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  • Russ Feingold will not run for Senate or Wisconsin governor

    August 19, 2011 | 10:07 am

    Former senator Russ Feingold has taken himself out of contention for both a Wisconsin Senate seat and a run for governor.

    In an email to supporters Friday morning, Feingold explained that he wanted to devote himself to teaching at Marquette Law School, where has been working since...

  • As Feingold exits, Senate loses a principled liberal

    November 9, 2010 | 1:52 pm

    The speech that Russ Feingold gave to end his career in the U.S. Senate was much like his career itself: by turns crystal clear, obscure, ornery, defiant and gracious—and quoting a fellow Great Plains Jew to boot.

    “But my heart is not weary, it’s light and it’s free, I’ve...

  • Names to Watch on Way Up, Down in ‘06

    By James D. Besser

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Here are a handful of people to watch in the coming 12 months -- some on the way up; some on the way down.

    Jack Abramoff: The once-high-flying Republican lobbyist, Jewish benefactor and GOP best buddy has become the most radioactive man in Washington, thanks to controversial deals...