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Leah Vukmir

Sep 12, 2019

Republican Vukmir decides against run for Congress (UPDATE)

The sons of two former Republican rivals are considering running for the same Wisconsin congressional seat.

Sep 6, 2019

Republicans eye running in ‘crucial’ Wisconsin district

Likely Republican candidates began to jockey for position Thursday ahead of a stampede to run for an open Wisconsin congressional seat in a district that's a conservative hotbed and central to President Donald Trump's re-election hopes.

Nov 7, 2018

Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Baldwin cruises to second term

Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin cruised to a re-election win over her Republican opponent, Leah Vukmir, after successfully making the race about health care and her support for guaranteeing insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

Nov 5, 2018

What to Watch: Walker’s battle tops busy ballot

Gov. Scott Walker faces the toughest battle of his political career. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is trying to fend off a no-holds-barred Republican challenger. And Democrats are trying to seize the congressional seat now held by House Speaker Paul Ryan, which has been under Republican control for 23 years, as well as reclaim the majority in the state Senate and retake the attorney general's office aft[...]

Nov 1, 2018

Candidates blanket state in final push to Tuesday

Candidates for governor and U.S. Senate were blanketing Wisconsin on Thursday, bringing surrogates such as House Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in tow as they made their final campaign pushes before the general election next week.

Oct 24, 2018

Trump turns attention to Wisconsin’s races for Senate, governor

President Donald Trump is making a campaign visit to Wisconsin as Republicans grow increasingly nervous about their prospects of holding onto the governor's office, let alone picking up a Senate seat held by a well-positioned Democratic incumbent.

Oct 22, 2018

Walker confronts dire political outlook

Standing in front of a beer-pasteurizing tank at a Milwaukee manufacturing company, Gov. Scott Walker watched as former Gov. Tommy Thompson exhorted a friendly Republican crowd to help Walker prevail in his surprisingly precarious race for a third term.

Oct 22, 2018

Bernie Sanders Milwaukee event kicks off week of big rallies (UPDATE)

The former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters onMonday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

Oct 18, 2018

Trump headed to Wisconsin for rally in Mosinee next week

President Donald Trump is coming to central Wisconsin on Oct. 24 for a campaign rally.

Oct 16, 2018

Baldwin raises twice as much as Vukmir over quarter

The Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin outraised her Republican opponent, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, more than 2-to-1 in the most recent reporting period.

Oct 11, 2018

Nicholson releases ad in support of Vukmir in Senate race

The defeated Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson is appearing in a new television ad attacking the Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin and voicing his support for the GOP nominee Leah Vukmir.

Oct 10, 2018

In toss-up governor’s race, crumbling roads unpopular, but so are taxes

Less than a month before election day, Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Tony Evers are back in a statistical dead heat, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll released on Wednesday.


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