GOP braces for nail-biter with Ron Johnson reelection bid

GOP braces for nail-biter with Ron Johnson reelection bid

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are voicing early concerns over Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-Wis.) reelection bid ahead of a potentially unprecedented Democratic onslaught to unseat him.Democrats boast that ad spending will reach nine figures in Wisconsin as they seek to…

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson flip-flops to block Biden judicial nominee

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson flip-flops to block Biden judicial nominee

This post was originally published on this siteWisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday he would not support a federal court nominee he had previously recommended to President Joe Biden — a move that could stop the nominee, Wisconsin state court Judge William Pocan, from being confirmed.

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Johnson, Thune signal GOP’s rising confidence

Johnson, Thune signal GOP’s rising confidence

This post was originally published on this siteThe decisions by Republican Sens. John Thune (S.D.) and Ron Johnson (Wis.) to run for reelection after publicly being on the fence for months about whether to retire from Congress reflect a growing confidence among Republican lawmakers that they’ll…

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Senate Democrats release first TV attack ad against Johnson in Wisconsin

Senate Democrats release first TV attack ad against Johnson in Wisconsin

This post was originally published on this siteThe Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) has launched its first TV ad attacking Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), who announced on Sunday that he will run for re-election. In their new ad called “Himself,” the DSCC describes Johnson…

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Wisconsin Democrats, Republicans both want Ron Johnson to run

Wisconsin Democrats, Republicans both want Ron Johnson to run

This post was originally published on this siteAt a time when Democrats and Republicans can agree on little, they find themselves in rare consensus in Wisconsin: Seemingly everyone there wants Sen. Ron Johnson (R) to run for a third term.Democrats view him as vulnerable, pointing to provocative…

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Thune, Johnson say decisions on reelection bids expected soon

Thune, Johnson say decisions on reelection bids expected soon

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Sens. Ron Johnson (Wis.) and John Thune (S.D.) both say they plan to announce their decisions on whether they will seek reelection soon. “I’ll be making that decision here. I’m talking to the people I need to talk to over the last…

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Ron Johnson promotes dubious claim mouthwash is effective COVID-19 treatment

Ron Johnson promotes dubious claim mouthwash is effective COVID-19 treatment

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Wednesday suggested that standard mouthwash could treat COVID-19, and criticized federal agencies for telling people to “do nothing.””Standard gargle, mouthwash, has been proven to kill the coronavirus,”…

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There’s a GOP push in Wisconsin to take over the state’s election system

There’s a GOP push in Wisconsin to take over the state’s election system

This post was originally published on this site Some GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin want to strip the state’s bipartisan elections agency of its power and give it to the Republican-controlled Legislature. The idea is backed by GOP Sen. Ron Johnson. (Image credit: Scott Bauer/AP)

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Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

This post was originally published on this siteLed by Senator Ron Johnson, G.O.P. officials want to eliminate a bipartisan elections agency — and maybe send its members to jail.

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RIP MSP Act would repeal Obamacare’s discontinued component called the Multi-State Program

RIP MSP Act would repeal Obamacare’s discontinued component called the Multi-State Program

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) Is the RIP MSP Act AOK or DOA? Context Popularly nicknamed “Obamacare,” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 included the plans for a program called the Multi-State Program (MSP). In addition to the state healthcare exchanges that would...

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