7th Congressional District http://wxpr.org en Democrat Westlund Campaigns in Rhinelander http://wxpr.org/post/democrat-westlund-campaigns-rhinelander <p>A Democratic challenger to Representative Sean Duffy paid a visit to Rhinelander Tuesday. &nbsp;Kelly Westlund declared her candidacy last week.</p><p>About thirty people gathered at the Rhinelander Days Inn to hear from the newest candidate to represent Wisconsin’s 7<sup>th</sup><sup> </sup>&nbsp;Congressional district. &nbsp;The 30-year-old Kelly Westlund has served for two years on the Ashland City Council.&nbsp; Her background is in environmental and sustainability work.&nbsp; And she says she’s not worried about being relatively new to the political game.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:31:34 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12088 at http://wxpr.org Democrat Westlund Campaigns in Rhinelander Possible Congressional Cuts Could Deeply Impact Economy http://wxpr.org/post/possible-congressional-cuts-could-deeply-impact-economy <p>An advocacy group for Social Security and Medicare says their officials were surprised when they ran a report showing Wisconsin's 7th Congressional district has one of the highest impacts from Social Security in the nation.</p><p>The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare's Dan Adcock says they took numbers from the Social Security Administration and broke them down by congressional district. Adcock says, not surprisingly, that districts in Florida topped the list, but the district that covers much of northern and central Wisconsin was very high up the list....</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 23:12:49 +0000 Ken Krall 6853 at http://wxpr.org Possible Congressional Cuts Could Deeply Impact Economy