Two Democratic gubernatorial candidates drop out


Liberal talk radio host Mike Crute announced Monday that he’s ending his longshot run for governor, a month after he warned that anyone who didn’t take his candidacy seriously did so “at their own peril.” Jeffrey Rumbaugh, a crisis response worker in Madison, also announced he was ending his campaign. > Wisconsin State Journal

Democratic governor hopefuls talk guns


The nine Democratic Wisconsin governor candidates attending Saturday’s candidate forum in Eau Claire discussed issues ranging from the state’s controversial deal with Foxconn to farm prices to health care, but references to gun control prompted especially emotional responses from the audience. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Jeff Rumbaugh announces run for governor


Jeff Rumbaugh has announced he will also vie for the Democratic nominee for governor. Rumbaugh joins nearly a dozen other Democrats who have thrown their hats in the ring to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in 2018. > WORT Radio Madison

La Crosse candidates forum to showcase Democrats seeking to challenge Walker


A handful of the Democrats hoping to take on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2018 are scheduled to attend a public forum hosted in La Crosse next week by Our Wisconsin Revolution. > La Crosse Tribune