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I'd be the only manufacturer in the Senate

Feingold suggested that Johnson is out of his league as a political businessman. Johnson, who has no political experience, has anchored his campaign on his three-decade background as an accountant and manufacturer. He has called Feingold fiscally irresponsible because the senator voted for the "budget-busting" health care reform law and economic stimulus bill.

Feingold fired back, saying that Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl--who helped develop his family-owned department store chain--has far more

Source: Washington Post coverage of 2010 Wisc. Senate debate , Oct 22, 2010

I'd be the only manufacturer in the Senate

polished business credentials than Johnson and also supported both measures. "What's wrong with his business judgment?" asked Feingold, who until Friday had not mentioned his colleague's name on the campaign trail.

Johnson responded by saying he would be the only manufacturer in the Senate, which would give him the small-business perspective that longer-tenured politicians lack. "I think America likes our manufacturing, and producing products again," Johnson said.

Source: Washington Post coverage of 2010 Wisc. Senate debate , Oct 22, 2010

Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record.

Johnson scores 14% by UFCW on labor-management issues

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is North America's Neighborhood Union--1.3 million members with UFCW locals in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Our members work in supermarkets, drug stores, retail stores, meatpacking and meat processing plants, food processing plants, and manufacturing workers who make everything from fertilizer to shoes. We number over 60,000 strong with 25,000 workers in chemical production and 20,000 who work in garment and textile industries.

    The UFCW Senate scorecard is based on these key votes:
  1. American Jobs Act (+)
  2. Balanced Budget Amendment (-)
  3. Rejecting Cut, Cap, and Balance (+)
  4. Repeal Health Care Law (-)
  5. Sen. Am. 14 Wicker Am. to S 223, excluding unionization at TSA (-)
  6. Sen. Am. 740 McCain Am. to HR 2112, defunding TAA (-)
  7. Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act (TAA) (+)
Source: UFCW website 12-UFCW-S on May 2, 2012

Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage.

Johnson supports the AFA survey question on same-sex discrimination

The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and sThe American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

Source: American Family Association survey 16AFA_Q3A on Nov 8, 2016

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