Ewert, Engebretson hold candidates forum in Wausau


The two Democrats vying to unseat Republican Sean Duffy in the mid-term election met in Wausau Thursday for a candidate’s forum. Dr. Brian Ewert of Marshfield and Margaret Engebretson, a 21-year veteran of the Navy, Navy Reserve, and Minnesota Air National Guard, spent about two hours answering questions from various groups. > WSAU Radio

Duffy slams Democratic opponents over marijuana legalization

Northern Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy is criticizing his two potential Democratic opponents for supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana in the U.S. Democratic primary candidates Margaret Engebretson and Brian Ewert said they supported legalizing the drug in a WPR debate last week. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Senate hopeful Vukmir reaffirms support for Trump in new ad


Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is launching a new television ad with U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy reassuring primary voters that she supports President Donald Trump. The ad comes after video surfaced last week from 2016 featuring Vukmir saying that Trump was “offensive to everyone”. > AP News

Newt Gingrich backs Leah Vukmir, joining NRA, Paul Ryan, Sean Duffy


Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has joined a growing group of influentials supporting Wisconsin GOP Senate primary candidate Leah Vukmir, stating that “President Trump needs more fighters like Leah.” > Washington Examiner

Duffy sides with Trump, saying countries committing ‘economic terrorism’ against US with tariffs

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy praised President Trump for standing up to other countries on trade, saying that new tariffs on American products amount to “economic terrorism.” Duffy said America finally has a president who is committed to free trade and prioritizing the American worker. > FOX News

Duffy challenger Engebretson wants ‘Medicare for everybody’

As one of two Democrats vying for the nomination to run against incumbent Republican Sean Duffy for Congress, attorney and Navy veteran Margaret Engebretson says she would work for a federal health insurance program for everyone. > WXPR Rhinelander