A Wisconsin special election saw a Democrat win a district that had been Republican for almost 20 years. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. [MSNBC]
Republicans had solid advantages going into the race Tuesday, including more money, a compressed timeline and name recognition for Jarchow, said Mike Browne. [Capital Times]
According to One Wisconsin Now, both the Republican State Leadership Committee and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce also spent a combined $78,000 on issue ads. [Dunn County News]
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross suggested Rep. Adam Jarchow has earned the moniker “Jar Jar Banks” for choosing banks over student loan borrowers.
Rep. Adam Jarchow’s Allies Promote Poor Shaming While Candidate for State Senate Seeks to Feather His Own Nest
While Adam Jarchow seeks to feather his own nest in the legislature, his right-wing allies are doing the dirty work of attacking his opponent.
Scot Ross, head of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said the lawmakers' ties to businesses that could benefit from a lower drinking age were a concern. [Associated Press]