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Democrats Could Lose Wisconsin Forever

Did one Supreme Court race just settle how Wisconsin will be governed for years to come?

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Last week’s Wisconsin Supreme Court race got ugly, fast. The Republican favorite, Judge Brian Hagedorn, eked out a win by about 6,000 votes. Our guest today says it’s hard to overstate the political fallout from this result. It could mean that conservatives dominate Wisconsin for years to come.

Guest: Mark Joseph Stern, who covers the courts and the law for Slate.

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