Tim Cook, Rachel Maddow, and Tammy Baldwin are in the top 5; newcomers Michael Sam and Robin Roberts crack the top 10; Jennifer Pritzker becomes the first transgender person on the list. read more
BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service OHIO DECISION EXPECTED TODAY: Today is the self-imposed deadline a federal judge in Cincinnati set for issuing a formal ruling that Ohio’s ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional. State Attorney General Mike...
BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service LGBT RALLY FOR VETO: LGBT groups will hold a rally on the lawn of the State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, at noon CDT today, in protest over the passage of a religious bias...
US Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) have introduced a bill that would give visual artists royalties on the resale of their work, or droit de suite, Congress announced this afternoon.
Co-authored by: Senator Mazie Hirono Senator Tammy Baldwin Last week, the Democratic women senators stood together at an amazing event where we delivered a very important message: No American woman should ever work a full-time job and...Show More Summary
Prior to the President’s arrival in the House chambers, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) joked about his sitting next to fellow freshman senator Democrat Tammy Baldwin (WI). In the wake of the Arizona State Republican Party censuring Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for being too liberal, Flake suggested his sitting with “the enemy” might escalate the situation. read more
by Jordan Alexander Stein On January 3, Tammy Baldwin assumed office as the first openly gay person ever elected to the US Senate. She didn’t think it was a big deal, though, and kept repeating in interviews that “I didn’t run to make history.” But the voters had spoken, and they sounded pretty excited about lesbian leaders. Show More Summary
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senator Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin and the chamber's first openly gay member, is surrounded by fellow Democrats just before a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discriminationShow More Summary
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports yesterday prior to the successful vote to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Baldwin spoke about the bill's chances in the House and what she would tell House Speaker John Boehner, who...
Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay person to be elected to the U.S. Senate, offered a direct message to the man in charge of the House of Representatives — where she served from 1999 to 2013 — regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. read more
Display Title: Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote' Short Teaser Title: WATCH: Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote' The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House. read more
The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House. read more
TAMMY BALDWIN: Her floor speech yesterday on ENDA. BUILDINGS FOR BILLIONAIRES: They're growing like very expensive weeds. LIE WITNESS NEWS: Jimmy Kimmel trolls the West Hollywood Halloween parade to ask people about a dead celebrity who doesn't exist. RUSSIAN ORTHODOX...
The nation's first openly gay Senator took to the Senate floor this afternoon to deliver an impassioned speech in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. read more
Texas gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis hires Sen. Tammy Baldwin's campaign manager.
In a wide-ranging interview with Salon’s Josh Eidelson, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), the first openly LGBT member of the U.S. Senate, was asked several questions about efforts to protect LGBT people from workplace discrimination, including the Employment Non-Discrimination Act ( ENDA ). Show More Summary
Wisconsin’s junior senator comes from a state whose local politics has turned toxis as a result of hard-right and “Tea Party” politics in the statehouse — and where progressive and labor activism has reenergized Democrats. She nevertheless continues to be concerned about Tea Party extremism, as she told Salon‘s Josh Eidelson: Wisconsin’s junior senator comes […]
At one point in the tense back and forth between Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Bob Corker this week, the Senate’s presiding officer, Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, had to remind these two Republican colleagues that “senators are to referShow More Summary
Internal divisions on the left. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.,... who opposed strikes in Kosovo, Iraq and Libya -- said she would continue asking President Barack Obama’s administration “tough questions” to further the debate. She wouldn't say how she would vote.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin was interrupted for several minutes by protestors voicing their opposition to potential U.S. military action in Syria and to her lack of official stance on the proposed intervention.