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Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills Weakening His Successor

HeadlineDec 17, 2018

In Wisconsin, outgoing Republican Governor Scott Walker has signed legislation that limits the power of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general-elect, while rolling back early voting in future elections. Democrats have blasted the power grab as a “legislative coup” and say they’ll sue to have the laws overturned. Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin called the Republican move “a craven partisan attack on democracy.”

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