Nicholson cuts ad in support of Vukmir in U.S. Senate race

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Defeated Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson appears in a new television ad attacking Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin and voicing his support for GOP nominee Leah Vukmir. The spot released Thursday is paid for by Restoration PAC, a conservative group that backed Nicholson in the primary with Vukmir. > AP News

For Wisconsin’s dairy farmers, tariffs could reshape the race for the Senate

Retaliatory tariffs on dairy may put dairy farmers in Wisconsin, a state won by Donald Trump in 2016, up for political grabs in this year’s midterm elections. > NPR

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

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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.

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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