Press Releases

ICYMI: Congressional candidate saves 77-year-old’s life after choking

July 10, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Yesterday, Derrick Van Orden was interviewed by WKBT in La Crosse about an incident that occurred at a campaign event. While Van Orden was speaking, he saw several people moving with purpose into another area of the building. When he followed, he saw a woman sitting unresponsive and turning blue in the face. With years of experience as a combat medic, Van Orden stepped in and provided rescue breaths to her until she was revived.

Derrick Van Orden Announces More than $500,000 Raised in Q2

July 7, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Today, Derrick Van Orden announced that during Q2, his campaign to beat Ron Kind raised more than $500,000 – a tremendous watermark highlighting the incredible support for Van Orden's campaign.

“Stunned and Disappointed” – Derrick Van Orden Responds to Supreme Court Ruling

June 29, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Following Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down a Louisiana law defending life, Derrick Van Orden released the following statement:

Derrick Van Orden Stands with Sheriffs Deceived by Ron Kind

June 29, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – On the 19th of June, Ron Kind held a conference call with the Sheriffs in our 3rd Congressional District and promised he would NOT support a bill that would abandon our brave men and women who protect us every day.

Derrick Van Orden Endorsed by Wisconsin Right to Life

June 23, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Today, Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden is announcing his endorsement from Wisconsin Right to Life. Derrick has been a staunch advocate for the pro-life movement and is proud to have his commitment recognized by Wisconsin Right to Life.

ICYMI: Derrick Van Orden joins John Muir Show, builds momentum in Wisconsin’s 3rd District

June 19, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – This week, Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden joined the John Muir Show to talk about his bid to unseat Rep. Ron Kind, Wisconsin's 3rd District representative since 1997.

ICYMI: Derrick Van Orden Continues Touring 3rd District, Leading Through Action

June 15, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – This past week has, once again, revealed the stark contrast between Derrick Van Orden’s strong, bold leadership and Ron Kind’s pass-the-buck Washington, DC, speak.

Derrick Van Orden Calls Out Ron Kind’s Silence on Defunding Law Enforcement

June 11, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Yesterday, Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden joined the Vicki McKenna show to discuss the disastrous outcomes that would come from defunding and disbanding police forces as well as Ron Kind's silence on the issue.

Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden: “Defunding Law Enforcement is a Mistake”

June 8, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – Following demonstrations in recent weeks, cities across Wisconsin and the nation are facing calls from protestors to defund and disband law enforcement organizations. In response, Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden released the following statement:

REPORT: Ron Kind has Failed Wisconsin Taxpayers

June 4, 2020 - HAGER CITY, WI – On Tuesday, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released a scorecard rating each U.S. Senator and Representative on their support of taxpayer's interests. The report highlighted Rep. Ron Kind's failure to stand up for Wisconsin taxpayers.