The “Iron Stache” shot to viral national fame. But at home, his primary has taken a nasty turn.

As the race has tightened between Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers, the primary has gotten increasingly bitter. Myers has seized on a trickle of stories about Bryce’s personal finances, campaign spending, and legal trouble to make the case that she’s the best prepared for a general election. > Mother Jones

Groups plan ad buys, Wisconsin rallies to stop Trump’s extremist Supreme Court nominee

The Alliance for Justice Action Campaign announced it has launched its first five-figure digital ad campaign urging the defeat of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Meanwhile, a host of organizations that advocate for women’s reproductive rights have scheduled three major rallies in Wisconsin on July 31. > Wisconsin Gazette

Though Kelda Roys’ claim that abortion is a crime in Wisconsin misleads, here is what’s true

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Since the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe vs. Wade recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion in 1973, abortion has been legal in the United States. That includes Wisconsin. And yet, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys has a point about what’s on the books in Wisconsin state law. > PolitiFact Wisconsin

SCOTUS changes are focusing the lens on Wisconsin’s strict abortion ban

President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the high court is energizing abortion rights advocates across the country. Even more so, perhaps, because it comes as midterm elections are in full swing. Here in Wisconsin, the reality of the state’s abortion ban is adding fuel to the fire. > Isthmus

Meet Democrat Cathy Myers: The anti-Randy Bryce for Congress

Democratic candidate Cathy Myers is running for Wisconsin’s First District Congressional seat, soon to be vacated by Speaker Paul Ryan. The Janesville School Board president will face off against Randy Bryce in the Aug. 14 primary. Patch sat down with Myers in Racine recently for a little Q&A.

EMILY’s List makes first round of endorsements in Wisconsin legislative races

EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, made its first round of Wisconsin Legislative endorsements Wednesday ahead of the August 14th primary, endorsing 10 women leaders for the Wisconsin state Legislature.