Matthew Yglesias explains on vox.com. A broad range of perfectly mainstream Republican Party politicians — Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Attorney General Pam Bondi of Florida, and so forth — revealed a political party that completely apart from Trump [...]Show More Summary
It's been a rough couple of days for Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. First, the National Republican Senate Committee pulls back on their ads for RoJo, then the Koch Boyzzz follow suit: A conservative group funded by the Koch brothers that is backing Sen. Show More Summary
Let the triaging begin! Via The Hill: Two prominent groups that back Republican candidates are scrapping millions of dollars in advertisements aimed at bolstering vulnerable Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) in the fall, as polls show him trailing former Sen. Show More Summary
Leading Off: ? WI-Sen: While Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has trailed in the polls in his rematch with Democrat Russ Feingold, Republicans sounded prepared to spend big to try and help him win in the fall. However, Team Red appears to have finally decided that Johnson is just a poor investment. Show More Summary
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, facing a tough-re-election fight in Wisconsin, is trying to sow doubts about Democrats' ability to keep the country safe.
CLEVELAND ? Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson (R) has been trailing his Democratic opponent Russ Feingold for much of the campaign, but Republicans have held out hope that outside money could close the gap. Those hopes took quite a blow on Wednesday, the day after Johnson addressed the Republican National Convention. Show More Summary
“Two prominent groups that back Republican candidates are scrapping millions of dollars in advertisements aimed at bolstering vulnerable Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) in the fall, as polls show him trailing former Sen. Russ Feingold (D),” The Hill reports.
While Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has trailed in the polls in his rematch with Democrat Russ Feingold, Republicans sounded prepared to spend big to try and help him win in the fall. However, Team Red appears to have finally decided that Johnson is just a poor investment. Show More Summary
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has had a complicated, on-again, off-again relationship with Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention. Apparently it's sort of on-again, for a little while. And with some confusion as to what he's actually there to talk about. Johnson, who is engaged in a tough re-election fight against former Sen. Show More Summary
A new Marquette University Law School poll in Wisconsin shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by four points, 45% to 41%. Clinton led by nine points last month. In the U.S. Senate race, Russ Feingold (D) leads Sen. Ron Johnson [...]
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's campaign said Tuesday that it raised $2.8 million during the second quarter of the year and had more than $6.3...
WASHINGTON ? Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) won’t help to advance President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. He’s been pretty blunt about wanting Donald Trump to be the next president, and about letting him appoint someone more conservative to the court. “Trust me. Show More Summary
The gentle reader already knows that ads run by PACs are sleazy. The gentle reader also knows that ads run by conservative PACs are even sleazier. And when it's an ad from a conservative PAC that is already hitting the panic button in...Show More Summary
Mock Paper Scissors: That Ron Johnson seems nice. Herlander-Walking: Thoughts on Independence Day. Shakesville: Hillary Clinton's e-mails – no evidence of wrongdoing. The Mahablog: Hillary Clinton's e-mails – not exactly inspiring. Seeing the Forest: Exposing Trump’s trade appeal to working-class voters for what it is. This installment by Batocchio. Show More Summary
There really should be a crash course in civics and a mandatory exam for anyone who wants to run for public office, particularly a federal office. Understanding the basic things like three branches of federal government and what they do and how they interact seems like kind of a requirement. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- After repeatedly punting on whether he supports a trade agreement dividing voters in his state, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Tuesday said that he will refrain from taking a position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership until...Show More Summary
Former senator Russ Feingold, perhaps the most surprising Democratic casualty of the 2010 midterms, is fighting to win back his seat after six years in academia and the State Department. His opponent, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), never ran for office before the 2010 victory. And someone tuning into the race after never previously paying attention […]
Senator Ron Johnson -- soon to be FORMER Senator Ron Johnson -- has a strange idea of the definition of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" as fundamental American rights. ThinkProgress' Scott Keyes asked Johnson whether heShow More Summary
I must admit that I’ve been waiting a long time to tell U.S. Senators exactly what I think about drug policy. I wasn’t sure at first what to make of the invitation to testify from Senator Ron Johnson, the Tea Party Republican from Wisconsin who chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Show More Summary
I wasn't sure at first what to make of the invitation to testify from Senator Ron Johnson, the Tea Party Republican from Wisconsin who chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Some colleagues thought...Show More Summary