Longtime manager of Bon Iver to run for Congress in Wisconsin: report
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The longtime manager of Bon Iver is planning to launch a bid for Congress, NPR reported on Tuesday.

Kyle Frenette, 30, who co-founded Middle West Management, is planning to announce later this week his plans to run for Congress in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District.

He is running for the seat currently held by Rep. Sean DuffySean Patrick DuffyFox contributor: Warren's ancestors 'rounded up Cherokees for the Trail of Tears' On The Money: Midterms to shake up House finance panel | Chamber chief says US not in trade war | Mulvaney moving CFPB unit out of DC | Conservatives frustrated over big spending bills Midterms to shake up top posts on House finance panel MORE (R), his campaign manager, Christian Duffy, told NPR.


In the 2016 presidential election, President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE won Wisconsin's 7th Congressional district by 20 points.

"Democrats are mired in a crowded primary until the end of summer," Duffy's campaign spokesperson, Mark Bednar, said in an email to NPR.

"Meanwhile, Congressman Sean Duffy continues to fight for lower taxes, wage boosts, and greater opportunity for Wisconsinites of all backgrounds."

Frenette began managing the lead singer and songwriter of Bon Iver nearly 11 years ago.

According to NPR, it is not yet clear what party Frenette is affiliated with, but he went to a recent meeting of the Marathon County Democrats.