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Stories with person: Russ Feingold
  • Feingold-founded PAC suspends activity 
    Updated: May-21-15 2:40 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - A political action committee founded by Democrat Russ Feingold has suspended its fundraising to avoid the appearance of a conflict with his run for the U.S. Senate.

  • Correction: Senate-Wisconsin-Johnson story 
    Updated: May-18-15 4:43 pm

    MILWAUKEE - In a story May 15 about Sen. Ron Johnson's expected electoral rematch in 2016 with former Sen. Russ Feingold, The Associated Press erroneously quoted Johnson on their first race. He said Wisconsin voters "term-limited" Feingold in 2010, not that they "terminated" him.

  • Republican Sen. Johnson takes swipes at Democrat Feingold 
    Updated: May-16-15 6:13 pm

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson took swipes at his newly announced Democratic challenger Russ Feingold on Saturday, alleging the former senator is unwilling to face the biggest issues facing the country, his signature campaign finance law was an "abject failure" and that he will never hold a leadership position in the Senate.

  • Walker tells Republicans he transformed Wisconsin story has photos
    Updated: May-16-15 2:25 pm

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin Republicans on Saturday that in his four-plus years in office he has transformed the state by enacting numerous conservative priorities, including defunding Planned Parenthood, legalizing concealed carry and weakening public union power.

  • Wisconsin's Feingold to run for US Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-14-15 11:03 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Russ Feingold announced Thursday he will run to reclaim the U.S. Senate seat he lost five years ago to Republican Ron Johnson, fulfilling the hopes of Democrats who have been pushing for the liberal to return to political office.

  • Dems claim recruiting successes in bid to retake Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 1:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are claiming early success in recruiting strong candidates in Republican-held states as they fight to retake the majority after last year's midterm bloodletting. But in several states the party is still searching, with the Democrat who looks like the strongest candidate holding out for now.

  • Baldwin not returning Menendez PAC money for now 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 5:44 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, for now, is not returning $5,000 her 2012 campaign received from the leadership PAC of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat who has been indicted on federal bribery charges.