10 super-rich people dominate giving to super PACs active in midterms, with Baldwin adversary at top of list


Donations from 10 super-rich individuals account for more than 20% of the money filling the bank accounts of federal super PACs, a USA Today analysis shows. Leading the pack: Illinois-based packaging and shipping magnate Richard “Dick” Uihlein, who’s trained much of his millions on attacking Sen. Tammy Baldwin and  boosting political newcomer, Kevin Nicholson.

Grothman goes after J Street in effort to lure Jewish donors


A new fundraising committee started by Rep. Glenn Grothman and the Republican Party of Wisconsin takes aim at J Street, the liberal-leaning Jewish advocacy organization where Grothman’s likely Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, worked as VP of political affairs and served on the board. Kohl’s campaign dismissed the committee as a stunt to shore up Grothman’s fundraising.> POLITICO

Nicholson challenges Vukmir to six pre-primary debates


Republican Kevin Nicholson has challenged his rival, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, to six debates in the state’s GOP primary for U.S. Senate. So far Vukmir (R-Brookfield) has said she’ll participate in a March 28 debate in the Milwaukee area. > Wisconsin State Journal

New report suggests Russia hacked seven states – including Wisconsin – prior to 2016 election

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Three senior intelligence officials have told NBC News that the intelligence community developed substantial evidence that state websites or voter registration systems in seven states were compromised by Russian-backed covert operatives prior to the 2016 election — but never told the states involved. > NBC News

Walker signs health insurance stabilization bill


Gov. Scott Walker signed part of his Health Care Stability Plan in Tomah Tuesday. The new law looks to lower premiums in the individual market, while other components aim to cover pre-existing conditions and obtain a permanent waiver for SeniorCare. State Democrats call the plan a campaign stunt. > NBC 13 Eau Claire