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There’s no two ways about it — Governor Walker and Republican state legislators’ photo-ID requirements disenfranchise Wisconsin voters. Republicans say these laws are intended to stop voter fraud. But voter fraud is virtually non-existent. These laws are intended to suppress the vote — and that’s exactly what they did last year. The photo-ID requirements for […]

Today, we celebrate motherhood. We honor all the mothers out there for their love, selflessness and strength. This year, however, we need to do more than give mom a card and flowers. We have to make sure women are not penalized by our health care system for being moms or wanting to start a family. […]

The federal government’s budget expires on April 28th. Congress and President Trump have 4 days to prevent a government shutdown. But President Trump needs to know we cannot support a budget that unfairly burdens working families. President Trump’s proposed budget would slash funding for local programs including community learning centers, heating assistance, community development grants, and […]

Judge Gorsuch’s record is troublesome. He has a history of adhering to an extremely narrow interpretation of the law and siding in favor of corporations. Here’s an example: Judge Gorsuch sided against a trucker who was fired from his trucking company for taking action to save his own life when his trailer broke down in […]

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker grabbed again for the national spotlight Thursday and Friday, trying to pick a fight with Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin over her principled objections to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court vacancy that Republican senators refused to fill during the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency. But […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced she will oppose President Trump’s nomination of hedge fund manager and former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin for Secretary of the Treasury. “Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house. They do not want a wealthy Wall Street insider writing […]

MILWAUKEE — Hundreds of people rallied all across the Badger State to call on lawmakers to support the Affordable Care Act. “Protect healthcare coverage, don’t make America sick again,” said Senator Tammy Baldwin, (D) Wisconsin. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Gwen Moore took part in a ‘Save Healthcare For All’ Rally in Milwaukee. Hundreds showed […]

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the only openly lesbian or gay U.S. senator, is voting “no” on three upcoming confirmation votes for anti-LGBTQ Donald Trump cabinet nominees. They include Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos, whose family has given millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups; health and human services secretary nominee Tom Price, a Georgia GOP […]

Before the November election, Trump’s claim that the electoral process was rigged became a campaign rallying cry. Wisconsin Democrats are also saying the system is rigged — but they’re referring to the tax system and government official appointments. On two Sunday morning talk shows, Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin state Rep. Dianne Hesselbein, D-Middleton, expressed […]

With her party out of power, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is ready for political battle. “I was elected by the people of Wisconsin to take on the powerful interests in Washington and fight for Wisconsin workers and I have done that and I’ll continue to do that,” said Baldwin, a Democrat from Madison. “But that […]