Russ Feingold represents the state of Wisconsin in the United States Senate. He is widely recognized for his willingness to vote against the opinion of his peers if he opposes the bill in question. He openly voices his opposition of widely supported legislation, such as the PATRIOT Act. Senator Feingold is a Democrat and maintains liberal views on many important issues.
Joseph McCarthy serves as a United States Senator, representing the state of Wisconsin, for a period of ten years prior to his death. Senator Joseph McCarthy became a nationally recognized politician during the Cold War. He played a major role in increasing public fear and anxiety regarding Communism. As a result of his incredulous and repeated accusations, Senator McCarthy was censured.