Stories tagged: "Sen. Ron Johnson"

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Sen. Ron Johnson Voted Against a Program for Farmers Four Years Ago. Now He Wants Them to Apply

The Dairy Margin Coverage program to help farmers weather tough market forces was authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill—legislation that Sen. Ron Johnson voted against. But in a recent tweet, Johnson encouraged farmers in Wisconsin to apply for the program, without mentioning his no vote.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., waits for a meeting with other lawmakers, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Evidence revealed at the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection shows that an aide for Sen. Johnson told former Vice President Mike Pence's staff that the Republican from Wisconsin wanted to hand-deliver fake elector votes from Wisconsin and Michigan. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senator Johnson‘s hiring of Trump lawyer begs new questions about Jan. 6

In June, the Select Committee investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol revealed for the first time that Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson was at the center of an attempt to prevent the peaceful transition of power before the capitol was attacked by insurrectionists later that day. The short version of that disclosure is...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson speaks during a televised debate Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Classless: Why Ron Johnson got booed (loudly) at the final US Senate Debate

Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson faced off with his Democratic challenger, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, in the second of two debates last week in Milwaukee. A spirited affair, it was the very last topic of the night that people are still talking about days later. Moderator and WTMJ-4 reporter Charles Benson asked each candidate...

13 of the Scariest Things Ron Johnson Has Said as Wisconsin’s Senior Senator

It’s a spooky time of year, but Republican Sen. Ron Johnson doesn’t reserve frightening remarks just for the month of October. These are 13 of the scariest things he’s said as Wisconsin’s senior senator.

‘Likely’ Voters Favor Republicans. ‘Registered’ Voters Favor Democrats in New Poll.

With less than one month until the midterms, Wisconsin's latest poll is painting a clearer picture of what could happen. Well, kind of. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from October's Marquette Law School poll.

Why Wisconsin’s Senate Race May Be the Most Important in the Country

If current polling holds, Democrats could control 52 seats–enough to codify abortion rights, if Mandela Barnes defeats incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson this November.

FILE - Wisconsin Lt. Gov. and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes participates in a televised Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate debate in Milwaukee, July 17, 2022.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Barnes going on offense against Johnson with focus on reproductive freedom

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, is poised to launch a statewide tour exposing incumbent Republican Senator Ron Johnson’s extreme record on abortion. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision in June that overturned Roe v. Wade after nearly 50 years, access to abortion has become a leading...