BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI
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WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK-ATTORNEYS GENERAL
MADISON, Wis. _ Republicans pushing to hang on to power in Wisconsin and Michigan aren’t stopping at curbing the authority of incoming Democratic governors. They’re also trying to hamstring Democrats who are about to take over as attorneys general. The moves underscore how attorneys general have become powerful partisan weapons on both the state and national levels. By Todd Richmond and David Eggert. SENT: 755 words, photos.
MILWAUKEE _ Legal challenges to the wide-ranging legislation Wisconsin Republicans passed to weaken the power of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general will likely focus on whether lawmakers are taking over functions reserved for the executive branch, legal scholars say. By Ivan Moreno. Developing.
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