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Russ Feingold, a longtime member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who said: “Marilyn will make an outstanding Dane County judge. She is a first-rate attorney who has won important cases. As a municipal judge, Marilyn has demonstrated a commitment to fairness and equal justice. … Marilyn's values ...
Ron Johnson and Democratic challenger Russ Feingold, and the results of the state's presidential recount. "Hillary should have spent less time collecting money on Wall Street and more time collecting votes in Wisconsin," read one retweet by suspended Twitter account @jacquelinisbest. Love. 0. Funny. 0.

John McCain (R-AZ) and Russ Feingold (D-WI), required the open disclosure of who's paying for certain ads. But a lot of their law doesn't apply to political advertising on the internet, as many of the rules and regulations were put in place before much of the country had access to broadband. Under current ...
“It was done out of fear of being accused of being soft on terrorism,” said former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), who was one of the 22 Democrats in the chamber who voted against the war. “The completely phony notion that Saddam Hussein had been tied to al Qaeda had been thrown around the country, ...
Russ Feingold and the poll numbers to narrowly ride Trump's coattails in his re-election bid two years ago. This year, Democrat Tammy Baldwin is up for re-election, and she's benefiting from an unsettled GOP constituency that has put Trump's favorability rating around 40 percent, according to Real Clear ...
Ask five 2016 Democratic senatorial candidates (Deborah Ross, Jason Kandor, Evan Bayh, Ted Strickland and Russ Feingold) who were targeted by the NRA to lose, and all did. The NRA targeted the presidency — $20 million against Hillary Clinton, $11 million for Trump. For Smucker to downplay the ...

Russ Feingold correctly refers to as “legalized bribery.” They changed the state's partisan primary date from September, when schools and universities are in session and everyone's back from summer vacation, to August, when turnouts are low and insiders can call the shots. They reorganized the Supreme ...
When Russ Feingold painted his campaign promises on his garage door to kick off his first run for the U.S. Senate, that was a stunt that worked. And the fact that the door was attached to a modest ranch house helped underscore the point that he was a regular guy. That was needed because that particular ...
Russ Feingold, D-Wisconsin, in the early 2000s. But ever since, campaign finance has morphed into an overtly partisan issue. The College Democrats will inevitably point out that since the Citizens United case, money has flooded into politics. They're not wrong. In the past election, President Donald Trump ...
WASHINGTON D.C. - Debate over reforming Wall Street and financial rules are underway in the United States Senate. Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin says, as it stands now, he doubts he'll vote for it. Feingold (D-Middleton) says he isn't impressed with the Restoring American Financial Stability Act.
... pointed to Bredesen as potentially the latest in a series of unsuccessful comeback bids, following former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.), former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) and former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), all of whom ran unsuccessfully for the upper chamber in 2016 after being out of politics for years.
author-image. Elizabeth “Liza” Goitein Co-Director of the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, Former Counsel to Sen. Russ Feingold Former Trial Attorney in the Federal Programs Branch of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. author-image. Zachary Goldman Executive Director ...
Anderson, running for governor, was a U.S. Senate candidate in 2016, going against Republican incumbent Ron Johnson and Democratic challenger Russ Feingold. While he finished a distant third in the race, it created momentum for a run at the governor's office. Reynolds admits most people don't know ...
A 2015 memorial service for longtime Congressman Bob Kastenmeier brought together Sen. Tammy Baldwin (from left), Congressman Mark Pocan, former Gov. Jim Doyle and his wife Jessica, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and Madison Mayor Paul Soglin. Although some pundits say being from Dane ...
They can't figure out how the same voters who supported Democrat Russ Feingold for the U.S. Senate last fall also swung to Trump. Or why our idea of “dress clothes” is a Packers shirt that has sleeves. Or why cows roam the highways. Only 25 percent of Wisconsinites polled by NBC News and Marist said ...
Last fall, five of the seven southwestern counties voted for Republican Trump for president and Democrat Russ Feingold for the U.S. Senate.
'For the sake of our democratic legitimacy, we need to stand up for the return of a political middle ground or starting point on campaign finance ...

Cole's Leopold talk was the latest in a series of lectures by distinguished speakers including former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, presidential ...
It was Russ Feingold, the promoter of sanctuary cities for illegals. What about Marxist Nancy Pelosi? These are, or were, left-wing anti-U.S. ...
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold will teach a class at UW-Madison next year about diplomacy in Africa. Feingold will return to the campus ...
... finance rules, the 2002 McCain-Feingold bill named for Mr. McCain and his partner on the bill, former Wisconsin Democrat Russ Feingold, ...
Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) issued a rebuke of Republicans and the party's agenda in a Saturday opinion piece in The Guardian, accusing the party of doing the bidding of white supremacists. In the essay, Feingold blasts Republicans for what he sees as a feigned outrage against ...
Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) issued a rebuke of Republicans and the party's agenda in a Saturday opinion piece in The ...
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold edged back into the political sphere Wednesday, announcing he is launching a group that will advocate ...
Johnson defeated progressive favorite Russ Feingold, who lost the seat to Johnson in 2010. Feingold consistently led in the polls throughout ...
MADISON, Wis. - Russ Feingold, a former state and U.S. senator, will teach a course in international studies at UW-Madison in fall 2018 as a ...
and Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) on campaign finance reform. Coffman is one of 23 House Republicans who represent districts won by Democratic ...
The most recent case was in 2016, when ex-Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) attempted to defeat Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), who beat Feingold in the ...
Russ Feingold by four-to-one in the general election. “TV ads shouldn't decide this election,” Feingold said in a statement following Johnson's ...
Russ Feingold and I said no. And after those risky schemes brought our economy to its knees, I fought to make Wall Street play by the same ...
In their last seven races, Wisconsin's in-party senators have suffered two close calls (Democrat Russ Feingold in 1998 and Republican Bob ...
... in Racine, Wis., focusing on the campaigns of Secretary Clinton, U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold, and down ballot candidates.
In 2010, Ron Johnson defeated incumbent Democrat Russ Feingold in the Wisconsin Senate race. Making the federal budget his signature ...
Russ Feingold wrote in a column published Saturday. "In the wake of last weekend's horror and tragedy, let us finally, finally rip off the veneer ...
In a recent column for The Guardian, former Democratic senator for Wisconsin Russ Feingold clarified what all this controversy about white ...
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following ...
Let us finally rip off the veneer that Trump's affinity for white supremacy is distinct from the Republican agenda. It isn't. Russ Feingold is a former ...
Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) issued a rebuke of Republicans and the party's agenda in a Saturday opinion piece in The ...
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, right, greets some of the audience who attended his Ashland/Bayfield League of Women ...
... were protected in Washington by the likes of Bob Lafollette, Bill Proxmire or Russ Feingold and not the dealmakers like Donald Trump.
Franken's Midwest Values PAC gave $61,000 to candidates at this point in 2015, including several highly touted Democrats — Russ Feingold ...
LWV/ABC is kicking off this initiative by hosting Russ Feingold at a public event on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Northern Great ...
Ron Johnson, the Republican who hopes to take Russ Feingold's U.S. Senate seat, is willing to spend a good portion of his personal fortune on ...
Russ Feingold in 2010. But his misgivings with the process by which the overhaul bill was crafted have slowed down its momentum and put his ...
He became the go-his-own-way senator, the Republican who cosponsored campaign finance reform with Democrat Russ Feingold, the one ...
Russ Feingold right after the 1994 elections. The talk soon turned to campaign-finance reform, but the phone call was notable in itself because ...
Johnson defeated progressive favorite Russ Feingold, who lost the seat to Johnson in 2010. Feingold consistently led in the polls throughout ...
It passed in the Senate in record time by 98-1, with only Russ Feingold in opposition, and in the House by 357-66 - and so began the process of taking the oppressive powers of the American state into a new dimension.
It's been four and a half months since they suffered devastating losses at the polls, but party leaders said Saturday night at the Scott County Democratic Party's Red, White and Blue fundraising dinner they're determined to turn things around next year.
A whistleblower at the embattled Tomah VA Medical Center emerged in last year's campaign as a blistering voice faulting former Sen. Russ Feingold's oversight of the center, where failures in care for veterans was found to have contributed to their deaths.


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