The three term Democratic Senator from Wisconsin, ending his service after the current lame-duck session, is now on the watch-list for the next general election. 57 years old, divorced twice, jewish parents. Considered running for president in ’08, possible contender for the democratic nomination in 2012.
Pro-choice, anti-gun, anti-big business, pro-immigration.
Ontheissues gives him a “hard-core liberal” stamp. He worked extensively with McCain on campaign finance reform from ’02-’09.
From his senate campaign ads for a fourth term this fall here:
Inequality and corrupt politics must be fought – TR/FDR style – head on.