Duffy rips Baldwin for backing single-payer healthcare bill


U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy unloaded on U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin during a conference call with reporters this week As he pitched his party’s tax reform efforts, Duffy zeroed in on Baldwin’s record of supporting liberal policies, saying she, “has voted in favor of higher taxes and fees 407 times.” > Washington Examiner

Vukmir suggests GOP rival Nicholson run for another office


Less than two months after entering the race for U.S. Senate, Leah Vukmir suggested this week that Republican rival Kevin Nicholson run for another office and gain experience before making a bid for high office. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Baldwin leads U.S. Senate money race — by far


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has raised another $2.4 million for her re-election bid next year, while her two GOP challengers are just getting started. Baldwin’s campaign raised more than $7 million in 2017’s first nine months, while state Sen. Leah Vukmir has raised $250,000 and Delafield businessman Kevin Nicholson, $400,000 this year. > Pierce County Herald

Where the parties share a state’s Senate seats, Wisconsin’s Baldwin-Johnson ranked as ‘oddest couple’


Five states currently have sets of U.S. Senators who almost entirely cancel each other’s votes. The most extreme “odd couple” is Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson, who have voted the same way just twice in 134 Senate votes this year. Roll Call lays out its ranking results from all five states.

Baldwin, Vukmir, Nicholson take positions on Trump tax overhaul plan


With President Trump and Republicans in Congress pushing for an overhaul of taxes, the candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race are staking their positions on a critical issue that affects businesses and individuals across the state. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Walker’s son joining Vukmir’s Senate campaign


Gov. Scott Walker’s son is joining Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir’s campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Vukmir’s campaign confirmed Tuesday that Alex Walker, who graduated from UW-Madison last year, will be working as deputy political director. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Vukmir raises $250K in three weeks for U.S. Senate bid, but critics cry foul


Wisconsin Sen. Leah Vukmir has raised nearly $250,000 in the first three weeks after joining the 2018 race for U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s seat. Vukmir is a far-right evangelical Christian with strong ties to dark-money groups, and One Wisconsin Now has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate her for possible violations in raising campaign money. > Wisconsin Gazette