Posts Tagged ‘Russ

02
Nov
10

;-)

Halloween pumpkins to support the President and Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold.

From Rachel Maddow’s blog

21
Oct
10

good grief, gop (part 7,273)

TPM: Wisconsin’s Republican Senate hopeful Ron Johnson got tripped up on a point of policy during a recent interview: Asked what the Department of Veteran’s Affairs’ responsibility is to homeless veterans, Johnson declared that his election fight against Sen. Russ Feingold is not “about details.”

The moderator pressed Johnson — a government skeptic — to explain exactly how the government should respond to the issue of homeless vets. “Are there specific things that you think need to happen within that galaxy of services, perhaps, that the VA has some responsibility for or other organizations that would help homeless veterans?”

Johnson responded, flummoxed. “Specifically I can’t really — I haven’t been there, I don’t have all the details. One thing I will point out: I don’t believe this election really is about details. It just isn’t. I mean as I’ve gone through the state of Wisconsin I’ve viewed this pretty much as a job interview…. I’ll have to get there. I’ll have to start performing the job.”

Remember, the election is not about details. It’s about……um……

20
Oct
10

dems face wipeout!!!! oh….wait

Democrats got a boost of good news yesterday in a batch of new tracking polls that show previously written-off Senate candidates in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Wisconsin running significantly closer to their Republican opponents. New polls yesterday also confirmed close margins in critical battlegrounds like Washington and West Virginia, but a Democratic comeback in either Pennsylvania, Colorado or Wisconsin would all but end Republican hopes to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.

Huffington Post

13
Oct
10

campaigner

…at a campaign fundraiser for Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias in Chicago

…at a campaign event for Sen Russ Feingold in Milwaukee

“Now, when my husband was here in Wisconsin a couple of weeks ago, he talked about how independent and outspoken Russ is … and how Russ doesn’t always agree with him. So Russ, that’s something that you and I have in common.”

Rep. Bill Foster, candidate Dan Seals, First Lady Michelle Obama and Rep. Debbie Halvorson at the Standard Club in Chicago during a political fundraiser to benefit ‘Blue Illinois 2010,’ a joint fund-raiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee




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