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Capitol Notes: Evers Warns GOP They'll Pay For Snubbed Gun Control Session

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Marti Mikkelson and JR Ross discuss the week in politics in our "Capitol Notes" conversation.

The Republican-controlled state Legislature last week essentially ignored Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' call for a special session to take up gun control measures, such as universal background checks and passage of a "red flag" law. 

In each house, only one or two GOP members came to the floor, called the session to order and then immediately adjourned it. Republican leaders say neither house had the votes to pass, but Evers says they did this at their own peril because now they have to explain their actions to voters.  

In this week's Capitol Notes conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of whether he thinks the Republicans' actions will come back to haunt them.

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Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.