Ron Johnson's file

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Republican from Wisconsin

Ron Johnson is a Republican U.S. senator from Wisconsin. A businessman and accountant, Johnson defeated Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in the 2010 election. He is seeking re-election in 2016.

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Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

In Context: Ron Johnson comparing the 2016 elections to 9/11

Fleshing out the Wisconsin Republican senator's comments about Flight 93.

Checking the president, and the presidential campaign

Barack Obama's visit to Wisconsin comes in the midst of a heated campaign for the White House.

High Five: Our most-clicked items from December

A look at our most-clicked items from December, including an oldie but a goodie.

Rematch: Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold crossing swords again

Claims over campaign financing and Obamacare have marked the early stages of the 2016 U.S. Senate campaign.

Our 5 most-clicked in 2015 (that weren't about Scott Walker)

These fact checks covered Democrats as well as Republicans, on taxes as diverse as taxes and foreign kings.

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