Feingold Flees Wisconsin Following Clinton Endorsement & Tanking Poll Numbers
Good news for those concerned about Russ Feingold’s whereabouts after he’s been AWOL since Hillary Clinton’s unsolicited endorsement on Monday: the former senator has finally surfaced…in Chicago, raking in more out-of-state cash in violation of his famous campaign finance pledge.
Feingold escaped to the Windy City in the nick of time to avoid pesky questions about a newly-released Marquette University poll showing showing his lead dwindling and race practically tied.
Big news out of Marquette Law poll is Ron Johnson's surge. He's now within three of Feingold, 47-44%. https://t.co/V89LCCh4KU
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) March 30, 2016
The poll also shows Feingold’s newest fan with a dismal favorability rating:
These numbers likely explain why Clinton has all but abandoned the Badger State for New York in the final days before the presidential primary. Unfortunately for Feingold, he’ll have to return to face the music sooner or later.