Tag: Herb Kohl
Kohl and Feingold ask for answers on Wellpoint rate hikes
U.S. Senators Russ Feingold and Herb Kohl have sent a letter to Wellpoint President and CEO Angela Braly asking her to justify the recent hikes in insurance premiums for over 13,000 Wisconsinites, hikes which will be in the double digits here in Wisconsin. In their letter, Sens. Feingold and Kohl…
Terrence Wall: full of cheap shots and beholden to polling
In an interview with WisPolitics earlier this week, Terrence Wall, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, made it abundantly clear he plans on running a highly partisan and negative race if he’s chosen as the Republican Party’s nominee to oppose Sen. Russ Feingold. Though he’s running for the seat currently…
WI Dem & GOP Congress Tweeple
The GOP Congressional members are more active on Twitter, except in WI where Dems on Twitter outnumber the GOP and the #1 in terms of followers is Senator Russ Feingold.
All signs seem to point to Gov. Jim Doyle not seeking reelection in 2010, so I thought I’d take a look at a few of the possible Democratic contenders to succeed Gov. Doyle: Lieutenant Governor Barb Lawton – There’s absolutely no doubt Lt. Gov. Lawton will run to succeed Gov….
Butler a finalist for two federal judgeships
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler is a finalist for a second federal judgeship. Last month, senators Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold recommended Butler and attorney William Conley to replace retiring U.S. District Judge John Shabaz, whose seat remains unfilled. Earlier today, a…