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Trump-backed Republican kicked out of Wisconsin Assembly caucus

The Republican chair of the Wisconsin Assembly elections committee who was backed by former President Donald Trump, embraced conspiracy theories about the 2020 election and wanted to decertify President Joe Biden’s victory, has been kicked out of the closed GOP caucus because her colleagues don’t trust her.

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‘I feel gutted’: Victims of parade crash speak at sentencing

Dozens of people who were hurt or saw their loved ones killed or injured when a man drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee began addressing him for the first time Tuesday, as a two-day sentencing hearing began with raw, tearful statements about how their lives have changed.