April 18. 2012 11:00AM - Last modified: April 18. 2012 11:24AM

Milwaukee Biz Blog: Where have you gone, William Proxmire?

  
How can one state produce both Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follette and Joseph McCarthy? Russ Feingold and Ron Johnson? Paul Ryan and Tammy Baldwin? Frank Zeidler and Scott Walker?

BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler breaks down Wisconsin’s political gene pool and pines for the days when a U.S. Senator rejected money from special interests and won re-elections by wearing out his shoe leather. Read today’s Milwaukee Biz Blog.

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