U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan announced last week he will no longer be accepting donations from corporate political action committees to fund his reelection campaign, joining a trend of politicians across the United States refusing corporate money. > Badger Herald
Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Wisconsin next week for a pair of events to raise money for Gov. Scott Walker. Invitations obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday show that Pence is scheduled to host fundraisers in Green Bay and Eau Claire on Oct. 10.
Democrats have momentum and an electoral mood tilting in their favor as they seek to overturn GOP majorities in the state Legislature this November. Republicans, however, have money — a lopsided edge in campaign cash — and a map that gives Democrats few easy pickup chances. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
Gov. Scott Walker has outraised opponent Tony Evers in August, despite an influx of cash for the Democrat after his primary victory. Walker reported Tuesday raising $2.3 million for the month compared with $1.9 million for Evers. Walker also had more than twice as much cash on hand heading into September. > Wisconsin Public Radio
New campaign finance reports show Democratic attorney general hopeful Josh Kaul outraised incumbent Republican Brad Schimel in August. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers said Thursday he raised $1 million since his primary win nine days ago, nearly double what he brought in over the entire first six months of the year as he tries to deny Republican Gov. Scott Walker a third term. > AP News
Democratic attorney general candidate Josh Kaul has outraised Republican incumbent Brad Schimel in July, raising more than two and a half times as much. Year-to-date, Schimel has raised just a tad more than Kaul, and has more cash on hand. > AP News