Incumbents are in CAPS. (R) indicates GOP pickup; (D) indicates Dem pickup; X indicates the seat was retained by the incumbent party. NOTE: Only third party candidates who receive 5% or more of the vote are included.CD Candidates Vote % Vote In GOP Dem —————————————————————————————- WI 01 RYAN (R) 176,109 68% 99% X Heckenlively (D) 78,140 30% —————————————————————————————- WI 02 BALDWIN (D) 190,433 62% 100% X Lee (R) 118,037 38% —————————————————————————————- WI 03 KIND (D) 124,533 50% 99% X Kapanke (R) 114,753 46% —————————————————————————————- WI 04 MOORE (D) 142,531 69% 100% X Sebring (R) 61,531 30% —————————————————————————————- WI 05 SENSENBRENNER (R) 228,184 70% 99% X Kolosso (D) 89,333 27% —————————————————————————————- WI 06 PETRI (R) 183,167 71% 98% X Kallas (D) 75,889 29% —————————————————————————————- WI 07 Duffy (R) 130,411 52% 99% (R) Lassa (D) 111,594 44% —————————————————————————————- WI 08 Ribble (R) 144,288 55% 99% (R) KAGEN (D) 118,617 45% —————————————————————————————-
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"The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government’s refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices agreed Thursday to hear a dispute involving an Asian-American rock band called the Slants, but they did not act on a separate request to hear the higher-profile Redskins case at the same time." Still, any precedent set by the case could have ramifications for the Washington football team.
The Hollywood Reporter takes a look at a little-known intersection of politics and entertainment, in which Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon is still raking in residuals from Seinfeld. Here's the digest version: When Seinfeld was in its infancy, Ted Turner was in the process of acquiring its production company, Castle Rock, but he was under-capitalized. Bannon's fledgling media company put up the remaining funds, and he agreed to "participation rights" instead of a fee. "Seinfeld has reaped more than $3 billion in its post-network afterlife through syndication deals." Meanwhile, Bannon is "still cashing checks from Seinfeld, and observers say he has made nearly 25 times more off the Castle Rock deal than he had anticipated."
Donald Trump's "transition team will meet next week with representatives of the tech industry, multiple sources confirmed, even as their candidate largely has been largely shunned by Silicon Valley. The meeting, scheduled for next Thursday at the offices of law and lobbying firm BakerHostetler, will include trade groups like the Information Technology Industry Council and the Internet Association that represent major Silicon Valley companies."