Duffy, Engebretson debate health care, guns, Trump’s rhetoric

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy faced off against Democratic challenger and Polk County attorney Margaret Engebretson Thursday night in Minocqua, in their first and only debate for the 7th Congressional District just days before the general election. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Deficit spending should be used to better infrastructure, education, says Duffy challenger

Margaret Engebretson, a U.S. military veteran, is running as a Democrat for the congressional seat held by Republican incumbent Sean Duffy. She shared her positions on platforms such as health care and tariffs with Wisconsin Public Radio‘s “Central Time” host Rob Ferrett.

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

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


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