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Wisconsin Senate Race

THE RETURN OF RUSS FEINGOLD: Wisconsin Senate Race Sums Up America

Don C. Reed | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

And how does Johnson feel about Donald Trump? He is still not entirely sure, one of those finger-in-the-wind, watch-the-polls kind of supporters. If Trump wins, Johnson appears to be fine with that; if he loses, Johnson can say, well, he never liked him anyway!

GOP Senator: Ken Burns Documentaries Are Better At Teaching History Than Actual Teachers

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Thursday that if the nation wants to rein in college costs, it needs to break up the “higher education cartel.” And...

Before SCOTUS Blockade, GOP Senator Wanted Obama To Hurry Up And Fill Federal Vacancies

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) won’t help to advance President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. He’s been pretty blunt about want...

GOP Senator Won't Tell Voters How He Feels About Divisive Issue Until After The Election

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After repeatedly punting on whether he supports a trade agreement dividing voters in his state, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Tuesday sai...

Obama Jumps Into Wisconsin Senate Race For Russ Feingold

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is sending out a fundraising email Monday morning for Russ Feingold, one of the Democrats' best prospects for picking up a Sena...

Bernie Sanders Fundraises For Russ Feingold

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is giving a boost to Russ Feingold in his bid to return to the Senate. The Democratic presidential candidate sent out an e...

GOP Senator's Re-Election Opponent Trolls Him With Endorsement From 'The Lego Movie'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Facing a tight re-election battle, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Thursday got an "endorsement" from Lord Business -- the villain from "Th...

Ryan Grim

GOP Senator At War With 'The Lego Movie' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

A concerted propaganda effort underway in America has created a "cultural attitude" in which people believe "government is good and business is bad," ...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Running For Senate In 2016 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive Democrat Russ Feingold announced Thursday that he will run for Senate in 2016, hoping to win back the seat he lost six years...

Nonpartisan Issue Guide for Tammy Baldwin/Tommy Thompson Wisconsin U.S. Senate Race

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Tammy Baldwin/Tommy Thompson U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Amanda Terkel

9/11 Takes Center Stage In Wisconsin Senate Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 9/11 attacks have taken center stage in Wisconsin's Senate race. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is out with a new ad Wednesday going...

Republican Senate Candidate Forgets How Many Homes He Owns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

In the 2008 election, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) famously forgot how many houses he owned. This cycle, it's Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thomp...

Paul Ryan Fundraising For Tommy Thompson In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is taking a break from fundraising for the Romney-Ryan ticket and will be hosting a private fundraiser for Wisconsin Republica...

Why Mitt's Meltdown Matters for the Senate

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

While it's bad enough that candidates like Mitt Romney and Tommy Thompson are dismissing half of the American population, they are doing so while spreading false information. Nearly all Americans pay taxes.

Wisconsin Republican Distances Himself From Anti-Gay Attack On Tammy Baldwin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is distancing himself from his political director's anti-gay email and tweet attacking Democratic...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Tied To Firm That Boasted Of Outsourcing | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tech company with ties to Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde has not only benefited from federal stimulus money, but it has als...

Tea Party-Backed Senate Candidate Eric Hovde Cries Foul Over New Attack Ads

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Eric Hovde is crying foul over new attack ads released by an issue advocacy group that has ties to his Republican rival, Tommy Thompson, in the Republ...

GOP Hopeful Took Federal Money Despite Campaigning Against Subsidies

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

After reports came out showing that his real-estate firm benefitted from tobacco subsidies, Wisconsin Senate candidate Eric Hovde said his firm would ...

Amanda Terkel

Thompson Says Response To Terrorist Attacks Qualifies Him For Senate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tommy Thompson, the former Health and Human Services Secretary under President George W. Bush who is now vying for Wisconsin's open U.S....

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Gets 'Outpouring Of Support' After Attacking Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Senate candidate Eric Hovde has received a "great response" to his attacks on The Huffington Post, according to his campaign,...

Baldwin Releases First Senate Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) first U.S. Senate campaign ad goes after China for "cheating" in the labor market and highlights the congresswoman's wor...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidate Tells Press To Stop Writing 'Sob Stories' About Poor People | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) says he is sick and tired of reading sad stories about people struggling in the recession...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Will Stay Out Of Wisconsin GOP Senate Primary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has no intention of endorsing a candidate in the upcoming Republican U.S. Senate primary in his state, hoping instead to a...

Amanda Terkel

Punk Rock Band Insults GOP Senate Candidate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When you're a politician, it's tough enough to pick songs to play at your campaign events that send the right message and rev up a crowd...

Dropkick Murphys Mocks Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate For Using Its Song

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

At the Wisconsin Republican Party convention on Saturday, state Assembly Speaker and U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) walked onstage ...