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Oct 31, 2022

Construction groups announce support for candidates ahead of November race

Construction industry groups across the state announced their endorsements for governor and U.S. Senate candidates ahead of the election on Nov. 8.

Oct 5, 2022

Barnes raises $20 million more in Wisconsin Senate race

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes said Wednesday his campaign had raised $20.1 million for the three-month period that ran through September, which included the period after he won the August primary.

Aug 26, 2022

Wisconsin Building Trades Council announces endorsement for Josh Kaul ahead of attorney general race

A statewide labor organization announced Friday its support for Josh Kaul in his bid for Wisconsin Attorney General after it endorsed several Democratic candidates two weeks ago. 

Aug 10, 2022

Wisconsin Building Trades Council endorses Barnes in Senate run, other Democrats

A prominent Wisconsin labor organization came out Wednesday in favor of Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes in his bid for U.S. Senate and two others Democrats running in the 2022 fall election.

Aug 10, 2022

Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

Tim Michels, a wealthy businessman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday and will face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in a contest that could reshape elections in the marquee battleground.

Aug 8, 2022

Dems look ahead to Barnes in fall race against Ron Johnson

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes grew up in Milwaukee with a mom who was a public school teacher and a father who worked in a factory — both union members, an important credential in a state where the labor movement is still a force.

Aug 3, 2022

Laborers endorse Mandela Barnes for U.S. Senate

The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council is endorsing Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes in his campaign for U.S. Senate.

Jul 28, 2022

Democrat Barnes emerges as favorite in Wisconsin Senate race

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes emerged Wednesday as the clear favorite in what had been a crowded Democratic field seeking to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, as his nearest rival dropped out and threw his support behind Barnes.

Jul 27, 2022

Democrat Alex Lasry to drop out of Wisconsin Senate race

The Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry plans to drop out of Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race on Wednesday, less than two weeks before the Democratic primary to choose who will take on Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, his campaign spokesman said.

Jul 25, 2022

Wisconsin Dem U.S. Senate candidate Tom Nelson quits race

Tom Nelson, a candidate who tried to position himself as the most progressive in Wisconsin's Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate, announced Monday he dropped out of the contest to face Republican incumbent Ron Johnson in November.

Jun 27, 2022

Wisconsin Democrats focus ire on Republican Sen. Johnson

Wisconsin Democrats looking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him Sunday, and not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention held six weeks before the primary.

Jun 2, 2022

Wisconsin, national Democrats start coordinated campaign

Wisconsin Democrats on Thursday announced a joint effort with national party leaders they are calling the largest midterm coordinated campaign in state history, with the goal of reelecting Gov. Tony Evers and defeating Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson.


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