Republican US Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is pointing to the Central American migrants moving north through Mexico to call for a southern border wall and tighter US immigration laws, criticizing Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for voting against funding the Trump’s plans for a wall. > Wisconsin Public Radio
While much of the debate Friday night between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers saw the candidates retread familiar themes, they also touched on issues that haven’t received as much attention during the race, including climate change and immigration. > Wisconsin Public Radio
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican Leah Vukmir skirmished on health care, abortion and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during their second debate of the campaign Saturday night. > Journal Sentinel
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan will be meeting with officials from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after 83 arrests were made in the state as part of a four-day operation last week. > Channel 3000
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 83 people over the course of a four-day operation, in 14 Wisconsin counties. Twenty of the arrests were made in Dane County and 15 in Milwaukee County. > Channel 3000
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson announced legislation Thursday to authorize the government to hold families who crossed the border illegally in detention while they await their deportation cases, moving to clean up the legal mess that led to family separations earlier this year. > Washington Times
For the first time in 20 years, House Speaker Paul Ryan will not be on the ballot for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, and candidate Bryan Steil is hoping to keep the seat in Republican hands. The Racine Journal Times met with Steil last week to talk about some of the issues.