MT Sen: Russ Feingold Calls Out Max Baucus by Name over Amgen Subsidy

By: Tuesday January 29, 2013 11:29 am

Former Democratic Senator Russ Feingold is apparently not pulling any punches as the founder of Progressives United. In an email to supporters about the Amgen subsidy in the fiscal cliff deal, Feingold called out Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) by name for being part of the corruption that permeates government.

Russ Feingold Won’t Run Next Year

By: Friday August 19, 2011 10:03 am

Today former Wisconsin Democratic Senator Russ Feingold, who lost his seat in 2010 to Ron Johnson, told supporters he will not run for office in 2012. From Russ Feingold’s announcement: I am grateful for the friendship and support of so many fellow Wisconsinites who suggested I consider running for statewide office in the coming months. [...]

Campaign Finance Reform and Revisionist History

By: Monday June 20, 2011 10:28 am

Democrats aren’t just playing by new big donor friendly rules that have been totally forced on them. They are playing by new rules they actively let happen despite publicly denouncing. Remembering the actual history is critical to fully understanding Feingold’s criticism of the new Democratic Super PACs.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Vulnerable to Potential Recall Campaign

By: Wednesday May 25, 2011 5:29 pm

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been steadily making himself less popular in Wisconsin, so much so that he is now potentially vulnerable to a recall campaign, which could theoretically be launched six months from now. From PPP polling: 43% of voters now approve of the job [Scott] Walker is doing to 54% who disapprove. When [...]

FDL’s Big Midterm Election Liveblog (Part Three): Dems Lost House

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 9:32 pm

Welcome to part three of FDL  midterm election night liveblog (link to part one and part two). For the most recent list of FDL top 108 House races to watch tonight go here You can also find my list of the twelve House races in early closing states that should give you a sense of [...]

WA, WI, and CO Senate Races All Extremely Close

By: Tuesday October 19, 2010 6:45 pm

There are three new polls out this after afternoon about the Washington State, Colorado, and Wisconsin Senate races. The polls found all three races to be within their respective margins of error. WA Sen In Washington State, while recent polls have shown the race to be very close, they have all found Sen. Patty Murray [...]

WI-Sen: Internal Poll Shows Tie Race, Momentum to Feingold

By: Tuesday October 12, 2010 12:46 pm

Internal polls always have a slight lean in the direction of whoever commissioned the poll. But considering the consistent disadvantage for Russ Feingold in public polling of his re-election campaign over the last month, this internal poll from FM3 has to provide at least a little comfort. The topline numbers: Feingold 48, Ron Johnson 48. [...]

Feingold Refuses DSCC Money

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 1:54 pm

In his latest TV ad, Russ Feingold displays that most hated of symbols in Wisconsin, a Minnesota Viking celebrating in the end zone. His point is that Ron Johnson and his corporate backers are getting too cocky before the votes are cast. One area where Feingold is taking a gamble that Johnson will get to [...]

Senate Democrats Trailing by High Single Digits in CO, PA and WI

By: Monday October 4, 2010 12:42 pm

A new set of Marist polls for McClathy paints a dark picture for three Democratic candidates. In Colorado, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, Democrats are trailing their Republican opponents by high single digits. Colorado McClatchy/Marist (PDF) (9/26-28) Ken Buck (R) 50 Michael Bennet (D) 42 Other 2 Undecided Pennsylvania McClatchy/Marist (PDF) (9/26-28) Pat Toomey (R) 51 Joe [...]

Ads of the Week

By: Sunday October 3, 2010 1:39 pm

So when I think of it, I’ll post some campaign ads that caught my eye throughout the week. Here goes: • Conservative Democrat Bobby Bright proudly announces that he votes 80% of the time with John Boehner. If you’ve given to the DCCC in the past two years, your money is going to someone like [...]

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