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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 […]

In a sign that Donald Trump is turning to Wall Street to help run his incoming government, the president-elect is expected to announce Goldman Sachs alumnus Steven Mnuchin as his pick to head the Treasury Department, a source close to the transition said. If confirmed, the 53-year-old hedge fund CEO and Hollywood film producer would […]

I hear the voices of Americans who are angry because they feel Washington is broken and it isn’t working for them.I also share deeply the concerns of our friends and neighbors who are afraid because they don’t believe the Republican establishment in Washington is committed the idea that we are stronger together, that America is […]

We knew gender would be central to this presidential election long before Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” at last week’s debate. For months, years even, we realized that Clinton was destined to be painted as a flawed or — more commonly — a “deeply flawed” candidate. That’s in part the residue of […]

PHILADELPHIA — Female Democrats came out swinging against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, calling his leaked remarks about women “sick” and accusing him of being sexist. “I can’t even stand to hardly say his name anymore. It’s so disgusting the way he thinks of women,” Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow told a group of campaign volunteers […]

This week, House Speaker Paul Ryan boldly claimed that if Republicans hold onto the majority in Congress, they would push a partisan agenda forward that includes tax cuts that overwhelming benefit the top 1 percent of taxpayers and slash corporate tax collections by at least half. Worse yet, Speaker Ryan said he would do it […]

Early voting kicked off Monday in much of the state, with Hillary Clinton’s campaign bringing some liberal heavyweights to Madison to encourage residents to cast their ballots. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Russ Feingold, who is battling incumbent Ron Johnson to take back his Senate seat, were among those who touted the importance of […]

GREEN BAY – Customers of the Green Bay Water Utility would benefit from a bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week aimed at helping communities avoid the problems with drinking water endured by the people of Flint, Michigan. The Water Resources Development Act received bipartisan support when it passed the Senate 95-3 Thursday. It […]