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By Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel  Green Bay – U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), now in a race for a Senate seat against Republican Tommy Thompson, warmed up the crowd on Sunday by praising Vice President Joe Biden. She said it was a good thing Biden came Sunday to the National Railroad Museum and not […]

By Jason Stein of the Journal Sentinel  Two big elections in Wisconsin could play an important national role this fall – President Barack Obama’s re-election bid and a U.S. Senate election that could help decide party control of that powerful body. U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Madison will try to play a role in both […]

MILWAUKEE– Today, Tammy Baldwin renewed her challenge to her Republican opponent, Tommy Thompson, to join her in accepting three general election debates. Over two weeks ago, on August 14, Baldwin challenged Thompson to accept three debates but Thompson has refused to make a commitment to any debates. “There are clear differences in this election and […]

“Congressman Ryan has promised to provide “hard truths,” but in his speech last night he was anything but a “truth teller.” I had hoped that he would use this opportunity to lay out his party’s plan to lift the middle class up, instead we were treated to a speech full of false attacks. I am […]

Tommy Thompson left Wisconsin for Washington, worked for a big DC lobbying firm, and cashed in on his connections — he was paid over $10 million. Now Washington insiders want Tommy in the Senate. And if he gets there? He’ll cut corporate taxes and Medicare. Tommy Thompson rode to Washington and left Wisconsin in the […]

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin is calling on her colleagues to pass the pending farm bill when lawmakers return from their August recess and political conventions. The Madison Democrat, who is running for U.S. Senate, says she has met with Wisconsin dairy farmers to discuss the plight of the dairy industry, which is suffering greatly from low […]

On a visit to a Kenosha factory on Thursday, U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin sought to affirm her commitment to a sector of the economy that, she said, has become largely forgotten about. Manufacturing should be focused upon as a major thrust of the nation’s economic future, said Baldwin during an appearance at Xten Industries, […]

MILWAUKEE – Today, another editorial board in Wisconsin called on Tommy Thompson to release his tax returns.  The Green Bay Press Gazette’s criticism of Thompson comes on the heels of the Journal Sentinel’s editorial that said of Thompson’s  decision not to release his taxes, “His refusal to release even a single year of his tax returns stokes doubts about exactly how […]