So you’ve got decided to get an estimate from a local body shop. The retirement of four-time period Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) turned a positive-fire Democratic maintain into a possible pick-up alternative for Republicans. Emboldened by Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) recall victory in June and Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) presence on the top of the ticket, the GOP thinks that Tommy Thompson (R), a former health and human companies secretary and 4-term governor, has an actual shot to flip this seat. Most polls initially showed Thompson main Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), who represents the liberal bastion of Madison, but the race is now nearly lifeless-even heading into Election Day. Since the primary, Baldwin’s campaign and several Democratic groups have launched an ad blitz against Thompson over his past as a Washington lobbyist, claiming that he is beholden to particular interests. Thompson, who survived a bruising, costly Republican primary Volvo carsRead the rest