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Feingold: Citizens United opened floodgates of corruption

Appearing on Tuesday night’s episode of The Daily Show, former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) said that the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Citizens United” case has brought about the worst corruption since the guilded age at the turn of last century. Worse yet: Feingold, who collaborated with Sen. John McCain…

Thousands rally against Wisconsin Governor Walker

MADISON (Reuters) – Thousands of people gathered at the Wisconsin capitol on Saturday to demand a recall of Republican Governor Scott Walker, whose controversial and successful drive to limit public unions last winter sparked the biggest protests in the state since the Vietnam War. Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, a…

Feingold: Republicans ‘nervous’ that ‘Occupy’ protests ‘might work’

Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold, arguably one of the most progressive members the Senate has seen in decades, joined Current TV’s liberal news host Keith Olbermann on Monday night to encourage more Democrats to support the “Occupy” protests sweeping the country. “My sense is that there’s great fear that this…

Feingold returns: ‘Progressives United’ PAC to fight corporate influence

Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) was defeated in 2010 amid a tea party wave that thumped Democrats’ majority in Congress, but did not topple it completely. As one of the Senate’s top progressive voices, many on the left saw the Wisconsin vote as a great loss to their cause. But…

Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold set to fall, according to exit poll

Update: NBC projects Johnson over Feingold At 10:45 p.m. ET, NBC News projected that Russ Feingold had lost his bid for re-election to the Senate. Originally story continues below… Russ Feingold, the iconic Democratic senator from Wisconsin, is set to lose his Senate seat in tonight’s election, according to an…

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