Watch: MSNBC puts the spotlight, questions, and AM Joy panel on Randy Bryce

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Will this Democrat from Wisconsin be able to unseat the Republican Speaker of the House? Joy Reid talks to Randy Bryce about his decision to run, then discusses his candidacy with her AM Joy panel. > MSNBC

Why Paul Ryan’s 2018 race bears watching, even if he’ll be hard to beat


Democrats are vowing to make their biggest effort ever to knock off Paul Ryan in 2018, hoping that an unpopular president, an unpopular Congress and controversial GOP policies will make him the second House speaker in more than a century to be defeated at the polls. They have their work cut out for them. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Guardian: Can a progressive ironworker (and his mustache) swipe Paul Ryan’s seat?


A progressive, mustachioed Bernie Sanders supporter has shot to fame after announcing a challenge to Republican house speaker Paul Ryan. Democrat Randy Bryce, who goes by @IronStache on Twitter, is an ironworker, union organizer and veteran who launched his bid for Wisconsin’s 1st District Monday with an evocative boots-and-denim campaign video. >  The Guardian

Paul Ryan challenger raises 100k in first day of campaign


Democrat Randy Bryce, who’s challenging Paul Ryan for his Wisconsin seat, raised more than $100,000 in just over 24 hours after declaring his candidacy Monday with this video. Bryce is a union ironworker and labor organizer who ran twice unsuccessfully for the state legislature. > TheHill

In powerful new ad, Randy Bryce challenges Paul Ryan: ‘You come work the iron and I’ll go to D.C.’

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With more than 500 days until the midterm election, Paul Ryan is already facing his second challenger. Randy Bryce, a union ironworker, announced Monday that he would seek the Democratic nomination to run against Ryan, and released a video emphasizing what has so far been the biggest issue of the year: health care. > HuffPost

Dem lawmaker pushes bills to protect Wisconsin from Trump and the GOP Congress


State Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) explains and promotes four bills under consideration in the Senate to protect preventive care coverage, prevent pre-existing conditions discrimination, prevent annual and lifetime coverage limits, and preserve Medicaid funding. > The Cap Times