Wisconsin freshman senator: We need more 'citizen legislators' - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas
Ron Johnson by Gage Skidmore

Sen Ron Johnson: ‘We need far more people like I think our founding fathers envisioned’

Congressional Dems rally in support of 'Occupy Wall Street' - TheDC

| Caroline May
Wall Street Protest

Liberal politicians offer support, encouragement, plans for action

Russ Feingold says he won't run in 2012 - Journal Sentinel

Politics | Steven Nelson (admin)
Russ Feingold

Feingold announces he won’t run for Senate or challenge Gov. Scott Walker in a possible recall election

Feingold appears uninterested in another Senate campaign - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson
Russ Feingold

The former senator has encouraged potential rivals not to wait for his decision

Feingold raising money to 'shame' former Democratic colleagues - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson
Russ Feingold | Claire McCaskill

The former senator uses PAC to target lawmakers who oppose disclosure of political contributions by corporations with federal contracts

Former Sen. Feingold not on board - TheDC

Politics | Chris Moody

‘Democrats who mirror the right-wing tactics of Karl Rove and David Koch do our nation no favors’

Democratic leaders confident Kohl will run for re-election in 2012 - The Hill

Politics | Steven Nelson (admin)

Democrats hope that Kohl, who won re-election in 2006 with 67 percent, can deter another Republican victory in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Walkout - TheDC

Politics | Mary Katharine Ham

State legislature was set to vote on cutting public employee union collective bargaining rights

How the FEC celebrated the one-year anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC

Opinion | Christian Berg

Is the FEC trying to do through regulation what Congress failed to do through legislation?

Feingold will be a professor at Marquette Law School - AP

US | Steven Nelson (admin)

The Milwaukee school said Wednesday that the three-term Democratic senator will teach an elective course; he was defeated for re-election in November

WikiLeaks documents support Polisario's goal of self-determination

Opinion | Suzanne Scholte

Recently leaked documents make it clear that, in the conflict over the Western Sahara, the Polisario and Algeria are the good guys.

Poll: Paul Ryan leads GOP field for Wisconsin Senate - Roll Call

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Voters threw out Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in 2010 and now Republicans have their sites on Sen. Herb Kohl

TheDC Election Play-by-Play - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

Check out TheDC Election Liveblog, tracking all the news throughout election night and the following day

More GOP Senate gains in 2012, 2014 inevitable

Opinion | Mark A. de Bernardo

Republicans could have a filibuster-proof Senate majority as early as 2013.

A state-by-state glance at Tuesday's election - AP

Politics | admin

A look at the key races in the 50 states

McCain on campaign spending: 'It is what it is' - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

Sen. John McCain, namesake of a landmark campaign finance reform law, said he and Dem Russ Feingold were initially worried about donations coming from undisclosed sources

Feingold readies for last shot at Johnson - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold, who has consistently trailed in the polls, faces Republican Ron Johnson in their third debate Friday

Dem and GOP Senate candidates both losing leads in key states - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

A slew of polls in recent days have shown races to be tightening, confounding national trends

Sabato: Despite O'Donnell 'disaster,' major GOP Senate gains likely - TheDC

Politics | Chris Moody

A change of momentum in other key races may help Republicans pick up the seats needed to challenge for control of the Senate