U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan spoke at the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County on Monday in support of legislation he is sponsoring to encourage charitable giving. The Everyday Philanthropist Act hopes to create flexible giving accounts for pre-tax deductions in a bid to increase donations from middle-income Americans. > Channel 3000
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials found and detained 83 of the 250 individuals this week that they are looking for in Wisconsin, according to a statement from U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan. > Channel 3000
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. Rep. Mark Pocan was one of the first members of Congress to mention the possibility of impeaching President Donald Trump more than a year ago. But on Monday Pocan downplayed impeachment talk when asked about it at a news conference. > AP News
In FiveThirtyEight‘s forecast model of the upcoming House elections, only two Wisconsin seats show any vulnerability of changing party: Glenn Grothman’s Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, shows a 29 percent chance of winning, while Democrat Randy Bryce is calculated to have a 21 percent chance of scoring Paul Ryan’s seat.
With the primary election over, the races for Wisconsin’s Senate seat and eight House of Representatives seats are now set. Here are the matchups for the Nov. 6 general election. > FOX 11 Green Bay
Would the Wisconsin congressman’s proposal to eliminate ICE really mean no more enforcement of the U.S. borders? No. But that’s the claim by Leah Vukmir, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin. > PolitiFact Wisconsin