How each of Wisconsin’s congressional delegates responded to the Charlottesville violence


While both of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators and all eight of the state’s U.S. Representatives spoke out against the violence, some were more pointed than others, and some were more critical of President Donald Trump’s response. Wisconsin Public Radio‘s lays out all ten responses.

Sensenbrenner persists in pushing Congress to reauthorize modern Voting Rights Act


Despite previous congressional inaction on the Voting Rights Act co-sponsored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, he says: “I will continue to pursue it because no American eligible to vote should be silenced or deterred from voting due to the color of his or her skin.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wauwatosa residents speak their minds at Sensenbrenner town hall


With a backdrop of protesters outside the building, a rambunctious, overflow crowd packed the Wauwatosa Public Library Thursday for a town hall with U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner. The most often-asked question by the attendees was in regard to health care, but questions also covered Russia, voter rights, voter fraud and treatment of veterans. > Wauwatosa Now

BlueWisconsin infographic: Which Wisconsin legislators reach across the aisle most and least?

Based on the annual Bipartisan Index released every spring by the Lugar Center, this BlueWisconsin data graphic shows how bipartisan (or not) each of Wisconsin’s congressional legislators were in last year’s congress.

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