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Barnes leads Democrats in fundraising for Senate race

Oct. 18, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes raised more money from donors over the past three months than any other Democrat in the crowded primary race for U.S. Senate. Fundraising reports covering July through September show Barnes brought in $1.1 million. State...

Milwaukee alder, Senate candidate enters not guilty pleas

Oct. 18, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal charges that she took more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city. Lewis faces four felonies and a...

Godlewski raises $1.36 million in third quarter

Oct. 15, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Sarah Godlewski said Friday that she raised $1.36 million in the third quarter and had about $786,000 on hand. Godlewski released the total after announcing Monday that she's put $1 million of her own money into her campaign....

Barnes raises $1.12 million over 3 months in Senate race

Oct. 13, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes raised $1.12 million in the first 10 weeks after launching his bid for U.S. Senate, the most of any candidate so far, his campaign reported Wednesday. Barnes is one of a dozen Democrats seeking the nomination. The...

US Senate candidate Godlewski puts $1 million into race

Oct. 11, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski on Monday announced she recently tapped her personal wealth to put $1 million into the race, a move that comes days after another candidate became the first to air television ads statewide. Godlewski...

Democratic state Sen. Taylor running for lieutenant governor

Oct. 04, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic state senator from Milwaukee announced Monday she will run for lieutenant governor. Sen. Lena Taylor made her announcement on the steps of the state Capitol. She would be the state's first Black female lieutenant governor. Incumbent...

Today in History

Oct. 03, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 3, the 276th day of 2021. There are 89 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 3, 1974, Frank Robinson was named major league baseball’s first Black manager as he...

Sen. Ron Johnson paid little in income taxes in 2017

Sep. 30, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson paid little in state income taxes in 2017 compared with other years, despite reporting income of at least $450,000. Johnson, who has not said yet whether he will seek a third term next year, is a top target for Democrats, who...

Senate candidate Lewis pleads not guilty to theft charge

Sep. 29, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor theft by fraud charge, one of five charges she faces for allegedly taking more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city. ...

Republican state Sen. Testin running for lieutenant governor

Sep. 24, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Patrick Testin, a state senator from Stevens Point, has filed paperwork to run for lieutenant governor and planned to officially announce it Sunday. Testin, 33, was first elected to the Senate in 2016. He is midway through his second term, so he...