Ryan takes center stage in new ad from Dem super PAC

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Two days after Pennsylvania voters delivered a stinging rebuke to Paul Ryan and his Republican House majority, a leading Democratic super PAC is looking to twist the knife. House Majority PAC is debuting a TV ad that describes Ryan as giving billions in tax breaks to Wall Street millionaires while kicking millions off health care. > Washington Post

Wisconsin among targets for major Dem group’s offense against GOP tax plan


Majority Forward, the nonprofit arm of the Democratic Senate Majority PAC, is going on the offensive with a digital ad campaign targeting Wisconsin and nine other states as it seeks to frame the GOP’s tax plan as a handout to corporations and the wealthy. > The Hill

Bernie Sanders talks tax reform to energize Green Bay progressives


Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to Wisconsin Saturday to urge supporters to finish what they helped start when they propelled him to victory in the state’s 2016 presidential primary. Sanders told an estimated audience of 1,000 that it’s up to supporters to get involved in politics to continue the fight. > Green Bay Press-Gazette

Baldwin responds to audience member Vukmir on why she voted against tax plan


While speaking at a WisPolitics luncheon this week, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin fielded questions from the audience, including from one of her GOP challengers, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, on why Baldwin voted against President Trump’s tax plan. > Cap Times

Paul Ryan’s super PAC warns House Republicans: Don’t get complacent


The super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning Republicans against complacency amid a brightening economic outlook, revealing that polling in 52 of 69 potentially competitive House districts found that the Republican tax overhaul remains unpopular with voters. > Washington Examiner

Holding a town hall announced the night before, Duffy hears from constituents on tax reform


A smaller crowd did not mean a less rambunctious one at the town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy this week in Hudson. Numbering about 50, attendance was relatively low compared to some of Duffy’s previously packed events. A likely factor was that the  Monday even was announced by Duffy’s office Sunday evening. > Hudson Star-Observer

Ron Kind: Tax bill fiscally irresponsible


About the newly passed tax bill, Congressman Ron Kind said: “I didn’t think it was fiscally responsible. It will call for about $2 trillion in new debt over the next 10 years to pay for lowering rates.” He added it was impossible for any members of congress to read the 479-page bill before voting. > La Crosse Tribune