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Ruth Conniff

Ruth Conniff

Ruth Conniff is Editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Examiner. She formerly served as Editor-in-chief of The Progressive Magazine, and opened the Progressive’s office in Washington, DC, during the Clinton Administration,

Abortion care on wheels

By: - June 7, 2022

As the nation braces for a decision that could come any day from the U.S. Supreme Court ending federally protected abortion rights — and making abortion a crime from the earliest stages of pregnancy in some states — women’s health care advocates have been thinking outside the box about ways to protect abortion access. Here’s […]

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Voter suppression in Wisconsin could go nationwide in 2020

By: - April 10, 2020

Forcing Wisconsinites to go to the polls during a pandemic on Tuesday, April 7, was part of a nationwide voter-suppression strategy that could help re-elect Donald Trump. Trump knows this. That’s why he tweeted on Wednesday, April 8:  Republicans should fight very hard when it comes to state wide mail-in voting. Democrats are clamoring for […]