Democrat announces run for Gallagher’s seat


One of Brown County’s Assistant District Attorneys is running for Congress. Democrat Beau Liegeois of Allouez announced Tuesday that he will run for the Eighth Congressional District seat in the 2018 election that currently held by Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher. > Wisconsin Radio Network

Public listening session with northeast Wisconsin lawmakers set for Thursday

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The public will get a chance to address state and federal lawmakers at a listening session Thursday at the Appleton Public Library.  Lawmakers scheduled to attend are state Reps. Amanda Stuck (D-Appleton) and Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna), while staff from U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s office will attend. Others invitees have declined or not RSVP’d. > Appleton Post-Crescent

Wisconsin GOP responses to Trump: Gallagher and Steineke pointed; Walker, Johnson and Ryan indirect; Vos and Fitzgerald silent.


While Sen. Ron Johnson, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Gov. Scott Walker condemned the Charlottesville violence without citing Trump’s name, U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher and state Rep. Jim Steineke came out far more pointedly against Trump’s failure. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos have made no public comment. > La Crosse Tribune

How each of Wisconsin’s congressional delegates responded to the Charlottesville violence


While both of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators and all eight of the state’s U.S. Representatives spoke out against the violence, some were more pointed than others, and some were more critical of President Donald Trump’s response. Wisconsin Public Radio‘s lays out all ten responses.

Gallagher has ‘serious concerns’ about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russian lawyer


Former Marine and U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Green Bay) said he has “serious concerns” about the meeting between Donald Trump, Jr. and a Russian lawyer. “There’s no way to read it without serious concern and it underscores the importance of having a thorough, independent investigation,” he said to conservative radio host Jerry Bader. > Stevens Point Journal

Rep. Gallagher: Navy spending is sound investment


U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Green Bay) writes in USA Today-Wisconsin: “While northeast Wisconsin has worked tirelessly to complete the newest addition to our Navy, Congress has been stuck in a long and contentious debate about defense spending and the Navy’s plan to grow the fleet to 355 ships. Why is getting to 355 ships so important?”

Gallagher tells Congress ‘do your job’, cancel late summer break

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U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Green Bay) is urging his colleagues to cancel Congress’ August break in legislative activity until they finish their work. He delivered the bold speech on the House floor Tuesday morning. >