Russell Dana Feingold is an American politician from Wisconsin, best known for his co-sponsorship of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (‘McCain-Feingold Bill’), a major piece of campaign finance reform legislation. He has served as a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate since 1993 and is a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Feingold worked as an attorney at the private law firms of ‘Foley & Lardner’ and ‘La Follette & Sinykin’ from 1979 until 1985. In 1982 he was elected to the Wisconsin State Senate where he served until his election to the United States Senate. He has been reelected each race and in 2001, Feingold was the only senator to vote against the USA PATRIOT Act. Feingold was also one of 23 U.S. senators to vote against H.J. Res. 114, which authorized President George W. Bush to use force against Iraq.
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