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Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan 'Don't Seem To Care' About Foreign Policy | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Democrat Russ Feingold was one of the Senate's leading voices on foreign policy while in office, opposing the Iraq War and cal...

Paul Blumenthal

Russ Feingold: 'We're In A Constitutional Crisis' | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Russ Feingold is taking the gloves off after the Supreme Court's summary reversal of a case that challenged its 2010 decisio...

Democrats Failed in Wisconsin Because They Failed Wisconsin

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

By refusing to campaign in Wisconsin before Tuesday's vote, President Obama proved he has no heart for engaging in a real debate about the sources of our economic crisis.

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold On The Key To Beating Scott Walker | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Former Wisconsin Democratic Senator Russ Feingold is confident Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) is going to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

Ryan Grim

Pelosi Says Boehner 'Wants To Go Over The Edge' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday of "want[ing] to go over the edge" when it comes ...

Russ Feingold Raising Money In Wisconsin Recall Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

On May 30, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) will have two big fundraisers to help him raise money in his campaign to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker...

Feingold Fundraises For Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) is already raising money for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who won a Democratic gubernatorial primary election on Tu...

Ryan Grim

Russ Feingold, Nancy Pelosi Spar | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus are coming to the defense of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California ...

Ryan Grim

Russ Feingold Challenges Pelosi | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading national progressive figure is taking a rare step on Thursday, challenging House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on ...

Russ Feingold: Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) called on his colleagues Wednesday to follow up on their upcoming vote on the Buffett Rule and allow the Bush tax c...

An Open Letter to Russ Feingold: Why You Have to Run for Governor

Mitchell Bard | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

This recall election will determine whether Scott Walker continues to damage the lower and middle classes in Wisconsin, and you may, in fact, be the only candidate that can beat him.

As the Old Guard Liberals Exit Congress, a New Breed Must Take Their Place

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.13.2012 | Chicago
Pearl Korn

Who will pick up the mantle of this unabashed progressive voice in the House? Who will stand in Dennis Kucinich's place and demand that our government do the right thing by the People and the other nations of the world?

The Movement Against Citizens United Continues to Build

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Serious grassroots work is afoot in states and municipalities across the country working to build the movement to pass an amendment striking down the Citizens United decision

Bad News For Scott Walker

Shorewood Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

It would be a photo finish in a gubernatorial recall race between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and nearly any Democratic challenger, according to a pol...

New Poll Shows Trouble Ahead For Walker

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

A new poll finds Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) trailing two likely opponents in a recall election. However, their narrow leads suggest a long road a...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold: Electing A Republican President Would Pose 'A Threat To Our Country' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America has largely turned its focus away from foreign policy and civil liberties since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, according ...

Wisconsin: Laboratory of Democracy?

Ruth Conniff | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Ruth Conniff

In Wisconsin, a group of progressive activists are calling on whichever Democratic candidate emerges to run against Governor Scott Walker to eschew big money in the recall race.

Sam Stein

Obama's Reluctant Reversal On Super PACs Gives Base Little Pause | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's decision to drop his opposition to super PACs and encourage donors to write checks to these well-financed entit...

Boehner: Obama Super PAC Decision 'Just Another Broken Promise'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Hours after President Barack Obama's campaign decided to soften its stance toward super PACs, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) slammed the ...

Sam Stein

Russ Feingold: Obama Super PAC Reversal Will Lead To 'A Legalized Abramoff System' | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) ripped into both President Barack Obama and his re-election team on Tuesday morning for backing off i...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Endorses In Wisconsin Senate Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former senator Russ Feingold is giving a boost to Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) in her run for U.S. Senate on Wednesday, encouraging progr...

Occupy Wall Street: A Bottom Up Revolution in Need of Leadership to Define Its Mission

Pearl Korn | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Many of us wondered when it would happen, what it would take to ignite a national outcry against those that are destroying the American Dream for millions for their own selfish gain.

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Endorses Elizabeth Warren | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Warren's campaign for U.S. Senate received a major endorsement on Tuesday, picking up the support of former Wisconsin senator ...

Sam Stein

Russ Feingold Says No To Running Against Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There has been no shortage of liberal discontent with the path pursued by President Barack Obama during his first few years in office. B...

80 Million Disenfranchised and Disinterested Americans Didn't Vote In '08. What Portends for 2012?

Pearl Korn | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

As the 2012 Presidential campaign heads into high gear, we must engage eligible non-voters who are young, uneducated and economically deprived.