The Democrat from Madison is just barely a millionaire, and in the middle of the U.S. Senate in terms of personal wealth. She avoids potential conflicts of interest by making a voluntary choice regarding her finances.
The Republican from Oshkosh is one of the wealthiest members of the Senate. And he’s heavily invested in the stock market.
Independent groups allied with Johnson have spent a total of $76 million supporting him and attacking Barnes, compared to $49 million spent by groups allied with the Wisconsin Democrat.
Voted instead for doomed partisan amendment that would have subsidized the drug