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In Wisconsin, Michels’ shift on abortion isn’t 1st reversal

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By SCOTT BAUER
Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Tim Michels’ recent reversal to support abortion ban exceptions for rape and incest isn’t the first time he’s shifted ground on a significant issue in his campaign against Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers. Before that, Michels changed his position on what should be done with the state’s bipartisan election commission and also started accepting large campaign donations after saying he wouldn’t take any larger than $500. The Democratic incumbent is largely focusing on Michels’ abortion shift in hopes of winning a second term. Meanwhile, Republicans are hoping to knock off Evers to give Michels a chance to work with a GOP-controlled Legislature keen to change voting laws ahead of the 2024 presidential election in the key swing state.

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