Tammy Baldwin

Photo of the Day: Subway Problems Aren’t Just for the Red Line

Baldwin and staff evacuated the Senate's open-air subway Tuesday<p>The Senate subway is the new Red Line.<p>Washingtonians across the city were stuck in …

Politics

Sen. Tammy Baldwin talks Facebook and Trump’s potential response to Syria

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joins MSNBC’s Ali Velshi to discuss the much anticipated hearing with Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill, as well as how …

Business

Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin Weighs In As Facebook CEO Testifies Before Congress

For more on Mark Zuckerberg's day on Capitol Hill, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>Today is the first of two days of hearings. Tomorrow, Zuckerberg will stand before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.<p>MARY LOUISE …

Politics

WI-Sen: VoteVets Doubles Down To Help Tammy Baldwin (D) Continue To Fight For Veterans

Democrats

Progressive Judge Wins Big in Wisconsin Special Election

What was generally expected to be another close Wisconsin barnburner of an election turned into a romp, as progressive circuit county judge Rebecca …

Government

Dems seek to flank Trump on drug prices

Democrats are seeking to co-opt President TrumpDonald John TrumpHeitkamp says Trump asked her to switch parties Trump to meet with GOP leaders at …

Republicans

Why A Judicial Race In Wisconsin Is A Big Deal For Midterms

The first statewide election in the major battleground state could offer real insight into whether Democrats can really create a "blue wave," and how Republicans might be able to stop them.<p>A judicial race next week in Wisconsin will be a test of Democratic strength and enthusiasm in the Upper …

Government

Albert R. Hunt: Paul Ryan should be safe in November but isn't

Randy Bryce is a Wisconsin iron worker who has badly lost two state legislative races. The Democrat is now running for Congress against one of the …

Barack Obama

The 5 Dow Stocks That Share Buyback Rules Would Hit Hardest

Find out what legislators could have planned for these companies.<p>Many companies have embraced stock buybacks recently as a way to return capital to …

Investing

Again Congress Lets Down Farmers, Rural Wisconsin

<b>By Adam Jarchow and Cori O’Connor Petersen</b><p>Last week, on a bipartisan vote, Congress approved—and President Trump signed—a 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion …

Conservative View

ABC News – Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

Interest Successfully Added We'll notify you here with news about <br>AlertTag Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest?<p>Off …

Europe

National Council on the Arts to Meet in Public Session

<i>Washington, DC</i>- On Thursday, March 29, 2018, the 193rd public meeting of the National Council on the Arts will take place at Arena Stage at the Mead …

Syrian National Council

Leah Vukmir rolls up support in Wisconsin Senate race from GOP insiders and activists

It sure looks like Gov. Scott Walker's family has gone all in on Leah Vukmir's run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.<p>Tonette Walker …

Government

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to make healthcare coverage more affordable and reliable

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren could be coming along with exactly the right healthcare bill at exactly the right time. Her legislation would …

Health Care

Tammy Baldwin Gonna Teach CEOs About Sharing, Like Some COMMUNIST DICTATOR OF PRESCHOOL

Interfering in the free market! Good!US Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin certainly isn’t the first person to notice that, as predicted, big …

Taxes

Public Education Efforts Not Moving The Needle In Fight Against Obesity

“Most people know that being overweight or obese is unhealthy, and if you eat too much that contributes to being overweight,” said Dr. James Krieger. …

Health Policy

VA, WI & PA-Sen: Council For A Livable World Won't Let Trump Defeat These Pro-Diplomacy Dems

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World:<p>The potential for a tremendous sweep by national security progressives this November …

Tim Kaine

Bice: Relative of GOP candidate Kevin Nicholson labels Scott Walker a 'sissy,' Leah Vukmir a 'swamp creature' in tweets

U.S. Senate candidate <b>Kevin Nicholson</b> has more family issues on his hands.<p>Last month, it came to light that the Republican candidate's parents and …

Social Media

Five Democratic proposals on healthcare that aren't 'Medicare for All'

More Democrats than ever have signed on to a proposal that would shift every U.S. resident onto Medicare, but a large proportion remain uncertain …

Health Care

Bizarre video surfaces of John Bolton promoting a Kremlin-linked Russian gun rights group

John Bolton was one of the worst elements of the George W. Bush administration. The former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations continually pressed …

Journalism

Sen. Baldwin’s Proposal to Give the IRS More Power is a Solution in Search of a Problem

With Tax Day looming, Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin thinks she has the answer to make things easier: Why not let the IRS file your return?<p>If your …

Conservative View

GE's $24 billion buyback boondoggle

General Electric is seriously strapped for cash. The conglomerate has laid off workers, slashed its dividend and put long-held businesses up for sale.<p>If only former CEO Jeff Immelt hadn't goneon a $24 billion spending spree in 2016 and 2017 to buy back GE's (GE) stock — at what turned out to be …

Investing

Women and American Politics: Another Great Awakening?

Despite the failure of Hillary Clinton to break through the ultimate glass ceiling, women's energy could be a key to progressive gains in 2018 and …

Liberal View

Schatz Leads 32 Members of Congress In Introducing Legislation To End Student Debt Crisis | U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i) led 32 other members of Congress in introducing the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that …

College & University

Asked about low approval ratings, Tammy Baldwin points to 'polarization,' Koch brothers

Asked to explain her low approval ratings in Wisconsin on Thursday, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin pointed to how "terribly polarized" the state has …

Democrats

John Bolton & Cambridge Analytica: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

John Bolton, just named to be the new National Security Advisor replacing Gen. H. R. McMaster, is a well-known conservative foreign policy authority, …

H. R. McMaster

Worker deaths, serious injuries could result in a felony under bill from Sen. Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and five other lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday to beef up punishment for companies and their leaders that knowingly …

Bernie Sanders

Health care is Democrats’ secret weapon in the 2018 midterm elections

2018 is shaping up to be the inverse of 2010.<p>In a remarkable twist of karma, health care could defeat Republicans at the polls this November.<p>Opposition to the Affordable Care Act helped sweep the GOP into power eight years ago. But after they spent the last year failing to repeal it while the Trump …

Health Care

Sen. Tammy Baldwin: Accountability Key in Opioid Epidemic Fight

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., called for the U.S. government to increase the response to opioid addiction.<p>Baldwin noted that President Donald Trump …

Medicine

Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls for increased response to opioid epidemic

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., discusses the upcoming 'March for Our Lives' rally in Madison, Wisconsin, the $1.3 trillion spending bill, the country's …

Democrats