Vukmir’s tactic: Slam Baldwin for ‘far left’ support of Sanders’ agenda


Republican Senate challenger Leah Vukmir must close a sizable deficit in her bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin, yet Republicans think they have found the incumbent’s kryptonite — comparing her to Sen. Bernard Sanders. > Washington Times

Podcast: A look back at Wisconsin’s primary

Join Cap Times reporters Jessie Opoien and Erik Lorenzsonn this week for a recap of the Aug. 14 primary election results and a preview of what to watch between now and the Nov. 6 general election. > Cap Times

Big question for Vukmir campaign focuses on megadonor Uihlein

A week after accusing a billionaire donor of attempting to buy a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat, Republican nominee Leah Vukmir is now hoping to persuade the same Illinois businessman – Richard Uihlein – to open his wallet for her campaign against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. > AP News

GOP ad attacks Evers for third time on teacher porn case, with some of the same fact-check failings

The day after Tony Evers won the Democratic nomination for governor, the Wisconsin Republican Party targeted him in a TV ad. It’s a familiar attack. In fact, PolitiFact Wisconsin has already rated two similar attacks the GOP made against Evers on the same subject  — neither of which did well on the Truth-O-Meter.

Wisconsin’s pre- and post-Trump uninsured rates, and how Republicans have been hurt most

Survey results to date show that the increase in uninsured since Trump attacked the ACA has mainly hit Republicans, with Democrats now enjoying the lowest probability of going without insurance. About 15 percent of Republicans lack health insurance, compared to about 9 percent of Dems. > Urban Milwaukee

Rebecca Kleefisch attacks Evers two days into governor’s campaign

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch told supporters in Milwaukee Thursday that “Tony Evers is dangerous. [He} threatens the type of lifestyle we have worked so hard to create for our friends and neighbors across Wisconsin. Scott Walker is a different type of leader. He’s a positive leader.” > NBC 4 Milwaukee