Ron Johnson's file


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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Round II: Ron Johnson vs. Russ Feingold

Ron Johnson, the Republican incumbent, and his Democratic challenger, Russ Feingold, made a number of claims about each other in their final debate that we’ve rated previously. Here’s a look at four of those statements.

Fact checking the first Ron Johnson-Russ Feingold U.S. Senate debate

Each candidate makes claims we've previously examined.

Senate debate primer: Ron Johnson vs Russ Feingold

Claims the candidates have made against each other have marked the U.S. Senate rematch.  

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.