5-18-18 democratic gubenatorial candidate receives major endorsement

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor Mahlon Mitchell has scored a major union endorsement. Mitchell won the backing of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, which represents public and private sector workers in more than 1,000 local unions statewide. Meanwhile, state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, of Alma, filed paperwork Wednesday declaring she won’t seek re-election to her current office.