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District Profile: Up For Grabs But Leaning Right In Wisconsin’s Sixth

Republican state Senator Glenn Grothman (left), and Democratic county executive Mark Harris (right), are facing off in Wisconsin's sixth congressional district. (glenngrothman.com / harrisforwisconsin.com)

Republican state Senator Glenn Grothman (left), and Democratic county executive Mark Harris (right), are facing off in Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district. (glenngrothman.com / harrisforwisconsin.com)

In the latest installment of our District Profiles series, we go to Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district, where a Republican state senator, Glenn Grothman, and a Democratic county executive, Mark Harris, will face off.

They both want to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Republican congressman Tom Petri. And even though the seat is open, its likely to go to the Republican.

Ann-Elise Henzl of Here & Now contributor station WUWM discusses the race with host Sacha Pfeiffer.

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