Bryce’s brother donates to opponent after considering his own GOP run for the seat

U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson isn’t the only Wisconsin candidate with family issues this election season. Consider what’s going on with congressional candidate Randy Bryce, who aims to flip Paul Ryan’s seat blue, and his brother James, a Milwaukee police sergeant. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meet Bryan Steil, the GOP’s front-runner in the race for Paul Ryan’s seat


It’s not hard to see why Republicans are eager to give Bryan Steil a chance. At 37, he’s young, with an easy smile and uncontainable sense of excitement about the opportunity ahead of him. Huddled in the back of the Wisconsin GOP’s convention Saturday, Steil spoke with the Washington Examiner about the state of the race.

Bryce calls on opponent to reject Big Pharma dollars

Randy Bryce says he will not take a penny from the big pharmaceutical corporations that fund and fuel the opioid epidemic. And he challenged Paul Ryan’s chosen replacement, Bryan Steil, to do the same. > Patch

Is Bryan Steil any different than Paul Ryan?

When Bryan Steil announced he would be running as a Republican candidate to replace Paul Ryan, who will retire this year, his potential Democratic challengers said a vote for Steil would be a vote for more of the same. > Cap Times

Republican frontrunner in race for Ryan’s seat raised a ton of cash in his first week

The Republican frontrunner in the race to fill House Speaker Paul Ryan’s seat raised more than $250,000 during the first week of his campaign. Bryan Steil, who used to work as Ryan’s legislative aide, announced the rapid fundraising haul in an email to supporters. > CNBC

Before Ryan announced his retirement, Polce was already running to challenge him from the right

Before UW Regent and Janesville corporate attorney Bryan Steil announced he would run for Paul Ryan’s seat, Nick Polce of Lake Geneva was already in the race, since November. He’s a former Army Green Beret and businessman and you can watch his Sunday interview on UpFront with Mike Gousha here.

With a Sunday announcement, GOP finally has a frontrunner for Ryan’s seat

Janesville attorney Bryan Steil has announced he’s running for U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional seat, a move that Republicans hope will help keep the district under GOP control after Ryan leaves office at the end of his term. > Wisconsin Public Radio