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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce 1619 Act to Raise Awareness, Understanding of African American History in Schools

Legislation Would Provide Funding for Educators to Gain Access to Educational Programming from the National Museum of African American History & Culture

Op Ed: History May Be Written By Wisconsin
Op Ed

History May Be Written By Wisconsin

State’s Democratic leaders writing a national platform to address racial equity that could lead to historic legislation.

Op Ed: 5 Pragmatic Solutions Biden Could Offer
Op Ed

5 Pragmatic Solutions Biden Could Offer

Trump in free-fall, nation needs leadership. Here’s what Biden should do.

Senator Baldwin Raises Questions For HHS Secretary Azar About The Use Of Provider Relief Funding To Pay Shareholders And Private Equity Owners At The Expense Of Frontline Health Care Workers
Baldwin, Colleagues: $175 Billion Education Investment Urgently Needed to Save the 2021 School Year & U.S. Economy
Baldwin, Murray, Harris Lead Colleagues in Raising Concerns with Law Enforcement Tactics Increasing Spread of COVID-19 at Peaceful Protests
Following SCOTUS Ruling, Senators Lead Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote
Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Presidential candidate’s address to state’s Democrats says “soul of America” is at stake.

Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce $50 Billion Bill to Address Child Care Crisis
Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Inspector General Audit of OSHA’s Inadequate Enforcement Amid Growing Worker Illnesses and Deaths During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Inspector General Audit of OSHA’s Inadequate Enforcement Amid Growing Worker Illnesses and Deaths During COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite Heightened Risk for Workers, Agency Has Drastically Reduced Investigation and Enforcement Activities During Crisis

Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Congressional Leaders to Support Vulnerable Students Amid Coronavirus Crisis
As the Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open, Baldwin and Senators Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety
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As the Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open, Baldwin and Senators Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety

In a letter to USDA Secretary Perdue, 29 Senators make recommendations to protect food supply workers

Senator Baldwin Calls for Funding for State Unemployment Agencies in Future Coronavirus-Related Legislation
Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Ensure All Students Have Access to Internet during Coronavirus Pandemic
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Senator Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Ensure All Students Have Access to Internet during Coronavirus Pandemic

The current public health emergency is exacerbating a longstanding “homework gap” and requires immediate action by Congress

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Expand Delivery for SNAP Recipients During Pandemic
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Expand Delivery for SNAP Recipients During Pandemic

Senators Press USDA for Answers, Immediate Solutions

Republican Anti-Trump Ad Hits State

Republican Anti-Trump Ad Hits State

Meet the Lincoln Project, led by past members of GOP campaigns, administrations.

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Renters during the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Renters during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Bill Would Authorize $100 Billion for an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to Help Renters Stay Housed During and After the Pandemic

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USDA to Target Relief to Local Farmers in Finalized Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USDA to Target Relief to Local Farmers in Finalized Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Earlier this Month, Senators Outlined Steps that USDA Can Take to Ensure that CARES Act Relief Programs Reach Local Farmers

Baldwin, Murray, Heinrich, Democrats to Scalia: Do Your Job and Protect Workers Before Reopening the Economy
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Baldwin, Murray, Heinrich, Democrats to Scalia: Do Your Job and Protect Workers Before Reopening the Economy

As the Trump Administration pushes to reopen economy, Senate Democrats insist that worker protections must come first

Baldwin Joins Effort to Repeal GOP Tax Giveaway to Million-Dollar-Plus Earners in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
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Baldwin Joins Effort to Repeal GOP Tax Giveaway to Million-Dollar-Plus Earners in Coronavirus Relief Legislation

Legislation would unwind GOP changes in CARES Act that cost taxpayers $160 billion, were more than was given to hospitals and more than to state and local governments

Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Call for Administration to Fully Utilize Defense Production Act & Protect Veterans from COVID-19

“This Administration must prioritize VA’s sacred mission to care for our nation’s veterans who are especially vulnerable during this pandemic”

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

69% of Wisconsin voters say Trump did too little to prepare country for COVID-19.

Baldwin, Murray, Colleagues Press President Trump For Answers on Mismanagement of the Strategic National Stockpile
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Baldwin, Murray, Colleagues Press President Trump For Answers on Mismanagement of the Strategic National Stockpile

"It should not take public pleas from governors or letters from congressional delegations for states to obtain the supplies they need."

Democratic Turnout Surged in Election

Democratic Turnout Surged in Election

High absentee voting in Milwaukee, Dane counties. State results mirrored Tammy Baldwin win in 2018.

12 Election Takeaways

12 Election Takeaways

How high was turnout, lawyers will be busy, girl power, streetcar wins again and a new council president?

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

63 to 31 margin in state presidential primary; Biden criticizes holding of in-person election.

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

54-46 margin for liberal candidate in race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Murphy’s Law: 21 Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

21 Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, what was the election about, who were the other winners and losers?

Baldwin, Colleagues Call on SBA to Issue Economic Emergency Loans and Grants to Small Businesses ASAP
Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

86 percent of Wisconsin voters support the shutdown order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Op Ed: Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election
Op Ed

Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election

Pandemic overshadowing what could have been important election.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Risk Public Health With Election
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Risk Public Health With Election

Refusal of Vos and Fitzgerald to postpone election could cause more disease, deaths.

Sanders Statement on Wisconsin Primary
Supreme Decision

Supreme Decision

Karofsky v. Kelly, stakes are high in state Supreme Court race.

Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Urge FDA to Change Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic
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Baldwin, Senate Colleagues Urge FDA to Change Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

As COVID-19 has spurred a nationwide blood shortage, the FDA continues to enforce discriminatory policies prohibiting many healthy gay and bisexual men from donating blood

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus

Spending package provides aid to people, businesses, health care systems and states during COVID-19 pandemic.

Can Sanders Win Wisconsin?

Can Sanders Win Wisconsin?

Youth vote carried him to victory in 2016 primary. 2020 could be different.

Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment
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Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

President has only invoked part of one title in Act, and refused to deploy Act's full powers to incentivize industry, retool private manufacturing capabilities; Senators also urge Trump to stop xenophobic references to COVID-19

Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support
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Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Ban Stock Buybacks, Put Workers on Boards Before Big Corporations Receive Stimulus Support

Companies That Repurchased Over $1 Billion in Stock Would be Subject to the Conditions Before Receiving Taxpayer Aid

Evers Less Liberal Than National Democrats?

Evers Less Liberal Than National Democrats?

In once Progressive Wisconsin, state’s Democrats no longer in vanguard of their party.

Senator Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Free Coronavirus Testing
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Senator Baldwin Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Free Coronavirus Testing

Legislation Would Expand Free Coronavirus Testing and Related Health Care Services to People on Private Insurance, in Medicare, Medicaid and for the Uninsured

In Letter to Trump, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call for Coronavirus Economic Response Focused on Helping Workers and Families Most Harmed
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In Letter to Trump, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call for Coronavirus Economic Response Focused on Helping Workers and Families Most Harmed

Stimulus should focus on boosting working Americans, not corporate bottom lines

The State of Politics: How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?
The State of Politics

How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?

Complicated formula to assure geographic, gender, racial balance for 84 delegates.

Scott Walker Battles Eric Holder

Scott Walker Battles Eric Holder

And former Wisconsin governor doesn’t do so well.

Op Ed: Yes, Billionaires Should Exist
Op Ed

Yes, Billionaires Should Exist

Beware of presidential candidates with all THE ANSWERS.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Sanders’ support rising among Democrats and tight races between Trump and each Democratic candidate for president
Green New Deal would cost Wisconsin families over $40,000 per year, cripple agriculture industry
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Green New Deal would cost Wisconsin families over $40,000 per year, cripple agriculture industry

WILL partners with national policy organizations to estimate impact of Green New Deal to Wisconsin

The State of Politics: Who Will Turn Out for April Election?
The State of Politics

Who Will Turn Out for April Election?

There might be a far bigger Republican turnout than some expect.

It’s Kelly v. Karofsky for Supreme Court

It’s Kelly v. Karofsky for Supreme Court

Race could be tough: Candidates have accused each other of “corruption” and “disgusting slander”.

The Return of Garrison Keillor

The Return of Garrison Keillor

Without a mention of sexual harassment charges, he performed in Milwaukee to adoring fans.

Baldwin Calling on EPA to Deliver on Promises Made in PFAS Action Plan
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Baldwin Calling on EPA to Deliver on Promises Made in PFAS Action Plan

One Year after EPA Pledged to Act on PFAS Exposure, Key Parts of the Strategy Not Yet Implemented

Op Ed: A Billboard With a Simple Message
Op Ed

A Billboard With a Simple Message

Erected downtown this month and for DNC: 3% of U.S. military spending could end global starvation.

State Voters Lean Against Medicare for All

State Voters Lean Against Medicare for All

Poll shows 47% prefer it while 53% prefer improving Affordable Care Act.

Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise
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Baldwin, Brown, Sanders Demand Answers From Amazon As Work-Related Injuries Continue To Rise

Senators Urging Amazon to Put Worker Safety Ahead of Profits, Prevent and Protect Employees from Workplace Injuries

Wisconsin for Mike Opens Second Field Office During Weekend of Action
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Wisconsin for Mike Opens Second Field Office During Weekend of Action

Campaign hosted over 30 events statewide including visits from Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas and former Mayor of Gary, Indiana, Karen Freeman-Wilson

Wisconsin Holds Satellite Iowa Caucus

Wisconsin Holds Satellite Iowa Caucus

And its votes are in. At Marquette University, Iowa residents living here vote. And who won?

Senator Baldwin, Senate Democrats Reject Trump Middle East Plan, Urge Administration to Commit to Viable Two-State Solution
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Senator Baldwin, Senate Democrats Reject Trump Middle East Plan, Urge Administration to Commit to Viable Two-State Solution

Senators: “A sustainable solution must support the legitimate rights, aspirations, and needs of both Israelis and Palestinians.”

Mocked By Trump, Wisconsin Woman Sets The Record Straight

Mocked By Trump, Wisconsin Woman Sets The Record Straight

Protester ejected from President Trump's rally in Milwaukee tells her story.

Mark Pocan Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
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Mark Pocan Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Pocan Named as Bernie 2020 Wisconsin Campaign Chair

New Marquette Law School Poll finds majorities of Wisconsin voters disapprove of Trump foreign policy and killing of Iranian general
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds majorities of Wisconsin voters disapprove of Trump foreign policy and killing of Iranian general

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Data Wonk: Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump
Data Wonk

Both Parties Bar Primary Challenge to Trump

Weld and Walsh barred from Republican presidential primary in state’s Spring election. Why?

Poll Shows Trump Ahead in State

Poll Shows Trump Ahead in State

MU Poll shows him beating the major Democratic candidates, though within margin of error.

Impeachment Support the Same in MU Poll

Impeachment Support the Same in MU Poll

Percent supporting impeachment and removal in new poll nearly identical to last poll.

Man Arrested By ICE Reunited With Family

Man Arrested By ICE Reunited With Family

José Alejandro de la Cruz-Espinoza, 38, has lived in U.S. for decades.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds no change in impeachment views following end of public testimony
Charter Schools Wasted $48.6 Million in State Grants

Charter Schools Wasted $48.6 Million in State Grants

Report finds 46% of schools funded are now closed or never opened at all.

Walker Says Kleefisch Would Be ‘Great Governor’

Walker Says Kleefisch Would Be ‘Great Governor’

“I think she would win.” And compares recall he won to impeachment fight.

Experts available in Milwaukee to help with coverage of Democratic National Convention
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Action on Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Action on Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC

Recent shootings across the U.S. underscore the need for action on this public health crisis

Why State Voters Cooled on Impeachment

Why State Voters Cooled on Impeachment

MU poll found small shifts add up and Trump might be helped by good economy.

Poll Shows Less Support For Impeachment

Poll Shows Less Support For Impeachment

Support declining, MU poll shows, and presidential race in state also looks close.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds shifts in Wisconsin public opinion favorable to President Trump on impeachment and presidential election preferences

Trump holds small leads over each of four top Democratic candidates for president in head-to-head matchups in the new survey

The Man Behind Coffee Makes You Black

The Man Behind Coffee Makes You Black

Entrepreneur Bradley Thurman is 70 years young, with a unique cafe.

The Return of Paul Ryan

The Return of Paul Ryan

His new foundation could help Ryan plan and promote his post-Trump political career.

Campaign Cash: Rep. Ron Kind Has Huge 2020 War Chest
Campaign Cash

Rep. Ron Kind Has Huge 2020 War Chest

Nearly $3 million campaign fund. No Wisconsin congressional representative has more.

Big Jump in State Support for Impeachment

Big Jump in State Support for Impeachment

Marquette Poll finds 46% of those surveyed now back inquiry, up from 29% in April.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds increased support for Trump impeachment hearings since the spring, while opinions about Trump have changed little

When asked if Trump should be impeached and removed from office, 44 percent say that Trump should be removed.

Op Ed: Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp
Op Ed

Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp

Johnson attacks FBI, CIA, and the whistleblower to defend Trump.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance from Millions of Americans
Back in the News: Why Trump Could Lose Wisconsin
Back in the News

Why Trump Could Lose Wisconsin

Politico says Trump in trouble because WOW counties never fully embraced him.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Warns That Pharmaceutical Mergers May Increase Drug Prices and Reduce Patient Access to Essential Medications
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Warns That Pharmaceutical Mergers May Increase Drug Prices and Reduce Patient Access to Essential Medications

"The past several years have seen a steady increase in mergers and acquisitions across our economy, and the pharmaceutical sector is no exception."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin

Biden is most popular choice in the Democratic primary field, while full sample of voters split sharply by partisanship on Trump and the economy

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Warren is second, Buttigieg third, in state donations to presidential primary candidates.

Op Ed: It’s the Health Care Costs, Stupid
Op Ed

It’s the Health Care Costs, Stupid

Universal coverage is unaffordable without a system of managed health care.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to FDA: Hold AveXis Accountable for Falsifying Data

Baldwin, colleagues slam pharmaceutical company for falsifying data on gene therapy that carries a record $2.1 million price tag

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Legislation to Stop the Cruel and Neglectful Treatment of Children at Border

The Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act would create clear, non-negotiable standards for the treatment of children in America’s care

Democrats Speak at Latino Convention

Democrats Speak at Latino Convention

Sanders, Warren, O’Rourke and Castro offer tough words to attendees at packed Wisconsin Center.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory, Urges Equal Pay

"The U.S. women’s national soccer team brought our nation together and made us all proud winning their second straight World Cup."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Colleagues to Introduce First Ever Bipartisan Senate Resolution to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

June 28, 2019 marks 50 years since brave Americans at New York’s Stonewall Inn stood up to oppression and discrimination

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative John Garamendi Introduce Reform to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Federal Government

Made in America Act supports American businesses, manufacturers and workers

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families
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Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families

Senators Send Letter to President Trump on His So-Called Commitment to lowering Drug Costs

Data Wonk: Republican Grifters
Data Wonk

Republican Grifters

Many fake right wing groups rip off donors. Why are conservatives more vulnerable?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Comprehensive Reform to Address Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices

The Affordable Medications Act Would Hold Drug Companies Accountable For High Prices, Bring Down Costs for Seniors, Families and Taxpayers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort Directing Trump Administration to Meet Standards Set by the Paris Climate Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort Directing Trump Administration to Meet Standards Set by the Paris Climate Agreement

On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement – making the United States the only count ry to reject the climate accords

Data Wonk: The Republican Attack On “Socialism”
Data Wonk

The Republican Attack On “Socialism”

Ron Johnson and Trump lead the way. But beyond that word, things get murky.

Sen. Johnson Supports Mexico Tariffs

Sen. Johnson Supports Mexico Tariffs

And he’s considering running for governor or a third term for senator in 2022.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Guarantee Equal Access to Abortion
Op Ed: Can Democrats Win Rural State Vote?
Op Ed

Can Democrats Win Rural State Vote?

New York Times visits Colfax, WI, where Obama-Trump swing voters talk politics.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Raise Concerns about Potential Patent Infringement by Pharmaceutical Company Gilead Sciences and High Price of its HIV-Prevention Drug, Truvada

"Although Secretary Azar has stated that negotiations are ongoing, Gilead has reportedly reached no agreement with the government that would allow them to make use of these patented methods."

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

“It is about all of us — not me, us — transforming this country.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Simplify and Decrease the Costs of Tax Preparation and Filing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Simplify and Decrease the Costs of Tax Preparation and Filing

Taxpayers spend an average of 11 hours preparing and filing tax returns and pay $200 for tax preparation services

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

But big majority in MU poll says Legislature not cooperating with governor and support him on most issues.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends

Opinions shift on confidence in Mueller; on state issues, majorities support legal marijuana, higher special education spending, oppose increase in gas tax

Bernie Sanders to Tour Midwest Battleground States
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Bernie Sanders to Tour Midwest Battleground States

Sanders to hold rallies in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to highlight Democrats’ path to victory in 2020

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Implement Farm Bill Dairy Improvements for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Senator Baldwin pushed for several other important changes to the 2018 Farm Bill to address the needs of dairy producers.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposed SNAP Rule

Proposed rule would bypass the intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill and take food assistance away from families

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Rein in Stock Buybacks and Give Workers a Voice on Corporate Boards
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Rein in Stock Buybacks and Give Workers a Voice on Corporate Boards

Big corporations were given huge, permanent tax breaks and in 2018 they announced more than $1 trillion in stock buybacks, largely benefiting corporate executives and wealthy shareholders

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pressing for Answers on Reports of Efforts to Weaken Contamination Standards for PFAS
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pressing for Answers on Reports of Efforts to Weaken Contamination Standards for PFAS

Letter Comes in Response to Media Reports that DOD is Pushing for Weaker Cleanup Guidelines for PFAS

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Take on Student Debt Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Take on Student Debt Crisis

Aid Student Loan Borrowers With Refinancing At Lower Interest Rate

Murphy’s Law: What Milwaukee Means to Democrats
Murphy’s Law

What Milwaukee Means to Democrats

The city’s selection for Democratic Convention is symbolic. But of what?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Inclusion of Contractor Back Pay in Upcoming Disaster Package

“Contractor workers and their families should not be penalized for a government shutdown that they did nothing to cause.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Child Care for All

The Child Care for Working Families Act would ensure high-quality, affordable child care for working families across the country

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Pharmaceutical Companies to Explain Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

Senators: “It is clear that these steep price increases are resulting in patients lacking access to the life-saving medications they need.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately

"This government shutdown made it clearer than ever just how dedicated civil servants are to their jobs, and how vital those jobs are to the nation."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide

Special education increases and accepting more federal Medicaid money are drawing broader support than many other current issues

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of Special Interest Spending
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of Special Interest Spending

Nationally and in Wisconsin it’s exploded since Citizens United. What’s the impact?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections

"No parent should have to lay awake at night wondering if the health care they have today, for themselves and their children, will be there tomorrow."

Pocan Leads Democrats in Introducing Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Pocan Leads Democrats in Introducing Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage

The bill would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2024.

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay
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Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Currently, 420,000 federal workers are being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers were sent home over the holidays without pay

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Background Check Expansion Act To Reduce Gun Violence

"This legislation is a commonsense solution to prevent the easy access of weapons for those that shouldn't have them."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses VA for Answers on Misuse Of Suicide Prevention Funds

The VA has spent less than one percent of its budget for suicide prevention

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Pushing Health Insurance Plans that Weaken Pre-Existing Condition Protections

New Administration guidance encourages states to promote “junk” health plans that lack protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions and would increase costs for millions of Americans

Murphy’s Law: Young Voters Could Decide Election
Murphy’s Law

Young Voters Could Decide Election

Vote by 18- to-29 year-olds surging in some states. What about Wisconsin?

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

Obama’s speech here says health care, education, living wage are on the line.

Randy Bryce Takes 1 Point Lead in New Poll
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Randy Bryce Takes 1 Point Lead in New Poll

The poll finds Randy Bryce at 45% and Bryan Steil at 44%.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Effort to Give Workers a Greater Voice at Public Companies

Baldwin and colleagues call for SEC to consider the merits of directly electing workers to company boards

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Many Democrats, including Tammy Baldwin, embrace it, as Republicans condemn it.

National Spotlight on Bryce-Steil Race

National Spotlight on Bryce-Steil Race

Congressional seat long held by Paul Ryan attracts millions from outside district.

Op Ed: Extreme Partisanship Prevents National Solutions
Op Ed

Extreme Partisanship Prevents National Solutions

Could political reforms improve the state and national political system?

Op Ed: Why Single Payer Health Care is Best Approach
Op Ed

Why Single Payer Health Care is Best Approach

More inclusive, more efficient, easier to understand — and cheaper long term.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Halt Skyrocketing Drug Prices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Halt Skyrocketing Drug Prices

New bill would hold drug companies accountable for high prices, bring down costs for seniors, families and taxpayers

Data Wonk: The Case for Single Payer Care
Data Wonk

The Case for Single Payer Care

65% in this state get insurance at work. Would they support Medicare for All?

Leah Vukmir Wins Wisconsin GOP Primary for U.S. Senate
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Leah Vukmir Wins Wisconsin GOP Primary for U.S. Senate

"I am the fighter Wisconsin needs."

Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare
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Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare

"It's outrageous. Sen. Baldwin has zero regard for Wisconsin taxpayers."

Race for Governor: Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor
Race for Governor

Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor

None of four Democratic finalists got more than one-third of online vote.

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Sen. Baldwin warns that abortion rights and Affordable Care Act at stake in election.

Steil Campaign Statement on Bernie Sanders Campaigning with Randy Bryce in Janesville
Press Release

Steil Campaign Statement on Bernie Sanders Campaigning with Randy Bryce in Janesville

Andrew Iverson, Steil Campaign Spokesman: "Southeast Wisconsinite's paychecks would ‘feel the Bern’ with Sen. Bernie Sanders and our opponent’s out of touch, far-left agenda."

Data Wonk: How Trump Threatens State’s Exports
Data Wonk

How Trump Threatens State’s Exports

As parties flip-flop on free trade, can Wisconsin’s export economy be protected?

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME

"We must stand up for the millions of middle class families who are under attack by Republican leaders and rulings like the one delivered today by the Supreme Court."

Senators Tammy Baldwin and Tina Smith Lead Colleagues to Call for Hearing on Trump Administration Nominee to Lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Activist's independent streak has inspired and frustrated in Democratic gubernatorial primary.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Call to Stand Up for American Cheese Producers

Continues Fight to Protect Wisconsin Producers in Ongoing Trade Negotiations

Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans
Press Release

Baldwin, Stabenow, McCaskill Lead 47 Senators in Calling on Trump Administration to Halt Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

The Senators expressed their opposition to the proposed rule to expand junk plans, CMS-9924-P, ahead of the deadline for public comment on April 23, 2018.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

“No police officer, no firefighter, no public health provider, and no person should be unable to save a life because of the high price,” wrote the lawmakers.

Bryce Announces First Quarter Fundraising Figures: $2.1 Million
Press Release

Bryce Announces First Quarter Fundraising Figures: $2.1 Million

The campaign has raised more than any other Ryan challenger in the last 20 years

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act

Legislation would help protect public school students from bullying, harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Bill Nelson Lead Call for Stronger Investment in Student Health and Safety
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions

“The Fair Care Act is an opportunity for lawmakers to keep their word on guaranteed protections for pre-existing conditions.”

Randy Bryce Outlines Economic Platform
Press Release

Randy Bryce Outlines Economic Platform

Bryce is running to replace Speaker Paul Ryan as the Congressman for Wisconsin's First.

Barnes Campaign: Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress
Press Release

Barnes Campaign: Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress

Will speak at Saturday rally in Racine

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin

"We need the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to work for American consumers, not powerful Washington interests like the predatory payday loan industry."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Warn VA Against Limiting Caregiver Support Services

Senators to VA: Do Not Redefine the Law to Take Away Caregiver Support for Disabled Veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Establish an Investigation into the U.S Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics Over Decades of Sexual Abuse
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Push to Establish an Investigation into the U.S Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics Over Decades of Sexual Abuse

"Our bipartisan push to open this investigation will provide needed oversight and accountability."

The State of Politics: Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive
The State of Politics

Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive

Battle of Dallet, Burns and Screnock mirrors national, state political divides.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers

Sexual Harassment Remains Persistent Problem for Tipped Workers, Particularly Women of Color

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Fight to Restore FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

CRA resolution would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the Open Internet Order

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

Letter Follows Reports that Bots may have Filed Hundreds of Thousands of Comments to FCC During Net Neutrality Policymaking Process

Democrats Introduce Bill to Support Working Families, Increase Minimum Wage to $15
Press Release

Democrats Introduce Bill to Support Working Families, Increase Minimum Wage to $15

Legislation introduced today would increase Wisconsin’s minimum wage, tie minimum wage to inflation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service

"Households and businesses in our states, and across the country, cannot afford the disruption of having service altered without adequate advance notice..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce USA RIGHTS Act to Reform Secretive Warrantless Spy Program
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce USA RIGHTS Act to Reform Secretive Warrantless Spy Program

Bill Reforms FISA Sec. 702 to Protect Americans' Security AND Liberties, Reduce Secret Law and Focus Spy Program on Foreign Threats

Data Wonk: The Lessons of Repeal and Replace
Data Wonk

The Lessons of Repeal and Replace

Republicans never had an actual plan. Bernie Sanders might learn from that.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms

"An extension of the deadline would provide DACA recipients more time to collect the $495 application fee and gather the necessary documents to accurately complete the renewal application."

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety
Press Release

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety

Senators slam Labor Department for pulling workplace fatality info from its website, call on Secretary to nominate qualified OSHA administrator

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Give Control of Credit Information Back to Consumers, Protect Personal Data Following Equifax Hack
Op Ed: Why I Support Medicare For All
Op Ed

Why I Support Medicare For All

Every American needs and deserves health coverage.

Op Ed: The Medicare Advantage
Op Ed

The Medicare Advantage

It has consumer choice, competition and lower costs. A better model than Medicaid.

The State of Politics: Democrats Still Need a Clear Message
The State of Politics

Democrats Still Need a Clear Message

Yes, GOP gerrymandering matters. But they also have stronger candidates and message.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

The State of Politics: Governor’s Race Influences Budget
The State of Politics

Governor’s Race Influences Budget

Joint Finance Democrats raise issues that could be used against Walker.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin

USDA program invested over $556 million in rural Wisconsin communities in 2016

Op Ed: How to Elect a New Governor
Op Ed

How to Elect a New Governor

We need a progressive, Bernie Sanders-style candidate.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
Press Release

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans

"It’s time for Washington to respect the hard work of American workers and make sure that the promises made to them are kept."

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
Press Release

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Coalition Urging Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan to Focus on Funding for Opioid Crisis and Medical Research in Government Spending Bill
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support

President Trump last week said he supports the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act “100 percent”

Data Wonk: Why Walker Should Expand Medicaid
Data Wonk

Why Walker Should Expand Medicaid

Both the data and politics point in one direction: accept the federal funding.

As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices
Press Release

As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices

Landmark proposal introduced by group of key Senate Democrats to improve the Affordable Care Act by addressing skyrocketing drug prices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process

VA appeals process has not been updated since 1933, more than 450,000 appeals are currently pending

U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment
Press Release

U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment

Reports surfaced recently that members of the U.S. Marine Corps have been posting nude photos of fellow female service members on an invite-only Facebook Group without their knowledge or consent.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Bipartisan legislation provides support and resources to the millions of caregivers nationwide who provide care for wounded, ill, and injured veterans

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority
Press Release

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority

Both a recent spike and longer-term trends show increases in discrimination, harassment and violence against members of minority communities

In Remembrance: The Legacy of Ed Garvey
In Remembrance

The Legacy of Ed Garvey

A corporate dragon-slayer, the Wisconsin Democrat helped pave the way for Bernie Sanders.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis

In Milwaukee County, overdose deaths involving Fentanyl increased by nearly 500% since 2011

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access

Chairman Pai recently revoked the recognition of nine companies as providers for a critical program that has helped tens of millions of low-income Americans afford broadband service.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Answers About Outrageous Price Hike For Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Drug
Norquist: Trump Tariffs Will Hurt State Workers
Norquist

Trump Tariffs Will Hurt State Workers

Manufacturers like Harley will suffer, as when a steel tariff was imposed in 2002.

Murphy’s Law: Can Liberal Talk Radio Succeed?
Murphy’s Law

Can Liberal Talk Radio Succeed?

A new Milwaukee radio station with a unique approach is about to find out.

Following Additional Concerns on Congressman Price’s Financial Transactions, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call For SEC Investigation Into Potential Violations of STOCK Act and Insider Trading Laws
Trump, Clinton, Sanders Won’t Pay Up

Trump, Clinton, Sanders Won’t Pay Up

All three stiffed local governments for police protection here and nationally.

The State of Politics: Top 10 Political Stories of 2016
The State of Politics

Top 10 Political Stories of 2016

Trump’s Wisconsin win, of course. But what else?

Murphy’s Law: Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?
Murphy’s Law

Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?

Wisconsin could loom large in Trump’s effort to save manufacturing jobs.

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
Press Release

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

Senators press President-Elect Trump to live up to his campaign promises and reject any cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Investigation finds seven widely prescribed drugs rose by 29% to 5241% in recent years!

Data Wonk: Trump’s Politics of Pessimism
Data Wonk

Trump’s Politics of Pessimism

The data show his supporters are very pessimistic. How will he meet their needs?

10 Reasons Why Trump Won

10 Reasons Why Trump Won

Trump’s strengths or Hillary’s mistakes?

The State of Politics: Final Notes From The Campaign-Trail
The State of Politics

Final Notes From The Campaign-Trail

After 210 interviews with candidates, some observations on a crazy election.

Senators Have New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
Press Release

Senators Have New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy

Company's previous response left unanswered questions about EpiPen pricing impact on consumers, taxpayers, and insurance premiums

Op-Ed: Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?
Op-Ed

Will President Hillary Clinton Heal Divide?

Her opportunity is great… if she can overcome her flaws.

Voting Wars: Millennials Could Decide The Elections
Voting Wars

Millennials Could Decide The Elections

They number 69 million, one-third of electorate. But will they vote?

Op-Ed: Can Republicans Recover From Trump?
Op-Ed

Can Republicans Recover From Trump?

Party needs a new brand, new policies, more pragmatism.

Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent
Press Release

Reintroducing Ryan Solen, Paul Ryan’s election opponent

In short, Ryan Solen is a rising star.

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront
Press Release

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront

More Than 515,000 Would Benefit from Refinance Plan

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin

Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 42 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup.

We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure
Press Release

We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure

Senators now call on ED to “use its existing legal authority” to increase total debt relief and support available to former ITT Tech students

Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program
Press Release

Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance program allows company to increase drug prices while passing costs onto insurance companies and consumers

Data Wonk: Which Candidates Lie the Most?
Data Wonk

Which Candidates Lie the Most?

Aggregating the Politifact ratings of candidates for president and U.S. Senate.

Op-Ed: Anti-Trade Movement Will Hurt State
Op-Ed

Anti-Trade Movement Will Hurt State

Wisconsin is a net exporter of products, yet Trump, Clinton, Feingold oppose global trade pacts.

Tainted Water: Water Woes Big Issue in Fall Elections
Tainted Water

Water Woes Big Issue in Fall Elections

Water pollution hotly debated in key legislative races and Feingold vs Johnson.

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President
Press Release

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President

"Hillary Clinton will lead the charge from the White House to win social, economic and racial justice for all working families from and we are with her," said Peter Rickman, Bernie Sanders Delegate

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Conclusion of the First Night of the Democratic National Convention

"Our great speakers spoke of a better America where everyone, regardless of their race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, or who how they identify has a fair shot to get ahead."

Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention
Press Release

Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Tens of Millions of Borrowers Would Get Immediate Relief from Plan Championed by Speakers Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin

Underpaid Workers Demand Federal Action to Raise Wages
Press Release

Underpaid Workers Demand Federal Action to Raise Wages

Protest Held at Office of Senator Ron Johnson

Democratic Party Unified As Republican Party Continues To Fracture Even Further
Press Release

Democratic Party Unified As Republican Party Continues To Fracture Even Further

Senator Bernie Sanders Formally Endorses Secretary Hillary Clinton For President

The State of Politics: Wisconsin “Undecided” in Presidential Election?
The State of Politics

Wisconsin “Undecided” in Presidential Election?

One in five are undecided, independent or neither party voters in presidential race.

On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
Press Release

On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus

New campus safety data suggests substantial underreporting of sexual violence by schools: out of 11,600 measured in 2014, 91% reported having no incidents

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
Press Release

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban

In light of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, 24 Senators join letter urging FDA to develop better blood donation policies based on individual risk

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading

Majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Hillary Clinton and Tonight’s Primary Results
Press Release

Statement from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair on Hillary Clinton and Tonight’s Primary Results

"Democrats are ready to turn the page and unite behind Hillary Clinton and the values that bind us together."

Comedy: Oh, You Stupid Intelligent People
Comedy

Oh, You Stupid Intelligent People

Bill Maher roasts everyone he can think of at his Riverside show.

The State of Politics: Democratic Family Feuds
The State of Politics

Democratic Family Feuds

Eight Democratic legislators face primary challengers, but not one GOP legislator does.

Op-Ed: Will Republican Party Lose Its Soul?
Op-Ed

Will Republican Party Lose Its Soul?

GOP should stick to its principles and reject Trump. Ryan could lead the way.

On the Air: “A Hero For the Entire Country”
On the Air

“A Hero For the Entire Country”

Bruce Murphy talks to WTMJ-AM about Donald Baumgartner's inspiringly generous treatment of employees.

Op-Ed: How Hillary Could Win GOP Votes
Op-Ed

How Hillary Could Win GOP Votes

Many Republicans won’t support Trump. Clinton could appeal, with the right policies.

Scott Walker Joins the Party of Trump
Press Release

Scott Walker Joins the Party of Trump

Some have speculated that Walker’s recent actions are aimed at keeping his name in consideration for the Vice Presidency spot on the ticket.

What Would Tommy Do?

What Would Tommy Do?

A Republican governor was once UW’s greatest champion. Those days are long gone.

The State Of Politics: What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin
The State Of Politics

What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin

Will Walker be Cruz’s choice for running mate? And why can’t Hillary win here?

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Presidential Primary Election Results
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Presidential Primary Election Results

"We must elect a Democrat as the 45th President of the United States."

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win the Elections?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win the Elections?

The turnout will be massive. And could result in upsets.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Cruz, Sanders ahead in Wisconsin presidential primaries
The State of Politics: Why Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary Matters
The State of Politics

Why Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary Matters

It’s a classic swing state that has usually voted for the winner.

Murphy’s Law: Chris Abele Is In Deep Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Chris Abele Is In Deep Trouble

A year ago he was a shoo-in for reelection. Now he's in the fight of his life.

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll
Press Release

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

The Marquette Law School Poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding

HELP Committee Democrats Call on Republicans to Commit to Reliable Investments in Lifesaving Biomedical Science at NIH, FDA

The State of Politics: Can Larson Beat Abele?
The State of Politics

Can Larson Beat Abele?

Democratic insiders handicap the race, which may come down to turnout.

Op-Ed: Where Are Presidential Candidates’ Solutions?
Op-Ed

Where Are Presidential Candidates’ Solutions?

Firebrand candidates inflame issues, overlook middle-ground fixes to nation's problems.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds a tight race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Wisconsin and Donald Trump maintaining his lead for the Republican nomination

Op-Ed: In Defense Of The 1 Percent
Op-Ed

In Defense Of The 1 Percent

What they pay in taxes and why Bernie Sanders is wrong.

Plenty of Horne: Lipscomb Runs Larson’s Celebration
Plenty of Horne

Lipscomb Runs Larson’s Celebration

Chris Larson wasn't there for victory celebration, so county board chair takes charge.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 9 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

9 Election Takeaways

Tom Barrett might be in trouble, Chris Abele definitely is. So is Puente.

Plenty of Horne: Kovac Raises Money for Reelection
Plenty of Horne

Kovac Raises Money for Reelection

Politicians, city officials and other notables chow down on food from Glorioso's.

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll
Press Release

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

The Marquette Law School Poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history.

Murphy’s Law: Did Democratic Debate Help Milwaukee?
Murphy’s Law

Did Democratic Debate Help Milwaukee?

And did Clinton or Sanders win? Morning-after reflections.

Murphy’s Law: Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett
Murphy’s Law

Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett

He would easily win the April election. But could he take third in Tuesday’s primary?

CNN Adds Simulcast of Democrats Debate at UWM
Press Release

CNN Adds Simulcast of Democrats Debate at UWM

PBS NewsHour co-anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the debate.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race

The State of Politics: Five Things to Watch For in 2016
The State of Politics

Five Things to Watch For in 2016

Will Rebecca Bradley win? Can Democrats re-take the senate? Will Walker get a different job?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ten Predictions for 2016
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ten Predictions for 2016

A new downtown strip club, less crime, more Sheriff Clarke. It's all coming… we think.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race
Press Release

New MU Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop Wisconsin primary race

Clinton holds edge among Wisconsin Democrats

Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation
Press Release

Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practices

Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans
Press Release

Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans

Without legislation, Social Security recipients, veterans face rare, zero cost-of-living increase in 2016

Data Wonk: What Explains Trump’s Popularity?
Data Wonk

What Explains Trump’s Popularity?

Polls of Wisconsin voters and other data provides disturbing clues.

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run
Press Release

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run

Trump takes GOP lead, Clinton holds Dem edge in Wisconsin

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll
Press Release

Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

Franklin and Mike Gousha will go inside the numbers of the poll

Walker Should Compromise on Immigration

Walker Should Compromise on Immigration

Business and farmers want immigrants. A middle ground solution is needed.

Plenty of Horne: Hillary Clinton Comes to Town
Plenty of Horne

Hillary Clinton Comes to Town

UWM Union once again site of presidential candidate visit and a tribute to the late Art Elkon