Feingold Not Ruling Out Senate Rematch

The Democrat Was Unseated By GOP Challenger Ron Johnson In 2010

JD Lasica (CC-BY-NC)

Speculation continues that former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold will come back to Wisconsin and take on Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in next year’s elections.

The publication The Hill recently reported that Johnson said he isn’t afraid of a rematch with Johnson, the lawmaker who unseated him in 2010. When asked last week whether he’d run against Johnson, Feingold was brief.

“Well it’s probably a question for another day but I would be delighted to get back to Wisconsin, so ask me that in a while,” Feingold said.

Stay informed on the latest news

Sign up for WPR’s email newsletter.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Feingold spoke from Africa, while on a trip, as part of his job as a State Department Special Envoy.