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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

3 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

3 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

3 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

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders get off Israel bandwagon, for once

88 Senators warn Palestinians against taking unilateral actions against Israel at the UN. But Warren and Sanders don't sign on for once, joining a refuser caucus that includes Tammy Baldwin, Rand Paul and Lisa Murkowsk

News: Tammy Baldwin, Beyonce, Stormtroopers, Tom Brady

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Woman files lawsuit against Beyonce and Jay-Z claiming to be Blue Ivy's mother. Queer Nation targets Sen. Tammy Baldwin over her support for ENDA, which Queer Nation is fighting against over its broad religious exemptions. 99-year-old great-great-grandmother Ida Keeling steals...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: George Will Slices And Dices Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Dianne Fein…

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: George Will Slices And Dices Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Robert Casey (D-Pa.) on Campus Sexual Assault Rules.

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) Reacts After Gay Marriage Ruling: 'The Wisconsin I Know Deserves Better'

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Wisconsin's Attorney General JB Van Hollen and Senator Tammy Baldwin released statements following yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb which put gay marriages on hold in the state. Said Van Hollen: “I am very pleased that Judge Crabb...

George Will responds to senators on his sexual assault column

Editor’s note: On Thursday, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Robert Casey (D-Pa.) sent a letter to Post columnist George Will objecting to his column published online last Friday about sexual assault on college campuses. Today, Will sent the senators a response. Here is an excerpt: Dear Senators Blumenthal, […]

Anti-war Baldwin fights for more military ships

By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — The military industrial complex has found an unexpected ally in U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Baldwin, who previously sponsored legislation that would prevent taxes collected from people opposed to war from being spent for military purposes, is now nearing victory in her fight to purchase additional military...

What Does LGBT Power Look Like in 2014

12 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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

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