Richard Uihlein-backed groups have spent nearly $11M to lift Nicholson in GOP Senate primary


When it comes to Wisconsin’s race for the U.S. Senate, Illinois businessman Richard Uihlein has not been shy about spending millions of his own cash to get Kevin Nicholson across the finish line in the Republican primary. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Vukmir emphasizes Republican roots in bid for U.S. Senate seat

State Sen. Leah Vukmir is hoping her long history with the state Republican Party — and her visibility in the Waukesha area and on Wisconsin’s conservative radio airwaves — puts her over the top in her primary against former Marine Kevin Nicholson for Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate seat occupied by Tammy Baldwin. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Outside money pouring into Baldwin race. And we’re only at the primary.


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is arguably the only person standing in the way of Wisconsin becoming a full-fledged red state. And she knows she has a pretty big target on her back. Indeed, the race to unseat her has brought millions in outside campaign spending to Wisconsin. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Will the GOP US Senate primary turn on who appears more loyal to Trump?

In its final weeks, the primary battle between Wisconsin’s Republican U.S. Senate candidates — state Sen. Leah Vukmir and Delafield businessman and former Marine Kevin Nicholson — has become a brutal fight over who has been more loyal to President Donald Trump, who remains popular among Wisconsin Republicans. > WiscNews

Leah Vukmir: I’ll take the Wisconsin Way to D.C. and drain the swamp

In her candidate op-ed, Leah Vukmir writes that “In Wisconsin, we know there’s a better way for Washington to work, and I’m running to bring the Wisconsin Way to our nation’s capital”, and that Tammy Baldwin “has spent nearly two decades in Congress doing nothing”. > Cap Times

Kevin Nicholson floats mean-testing and raising age for Social Security

When it comes to talking about Social Security, first-time Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson is not afraid to offer a solution. During interviews, he has proposed changes to maintain the fund’s solvency, including a gradual rise in the retirement age for those who are now years from retirement. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel