Russ Feingold



Russ Feingold is a visiting professor at Stanford Law School. He was a US Senator representing Wisconsin from 1993-2011 and ran unsuccessfully to retake the seat in 2016.

In the Senate, Feingold served on the Judiciary, Foreign Relations, Budget, and Intelligence Committees. He also served in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1983 to 1993 and practiced law for six years at Foley & Lardner and LaFollette & Sinykin in Madison, WI.

Feingold graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1975, received a degree from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1977, and then went on to Harvard Law School, where he earned his degree in 1979.

Feingold is also the author of the New York Times bestseller While America Sleeps, about what America has done wrong both domestically and abroad since the terrorist attacks of September 11.


US Senator


Outcome: Lost general election despite serving in the role 1993-2011