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John Kerry appoints Russ Feingold as State Department's new special envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region

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So much for hopes that Feingold would run for office any time soon... Via the U.S. State Department site, the press briefing announcement regarding Russ Feingold as the new Great Lakes Special Representative: ...I wanted to be able to focus personally on an important addition to our team here at the State Department; an individual […]

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Russ Feingold: Ryan “delivered the least honest of all the Republican convention speeches.”

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Former US Senator Russ Feingold is quoted as saying he and Paul Ryan have always worked well together, got along, and never had a bad word between them. They go way back, and Feingold said he even "felt the pride of my hometown" when Ryan was nominated. That was then. This is now. He was […]

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VIDEO- Russ Feingold: Being pressured, but "I'm not running" for governor of Wisconsin.

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Via Channel 3000. "It's not about me, it's about a new governor of the state of Wisconsin who will replace Scott Walker." "I think we have people like Kathleen Falk, potentially people like Tom Barrett, who actually have executive experience who can walk into the governor's mansion, the governor's office the next day, and be […]

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VIDEO: What Russ Feingold has been up to

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ProgressivesUnited: In early 2011, we united to fight the exploding influence of corporate power over our democracy. Russ Feingold explains the impact the members of Progressives United have had this year. This is why he's not running for office. He feels he can do more this way, fighting for us without worrying about campaigns, donations, […]

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Wisconsin will likely get enough signatures for Walker recall. Also, Feingold recruitment abandoned.

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Audio via. The Big Gov. Scott Walker Recall Effort must collect 540,000 signatures by January 17th, and will probably get more as "insurance". To quote the trusty Magic Eight Ball: Via WRN.com, University of Wisconsin political scientist Barry Burden: “I think everyone believes that the groups are on track to collect the signatures...Both Republicans and […]

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Russ Feingold still won't run for governor of Wisconsin

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The effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is going strong, but even if it's successful, Russ Feingold still says he will not run. He did, however, sign a petition, but he said he'd rather do what he can to get Walker kicked out via his political action committee, but sadly, not run for office […]

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A message from Russ Feingold: "I have decided not to run for public office during 2012."

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Damn. Especially in light of a recent poll that said Russ Feingold would lead Wisconsin Gov. Walker, 52% to 45%. Here is Russ Feingold's statement, in part. Please read the whole thing here. Bolding is mine: I am grateful for the friendship and support of so many fellow Wisconsinites who suggested I consider running for […]

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