The Nation. | 7.22.21

A New Entrant in the Race to Take on Ron Johnson Gets a Boost From Progressive Groups

When Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes made his much-anticipated entry into the Democratic primary contest to take on Republican Senator Ron Johnson on Tuesday, the 34-year-old rising star in progressive politics immediately secured a list of endorsements from national groups that have focused on the race. Keep Reading »

Urban Milwaukee | 7.21.21

Barnes Gets National Endorsements for Senate Bid

On Tuesday Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes announced his campaign for the U.S, Senator seat now held by Republican Ron Johnson. That same day, The Collective PAC, which calls itself the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political representation and power across all levels of government, endorsed Barnes in the race. Keep Reading »

Politico | 7.20.21

Dems flood primary to face Ron Johnson in Wisconsin

Flipping Wisconsin is a top Democratic priority to bolster their razor-thin Senate majority. But before the party gets a shot at GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, it will need to tackle a crowded, late primary. Keep Reading »

Authority Magazine | 7.15.21

Lessons from a Thriving Power Couple, With Quentin and Stefanie Brown James of The Collective PAC

As a part of our series about lessons from Thriving Power Couples, I had the pleasure of interviewing Quentin and Stefanie Brown James. Keep Reading »

National Journal | 7.8.21

Senate Democrats weigh merits of anointing primary candidates

After a cycle of curated Senate primaries, Democrats are holding off on backing party nominees—at least for now. Outside of publicly reiterating its support for sitting senators running for reelection, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee hasn’t announced any primary endorsements this year, a stark contrast from last cycle. Keep Reading »