Russ Feingold, The Real Maverick

By Margaret Carlson, Bloomberg - October 14, 2010

Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsinis not among those members of Congress to have "gone Washington." He's as Wisconsin as the Green Bay Packers, walleyes, cheeseheads and chocolate bacon on a stick.

When he ran in 1992, defeating Republican incumbent Bob Kasten after dispatching two wealthy Democrats in the primary,Feingold posted five promises on his garage door that, 18 yearslater, could serve as the manifesto for this election season'scrop of angry outsiders.

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