the Wrong Johnson Archive

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  • Sen. Ron Johnson Is On a Bus Tour With a Trump

    In the closing days of his 2016 campaign, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is reportedly on a bus tour with Donald Trump’s son, Eric.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/04/2016
  • Feingold, Johnson Differ on Addressing College Costs

    One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group based in Madison, was one of the earliest advocates for addressing the student loan debt issue.

    Associated Press, 10/31/2016
  • U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/27/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson to Donald Trump: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

    We count on our courts to protect our rights and ensure everyone is treated equally by the law. It’s why they matter so much.

    Analiese Eicher, 10/21/2016
  • Plain Talk: Look Behind White Board at Real Ron Johnson

    One Wisconsin Now, which has been a tireless advocate for student loan relief, has labeled Johnson the worst U.S. senator on the student loan crisis.

    Capital Times, 10/19/2016
  • Student Loan Debt a Defining Issue Between Russ Feingold and Sen. Ron Johnson

    The latest increase in the burden of student debt adds urgency to what has been a defining issue in the 2016 race for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/18/2016
  • If Sen. Ron Johnson Won’t Defend the Indefensible, How Does He Justify His Own Record on Sexual Assault Issues?

    Sen. Ron Johnson has shown he’s going to stand by Donald Trump, despite mounting evidence his endorsed presidential candidate is a sexual predator.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/17/2016
  • In Latest Interview, Sen. Ron Johnson Confirms He Is Still the Worst on Student Loan Debt Crisis

    Ron Johnson repeated his opposition to letting borrowers refinance their loans and went on to declare too much financial aid for students was the problem.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/07/2016
  • Federal Judicial Vacancy Crisis and GOP Obstruction Highlighted By Action at U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s Office

    As part of a national day of action, Wisconsin members of the Why Courts Matter coalition visited Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office to deliver 92 miniature chairs.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/04/2016
  • Ron Johnson Concerned About Citizenship ‘rush,’ Russian ‘meddling’ Before Election

    Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said Johnson was "channeling his inner Donald Trump" with those comments.

    Capital Times, 09/30/2016
  • Tammy Baldwin Urges Senate to Fill 7th Circuit Judicial Vacancy

    The Democratic senator was joined on the call by One Wisconsin Now research director Jenni Dye and Legal Progress vice president Michele Jawando.

    Capital Times, 09/20/2016
  • Globe University Supporter Sen. Ron Johnson ‘Has Some Explaining to Do’ After Court Fraud Ruling

    According to media reports, a Minnesota judge has ruled that the for-profit Globe University has violated state consumer protection and fraud laws.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Shows Up at Work, But Will He Do His Job?

    After a lengthy summer recess Sen. Ron Johnson and the U.S. Senate are scheduled to return to work today. But the question is: will he do his job?

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/07/2016
  • ITT Tech Shuts Its Doors; Walker, Schimel & Johnson Provide ‘Aid and Comfort’ to Predatory For-Profit Colleges

    ITT Tech announced it's closing immediately, leaving hundreds of Wisconsin students in limbo, while Republicans give aid and comfort to predatory for-profits.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/07/2016
  • ‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has certainly earned his Ph.D. in Washington D.C. doublespeak with his outburst this week.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/02/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Has Another Awkward Campaign Moment

    Ron Johnson is suggesting that poor single moms take jobs in the day care centers watching their children, a practice Wisconsin restricted seven years ago.

    Associated Press, 09/01/2016
  • Group Calls Out Johnson on High Court

    “What he’s saying is, ‘I got him this far, but I’m not going to get him any further,’ ” Pines told reporters on a conference call organized by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/31/2016
  • On National Day of Action Wisconsin Attorneys Call on Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job, Give Fair Hearing and Vote to U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland

    Judge Merrick Garland has now waited a record 168 days without a committee hearing or confirmation vote on his nomination to the nation’s high court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/31/2016
  • What Is It With Republican Support of For-Profit College Scams?

    Scott Walker and Ron Johnson oppose allowing more than 500,000 Wisconsin student loan borrowers to refinance their loans, just like you can a mortgage.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/26/2016
  • Critics Howl in Response to Ron Johnson’s Call to Replace College Instructors With Videos

    “We know Ron Johnson graduated from college 40 years ago, but we assumed it was from a university here on planet Earth,” quipped Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now.

    Capital Times, 08/23/2016
  • Ron Johnson Says We Should Replace College With Video Tapes

    We know Ron Johnson graduated from college 40 years ago, but we assumed it was from a university here on planet Earth.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/19/2016
  • One Wisconsin Now Sponsored Mobile Billboard Encourages People to Tell Wisconsin Senator to Get in Gear and Support Student Loan Debt Reforms

    On the critical issue of student debt and college affordability, Sen. Ron Johnson could not be worse.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/15/2016
  • Republican National Convention Student Loan Debt Tally: 43 Million Americans With $1.3 Trillion in Student Loan Debt, 0 Mentions in Addresses of Rep. Paul Ryan, Rep. Sean Duffy and Sen. Ron Johnson

    Speeches of three Wisconsin officials – Reps. Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy and Sen. Ron Johnson – contained zero references to the crisis of student debt.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/20/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Going on Recess Instead of Doing His Job

    As the United States Senate prepares to skip town, Sen. Ron Johnson and his Republican colleagues have left important work undone.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/15/2016
  • Senate Colleagues to Request Sen. Ron Johnson Do His Job, Vote to Fill Longest Running Federal Judicial Vacancy in the Nation

    Several of Sen. Ron Johnson’s colleagues will take to the floor of the United States Senate today and request votes on a series of nominees to fill judicial vacancies.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/12/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Ought to Be Apologizing Instead of Bragging About Record on Student Loan Debt

    He’s stood in the way of common sense refinancing to help millions of borrowers across the nation and in Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/12/2016
  • Day 100 of Sen. Ron Johnson Refusing to Do His Job

    Ron Johnson has now spent 100 days ignoring the oath he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and refusing to do his job.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/24/2016
  • Ron Johnson’s Bad Endorsement: Trump U As Solution to Student Loan Debt Crisis

    Trump University left students across the country deep in debt. Will Ron Johnson continue to endorse more for-profit colleges as a solution to the student loan debt crisis?

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/10/2016
  • Russ Renews Call for Refinancing of Federal Student Loans

    Russ Feingold is standing with student loan borrowers in Wisconsin and renewing the call for common sense reform to allow them to refinance their loans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/03/2016
  • Protecting Women’s Reproductive Rights — Another Reason Courts Matter

    Imagine a Wisconsin where a woman would not be able to legally have her birth control prescription filled. It has happened, and it’s a powerful example of why courts matter.

    Capital Times, 05/31/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Skips Hearing on Nomination to Fill Nation’s Longest Federal Judicial Vacancy

    Sen. Ron Johnson failed to appear at a hearing today on the nomination of Donald Schott to fill a vacancy on the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/18/2016
  • New Poll Shows Wisconsinites Overwhelmingly Want Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job, Hold Fair Hearing, Timely Vote on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee

    New polling finds overwhelming support among Wisconsin voters for holding fair hearings and a timely vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/09/2016