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Wisconsin Senate Recall: Harsdorf vs. Moore Links for July 29

Some recent links to campaign coverage of the Wisconsin 10th Senate District recall election.

Here are some recent links about the Aug. 9 Wisconsin 10th Senate District recall race between Shelly Moore and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf:

  • Conan: Conan O'Brien cracks a joke at the end of his monologue about the anti-Moore TV ad narrated by a Morgan Freeman sound-alike.
  • WisPolitics: The Wisconsin Democratic Party demands that an anti-Moore ad narrated by a Morgan Freeman sound-alike be taken off the air. 
  • MacIver Institute: The MacIver Institute says WEAC, the state's teachers union, spent nearly a half million dollars in one day through PACs on behalf of Democratic recall candidates, including a $60,026 radio buy in support of Moore.
  • WisPolitics: WisPolitics takes a look at what the Harsdorf name has meant to western Wisconsin residents over the past 35 years, and how Moore is hoping to overcome her opponent's advantage of name recognition.
  • PolitiFact: PolitiFact has rated "false" a GOP claim that "more than half the nation's job growth in June came from Wisconsin." The claim was used by Harsdorf this week in both the and the .
  • Post Crescent: The Associated Press reports that the Republican National Committee "is 'all in' with assisting the state party in get out the vote efforts."
  • WisPolitics: The Moore campaign put out a press release about recent Harsorf statements and their negative ratings on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter.
  • Rivertown: Doug Stohlberg reports in great detail what was said in the River Falls Chamber Debate held at UW-River Falls on Thursday.
  • Wisconsin Ag Connection: The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association has endorsed Harsdorf and says she is "a lifelong farmer who didn't need any on the job training in what is important to farmers."
  • WisPolitics: WisPolitics has a press release with details about the third, and final, debate between Moore and Harsdorf on Thursday, Aug. 4.

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Submit your links: If you see something online that concerns the 10th Senate District recall race and you think it belongs in our next links roundup, send the link and a sentence about it to foleymo@patch.com.

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