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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

2 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

2 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.

Report: Sen. Baldwin’s ‘Constituent Services’ Botched Response To The Tomah VA Report

Right before CPAC, Sen. Tammy Baldwin decided to address the controversy surrounding her over a report that highlighted the unusually high rate of...

The Senate Blockbuster Showdown On Trade The Media Missed

Eight senators on Thursday let the country know there is going to be a fight over fast-track trade authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.),...Show More Summary

Straight Aide To Tammy Baldwin May Sue For Sexual Discrimination

Get the popcorn ready (Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel) A former top staffer to U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has rejected a proposed severance deal that would have required her to remain

"A former top staffer to U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has rejected a proposed severance deal that would have required her to remain silent regarding what she knew..."

"... about the problems at the troubled Tomah VA Medical Center. Now Marquette Baylor, ex-deputy state director for Baldwin and chief of her Milwaukee office, has hired a team of attorneys to explore litigation for wrongful termination or sexual discrimination. Show More Summary

VA Painkiller Scandal Surrounding Sen. Tammy Baldwin Grows

Her fired staffer turned down a severance package, won't sign a non-disclosure agreement, and may sue for... sexual discrimination.

Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin Was Alerted to WI VA Scandal Months Ago, But Did Nothing

And now that the scandal has broken wide without her assistance, she's calling for an investigation, chop-chop, on the snap and stat. But why did she not call for this investigation when a whistleblower risked his ass to tell her...

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) In Hot Seat Over VA Scandal

Her office appears to have buried a report on a major painkiller prescription scandal.

Magic Mondays With Rep. Mark Pocan

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A former professional magician, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) has launched a weekly video series in which he uses magic tricks to explain the workings of Congress. Now in his second term, Pocan won Tammy Baldwin's former House seat on the day she was elected to the Senate.

80 Democratic Senators Call Bull On One Year Gay Blood Deferral, Urge Obama Administration To Lift Ban

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, along with 78 other congressional Democrats, urged the Obama Administration to lift the ban on gay men donating blood on Monday, calling the 1983 policy archaic and a scientifically...

Elizabeth Warren Says Gay Men Should Be Able To Donate Blood

Elizabeth Warren and a host of Democratic lawmakers are demanding the Obama administration stand up for gay rights. A coalition of 80 senators and House members spearheaded by the Massachusetts senator—alongside Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Reps. Show More Summary

Cruz Was Tammy Baldwin's Secret Santa

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Sen. Al Franken launched a Secret Santa program in the Senate in 2011 in order to bridge the "partisan divide." This year the very anti-gay Ted Cruz drew the name of lesbian Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Via Wisconsin's Cap Times: Thanks to the...Show More Summary

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