Fame and campaign fortune haven’t saved ‘Iron Stache’ from a heated primary

Democrat Randy Bryce hasn’t locked down his primary race against Cathy Myers in Wisconsin’s 1st District, despite a national profile and strong fundraising. > Roll Call

Teen Vogue interviews Cathy Myers, the former teacher who wants to clean up Paul Ryan’s mess

In its “Running!” series on getting involved in government, Teen Vogue talks to Cathy Myers, who is running in the Democratic primary Tuesday for a chance to run for Paul Ryan’s seat in November. Myers says she’s seen the damage that Ryan has done by willfully ignoring his constituents’ needs.

The “Iron Stache” shot to viral national fame. But at home, his primary has taken a nasty turn.

As the race has tightened between Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers, the primary has gotten increasingly bitter. Myers has seized on a trickle of stories about Bryce’s personal finances, campaign spending, and legal trouble to make the case that she’s the best prepared for a general election. > Mother Jones

For Paul Ryan’s seat, Bryce and Myers both merit consideration

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While the Republican field for Paul Ryan’s 1st Congressional District seat has been crowded, only two main contenders have been battling since the Democratic race began: Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers. > Kenosha News

Candidate Cathy Myers faces criticism over involvement in messy lawsuit


Congressional candidate Cathy Myers has made character a centerpiece of her campaign, criticizing her Democratic primary opponent, Randy Bryce, over his past legal problems. But questions have been raised about Myers’ conduct as a Janesville School Board member during a bitter fight over district records. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Democratic primary heats up in battle to succeed Paul Ryan in Congress


What began as another re-election race for U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has become a hard-fought battle, especially between two Democratic candidates, for an open seat in a competitive district in southern Wisconsin. > Wisconsin State Journal

Candidate Q&A: 1st Congressional District


The Wisconsin State Journal provides a Q&A with all five candidates — two Democrats, three Republicans — who are running in the Aug. 14 primary election for a chance to win Paul Ryan’s 1st Congressional District seat.