Democrat Feingold Confronts Businessman Challenger in Wisconsin

The campaign is emblematic of the battle for control of the U.S. Senate

(Bloomberg) — A proposed $810 million high-speed rail line funded by federal stimulus money that would link Wisconsin's two largest cities has become an emblem of the battle for control of the U.S. Senate. Republicans say linking Milwaukee and Madison would waste taxpayer money, while Democrats call it an economic development project akin to the interstate highway system.

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