Tammy Baldwin schedules Baileys Harbor visit, will answer questions


Sen. Tammy Baldwin will greet constituents at Baileys Harbor Town Hall on Aug. 21, from 6 pm to 7 pm. Music will be provided from 5-5:45 pm and poetry will be read from 5:50-6 pm. State Senator Dave Hansen will introduce Sen. Baldwin and attendees will have opportunities to ask questions. > Door County Pulse

Vukmir, Nicholson land key endorsements in GOP contest for Baldwin’s seat


State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Brookfield), who hasn’t officially entered the U.S. Senate race, confirmed that two of the most prominent Republican financial backers in Wisconsin have signed on to her potential campaign. Meanwhile, Kevin Nicholson earned a critical endorsement this week from the Club for Growth PAC, a powerful pro-business organization. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

How each of Wisconsin’s congressional delegates responded to the Charlottesville violence


While both of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators and all eight of the state’s U.S. Representatives spoke out against the violence, some were more pointed than others, and some were more critical of President Donald Trump’s response. Wisconsin Public Radio‘s lays out all ten responses.

Wisconsin seat on U.S. appeals court remains a symbol of partisan judicial wars


During the Obama administration, Sen. Ron Johnson heavily wielded his “blue slip” power against any nominee for a key Wisconsin seat on the federal judiciary. But with power now shifted, Republicans are angling to deprive Democrats – Sen. Tammy Baldwin, in this case – of the same power. Johnson argues that “circumstances have changed.” > Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

John Bolton endorses Kevin Nicholson in 2018 Wisconsin senate race

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Kevin Nicholson’s campaign to challenge Tammy Baldwin for her U.S. Senate seat got a boost last week when John Bolton, long-time Republican leader and former ambassador to the United Nations, announced he will endorse Nicholson in the 2018 race and support him financially through his political-action committees. > National Review

Republican Baldwin challenger talks about his conversion to conservative values


Even before Kevin Nicholson announced he would be entering the Republican primary in the hopes of facing off against Sen. Tammy Baldwin, critics questioned his conservative credentials. That’s because Nicholson was an active Democrat in his college years. On “UpFront with Mike Gousha last weekend,” Nicholson compared his changing views to a conversion experience. > Cap Times

Tammy Baldwin on CNN’s list of 10 most likely Senate-seat flips in 2018


In 2018, Republicans will enjoy a hugely advantageous map, and Democratic senators are running for re-election in a full 10 states that Trump won in 2016. The GOP, meanwhile, only has two members likely to be in real jeopardy. Here is CNN’s first Senate race ranking of the 10 seats most likely to flip in 2018.