Over the past month, We Are Wisconsin has raised more than $5.5 million.
The Obama brain trust decided not to risk a presidential appearance in Wisconsin.
Three names that come up repeatedly are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
organized as a U.S. territory 1836; admitted as a state 1848. originally applied to the Wisconsin River; a native name of unknown origin. Early spellings include Mescousing and Wishkonsing.
State in the north-central United States bordered by Lake Superior and the state of Michigan to the north, Lake Michigan to the east, Illinois to the south, and Iowa and Minnesota to the west. Its capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee.
Note: Known for its dairy products, especially cheese.