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Los Angeles Times
Republicans figure out opioid crisis — it's the fault of Medicaid expansion! (Spoiler: They're wrong)the fantasy was that Medicaid expansion is to blame for the opioid crisis in th
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 hours ago
the fantasy was that Medicaid expansion is to blame for the opioid crisis in the United States. The ringmaster was Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). Johnson has been flogging this notion for the better part of a year, or longer, despite the utter lack... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
The Health 202: Some Republicans blame Medicaid for opioid epidemicthe country's opioid overdose epidemic. It's an argument that Homeland Securit
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
the country's opioid overdose epidemic. It's an argument that Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chair Ron Johnson, R-Wis., began airing last summer, as the Senate worked on a health-care bill to roll back the Affordable Care... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The Health 202: Some Republicans blame Medicaid for opioid epidemicthe country's opioid overdose epidemic. It's an argument that Homeland Securit
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
the country's opioid overdose epidemic. It's an argument that Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chair Ron Johnson, R-Wis., began airing last summer, as the Senate worked on a health-care bill to roll back the Affordable Care... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
It's 2018, and political campaigns are ramping upeager to tamp down any divisiveness that could spoil their chances in November.
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
eager to tamp down any divisiveness that could spoil their chances in November. To that end, the party has tapped U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to lead a unity campaign for the Senate race. Johnson will act as chairman of a Republican Party-sponsored... Read more
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New York Magazine
Trump Had a 24-Old Former Campaign Staffer Serving As Deputy Drug Czarintroduced in March), Trump remarked that he knows how to solve the crisis. “I
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
introduced in March), Trump remarked that he knows how to solve the crisis. “I had no idea what answer that is,” said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. “I was intrigued, too, I’d like to know.” “Yeah, I wondered about that,” said West... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The annual Brianna Fund celebrates 20th anniversary with gospel concertThe Brianna Fund celebrated their 20th anniversary with their annual gospel con
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
The Brianna Fund celebrated their 20th anniversary with their annual gospel concert. Since 1998 Brianna and her father, Ron Johnson have helped 47 children and families with their mobility issues. A collection during the concert goes straight to... Read more
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News.com.au
Burning Front regains spark in Manifoldlose weight by sweating and not eating, but that wasn’t working, and he will to
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
lose weight by sweating and not eating, but that wasn’t working, and he will tomorrow join forces again with fitness guru Ron Johnson. “Ron will tighten the screws, he’ll get me eating and exercising,” he said. Rawiller said his target weight... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Sen. Johnson, Speaker Ryan denounce Trump for vulgar commentWisconsin (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday called on President Do
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
Wisconsin (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday called on President Donald Trump to apologize for the vulgar comment made during a closed-door meeting with lawmakers about immigration. During the meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Trump... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Sen. Johnson, Speaker Ryan call on Trump to apologize for vulgar commentWASHINGTON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday called on President D
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday called on President Donald Trump to apologize for the vulgar comment made during a closed-door meeting with lawmakers about immigration. During the meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Trump... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Ron Johnson: Donald Trump should apologize for 'shithole' remarkRepublican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said President Donald Trump should apologize f
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said President Donald Trump should apologize for protesting the admission of what the president described as "people from shithole countries" into the U.S., during a discussion with lawmakers about immigrants from... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Senators unclear on Trump's comment about opioid crisisopioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
opioid issue -- were puzzled by the comment when asked about them Thursday. "I had no idea what answer that is," said Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican. "I was intrigued, too, I'd like to know." "Yeah, I wondered about that," said West... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Johnson: Bipartisanship needed in Congressnote: This is the last in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawa
The Shawano Leader / Posted 7 days ago
note: This is the last in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawano Leader’s recent interview with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about what the federal government has accomplished in the last year, and what he hopes will be accomplished in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump signs Interdict Act to help border patrol detect for fentanyl, other drugssponsor Sen. Edward Markey, Massachussetts Democrat, said 80 to 90 percent of t
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
sponsor Sen. Edward Markey, Massachussetts Democrat, said 80 to 90 percent of the drugs are coming from China. Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican, told the president, “This is why people elected you.” Rep. Louis Gohmert, Texas... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Johnson bill to revamp guest worker visasThis is the second in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawano L
The Shawano Leader / Posted 8 days ago
This is the second in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawano Leader’s recent interview with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about what the federal government has accomplished in the last year, and what he hopes will be accomplished in... Read more
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New York Daily News
Cuban diplomat slams Senate hearingSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Cuban diplomat slams Senate hearingSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Cuban diplomat slams Senate hearingSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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New York Daily News
US stands by claim workers attacked in Cuba, maybe by virusSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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New York Daily News
US says little progress in solving Cuba mysterySen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Cotton Named to the Senate Budget CommitteeWyoming - Chairman Chuck Grassley, Iowa Mike Crapo, Idaho Lindsey Graham, So
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
Wyoming - Chairman Chuck Grassley, Iowa Mike Crapo, Idaho Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Bob Corker, Tennessee David Perdue, Georgia Cory Gardner, Colorado John Kennedy, Louisiana John... Read more
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Greenwich Time
US says little progress in solving Cuba mysterySen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US says little progress in solving Cuba mysterySen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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The News-Times
US says little progress in solving Cuba mysterySen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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New York Daily News
US says 'viral attack' among the theories in Cuba illnessesSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State Department considers whether virus could be behind attacks on American diplomats in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
State Department considers whether virus could be behind attacks on American diplomats in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S. considers whether virus might explain attacks in Cubain Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. Marc
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on... Read more
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The Middletown Press
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
The Middletown Press / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
State Department considers whether virus could be behind attacks on American diplomats in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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The Register Citizen
US considers whether virus might explain attacks in CubaSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left,
The Register Citizen / Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, confers with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., left, as Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., far right, speaks as the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere examines attacks on American diplomats in Havana,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Focus Shifts From Trump To Hillary And The Corrupt FBIcareless." You can read about the rewire here. The Chairman of the US Senate H
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
careless." You can read about the rewire here. The Chairman of the US Senate Homeland and Government Affairs Committee, Ron Johnson (R, Wis) has asked the current FBI director, Chris Wray, if the document was rewritten in order to protect... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
In Congress, getting to a simpler tax code was a complicated processtax rates gave rise to new fairness concerns, particularly for small businesses
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
tax rates gave rise to new fairness concerns, particularly for small businesses. That concern was championed by Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, who lobbied successfully for the first-ever 20 percent deduction for "pass-through"... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Johnson praises tax bill, but says more could be done for businessesnote: This is the first in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shaw
The Shawano Leader / Posted 12 days ago
note: This is the first in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawano Leader’s recent interview with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about what the federal government has accomplished in the last year, and what he hopes will be accomplished in... Read more
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Breitbart
Comey’s Original Hillary Clinton Email Memo Suggested Possible Felony Violationsfull draft and edits of the documents was released on the Senate Homeland and G
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
full draft and edits of the documents was released on the Senate Homeland and Government Affairs Committee by Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI), and reveals the most detailed account of the former FBI director’s original draft. The full draft of the... Read more
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FOX News
Senator says embattled CFPB official got her job in 'flawed' and rushed process, wants probeapplication was “hastily approved” as part of “a flawed vetting process” shortl
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
application was “hastily approved” as part of “a flawed vetting process” shortly after President Trump’s election. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., head of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is now asking the U.S. Office of Special Counsel to... Read more
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FOX News
Senator says embattled CFPB official got her job in 'flawed' and rushed process, wants probeapplication was “hastily approved” as part of “a flawed vetting process” shortl
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
application was “hastily approved” as part of “a flawed vetting process” shortly after President Trump’s election. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., head of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is now asking the U.S. Office of Special Counsel to... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Republican Senate candidates sign unity pledgegroup, who posted online July 26, 2017, that he had launched a Republican bid f
Rapid City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
group, who posted online July 26, 2017, that he had launched a Republican bid for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and the Republican Party of Wisconsin put forward a proposal Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, calling on Republican... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Republican Senate candidates sign unity pledgegroup, who posted online July 26, 2017, that he had launched a Republican bid f
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
group, who posted online July 26, 2017, that he had launched a Republican bid for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and the Republican Party of Wisconsin put forward a proposal Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, calling on Republican... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Republican Senate candidates sign unity pledgeRepublicans vying for the U.S. Senate flared Wednesday just hours after they si
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate flared Wednesday just hours after they signed a unity pledge put forward by GOP Sen. Ron Johnson and the state party. State Sen. Leah Vukmir, of Brookfield, and political newcomer Kevin Nicholson, a... Read more
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