On January 21st, 2013, Dane Varese, The Outreach Director with the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign braved the freezing temperatures (it’s 1 degrees outside) to talk to WORT about Citizens United and what it means for campaigns to come. Citizens United is a 2010 Supreme Court decision that says it would be an infringement […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin progressives were dealt a painful blow when Russ Feingold was unseated by business executive Ron Johnson in the 2010 U.S. Senate race. It turned out to be just the first of several crushing defeats for progressives. As Feingold tells WORT’s Dylan Brogan in this exclusive interview, Wisconsin is ready for a new approach, even if it’s from a familiar face.
Russell Feingold began his political career in the Wisconsin State Senate, representing Middleton for 10 years before winning election to the United States Senate in 1993. Feingold represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate until 2010, when he was defeated by Republican Oshkosh businessman Ron Johnson. Now, in 2016, Feingold is running once again, challenging Senator […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold regarding his battle to win back his seat in the Senate, lost to the incumbent Ron Johnson 6 years ago. But first, before going head to head with Johnson, Feingold must win the Democratic primary, on August 9, in a face-off against Scott Harbach […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews Democratic Party, US Senate Candidate, Scott Harbach, in the studio his morning. It is the eve of the Democratic Party primary election run-off, pitting today’s guest Scott Harbach against Russ Feingold. From the front page of Scott Harbach’s official website www.harbachforsenate.com “Somehow God has been pushed out of […]
Great discussion and a split show on today’s A Public Affair. First, Senator Russ Feingold joins us to talk about his campaign to unseat Ron Johnson. Then, a discussion with Dr. Felicia Kornbluh from the University of Vermont, about her forthcoming book with Gwendolin Mink, “Ensuring Poverty: Welfare Reform After 20 Years,” and a Wisconsin perspective with […]