Johnson, Baldwin want to hear from Kavanaugh, accuser


Wisconsin’s U.S. senators agreed Monday that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of a decades-old sexual assault should testify before a Senate committee. > AP News

Baldwin accuses opponent of politicizing veterans issues

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who is seeking re-election, said she’s the candidate looking out for veterans’ interests. Meanwhile, her Republican opponent, Sen. Leah Vukmir, is slamming Baldwin’s response to a 2014 report detailing inappropriate opioid prescription practices at the Tomah VA Medical Center. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin governor, Senate debates set for same October night

Candidates for governor and U.S. Senate in Wisconsin will both be debating, in separate cities, on the night of Oct. 19. The governor’s debate will be held at 8 p.m. in Madison, while the debate between U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and challenger Leah Vukmir will be held one hour earlier in Milwaukee. > FOX 6 Milwaukee

Cap Times: Vukmir should stop lying about Baldwin’s handling of Kavanaugh pick


Leah Vukmir tweeted that Sen. Tammy Baldwin “decided to obstruct” Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court. What Vukmir does not understand — or, perhaps, refuses to acknowledge for reasons of political positioning — is that Baldwin is performing the duties that are expected of an engaged and responsible senator. > Cap Times

Vukmir’s ‘no-vote’ on Cancer Treatment Fairness bill not aligned with Walker, GOP colleagues

In a new ad from Tammy Baldwin, a cancer survivor from Wisconsin calls out Leah Vukmir for standing with insurance companies to vote against a bill that would require coverage for oral chemotherapy. It’s a measure Vukmir’s Republican colleagues including Governor Walker praised. > ABC 27 Madison

Baldwin hosts roundtable in Wausau, pushes for conservation fund renewal

US Senator Tammy Baldwin spent an hour in Wausau on Tuesday listening to conservation leaders from across the state regarding the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which is set to expire at the end of September. > WSAU Radio Wausau

Where Wisconsin’s gubernatorial, U.S. Senate candidates stand on UW education


What can the UW and its students expect from the candidates for governor and U.S. Senate if they were to win this November? The Badger Herald provides brief profiles examining what each candidate’s victory would mean for the UW system.