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Johnson talks voter ID law, tariffs and 2020 election

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) spoke with Janesville workers at Van Galder bus company about security, transportation and infrastructure. He also took time to discuss claims from Attorney General Brad Schimel, who last week suggested Johnson won his 2016 election because of the state’s voter ID law. > WQOW-TV Eau Claire

AG Schimel's voter ID claim is a whopper

Brad Schimel may be right that were it not for voter ID, Donald Trump and Ron Johnson may not have won Wisconsin in 2016.But it wasn’t because illegal votes were thwarted, but because eligible votes were tragically suppressed. > Cap Times

Al Sharpton Leads A Call To Defend Civil Rights From Trump's Attacks

The Rev. Al Sharpton held court, surrounded by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and other high-profile leaders, and rallied activists packed in a conference room at the National Action Network (NAN) convention on Wednesday. 582 more words

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Walker: Campaign work helped Johnson and Trump win, not ID law

Gov. Scott Walker isn’t agreeing with AG Brad Schimel’s suggestion that Wisconsin’s voter ID law enabled Sen. Ron Johnson to win re-election and President Trump to capture the state in 2016. 24 more words

Schimel: Voter ID helped Trump, Johnson win in Wisconsin

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel is suggesting Sen. Ron Johnson wouldn’t have won re-election and President Donald Trump wouldn’t have won Wisconsin without the state’s voter ID law. > AP News

Democrats Continue To Fight Voter Suppression Despite Resistance From Republican Officials

Voter suppression has always been a major problem in the United States democracy.  In the 2016 general election, only 70% of the eligible American population was registered to vote, a statistic that pales in comparison to other countries like Canada and Australia.    184 more words

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