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Wisconsin Senate 2010

Jason Linkins

Wisconsin Senator Has Found A Creative Way To Recoup His Campaign Investment | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

Ron Johnson has always cast himself as a self-made businessman and Tea Party outsider. But if you were willing to look past the self-mythologizing, you'd see he won his election with donations from businesses and individuals who were showered with taxpayer money.

Senate's Civil-Liberties Champion Fighting For His Political Life

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. — Rural Marathon County has only 2 percent of Wisconsin's population, but it provides a glimpse of why U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, one...

Russ Feingold: The Conscience of the Senate

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Who is attacking Russ Feingold today? Those who want to export jobs to slave wage nations. Those who want to foreclose homes without any respect for the rule of law.

GOP Senate Candidate Ron Johnson: Pure Plastic

David Bourgeois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bourgeois

In the seminal—and oft-quoted—scene from the 1967 film The Graduate, young Ben Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) is approached by Mr. McGuire (Walte...

WI-Sen: 52% Johnson (R), 45% Feingold (D) (Rasmussen 10/11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/11/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Rasmussen 2010 Senate 52% Johnson (R), 45% Feing...

Despite Bashing Government Aid, Ron Johnson Employs Prison Inmates With State-Run Health Care

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Republican Senate candidate Ron Johnson, who has campaigned against government subsidies to business, employs up to nine prison ...

MoveOn Out To Rescue 'Progressive Hero' Russ Feingold Alongside Other Groups

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive groups are making a strong push to try and save Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold from defeat in his reelection fight against Republican chall...

Jason Linkins

Ron Johnson, WI Senate Candidate, Opposed Wisconsin Child Victims Act | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, I encouraged readers to get to know their Ron Johnson, the GOP insurgent who's lately been up in the polls against veteran Democratic Senat...

Jason Linkins

Russ Feingold, TARP Critic, Down In The Polls To Bailout Beneficiary Ron Johnson | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to Public Policy Polling, incumbent Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold is trailing his opponent, Ron Johnson, by double-digits. And so everyone suddenly got interested in the race.

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold's Giant Cheddarbomb | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A clever fundraising campaign by Sen. Russ Feingold's (D-Wis.) campaign has netted $435,971 from more than 15,000 donors in just one day, aided by an ...

Wisconsin Election Results: Ron Johnson Defeats Republican Rivals In GOP Senate Primary

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin businessman who spent millions on a largely self-financed campaign has breezed into a November matchup with incumbent Se...

Ron Johnson, Tea Party GOP Senate Candidate, Explains Climate Change As A Result Of 'Sunspot Activity' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ron Johnson, the Tea Party-backed GOP Senate candidate hoping to topple Sen. Russ Feingold in Wisconsin, has a simple explanation for why climate chan...