wisconsin Assembly passes bill to limit election recounts


Resulting from anger over Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s request for a recount last year even though she finished fourth in Wisconsin, the Assembly has approved a bill that would limit election recounts to candidates who trail the winner by 1 percentage point or less in statewide elections. > FOX6 Milwaukee

Assembly voting today on campus free speech, voucher school changes, election recounts, groundhogs and more


Stories on each vote available at these links: campus free speech bill (Wisconsin Public Radio); voucher school background checks (AP News); limiting election recounts (AP News); allowing hunting of woodchucks (AP News); allowing chiropractors to perform sports exams (AP News); and relaxing the deer baiting/feeding ban in counties with CWD (AP News).