Ron leads to bring resources to western Wisconsin for flood recovery

From the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: All of Wisconsin’s members of Congress signed a joint letter Tuesday asking President Obama for the federal government’s potential help in efforts to recover from flood damage caused last month by major storms that swept through western Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker already has declared a state of emergency for 12…

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Lane from Eau Claire lays out Ron’s record of accomplishments for Wisconsin

From the Eau Claire Leader Telegram: In a recent “It Seems to Me” article by a retired UW-Stout professor, he called Sen. Ron Johnson the following: a clown, an ethically and intellectually challenged senior senator, shameful, artfully sly, brazenly, of abnormal intelligence, a political hack and a strident anti-environment voice. He also said Johnson has…

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Pastor Jerome Smith Sr.: “Ron supports our community”

From the Milwaukee Courier: It’s election season, and that means you’re hearing lots of things on TV and in our local community – not all of it true. Instead of spreading more of it or trying to have a debate, I’d like to offer something different. The truth. My name is Jerome Smith Sr. As…

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Senator Feingold’s Washington allies play politics, Ron fights for terminally ill patients

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: A day after Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blocked Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s effort to pass a right-to-try bill, the Johnson campaign went on the attack over the issue. In a statement Thursday, a Johnson spokesman criticized Reid and called on Johnson’s challenger, Democrat Russ Feingold to weigh in on…

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Senator Feingold’s PAC said it would support candidates in the recall election. It didn’t.

During the 2011 recall elections, Senator Feingold raised at least $130,000 off an email asking for donations to support Democrat candidates. But Feingold lied to his supporters, and after raising all that money, Progressives United donated a grand total of $0 to candidates — but still managed to pay Feingold $77,000. From Media Trackers: Progressive…

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Ron’s op-ed: Expand ‘right to try’ laws

From the Racine Journal Times: When the R.M.S. Titanic sunk over 100 years ago, more than 1,500 of the 2,224 souls aboard perished after the ship crashed into the iceberg. Forevermore, the ship’s name became synonymous with human tragedy of epic proportion. But the White Star Line’s track record — saving one in three passengers…

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Ron says American leadership needed to wipe out ISIS

From the Washington Free Beacon: Members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State suggested to a leading U.S. lawmaker that they don’t believe the United States has demonstrated enough leadership in combating the terror group. Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.), who was a U.S. representative at the 71st U.N. General Assembly in New York last…

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Amy from Milton calls out Senator Feingold’s false attacks

From the Beloit Daily News: Of all the dishonest ads Russ Feingold is running, the most disturbing one attacks Senator Ron Johnson for “doing nothing” about the opioid epidemic. The ad focuses on three votes, while giving no context. The meaningless votes were orchestrated by Senator Schumer of New York so that campaigns like Feingold’s…

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Senator Feingold and Hillary Clinton: hounded by State Department email scandals

From The Hill: Johnson released a web ad Tuesday asking, “What is Feingold hiding?” It argues the Democrat and the State Department should “follow the law” by releasing emails from when Feingold served as the special envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa. “Senator Feingold’s State Department email scandal is just like Hillary Clinton’s —…

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Ron pushes for a Right to Try law for terminally ill patients

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: More than a year after his wife Trickett Wendler died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he is giving voice to a congressional bill in her name. The Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act, authored by Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, would allow terminally ill patients to receive experimental drugs —…

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