Stories tagged: "senate 2022"


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Not Letting It Go: National Democrats to Keep Hitting Ron Johnson on GOP Plan to Raise Taxes

Facebook ad campaign starting Thursday targets Wisconsin seniors whose out-of-pocket expenses would soar if the plan became law.

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EXCLUSIVE POLL: A Plan That Would Raise Taxes and Could End Social Security and Medicare—is Massively Unpopular

Survey shows 94% percent of likely voters have heard little or nothing about Florida Sen. Rick Scott’s proposal. But when they learn about it, 71% of voters, including 62% of Republicans, oppose what Sen. Ron Johnson described as a “positive thing.”

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Poll Shows ‘Striking’ GOP Disconnect on 2020 Knowledge—Johnson Still Underwater on Voters’ Favorability

Republicans feel suspicious about the presidential vote, but not enough to follow purported investigations about an election they don’t trust.

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Baldwin an Enthusiastic Yes, Johnson a Silent No as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed to the US Supreme Court

Wisconsin's Republican senator had previously voted for Judge Jackson’s nomination to a federal judgeship.

Wisconsin Republican Congressmen Glenn Grothman (center, top) and Tom Tiffany (center, bottom) recently took votes against certain sanctions against Russian dictator Vladmir Putin (left). Republican Sen. Ron Johnson (right) has frequently been a conduit for Russian talking points related to Ukraine.
New Poll Shows the ‘Putin Wing’ of the GOP Is Really Unpopular

More than three-quarters of American voters disapprove of instances when lawmakers have expressed support or admiration for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. Other Republicans, like Sen. Ron Johnson, are distributors of Russian disinformation.

Four of the leading candidates in the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. Ron Johnson in November. L-R, Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry, state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Johnson’s Moscow Visit, Investing in Wisconsin Manufacturers, More: This Week on the US Senate Campaign Trail

Lasry ad hits Johnson for 2018 trip. Godlewski talks drug prices. Nelson touts a presidential candidate’s endorsement.

Four of the leading candidates in the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. Ron Johnson in November. L-R, Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry, state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Barnes Getting Attention as Fellow Democrats Try to Narrow His Lead

Lieutenant Governor tops two new polls, but about half of Democratic voters say they don’t have a favorite choice to run for Senate.