WISCONSIN DELLS-His D.C. lobbyist cash paid for plenty of signs to limn the sparse crowds at the annual Wisconsin Republican convention here, but Tommy G. Thompson's run for the U.S. Senate was soundly rejected by his own party in humiliating fashion, with Thompson losing a straw poll to a nobody former state senator, with him dissed by extremist U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson.and with him under attack by Scott Walker's own political machine.
WISCONSIN DELLS-Under heavy security and with sparse crowds at their annual convention, Wisconsin Republican leaders gave conflicting signals about the internal discord racking their party and their attempts to defend the Scott Walker-Paul Ryan overreach.
MADISON – Senator Ron Johnson yesterday voted against a Democratic bill that would have stripped big oil companies of multi-billion dollar annual tax subsidies.
MADISON- In trying to block an arms treaty with Russia, Ron Johnson begins his Senate career toeing the Republican party line - and conjuring a warped view of the U.S. Constitution which he claimed during his campaign he respected.
NEW REPORT: Ron Johnson Sought Recovery Act Funding Again, Despite Opposition to Recovery Act Funding
MADISON — The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has reported yet another example of millionaire Ron Johnson's hypocrisy, seeking government aid before he was a political candidate for U.S. Senate despite his constant attacks against the Recovery Act as a candidate.
MADISON — Three media organizations have now called out Ron Johnson for his false mailer that attacks as wasteful the same revenue bonds he used in the 1980’s to build his own business.
Ron Johnson's Campaign Supported By D.C. Lobbyists and Corporate Special Interests Funded by Secret Donors
MADISON — Multimillionaire Republican candidate Ron Johnson’s campaign is fueled by his investments in companies like BP, health insurance companies, shadowy out-of-state special interest groups, and Washington lobbyists, according to FEC reports. Johnson has also spent over $9 million of his family fortune on his campaign and his financial disclosure form shows Johnson has up to $10 million in debt to his his own company, Pacur. Johnson has borrowed up to $10 million in company profits at less than 1 percent interest. The disclosure form shows Johnson loaned himself up to $5 million in 2004, and up to $5 million more in 2007.
MADISON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has doubled down with over $200,000 more in attack ads on behalf of Ron Johnson, according to records from media buyers obtained by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. To date, the Chamber has spent $742,206 airing TV attack ads on Ron Johnson's behalf. Media reports indicate that the chamber is raising money in part from foreign sources.