Businessman Michels Enters Senate Race

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wisconsin businessman Tim Michels says he's running for U.S. Senate.

Michels is a Republican and joins Republican state Senator Bob Welch in the battle to take on Senator Russ Feingold next year.

Michels says he's raised $200,00 so far. Feingold, a Democrat, had $1.9 million as of June 30th.

The 41-year-old Michels says his campaign's main theme will be national security.