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U.S. Senate 2016

“Never call him ‘Senator Feingold'”

“I can share with you Russ’ campaign (and) what they’ve told us so far,” Laning said in the videotaped segment, first reported by the The Washington Free Beacon.

“Never call him ‘Senator Feingold.’ We are to call him ‘Russ,'” she said. “They want us to say ‘Russ’ because the last campaign — it was all about ’16 years, 16 years, 16 years, he’s there too long.’ And so they want to say, ‘He’s just one of us.’

We want to go back to Russ being Russ.”

Via Democratic Party chair says it’s ‘Russ,’ not Senator Feingold @ JS No Quarter Blog

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