the Wrong Johnson Archive

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  • Saul Newton: Sen. Ron Johnson’s Shameful Votes

    We need elected officials willing to fight for us. Instead, Johnson has shown us exactly who he is: an embarrassment to Wisconsin.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 06/19/2014
  • Refinancing Help for Student Loan Borrowers Blocked by U.S. Senate Republicans

    Republicans in the U.S. Senate today voted to block action on legislation authored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and sponsored by Sen. Tammy Baldwin to allow student loans to be refinanced.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/11/2014
  • Will Sen. Ron Johnson Extend Call for Transparency to Himself?

    In a recent press release Sen. Ron Johnson announced he is calling for more “transparency” in the Congressional Budget Office’s fiscal analyses of the Affordable Care Act.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2014
  • U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Has a Lot to Say About Student Loan Debt… But None of It Makes Any Sense

    Johnson’s disingenuousness was on full display as he conflated efforts to help student loan borrowers refinance loans with limited loan forgiveness programs.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/04/2014
  • U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Needs to Go Back to School on Student Loan Debt

    Recent statements from U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on student loan debt reveal a need for him to go back to school on the issue.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/30/2014
  • Wisconsin Money Badger Michael Grebe and Bradley Foundation, Cash Cow for Right-Wing Politicians

    Besides using the Bradley Foundation-funded law firm and getting a sweetheart delayed billing deal, Johnson is trying to milk this lawsuit for campaign cash for himself.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/16/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Files Federal Election Commission Complaint Over Sen. Johnson’s Failure to Disclose Legal Fees

    One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the FEC alleging Johnson improperly failed to disclose expenditures associated with his lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/14/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Files FEC Complaint Over Sen. Ron Johnson Disclosure Fail

    One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the FEC alleging Sen. Ron Johnson has improperly failed to disclose any incurred obligations and expenditures associated with his lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.

    WJFW-TV, 05/14/2014
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Is Suing Over Health Care, But Who’s Paying?

    Despite declaring he could use campaign funds to cover legal costs, a review of Johnson's campaign finance reports reveal no incurred obligations or expenditures related to the suit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/12/2014
  • One Wis. Now Blasts Attack on Healthcare As ‘Political Stunt’

    “Ron Johnson wants people to be denied access to healthcare... He wants to reinstate things like lifetime caps and denial of coverage for pre-existing conditions.”

    WLUK-TV, 01/06/2014
  • U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Attack on Affordable Care Act Tagged As ‘Political Stunt’, Even by Fellow Republicans

    Who would have thought that the best characterization of the legal action announced by Sen. Johnson today would come from fellow Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner?

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/06/2014
  • Best Advice Ron Johnson Can Give Iowa Senate Candidate: Marry Rich, Have Company Pay for Campaign

    Sadly, it seems like the best advice Sen. Ron Johnson can give his Republican friends is: marry rich and have you company pay for the campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/12/2013
  • Wisconsin Reps. Kind, Pocan Reject Short-Term Student Loan Debt Fix, Instead Call for Long-Term Common Sense Reforms to Truly Tackle Trillion Dollar Plus Debt Crisis

    While some D.C. politicians like Sen. Ron Johnson are all too eager to declare the student loan debt crisis solved, it is clear more action is needed.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/31/2013
  • Senate GOP Blocks Vote on Bill to Reverse Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Hike

    Republicans in the U.S. Senate today voted en masse to deny the 60 votes necessary to move to a vote on legislation that would repeal the doubling of interest rates on federal student loans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2013
  • Wither Sen. Johnson?

    With the U.S. Senate moving toward acting on legislation to repeal the increase in interest rates on federal student loans, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has fallen strangely silent.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/08/2013
  • Ron Johnson Says Poor Blacks Are Responsible for Financial Crisis

    Cody Oliphant on the One Wisconsin Now blog reports on Sen. Ron Johnson’s latest broadside against our “dependent” nation in which he complains about everything from food stamps to Social Security. So, in case...

    Capital Times, 06/11/2013
  • Time Running Out to Defuse Ticking Time Bomb of Trillion-Dollar Student Loan Debt Crisis

    With time running out, the U.S. Senate today considered competing plans for setting interest rates on federal Stafford Loans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2013
  • The Trillion-Dollar Student Loan Debt Crisis: A Tale of Two Senators

    It's the best of times and the worst of times for tackling the trillion dollar student loan debt crisis with the views of Wisconsin's two U.S. Senators, Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/02/2013
  • Racist Vote Suppressor Is U.S. Senator Ron Johnson’s Latest ‘Victim of Government’

    Promoting someone like Ms. Engelbrecht, who organized and engaged in racially motivated voter suppression campaigns, as a victim of government is nothing short of grotesque.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/28/2013
  • Will Sen. Johnson Finally Admit Student Loan Debt A Crisis?

    Johnson talks endlessly about the need to reduce the nebulous federal debt as a justification for ruthless austerity, but has been utterly silent on the trillion-dollar student loan debt crisis.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/01/2013
  • As Tax Day Arrives, Will GOP Legislators Fail to Pay Their Fair Share, Again?

    Will Republicans and their businesses that have paid no state income tax in recent years will be joining the rest of us in paying for services like education, health care, public safety and roads.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Sen. Ron Johnson’s Failed Filibuster Attempt on Common Sense Gun Legislation

    Sen. Ron Johnson's failed effort to filibuster common sense gun safety legislation shows he is so out of touch with Wisconsin, we wonder if he can find the Badger State on a map.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/10/2013
  • ‘Beyond Understanding’: One Wisconsin Now Calls On U.S. Senator Johnson to Drop Threat to Filibuster Common Sense Gun Sale Regulation

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross wrote Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, taking him to task for his threats to filibuster common sense gun regulations.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/09/2013
  • Gun Control Filibuster: Ron Johnson Picks Losing Side

    One Wisconsin Now, which has been hammering Johnson through its website, Our Dumb Senator, chimed in on Twitter: “#OurDumbSenator RoJo wants to protect “right” to sell guns to criminal without background check.”

    Capital Times, 04/09/2013
  • #OurDumbSenator Ron Johnson Makes National ‘March Badness’ Tournament

    Johnson has been given a seventh seed in a national NCAA tournament-themed contest to determine who is the most “outrageous, radical, out of touch right-winger” of the past year.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/28/2013
  • Open Letter: Victims of Ron Johnson’s Government

    On behalf of the taxpayers of Wisconsin who pay your salary and for your office, I'm wondering just how much of our money is being spent on your latest inanity?

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/26/2013
  • Is Walker-Ryan Relationship on the Rocks?

    Ryan’s call for the repeal of ObamaCare, and Johnson’s support for legislation to defund health insurance exchanges, seem targeted to undermine Walker’s latest health care scheme

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/12/2013
  • Ron Johnson Opposed Violence Against Women Act

    It's simple: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson thinks VAWA is unconstitutional and voted against it.

    Rachel Maddow, 02/12/2013
  • Madison Politiscope: Liberal Group Creates Blog for Wisconsin’s ‘dumb Senator’

    One Wisconsin Now unveiled a new blog, Our Dumb Senator, dedicated to the alleged intellectual shortcomings of Wisconsin’s junior senator, Ron Johnson.

    Capital Times, 10/05/2012
  • He Said What?

    It is almost unbelievable that a single elected official could make so many wrongheaded, ill-informed and outright offensive public statements in such a short time.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/04/2012
  • Right-Wing Irony Parade Adds Another Act

    The ironic cavalcade of right-wing politicians rallying for unaccountable privatization in a publicly run building just upped the ante with the addition of Lt. Gov. Kleefisch to the roster of speakers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/20/2012
  • Irony on Parade in Waukesha

    From the location to the keynote address, irony will be on parade this weekend in Waukesha according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross as a cavalcade of right-wing organizations promote unaccountable privatization.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2012