“Shamocracy” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

In this week’s episode we dig into the scandalous pandemic primary forced on Wisconsin voters by a conservative establishment that will stop at nothing to win. The panel also talks about the double gut punch Wisconsin progressives felt with the exodus of Bernie Sanders from the presidential contest. We close with a discussion of the next big big battle in Madison, the fight for a meaningful state response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 race, clearing Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic nomination.
‘We still haven’t seen a ballot:’ Voters say they’re disenfranchised after absentee ballots never came.
Haynes: Wisconsin’s election may have been ‘ridiculous’ but those who braved coronavirus to vote were anything but.
Wisconsin’s primary an, ‘epic and comprehensive failure by multiple players’, one expert says.
‘Unfortunate:’ Milwaukee officials report hundreds of absentee ballots missing witness signatures.
Racial disparities illustrated by Milwaukee’s long voter lines
The pandemic is new but for disadvantaged communities, voter suppression isn’t.
Republicans propose giving finance committee the power to cut school aid, slash spending as part of coronavirus relief bill.
Wisconsin passes a grim milestone of more than 100 coronavirus deaths, but unemployment claims are leveling off.
Another 6.6M Americans file for unemployment benefits as layoffs show no letup.

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