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Ashland Democrat may challenge Duffy for congressional seatSubmitted: 10/09/2013

Ben Meyer
Executive Producer
bmeyer@wjfw.com


ASHLAND - Republican Congressman Sean Duffy might soon have a challenger for his seat.

Ashland Alderperson Kelly Westlund is thinking about running against him as a Democrat.

Duffy will be up for reelection next November.

He was first elected to Congress in the Republican wave of 2010.

We talked to Westlund on the phone on Wednesday

She said she is "going to take it seriously under consideration."

Westlund works as a consultant in Ashland.

She was named a "rising star" by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin at their June convention.

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