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Trump backers drop Biden vote challenge case in Wisconsin

first_imgWhen the suit was filed, the plaintiffs argued that there was evidence of enough illegal mail-in ballots counted in the three counties to invalidate the election results.The case was one of several filed by allies of President Donald Trump and Trump’s own campaign as part of an effort to reverse Biden’s projected win in the national race for the White House.Those efforts have largely failed to gain traction and it is not clear that Trump has any chance of overturning his loss through legal actions. But that has not stopped the president both from claiming otherwise and from falsely claiming that he won the election.- Advertisement – The Wisconsin suit was filed just last Thursday in U.S. District Court in Green Bay. The named defendants included the clerks of the three counties, Wisconsin’s elections director and Elections Commission chair, Gov. Tony Evers, and other officials.The plaintiffs had argued that votes in the counties of Milwaukee, Dane and Menominee should be tossed out because “the sudden flood” of mail-in ballots had left election workers unable to carefully review those ballots for fraudulent ones.James Bopp, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, when asked why the case was dismissed, told CNBC in an email, that because of attorney-client privilege “and because I do not telegraph  my next moves, I cannot comment.”Lawyers for defendants in the case did not immediately respond to requests for comment.The law firm Law Forward, which was founded to challenge challenge conservative election and voting-related legal efforts, said the dismissal was “an exercise in efficiency.”“This case was entirely without merit and the plaintiffs saved the court the trouble of saying so,” said Jeff Mandell, president of Law Forward, in a statement.Biden, the Democratic former vice president, narrowly defeated the Republican Trump in Wisconsin, which has 10 Electoral College votes.Biden received 1.63 million votes to 1.61 million votes for Trump, a margin of 49.5% to 48.8%.Trump has said he wants a recount of the votes in Wisconsin.Milwaukee County went heavily for Biden, giving him more than 69% percent of the ballots cast. The actual vote margin in that county was more than 180,000 ballots for Biden.Biden also far exceeded Trump in Dane County, which Biden won by 75.5% of the ballotsIn Menominee County, which had relatively few voters, Biden crushed Trump with 1,303 votes to just 278 votes for the incumbent.Even if Trump could somehow reverse the official vote results in Wisconsin, it would not be enough, on its own, to undo Biden’s projected victory in the Electoral College.With all 50 states results projected as of last Friday, Biden has 306 Electoral College votes, compared to just 232 votes for Trump. – Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img Three plaintiffs whose federal lawsuit sought to invalidate all of the ballots in three Wisconsin counties that gave President-elect Joe Biden well more than his approximately 20,000 vote margin of victory in that state told a judge Monday that they were dismissing their case.The court filing by lawyers for plaintiffs, Michael Langenhorst, Michael LeMay and Stephen Fifrick, did not say they were voluntarily dismissing their claim in the case, which was backed by the conservative election group True the Vote. The notice of dismissal filed Monday said the claim was being dropped “without prejudice against” the defendants, which means the plaintiffs reserved their right to make the claims again.- Advertisement – Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign speech at the Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S., September 21, 2020.Mark Makela | Reuterslast_img read more

Badgers can’t handle Ohio State

first_imgCompetition was hot on a chilly spring day as the University of Wisconsin women’s tennis team lost 4-3 Sunday to Ohio State at the Nielsen Tennis Center.The marathon match lasted 4 1/2 hours and made a mid-match transition from the outdoor courts to the indoor ones after play was suspended for rain.The series was back and forth as Ohio State and Wisconsin traded leads and momentum throughout the day. The matches seemed to go Ohio State’s way after it swept the doubles point and quickly won the singles six match.UW’s No. 2 doubles team of Emese Kardhordo and Katya Mirnova fought hard in a tough 9-7 loss to Julie Blackmore and Cami Hubbs. The No. 3 team of Angela Chupa and Aleksandra Markovic also made a comeback only to fall 9-7 as well to Ohio State’s Kirsten Flower and Paloma Escobedo.Before that, Ohio State quickly won the No. 1 doubles as the team of Christina Keesey and Angela DiPastina defeated UW’s Elizabeth Carpenter and Jessica Seyferth.But fortunes turned as the Badgers won the next three matches to go up 3-2 with wins from Carpenter, Mirnova and Chupa at the No. 1, 2, and 5 singles respectively.Chupa quickly defeated DiPastina 6-4, 6-4; Mirnova took down Escobedo 6-2, 6-2; and Carpenter won her last home match as a senior, defeating Flower in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.“I was excited while I was playing, just enjoying the moment,” Carpenter said. “It was great — it was an awesome win for me.”The Badgers did lose No. 6 singles as Ohio State’s Kelsey Haviland dominated the match against Dana Larsen, winning the match 6-2, 6-1.Many of the points were hotly contested, and many close calls were debated among the players, umpires, coaches and fans.Ohio State’s Flower was the most vocal, as she was visibly upset after several of Carpenter’s calls. Wisconsin head coach Brian Fleishman got into a few arguments with the umpires as well, even telling one to “shut up” after a call in the first few points.In college tennis, the players make the calls while the umpires are there as a second opinion for any challenges from players.The results came down to the last two matches, both of which were fiercely competitive. All that remained was UW’s Aleksandra Markovic against Kristina Keesey at No. 3 singles and the No. 4 singles match of Wisconsin’s Jessica Seyferth vs. Hubbs.They were hotly contested, with intense rallies, long points and extended deuces. The turning point came when the match was suspended due to rain and the play moved to the indoor courts where play is a little quicker and the speed increases. The Badgers knew the switch wouldn’t help their team, especially against Ohio State.“Outdoors, when you hit the ball, it doesn’t come at you as hard,” Mirnova said. “In Jessie’s case, her opponent is pretty much an indoor player, so she hit the ball and it’s coming at you at full speed. I think we’re pretty good outdoors compared to indoors.” Fleishman also felt the transition didn’t help the last two matches.“You hope that’s not the reason you ended up losing the match, but it’s faster in here, and their players are a little bit more of an indoor team. They’re big girls; they hit the ball pretty hard, so I think the transition helped them.”Shortly after moving indoors, Markov lost her second set, losing the match 7-5, 6-4. With the score tied, 3-3, it came down to the third set between Seyferth and Hubbs. After trading points, breaks and leads, to the results were determined by a first to seven points tiebreaker. After going up four to three, Seyferth lost her next two serves and four points overall to drop the match to Hubbs 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4).Although the team lost in devastating fashion, Elizabeth Carpenter was happy with her performance on Senior Day and will look back on this win fondly.Fleishman knows it will be hard to replace a talent and leader like Carpenter.“She had to step up and fill the void of not having a No. 1 player, and she has accepted that challenge, and she is our No. 1 player and she’s done a good job,” Fleishman said.Mirnova was also upset to see the three seniors, Carpenter, Elizabeth Dolan and Erin Jobe leave.“I’m good friends with everyone on the team,” Mirnova said. “It’s going to be sad, but on the other hand, I’m looking forward to whoever comes here next year.”last_img read more

Mirza Teletović Shines Again

first_imgB&H basketball player Mirza Teletović again provided an excellent match for Brooklyn Nets, but despite his performance the team of Brooklyn Nets was defeated by Houston Rockets  with the result 95:114.It seems that Mirza is finally in a good shape for NBA league after the last round when he played an excellent game against Lakers with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.Last night, B&H representative scored 18 point and 13 rebounds against Rockets. He spent more than 32 minutes on the field, which means that the coach of Nets Jason Kidd has more confidence in B&H basketball player.Mirza was the most efficient player of Nets at last night’s game and he had the most rebounds.Highlights: http://youtu.be/j8xf8Cjb2_I(Source: Klix.ba)last_img read more

ALL THE RESULTS FROM THE RAPHOE 5K: SHIELS SETS NEW COURSE RECORD

first_imgBy Brendan O’Donnell, Lifford AC: The streets of Raphoe played host to tonight’s 5K road race, part of the Donegal Grand Prix Series.130 athletes took to the start line in the market town in a race organised by the Raphoe Family Resource Centre and supported by Lifford Athletic Club.Foyle Valley’s Keith Shiels was in blistering form again this week having followed up a win in St. Johnston last week with another win tonight in a course record time of 15.19. Shiels was nearly a full minute ahead of his closest rival, Finn Valley’s Colin Watson who finished in second in 16.12, with City of Derry’s James Brown third in 16.20.In the Ladies race, Lifford AC’s Leoni Cooke emerged victorious in a time of 21.35 followed by Martina Hegarty in second in a time of 21.48 with Finn Valley’s Gloria Donaghey third in 23.25.After race prizes were generously sponsored by Coyle’s Centra in Raphoe. ALL THE RESULTS FROM THE RAPHOE 5K: SHIELS SETS NEW COURSE RECORD was last modified: July 17th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ALL THE RESULTS FROM THE RAPHOE 5K: SHIELS SETS NEW COURSE RECORDlast_img read more

SHAY GIVEN SIGNS FOR MIDDLESBROUGH ON LOAN

first_imgLifford goalkeeper Shay Given has joined Middlesbrough on loan from Aston Villa.Shay Given has gone out on loan.The 37-year-old former Irish number one joins for a month after Boro’s first-choice keeper Jason Steele was given a three-match ban for his sending-off at Leeds United.Given has been back-up to Brad Guzan at Villa Park since being displaced as number one in August last year. He has made 599 career appearances in spells with Blackburn, Newcastle, Manchester City and Villa.But he has not played since January’s FA Cup defeat by Millwall and earlier this term was linked with a move to Doncaster.It is unclear if an option has been pencilled into the deal to allow the Donegal man to sign a more permanent deal if things work out.Shay had been linked to a number of clubs including Liverpool and Celtic. SHAY GIVEN SIGNS FOR MIDDLESBROUGH ON LOAN was last modified: November 29th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more