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 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 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]
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.
“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]
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 you missed it, he says, poor black people are responsible for the country’s financial crisis, and unless we throw them to the wolves […] [Capital Times]
With time running out, the U.S. Senate today considered competing plans for setting interest rates on federal Stafford Loans.
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
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.
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.
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 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, 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]
‘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.
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.
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?
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
It's simple: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson thinks VAWA is unconstitutional and voted against it. [Rachel Maddow]
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]
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.
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.
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.
Progressive activist group One Wisconsin Now is out this afternoon with Johnson’s tax information. It is saying: “Tax documents obtained from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue by One Wisconsin Now show Oshkosh Tea Party enthusiast and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson and his spouse have reported an estimated $12.2 million in the last 15 years. This would appear […] [MinnPost]
Republicans Hold Benefits Hostage for Working Families to Give Millionaires, Billionaires $100,000 Unpaid Gift
Unemployed workers will lose their benefits because Congressional Republicans refuse to budget unless the Bush tax breaks are extended for the wealthy.
GOPromiseBreakers: Will Walker, Kleefisch, RoJo, Duffy, Ribble Take Government-Subsidized Health Care?
One Wisconsin Now is calling for them to publicly announce whether or not they will be taking advantage of government-subsidized health care in their newly-elected positions.
The RPW’s frivolous complaint to the GAB regarding its legislative candidates’ support for the Social Security privatization scheme, belies the RPW’s own state platform.
Ron Johnson’s PACUR LLC Pays Zero State Income Taxes, But Makes $5,000 Contribution to Republican Governors Association
Ron Johnson's PACUR LLC made a $5,000 contribution to the Republican Governors Association, despite the fact it has paid no state income taxes from 1997 to 2008.
Some of Johnson’s recent comments point to a different reason: he fails to grasp even the most basic concepts of any high school science curriculum.
Ron Johnson, who's taken back half of what he's said since entering the race for U.S. Senate, has had one consistent story he tells on the stump and in interviews.
Johnson is making news over his head-scratching declaration that sunspots, and not industry-created pollution, is the reason for the global climate change causing historic flooding, severe heat and cold and erratic weather events.
Gosh, who knew that political fortunes of inexperience would change so dramaticly? I hope they don't get their hands on my five year old son.
Oshkosh businessman Ron Johnson, appearing on the Charlie Sykes radio show this morning, told listeners he was not a gun owner and instead was “raised as a fisherman.”
The right has always let off the hook banksters on the other side of the contract and now we’ll watch as they ignore the uber-rich for defaulting on mortgages too.
If you paid any attention to the Republican Party of Wisconsin Convention — and not GOP press releases and media accounts – you would have noticed that the Republican Party establishment-types are STILL the kingmakers of conservatives. Not the Tea Party. Not a single Tea Party candidate emerged victorious. Latest case in point of this […]
Since Ron Johnson is already trying to hide the true nature of his wealth from the people of Wisconsin, this raises serious questions.
Susan Armacost said “(Electability) tipped the scales for Ron Johnson… It’s the electability of the candidate at this point… I think the polls are very clear.”
Today’s Wisconsin Right to Life PAC endorsement of Ron Johnson shows WRTL is clearly more interested in shilling for the Republican Party rather than intellectual honesty. Please find below a re-send of One WI Now’s release from last week detailing US Senate candidate Ron Johnson’s opposition to Wisconsin Right to Life’s extreme agenda — and […]
Wisconsin Right to Life head Barbara Lyons recently told her members she was “salivating” over the Republican U.S. Senate Ron Johnson.
Johnson had a choice: drink from the cups of grassroots Tea Party groups or sip one back with Mark Block, a big business front group, and the old school Republican establishment.
And how's he spending that personal campaign fortune to win a primary ? He's buying ad space on one the country's top liberal blogs. It's true.