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Wisconsin: Protesters Take to the Capitol to Oppose GOP Power Grab

HeadlineDec 04, 2018

In Wisconsin, protesters took to the state Capitol on Monday evening to oppose an effort by Republican state lawmakers to push through a series of bills to strip power from incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers before he takes office. Protesters flooded the Capitol building chanting “Respect our votes!” and “Shame!” The bills aim to limit the power of the Democratic governor and attorney general-elect and would restrict early voting periods. The Republicans drafted the legislation after Republican Governor Scott Walker lost a close race to Evers in November.

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