Approximately 70 people attended this event, and more than $10,000 was raised for Russ Feingold’s Senate campaign. Final numbers will be posted when available. Many thanks to Stephanie, Emy, Jim, and the many hard working family members and activists who made this event such a success.
October 4 – Stephanie Grossman and Emy & Jim Thurber are hosting a fund raiser for Russ Feingold, who is running for Senate in Wisconsin. Co-Hosts are Jay Jackman, Otto Lee, Gregory Loew, Steve Preminger, Diane & Joe Rolfe and the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley.
He is a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2016, and previously served as a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from January 3, 1993 to January 3, 2011.
He is a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, and cosponsored the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (McCain–Feingold Act), a major piece of campaign finance reform legislation.
He was the only Senator to vote against the USA PATRIOT Act during the first vote on the legislation.