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Kamala Harris For President In 2024 Not A Sure Thing, If Biden Does Not Run, According To Virginia Voters
Virginia voters told Fox News that Vice President Kamala Harris is not a shoo-in to replace President Biden at the top of the ticket If he does not seek re-election in 2024.
40% of 2020 Biden voters said he should not run, according to a recent poll by Yahoo News/YouGov.Read More
US Swimmer Rescued By Coach After Fainting In Pool
Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was dramatically rescued from the bottom of the pool by Team USA’s head coach after fainting in a distressing scene at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
Andrea Fuentes leaped in to rescue Alvarez, who had sunk to the bottom of the pool and was not breathing after passing out at the conclusion of her routine during Wednesday night’s solo free final.Read More
Gunman At Large After Shooting 2 People, 1 Fatally, On San Francisco Train
The search continued Thursday for a gunman who shot two people, one fatally, on a packed Muni commuter train in San Francisco on Wednesday, police said.
The shooting occurred around 10 a.m. as the light-rail train was moving between stations, according to San Francisco Police Department spokesperson Kathryn Winters.Read More
Why Biden Is Stuck On Gas Prices
The Biden administration needs gas prices to come down fast. But that could require supporting greater oil and gas production over the long term — the opposite of what it wants to do to fight climate change.
The result so far has been mixed messages and rising tensions with the energy industry, whose help the White House needs to bring gas prices down.Read More
Ohio State University Officially Wins Trademark For The Word 'THE'
Ohio State University won a yearslong legal battle for "THE" on Tuesday, gaining trademark protection for a three-letter article that plays an outsize role in school identity.
Surely to the sighs and eye rolls of other Big Ten rivals, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved OSU's application for "THE," specifically for use on branded products like T-shirts and caps that only feature the single word.Read More
Ron Johnson Embroiled In Controversy Over Staff Handing Pence Fake Electors List
Conservative Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), who faces a tough re-election race this year, finds himself embroiled in new controversy after the House Jan. 6 Select Committee revealed Tuesday that his staff attempted to hand a list of fake electors to then-Vice President Mike Pence.
Johnson is facing tough questions about how much he knew of his staff’s effort to get Pence to recognize an alternate set of electors for Michigan and Wisconsin, two critical states that helped Joe Biden win the 2020 election.Read More
Wikler: Dems To Offer Sharp Contrast To GOP At State Convention
State Dem Chair Ben Wikler cites a noticeable difference at his party’s convention this weekend compared to Republicans’ May event.
Dems aren’t trying to eat their own.
With no endorsement process, little drama is expected when Dems gather in La Crosse Saturday and Sunday ahead of the midterm elections. They also don’t have nearly as many incumbents facing primary challenges — 13 Republicans to just one Dem — and there aren’t debates over whether to decertify the 2020 election results or admonish a party leader.Read More
Poll: Trump Pick Michels Tied With Kleefisch In GOP Primary Race For Wisconsin Governor
Construction executive Tim Michels is virtually tied with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch in the Republican primary race for governor, a new poll found.
The Marquette University Law School Poll released Wednesday marked the first time the survey asked about Michels, who entered the governor's race in April, and it comes just weeks after he gained the endorsement of former President Donald Trump. Twenty-seven percent of those planning to vote in the GOP gubernatorial primary said they would support Michels.Read More
Strong Sellers Market Continues In Wisconsin As Home Prices Rise
The sellers market continues in Wisconsin with a tight supply and strong demand for housing, according to data from the Wisconsin REALTORS Association.
In its May report, WRA said Wisconsin’s existing home sales fell 5.6% in May compared to sales 12 months earlier.Read More
Baby Formula Shortage Highlights Benefits Of Human Milk Banking
An ongoing baby formula shortage in the United States is placing a spotlight on formula alternatives. One substitute that's becoming increasingly available in Wisconsin is donated human milk.
Since 2016, Mothers' Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes has collected milk from mothers wishing to donate their surplus supply. The nonprofit organization screens its milk for pathogens before pasteurizing it and distributing it to hospitals and milk bank dispensaries around Wisconsin and Illinois.Read More