Dems rally for votes in Racine with six-candidate event

At a standing-room-only event held at the Democratic of Party of Racine County’s downtown headquarters, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was joined by 1st Congressional District candidate Randy Bryce, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, lieutentant governor candidate Mandela Barnes, attorney general candidate Josh Kaul and state treasurer candidate Sarah Godlewski. > Kenosha News

In Racine County, Evers hopes for ‘clean sweep;’ Walker touts unemployment rate


With 43 days remaining until the Nov. 6 general election, Republican and Democratic candidates for federal and state offices descended on Racine County to meet with volunteers and supporters. > Racine Journal Times

Eric Holder, Tony Evers and Mandela Barnes discuss criminal justice reform

Wisconsin State Rep. David Crowley organized a panel in Milwaukee last week with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, and lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes to speak about the need for criminal justice reform, particularly as it relates to race. > Milwaukee Courier

Barnes says Trump administration wants to create ‘superior race’

The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin suggested in a podcast interview that President Donald Trump’s administration wants to create a “superior race.” The Wisconsin Republican Party said the candidate, Mandela Barnes, was comparing Trump to Nazis, an accusation Barnes strongly rejected Friday. > AP News

Eric Holder campaigns for Evers, Barnes in Milwaukee

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder campaigned for Democrat Tony Evers for governor and Mandela Barnes for lieutenant governor Tuesday in Milwaukee. Holder, a New York City native, joined Evers and Barnes to discuss criminal justice reform, a hotly debated issue in the race for governor. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Kleefisch apologizes to opponent Barnes over anthem flap

Republican Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, in a rare retreat, apologized Tuesday to her Democratic opponent for repeatedly claiming — without evidence — that he knelt during the national anthem. Mandela Barnes repeatedly called the accusation a lie and said he has never knelt for the anthem. > AP News

Mandela Barnes calls out Rebecca Kleefisch for ‘crazy’ claims about him kneeling during anthem

Mandela Barnes, the Democratic candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor, said Monday that it was “crazy” for his Republican opponent, Rebecca Kleefisch, to claim, with no evidence, that he knelt during the national anthem at the opening of the Wisconsin State Fair this summer. > AP News