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Senators move to force drugmakers to justify big price hikes

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In the first legislative response to the furor over EpiPen price hikes, Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc.        

Record Number of Women May Serve in Senate

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images Senators Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Amy Klobuchar, Debbie Stabenow, Barbara Mikulski, Barbara Boxer, Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Claire McCaskill, Kirsten Gillibrand, andShow More Summary

Tammy Baldwin, Suzan DelBene: We Need LGBT Equality Day

Out Wisconsin senator Baldwin (right) and Washington congresswoman DelBene make the case for an official day in our honor.

Senators Couldn't Reform Gun Laws, But Can They End Gay Blood Ban?

Democrats, led by Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren, make another push to end the FDA's long-standing policy on gay and bisexual male donors.

First Openly Gay Senator Wants Everyone To Remember Orlando Massacre Was A Hate Crime

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), who in 2012 became the first openly gay person elected to the U.S. Senate, wants to remind people that Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was a hate crime. Flanked...Show More Summary

Tammy Baldwin Needs Your Help on Gun Control (Video)

The out U.S. senator from Wisconsin joined fellow Democrats in filibustering on the issue today.

Sen. Baldwin: We need to close the terror gap

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the first openly gay senator in U.S. history, joins to share her thoughts on the Orlando massacre.

Congress Urges Questions on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Added to American Community Survey

Yesterday, Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson requesting that the Census Bureau include questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity on the American Community Survey (ACS). Show More Summary

2 Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Curb Activist Hedge Funds

The bill, by Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Oregon’s Jeffrey Merkley, would shorten the number of days that activists have to disclose newly acquired shares in a company.

Who came out ahead in Democratic debate?

With the race tightening in Iowa and New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are toughening their attacks on one another. Senator Tammy Baldwin...

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

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Oh, for the days when this was the worst Koch you had to worry about. lev radin / Shutterstock.com 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months agoNews : 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

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 ?

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