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On the floor of the Democratic convention in San Francisco it was near bedlam. Women danced in the aisles, tears in their eyes, strangers embraced and cigars stamped “It’s a Girl” were joyfully handed out to chants of “Ger-ry, Ger-ry!” And then the woman of the hour approached the podium. “Ladies and gentlemen of the convention, my name is Geraldine Ferraro,” she began to deafening applause.

(WLUK) — Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin joined FOX 11 Political Reporter Andrew LaCombe Wednesday morning for another Connect to Congress interview. Baldwin answered questions about troops in Syria; the future of the Supreme Court; fighting heroin addiction and prescription drug abuse and college affordability. Continue to Fox 11 News’s website to watch the interview […]

BROKAW, Wis. — One of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators is proposing legislation to prevent investment groups from taking over companies so they can liquidate the assets for short term profit. Democrat Tammy Baldwin has authored The Brokaw Act, named for the community of Brokaw, Wisconsin, where the major employer for a century was shut down. A […]

GREEN BAY – U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Friday said the federal government must ensure communities like Green Bay have safe drinking water and an overall strong water infrastructure. Baldwin is a sponsor of the Testing, Removal and Updated Evaluations of Lead Everywhere in American for Dramatic Enhancements that Restore Safety of Homes, Infrastructure and […]

HOWARD – A lot of progress has been made, but there is still a lot of work to do. That was the consensus of participants in U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s roundtable discussion on opioid abuse Friday at the Weyers-Hilliard Branch of the Brown County Library. The panel included state Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, addiction counselors, […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSAU) — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) met with Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland Thursday morning in Washington. Baldwin says she’s done her part to consider the nominee, and believes he may be more qualified in some areas than any other justice before they took their seat on the highest court in […]

Wisconsin Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin met with President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Baldwin and Judge Merrick Garland sat down and spoke Thursday morning. Garland is nominated to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. To date, Republican leaders in the Senate say they won’t hold any […]