Russ Feingold, the anti-lobbyist former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is running again in hopes of recapturing the seat, held a fundraiser at a Washington, D.C., bar this week that he previously said serves as a venue where lobbyists buy influence from politicians through bundled contributions.
Russ Feingold, the one-time Democratic senator from Wisconsin running to reclaim his seat, has called for an increase in intelligence gathering following the Paris terrorist attacks despite consistently opposing previous efforts aimed at bolstering intelligence.
A number of staffers who worked in the Washington, D.C., office of Russ Feingold went on the become lobbyists despite the senator’s disdain for the sector when he served in Congress.
The J Street PAC has pumped more than $100,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions into the Wisconsin Senate campaign of Democratic candidate Russ Feingold.
The Soros family and Hollywood bigwigs are among the latest individuals to pump tens of thousands of dollars into the Wisconsin Senate campaign of Democratic hopeful Russ Feingold.
Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D., Wis.) was hit with the worst possible rating from PolitiFact over his change of tune when it comes to campaign contributions.
Russ Feingold, who is trying to regain the Wisconsin Senate seat he lost to Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in 2010, called for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour days before his campaign sought unpaid interns to assist staff throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin, accepted more than $200,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions during the final months before the 2010 elections, actions he had opposed in the Senate shortly before the donations occurred.
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.