Vukmir suggests GOP rival Nicholson run for another office


Less than two months after entering the race for U.S. Senate, Leah Vukmir suggested this week that Republican rival Kevin Nicholson run for another office and gain experience before making a bid for high office. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Baldwin leads U.S. Senate money race — by far


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has raised another $2.4 million for her re-election bid next year, while her two GOP challengers are just getting started. Baldwin’s campaign raised more than $7 million in 2017’s first nine months, while state Sen. Leah Vukmir has raised $250,000 and Delafield businessman Kevin Nicholson, $400,000 this year. > Pierce County Herald

Baldwin, Vukmir, Nicholson take positions on Trump tax overhaul plan


With President Trump and Republicans in Congress pushing for an overhaul of taxes, the candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race are staking their positions on a critical issue that affects businesses and individuals across the state. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Walker’s son joining Vukmir’s Senate campaign


Gov. Scott Walker’s son is joining Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir’s campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Vukmir’s campaign confirmed Tuesday that Alex Walker, who graduated from UW-Madison last year, will be working as deputy political director. > FOX 11 Green Bay

Vukmir raises $250K in three weeks for U.S. Senate bid, but critics cry foul


Wisconsin Sen. Leah Vukmir has raised nearly $250,000 in the first three weeks after joining the 2018 race for U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s seat. Vukmir is a far-right evangelical Christian with strong ties to dark-money groups, and One Wisconsin Now has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate her for possible violations in raising campaign money. > Wisconsin Gazette

Divided Wisconsin Republicans picking sides in Senate race


Wisconsin Republicans are increasingly picking sides in the U.S. Senate primary fight pitting a former Marine and Democrat who casts himself as a political outsider against a longtime elected official with deep ties to Gov. Scott Walker. Both are looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin in 2018. > Associated Press

Republican heavy hitters form PAC to support Leah Vukmir


A group of Republican heavyweights, including former top advisers to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, have formed a super PAC to support Wisconsin Sen. Leah Vukmir,  who is running to take on U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin next year. She is challenged by former Marine and former Democrat Kevin Nicholson for the Republican nomination. > Associated Press