Bernie Sanders campaigns for Randy Bryce in Racine


Two years after running for president and winning the Wisconsin primary but falling short of the Democratic nomination, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the Badger State to campaign for Randy Bryce on Saturday. > Racine Journal-Times

Lawmakers react to Rolling Stone article on Wisconsin politics



The current Rolling Stone article titled “How the GOP rigs elections” singles out state Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) as an example of how district maps gerrymandered by Republicans create noncompetitive elections favoring candidates from one party. It suggests this and other tactics are why Republicans keep winning in states like Wisconsin. > Racine Journal-Times

Racine County latest Wisconsin county to join opioid lawsuit


The Racine County Board voted unanimously this week to join dozens of Wisconsin cities and counties – and at least nine other states – in bringing a lawsuit against opioid drug manufacturers over their alleged “deceptive and fraudulent marketing of painkillers.” > Racine Journal Times

Neubaurer wins Democratic primary in Racine Assembly district race


Just before the holiday weekend, Democratic primary voters gave Greta Neubauer a gift with their votes on Tuesday, giving her a victory to likely become the next state representative for Racine’s 66th District. > Racine Journal-Times

Foxconn impact spurs human trafficking concerns


With the Foxconn deal signed, many are bracing for the impact the Taiwanese manufacturer’s arrival will have on the area. One of the concerns recently raised by Mayor Cory Mason was the possible increase in human trafficking that may go along with the population boom Foxconn promises to bring. >

Wisconsin students among thousands at D.C. rally to protect Dreamers


About two thousand young immigrants and their supporters converged on the nation’s capital Wednesday to rally Congress for legislation that would protect their ability to work and study in the U.S. without fear of deportation, including a group of Racine high schoolers. > NBC News

Race to fill Racine Assembly seat down to two Democrats, could be decided in primary

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The race is on for the 66th Assembly District seat, and it could end up being decided in the primary. Cory Mason announced his Assembly resignation when he was sworn in as the mayor of Racine on Nov. 7. A special election will determine who fills Mason’s seat through January 2019. > Racine Journal Times