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Rep. Dana Wachs in the Assembly chamber at the State Capitol in Madison on Thursday, November 9, 2017. PHOTO BY MICHELLE STOCKER

State Rep. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, was one of nine Democrats running in the party's gubernatorial primary when he ended his campaign in June and endorsed the eventual nominee, Tony Evers. 

Since then, he's been alternating between spending time back at home and hitting the trail to campaign for the Democratic ticket. On a recent trip to Madison, he stopped by the Cap Times office to talk about life after the campaign.

Elected to the state Assembly in 2012, Wachs has spent three decades as a trial attorney and served for three years on the Eau Claire City Council. He gave up his Assembly seat to run for governor. 

You can read previous Cap Times coverage of Wachs here:

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Jessie Opoien covers state government and politics for the Capital Times. She joined the Cap Times in 2013 and has also covered Madison life, race relations, culture and music. She has also covered education and politics for the Oshkosh Northwestern.