A lightly populated area in the critical swing state of Wisconsin serves as a microcosm for the way coronavirus politics is worsening partisan schisms across America.
As residents see fires and looting, some worry that local Democratic leaders are failing to keep control of the situation.
With Democratic governors and Republican legislatures, ending stay-at-home orders mixes health guidance and partisan politics.
The decision, by a 4-to-3 majority, was a high-profile challenge of the emergency authority of a statewide official during the coronavirus pandemic.
We must get away from a partisan view of the law.
The protest was the nation’s largest gathering to date to condemn stay-at-home orders enacted by state and local governments.
Protests planned for Friday continue a decade-long partisan cleaving in the state and serve as a stand-in for the general election battle to come.
The actions Republican and Democratic governors have taken have been done to protect families from the spread of the coronavirus.
If it’s good enough for him, it’s good enough for all Americans.
Voters in Milwaukee and across the state braved long lines and a risk of illness. Many said they wanted their voices to be heard. But for some, the potential health risk was too great.
The state stands as a first test case in what could potentially be the biggest voting rights clash since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.