The voters of eastern Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District are so rock-ribbed Republican that they haven’t elected a Democrat since 1964. And the district’s incumbent, Rep. Glenn Grothman, has never lost an election in his 24 years in office. But will a Democratic wave and a challenger named Kohl change that? > Milwaukee Magazine
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman said it’s “a good thing” President Donald Trump is talking to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that Trump’s overall policy toward Russia is positive. Grothman made the comments on the Sunday political talk show “UpFront with Mike Gousha.” > ABC 12 Milwaukee
Campaign finance disclosures from the Koch Industries Political Action Committee (KochPAC) show that Team Koch is investing heavily in candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. PR Watch‘s state-by-state list shows how much they’ve given to whom in Wisconsin.
It isn’t exactly breaking news to discover a logic deficit in the official world of Glenn Grothman, but when the deficit actually has to do with deficits, notice must be taken. > Urban Milwaukee
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman leads all members of Wisconsin’s House congressional delegation on mail-related expenses, which he says is a sign he’s staying in touch with constituents. But his Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, suggests that Grothman’s spending on mail is a way to supplement his campaign fund, which trails Kohl’s. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
That Republicans may lose the U.S. House this fall while still hanging on to their five Wisconsin seats is a testament to how hard it is to defeat a sitting member of Congress in a district that favors their party. In Wisconsin, it’s happened only once in 40 years. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
There are differing takes from Wisconsin’s members of Congress on President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. Here’s what U.S. Reps. Ron Kind, Mike Gallagher, Glenn Grothman and Mark Pocan, as well as U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, had to say. > Wisconsin Radio Network