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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. […]

Big news — I’m proud to be cosponsor a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15. The fight for $15 is an important one for working Wisconsinites who want a chance to work hard and get ahead. Right now, a person making the minimum wage in Wisconsin makes $15,080 a year, making it […]

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 […]

It’s not too often that President Trump fully agrees with me on something, so it was a rare day this week when he came out in support of my Buy America legislation. In fact, he said he agreed with my bill 100%. And he came to Wisconsin to make his announcement, where I’ve been talking […]

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 […]

Tomorrow is the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, but we can’t sit back and rattle off its accomplishments. We need to stand up and fight for it. Republicans in Congress are holding the vote repeal the ACA and replace it with Trumpcare. They are charging forward with their place to replace a law […]

In 1984, I watched the Democratic National Convention in my one-room apartment complete with a mattress on the floor and tiny T.V. I was moved by Geraldine Ferraro walking across the stage to accept the nomination for vice president. When I saw her, I felt like I could do anything. I want all women to […]

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 […]