State Rep. Gordon Hintz, of Oshkosh, announced today he will run to replace Peter Barca as Assembly minority leader.
"I am running to serve as leader of the Assembly Democrats and will be issuing a letter announcing my intent this afternoon," Hintz wrote in a text message to WisPolitics.com.
Hintz considered challenging Barca following the November elections. But he opted against a bid, citing the pending birth of his first child.
The 43-year-old sits on the Joint Finance Committee and has been a key Assembly Dem voice on the budget and other issues. But he also faced a difficult re-election i...