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Senator Russ Feingold

Sam Stein

Potential Feingold Candidacy Has Democrats Torn

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The abrupt announcement by Senator Herb Kohl that he will retire at the end of this term has left a void in the Democratic Party -- and ...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold's PAC Fighting Corporate Influence Brings In $1 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since its launch on Feb. 16, the political action committee that former Wisconsin senator Russ Feingold started to fight corporate influ...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Launches New Project: 'Progressives United'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When some senators retire, they decide to take lucrative lobbying jobs. Others go straight to Wall Street. But Wisconsin Democrat Russ ...

What Happened To Russ Feingold?

Roll Call | Nathan L. Gonzales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It wasn't supposed to be this way. Russ Feingold's reputation as a maverick and clever campaign ads were supposed to insulate him from the nationa...

Thank You, Russ Feingold

Andy Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Kutler

Elections come and go, but Russ Feingold's legacy will be his character and integrity. And I know I speak for so many others, particularly those of us who were so fortunate to serve on his staff, when I say to him, "Thank you for your service."

Amanda Terkel

Ten Years In, Afghanistan War Barely An Issue In 2010 Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the American public increasingly souring on the nearly decade-long war in Afghanistan, voters tossed out one of the conflict's lead...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold's Giant Cheddarbomb

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

It Takes Guts to Support Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

What is in the Senate bill that is worth passing? A lot. And what passes this year or early next year is only the beginning of the reform process.

We Need a Strategy, Not a Silver Bullet, to Stop the LRA

Russ Feingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Feingold

The Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda has forcibly abducted tens of thousands of children to fill their ranks as soldiers and sex slaves. Until recently, the international community has paid little attention.

Sen. Feingold Slams McChrystal Torture Testimony: "Incomplete At Best"

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's new pick to oversee U.S. forces in Afghanistan misled Congress about his role in the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation" by U.S. Special...

Washington Post Editorial Nails It: Sen. Roland Burris (D-Blago)

Rob Richie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Richie

The Washington Post editorial page has been a powerful voice for a simple principle: all U.S. Senators should be elected, just as all U.S. House Membe...

Let The People Choose Their Senators

David O. Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David O. Stewart

Special elections are a lot of trouble and expense: Democracy is a lot of trouble and expense. Despotism is simple. In the eighteenth century, it was difficult to manage elections. Not today.

Senate Dems May Punish Bayh, Feingold For Omnibus Opposition

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are debating whether Sens. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) should be punished for opposing a $410 billion omnibus. Som...

Feingold Slams Obama For Extraordinary Rendition Decision

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Russ Feingold is sharply criticizing the Obama administration over its controversial decision to maintain the Bush administration's position i...

Doing the Right Thing in Somalia

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frankie Martin

An international stabilization force may well be what is needed in Somalia, but the tough groundwork will have to be laid first. And for this, the Somali people must be on board.

State Deptartment Official: Prioritizing Wars Is Like Choosing 'Which One Of Your Kids You Like Best'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last month, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen said, "In Afghanistan, we do what we can. In Iraq, we do what we must." Today in a Senate hearing,...