The Most Endangered Man in the Senate Speaks

Senator Ron Johnson eschews the confrontational style of the Tea Party in favor of a kinder, gentler, more collaborative majority.

Senator Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin, questions witnesses during a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Photograph by Drew Angerer/Bloomberg

One week into the 2016 election cycle, the Washington Post is out with its list of most endangered U.S. senators. Tops on the list: Wisconsin's Ron Johnson, the Tea Party Republican who won his first elected office in 2010 after earning millions in the plastics industry.

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