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Scott Walker approved Wisconsin election rules that could prevent him from seeking a recount

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Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill earlier this year that could prevent him from seeking a recount.

The Wisconsin Republican appears to have lost his re-election bid to Democrat Tony Evers, who holds a razor-thin lead over Walker, reported the New York Times.

Evers, the state schools superintendent, leads by about 30,000 votes out of 2.6 million cast.

Walker has not conceded as of late Wednesday morning, and his running mate, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, said overnight that a recount might be coming.

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But election officials said the governor would not be able to request one, thanks to a new set of rules he approved.

Under the new rules, second-place finishers are prevented from requesting a recount if they lost by more than 1 percent.

With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Walker appears to have lost by 1.2 percent.

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Who tried to pay Rick Gates to keep him from testifying? And will AG Bill Barr prosecute them?

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The Department of Justice came out Tuesday with a sentencing recommendation for former Paul Manafort deputy, Rick Gates.

Gates testified for over 500 hours with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators, his lawyers explained in a filing this week. But included in the reports of Gates' was the fact that he got multiple offers of money not to cooperate with investigators.

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Betsy Devos was found in contempt of court for breaking the law — and is trying to do it again

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Controversial Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was threatened with jail time and received a $100,000 fine for illegally trying to collect student loan payments from victims of scam colleges.

According to a new report in The New York Times, she's still trying to violate the federal judge's order that resulted in her being held in contempt of court.

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Trump claims America is ‘so respected’ — days after being laughed out of NATO Summit in London

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President Donald Trump was humiliated at last week's NATO Summit in London after being laughed at by world leaders.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron were all captured on tape ridiculing Trump.

Trump stormed out of the NATO Summit early after the embarrassment, which was featured on "Saturday Night Live."

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