By Michael J.W. Stickings Yes, it goes to the junior senator from Wisconsin, the Tea Party Republican who beat incumbent Russ Feingold in 2010 (largely because he got caught up in the Republican wave and because no one knew what he was really about politically, having never run for office before -- and because Wisconsin was crazy, as is frequently the case). From The Raw Story: Tea party-backed Sen.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: [Ron] Johnson associated himself with the movement, and erroneous media reports portrayed him as an Oshkosh tea party founder, creating the false impression he had received a tea party endorsemen... Read Post
But by far the biggest political news to come out of Wisconsin is businessman Ron Johnson's defeat of three term Democratic Senator Russ Feingold. If there was a candidate of the Tea Party then Johnson was surely it. Here's a self-m... Read Post