Reps. Kind and Sensenbrenner working to keep bipartisanship alive

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In a jointly written column, Democratic Rep. Ron Kind and Republican Rep. James Sensenbrenner say that they’re trying to keep bipartisanship alive in Congress. Many Americans are sick and tired of the gridlocked partisanship, they write, and outline how they’re working to stop it. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Democrat announces bid for Sensenbrenner’s 5th District seat


A small business owner has announced his Democratic candidacy for the Wisconsin congressional seat long held by Republican Jim Sensenbrenner. Tom Palzewicz, of Brookfield, said his campaign for the 5th District will focus on affordable health care, a commitment to fighting climate change and solutions to controlling student debt. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Sensenbrenner, Grothman holding September town halls


U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is holding three town halls this month, in Hartford and Elm Grove on Sep. 9 and in Delafield on Sep. 24. U.S. Rep. Grothman also has a town hall scheduled for Sep. 17 in Mt. Calvary. Details for these and town halls across the country can be found at the Town Hall Project.

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