Wis. Dem members slam Trump for firing Comey

Dem members of the congressional delegation are slamming President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Baldwin noted the move comes as the FBI is investigating whether members of Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence last year’s election.

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Feingold creating LegitAction nonprofit

Former Dem U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold today announced the creation of LegitAction, a group that will be focused on protecting the right to vote, reforming the campaign finance system, abolishing the Electoral College and protecting the Supreme Court’s credibility. Feingold,

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Wis. Dem members slam Trump for firing Comey

Dem members of the congressional delegation are slamming President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Baldwin noted the move comes as the FBI is investigating whether members of Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence last year’s election. “President Trump’s decision to make this move … is an

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Baldwin, Johnson under fire for votes on Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson are taking fire from their opposing parties over their votes on President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination. The two split today on invoking the “nuclear option” in the Senate, removing the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. Baldwin opposed the rule change, while Johnson voted

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Johnson speaks on Senate floor in ‘strong support’ of Gorsuch

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson spoke on the floor of the Senate last night in “strong support” of Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court as national media reports showed 41 Democrats ready to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination. Johnson’s speech, where he pushed his colleagues and fellow Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin

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U.S. Sen. Johnson warns against protectionism, trade wars

Pointing to the billions of people around the world that are all “markets for our products,” U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson this week stressed the benefits of both imports and exports while denouncing protectionism and trade wars. “We’re 320 million people out of a population of 7 billion,” the Oshkosh Republican

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Feingold creating LegitAction nonprofit

Former Dem U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold today announced the creation of LegitAction, a group that will be focused on protecting the right to vote, reforming the campaign finance system, abolishing the Electoral College and protecting the Supreme Court’s credibility. Feingold, who last fall lost his rematch with U.S. Sen. Ron

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Johnson unsure Obamacare replacement bill will pass this year

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told a WisPolitics.com breakfast today he’s not confident an Obamacare replacement bill will pass this year, while House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans need to pass the bill to keep the promise they made to voters last fall. Johnson declined to endorse the current version that

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Pence: Trump ‘best friend Wisconsin businesses will ever have’

JANESVILLE — Vice President Mike Pence today promised the Trump administration will grow the economy “faster than ever before,” calling the president “the best friend Wisconsin businesses will ever have.” Pence spoke in Janesville today following a listening session with local business leaders and farmers, who he said shared “candid

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