DC Democrats Upset That Feingold Called Out Pelosi’s Game of Footsie with Bowles-Simpson

By: Wednesday May 9, 2012 7:10 am

Controversy has broken out because one progressive group dared to call out the House Democratic Leader on a dangerous tactical game she has been playing for the last several months. The story goes like this: Republicans have habitually bashed President Obama for not backing the Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction plan in a formal recommendation to Congress. [...]

Feingold’s Progressives United Goes After GE’s Jeffrey Immelt

By: Wednesday March 30, 2011 7:15 pm

Progressives United is a very new formulation for former Senator Russ Feingold. With all the tumult in his backyard over Scott Walker and the unions, it was natural that would be an early focus. But I think it’s interesting that he went here for his first campaign outside that.

Feingold to Deliver Opening Keynote at Netroots Nation

By: Thursday March 17, 2011 9:01 am

Former Senator Russ Feingold, now the head of Progressives United, a new organization dedicated to fighting the corporate takeover of government, will make his first appearance at a Netroots Nation conference, delivering the opening keynote on Thursday, June 16 in Minneapolis.

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