‘Iron Stache’ wants to ask a question at Ryan’s CNN ‘town hall’

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Paul Ryan challenger Randy Bryce is trying to attend Ryan’s town hall meeting next week. Bryce said he’s submitted questions for the CNN-hosted town hall Ryan will hold August 21 in Racine, but added that, because CNN will decide the attendees and whose questions will be asked, it was “by definition NOT a public town hall.” > Roll Call

NARAL Pro-Choice endorses Randy Bryce for Ryan’s House seat

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NARAL Pro-Choice America this week endorsed congressional candidate Randy Bryce in his bid to take Wisconsin’s 1st District seat back from Paul Ryan. Democrat Bryce received the backing of the prominent pro-choice advocacy group because his stance to protect and expand women’s access to reproductive health care, including abortion, is a top priority for him. > Wisconsin Gazette

The Guardian: What should the Dems do now? Follow this mustachioed ironworker

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Regardless of Bryce’s ability to over or underperform expectations, he is representative of where the currently moribund Democratic party needs to be – a party of the working class and the poor, a party that exists in this country to counter, in courage and in numbers, corporate excess and capitalistic inhumanity. > The Guardian

Meet the Dems – like Randy Bryce – running on single-payer health care

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As he recently raced around the country to combat the GOP health care effort, Bernie Sanders stressed that the ultimate goal should be a single-payer system. Fellow Sen. Elizabeth Warren has also advised Democrats to get behind the idea for 2018. And there are already candidates heeding that call, like Paul Ryan challenger Randy Bryce. > Rolling Stone

Wash Post: Dem long shots like Bryce racking up money and endorsements

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Paul Ryan has built a massive war chest for his 2018 reelection. It’s five times as much as some Senate candidates, and 20 times as much as Randy Bryce, the ironworker and union organizer running against Ryan. But Bryce’s $550,000-plus fundraising haul is larger than most first-time candidates and is enough to run a real campaign. > Washington Post

Group of Dem state legislators announces Randy Bryce endorsements

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Paul Ryan challenger Randy Bryce received a bundle of endorsements Wednesday from state lawmakers. They came from Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee), Sen. Bob Wirch (D-Somers), Rep. Tod Ohnstad (D-Kenosha), Rep. Christine Sinicki (D-Milwaukee), Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa (D-Milwaukee), and Rep. David Crowley (D-Milwaukee). > Urban Milwaukee

Mustache Man? Randy Bryce gets superhero treatment

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Three Democrats are out of the gates to challenge U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan next year, but one is getting all the attention. Union ironworker Randy Bryce is basking in positive national press, not only from news outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and CNN, but also from GQ, Esquire and People magazine. > Janesville Gazette