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Secret "Dark Money" Spending Is Ten Times Worse than What it Was in the Last Presidential Election

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Oh, for the days when this was the worst Koch you had to worry about. lev radin / Senator Tammy Baldwin (she's great; you like her) recently sent around a fundraising email telling donors that "dark money spending is 10 times what it was at the same point in the 2012 election cycle. Show More Summary

How Wall Street's Short-Term Fixation Is Destroying The Economy

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) made a passionate call to address one of the leading drivers of income inequality on Friday. The target of her remarks wasn't taxes, the minimum wage or union rights. It was  short-term thinking in corporate boardrooms. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders, Tammy Baldwin Join Fight To Prevent Mining Of Sacred Native American Lands

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced a bill on Thursday that would repeal a controversial measure  giving sacred Native American lands in Arizona to a foreign-owned mining company. The measure,...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton To Hold Fundraiser With A Dozen Female Senators

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's presidential bid will get a boost from a dozen female senators next month when they host a fundraiser for her in Washington, D.C.  Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Dianne Feinstein...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren is going after private equity's golden goose (KKR, BX)

A prominent group of Senate Democrats including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is targeting private equity's golden goose. Senators Al Franken, Warren, Sheldon Whitehouse and Tammy Baldwin are calling upon the Treasury Department...Show More Summary

SEC chair admits agency isn't working to prevent stock buyback market manipulation

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is pushing the Securities and Exchange Commission on just what it is that they are doing to regulate the market, in this case preventing companies from manipulating the stock market by buying back their own stocks. Show More Summary

US Military Hospital Killed Marine Corps Veteran With Deadly Mix of Drugs

A deadly mix of drugs killed US Marine Corps veteran Jason Simcakoski as he underwent treatment at a medical center managed by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), US Senator Tammy Baldwin said in a statement on Friday.

“Lawmakers Introduce Solution to Wall Street Conflicts of Interest; New Public Citizen Report Highlights Extent of Problem”

Release: In an effort to rein in conflicts of interest and revolving door abuses within financial regulatory agencies, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) today introduced the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act – a desperately … Continue reading ?

Lawmakers Ready Bill To Make Obama's Free Community College Plan A Reality

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) will introduce legislation Wednesday to make community college free for low-income students, fulfilling a promise made by President Barack Obama in his State of the...Show More Summary

Sen. Baldwin: First Amendment Applies To Institutions of Faith, ‘But I Don’t Think It Extends Far Beyond That’

Our friends at NewsBusters posted this little tidbit from Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), who said on the June 27 broadcast of Up with Steve Kornacki,...

Sen. Tammy Baldwin: 'Freedom of Religion' Is For 'Institutions of Faith' — Period

The latest confirmation that Erick Erickson's original warning at RedState "you will be made to care" about the legalization of same-sex "marriage" even if you think it doesn't affect you comes from Minnesota Senator Tammy Baldwin. On Saturday, the day after the Supreme Court's related ruling, Baldwin was on MSNBC’s “Up w/ Steve Kornacki” program. Show More Summary

New Bid Launched in Congress to Ban Warrantless E-Mail Surveillance

A new amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) would prohibit the US government from continuing warrantless reviews of all Americans’ e-mails, Senator Tammy Baldwin said in a press release.

Federal Government Expected To Move Toward Relaxing Ban On Blood Donation From Gay Men

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls the existing policy "medically and scientifically unwarranted"

Harry Reid joins senators promoting a petition that calls for opposition to 'fast-tracking' TPP

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Still not onboard with fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership Under the rubric of "prioritize jobs" Democratic Sens. Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Al Franken (MN), Gary Peters (MI), Brian Schatz (HI), Tom Udall (NM), the...Show More Summary

Warren Answers Obama

“’We cannot afford a trade deal that undermines the government’s ability to protect the American economy,’ Warren said in the letter, also signed by Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.).” In a later email to her supporters: “‘The government doesn’t want you to read this massive new trade agreement. It’s top secret,’ […]

WHISTLE, BLOWN: Fired staffer accuses Tammy Baldwin’s office of coverup in VA scandal. …

WHISTLE, BLOWN: Fired staffer accuses Tammy Baldwin’s office of coverup in VA scandal.

"Fired staffer accuses Tammy Baldwin's office of coverup in VA scandal."

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. In a 16-page complaint, Baylor is asking the U.S. Senate Ethics Select Committee to investigate the first-term senator "for making false statements and representations" to cover up the actionsShow More Summary

US Legislation Seeks to Provide Same-Sex Spouses Social Security Benefits

US Senator Tammy Baldwin stated that the new Social Security and Marriage Equality Act would provide social security benefits regardless of where they live in the US.

Legislation Introduced to Ensure Equality in Social Security Benefits

Earlier today, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) as well as Representative Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced legislation to ensure that all same-sex couples are able to receive equal benefits from the Social Security Administration.

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