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Senate Eyes Historic Week With A Vote To Put Jackson On Supreme Court

The Senate is poised to vote this week on whether to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, and she is in good shape to win a lifetime appointment and become the first Black woman on the court.

The Judiciary Committee is set to meet Monday and vote on whether to advance Jackson, 51, a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C.

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6 Killed, At Least 12 Injured In Mass Shooting In Sacramento, California

At least 18 people were injured, six fatally, when a mass shooting erupted early Sunday in downtown Sacramento, California, and police said no suspects were in custody.

The Sacramento Police Department said several streets in downtown Sacramento just blocks from the state Capitol building and the Golden 1 Center where the Kings NBA team plays were closed as officers responded to the gun violence.

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Biden Faces Rising Pressure On Student Loans With Deadline Looming

President Biden is in a difficult position on student loans ahead of the midterms, as pressure builds from borrowers and Democrats for widespread cancellation.

Adding to the pressure is a key deadline: On May 1, millions of borrowers will have to pay unless a freeze on federal student loan payments put in place during the pandemic is extended.

Biden has been called on to extend the freeze until the next year — beyond the midterms.

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CNN, MSNBC, NBC And More Worry About Bloodbath For The Democrats In Midterms: ‘The End Of Our Country’

Since the beginning of the year, liberal media networks MSNBC, CNN, NBC, CBS, and ABC have expressed concerns that the GOP will triumph over Democrats in the 2022 midterms, with many hosts asking how President Biden can save the party from an impending bloodbath.

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Grammy Award Winners 2022

There are 70 different categories at the Grammy Awards, offering musicians across different genres to excel in their own field. Within the general field there are just four categories which pit different genres up against each other.

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Wisconsin Headlines

Missing Wisconsin Woman Found Dead In Iron County, Wis.

The body of a missing Wisconsin woman was found near an Iron County, Wis. waterfall Sunday morning.

According to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday, March 30, the Middleton Police Department contacted the Iron County Sheriff’s Office about a missing woman, Kelsey A. Musgrove, MD, of Middleton, Wisconsin. Musgrove went on a hiking trip to Potato River Falls in Gurney, Wisconsin and hadn’t returned.

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Wisconsin Democrats Built A Winning Machine. Now Comes Its Greatest Test

State party chair Ben Wikler has built a formidable fundraising and organizing operation ahead of a potentially tough midterm election.

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A Look At GOP's Top 2 Wisconsin AG Hopefuls

Adam Jarchow says he’s tired of “woke liberalism” and would like to go hunting with Kyle Rittenhouse. Eric Toney keeps telling people he knows how to put criminals in prison.

Jarchow and Toney are the leading candidates among Republicans vying in the August primary to challenge Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul this fall. Voters’ pick could reveal much about whether the GOP faithful want Wisconsin’s top cop to focus on cleaning up the streets or pushing back against Democratic policies.

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Wisconsin Egg Producers Say Bird Flu Having Impact Locally

The price is rising fast for a staple of many Americans' diet, the egg.

The cost of eggs has been rising since 2020 and now the highly contagious bird flu has forced tens of millions of egg-producing chickens to be put down across the country including here in Wisconsin.

The U.S. farm credit system says egg prices that were at about $1.50 a dozen at the start of 2022 have now jumped to above $2.25 a dozen on average.

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Wisconsin Dells PD Arrest One In Connection With End Of March Shooting

The Wisconsin Dells Police Department has taken a 22-year-old into custody following a Wednesday morning shooting.

According to police, the alleged suspect was taken into custody Saturday in Lafayette, Indiana. They are currently being held at the Tippecanoe County Jail.

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Last Update: Apr 04, 2022 5:25 am CDT

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