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Successful businessman no longer 'sitting on the sidelines'

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It was one thing -- the passage of the health care bill -- that motivated an Oshkosh businessman to challenge 17-year incumbent Russ Feingold for one of Wisconsin's seats in the U.S. Senate.


"The health care bill will destroy the finest health care system in the world," said Ron Johnson, who stopped in the area for an interview before attending Farm Technology Days.

Johnson, 55, a Republican, tells his story with emotion.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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