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
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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
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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.
Display Title: EXCLUSIVE: Tammy Baldwin Speaks With AOL's 'MAKERS' We've got the first look at mover and shaker Tammy Baldwin's 'MAKERS' interview. read more
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin — not for nothing, the first openly gay Senator ever — rallied 84 other Democrats for a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging for an end to the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood. “Our current policies turn away healthy, willing donors, even when we face [...]
And 82 lawmakers agree. The lawmakers say the administration should change what they say is an “outdated” policy. Those supporting this change include… Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Enzi was the only Republican to sign the letter. They said Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius […]
Senator Tammy Baldwin is leading an effort by Democratic lawmakers to end the U.S. ban on gay men donating blood, Gannett reports: She sent a letter signed by 84 other Democratic lawmakers Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen...
Display Title: 82 Lawmakers Fight Gay Blood Ban Lesbian Sen. Tammy Baldwin leads a pack of fed up lawmakers. read more
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid let off a little steam earlier today when trying to get his colleagues to stop talking so Susan Collins could speak about an appropriations bill. Tammy Baldwin called for order on the Senate floor, and when it would not come to order, Reid interjected to shout out, "Sit down and shut up!"
I really liked the words by President Obama recently and by US Senators Patty Murray, Amy Klobuchar, and Tammy Baldwin. They speak about college students, the middle class, and growing the economy. It’s their votes I don’t like and the lack of accountability for Wall Street and other corporations. Show More Summary