7th Congressional District race pits Trump loyalist against Democrat wary of ‘chaos’

The race between U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy and Margaret Engebretson is in many ways a microcosm of partisan politics today: on one side, a Republican who avidly supports President Trump, on the other an attorney and military veteran who said she’s running out of frustration and fear over the “chaos” in Washington. > Wausau Daily Herald

Vukmir finds ally in Duffy as she seeks northern Wisconsin votes in Senate race

Experts say Duffy’s northern Wisconsin congressional district is a critical region for Leah Vukmir as she attempts to unseat Sen. Tammy Baldwin this November. > Wausau Daily Herald

Duffy calls Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, ‘sleazy’

Northern Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy called the president’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort “a sleazy guy,” after news broke that Manafort was convicted of tax and bank fraud on Tuesday. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Duffy says opponent wants socialist policies; Engebretson calls him ‘absentee representative’

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After U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy said his November general election opponent would push for socialist policies, Polk Co. Democrat Margaret Engebretson said: “That is an incorrect label. If he looks it up in the dictionary he’ll find it doesn’t apply to me.” > CBS 7 Wausau

Six of Wisconsin’s eight House seats are 98-100 percent safe, calculates 538

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In FiveThirtyEight‘s forecast model of the upcoming House elections, only two Wisconsin seats show any vulnerability of changing party: Glenn Grothman’s Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, shows a 29 percent chance of winning, while Democrat Randy Bryce is calculated to have a 21 percent chance of scoring Paul Ryan’s seat.

Congressional slates now set for November

With the primary election over, the races for Wisconsin’s Senate seat and eight House of Representatives seats are now set. Here are the matchups for the Nov. 6 general election. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Democrat Margaret Engebretson advances to face Sean Duffy

Polk County attorney Margaret Engebretson beat Democratic challenger and former Marshfield Clinic CEO Brian Ewert in Tuesday night’s primary race for the 7th Congressional District, earning her the chance to challenge U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in November. > Wisconsin Public Radio