Twelve detainees released from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have attacked U.S. and allied forces serving in Afghanistan, resulting in American casualties that left one civilian dead, according to reports this week.
The Department of Veterans Affairs office of inspector general systemically failed to review a Wisconsin VA medical center’s lax authorization of prescription drugs, according to a U.S. Senate report released Tuesday.
Vendors on the campaign payroll of Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is running again in an attempt to unseat Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.), paid the political action committee launched by Feingold nearly $50,000 after the PAC had claimed it ceased its operations.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) has picked up the endorsement of the nation’s leading small business association, his campaign announced Friday.
Hillary Clinton’s legal woes appear to be getting only worse as another former State Department IT official has refused to talk to Congressional investigators looking at Clinton’s private email server. However, Senate Republicans are now threatening to subpoena John Bentel, unless he voluntarily cooperates with the Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate Homeland Security Committee according to The Hill.
Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold, who previously fought for stricter lobbyist disclosure rules, has now accepted more than $260,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions for the 2016 election cycle, according to campaign finance filings.
The controversial J Street PAC announced it will center its attention on attempting to unseat Republicans who led efforts to oppose President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal and will focus on Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wisc.) during the 2016 elections, according to the Times of Israel.
Critics of former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold’s (Wisc.) political action committee say the organization does little in the way of financially supporting fellow Democrats and exists solely to pad the salaries of those who work for the PAC.
Two Senate committee chairmen authored a letter to a former Hillary Clinton aide pushing him to accept limited immunity in order to testify before Congress on the set-up of the former secretary of state’s private server.