Tammy Baldwin

  1. I didn’t run to make history, I ran to make a difference,”

    - Rep. Tammy Baldwin after defeating former Gov. Tommy Thompson and becoming the first openly lesbian woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
  2. The presidential candidates are giving Wisconsin just as much attention as larger election-deciding states like as Ohio and Florida in the final days of the campaign.
With voters in the state seemingly split down the middle, a raspy-voiced Obama made his second appearance in Milwaukee and brought a few friends with him.
Obama was joined by state Democrats such as Mayor Tom Barrett, Sen. Herb Kohl, Rep. Gwen Moore and Rep. Tammy Baldwin and multi-platinum artist Katy Perry.
The President assured a crowd of nearly 20,000 supporters of the importance of  their votes in this election.
“If we win Wisconsin, we’ll win this election,” Obama said.
The President is stop in Wisconsin once more before voters go to the polls, this time with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in Madison.

    The presidential candidates are giving Wisconsin just as much attention as larger election-deciding states like as Ohio and Florida in the final days of the campaign.

    With voters in the state seemingly split down the middle, a raspy-voiced Obama made his second appearance in Milwaukee and brought a few friends with him.

    Obama was joined by state Democrats such as Mayor Tom Barrett, Sen. Herb Kohl, Rep. Gwen Moore and Rep. Tammy Baldwin and multi-platinum artist Katy Perry.

    The President assured a crowd of nearly 20,000 supporters of the importance of their votes in this election.

    “If we win Wisconsin, we’ll win this election,” Obama said.

    The President is stop in Wisconsin once more before voters go to the polls, this time with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in Madison.

  3. Marquette Law School Poll shows Democrats ahead in Wisconsin

    The final pre-election results from the Marquette Law School Poll show President Obama and Rep. Tammy Baldwin, Senate candidate, ahead of their opponents with Election Day just four days away.

    After months of riding the Wisconsin polling roller coaster, the latest results show Obama with a significant lead over Romney, 51 percent to 43 percent. Professor Charles Franklin, director of the poll, attributes the jump in results to the candidates’ performances in the debates.

    After a tie in poll results two weeks ago, Baldwin has also moved ahead of her Republican opponent, former Gov. Tommy Thompson, 47 percent to 43 percent.

  4. After significant criticism from Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson’s campaign, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) speaks out about the speculation against the vote she made five years ago.

  5. Brutal 9/11 ad takes center stage in Wisconsin Senate race

    Eleven years after Sept. 11, 2001, that day’s terrorist attacks are rearing their head in a major way in one of the hottest Senate races in the country.

    Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson’s (R) campaign today launched a brutal new ad attacking Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) for voting against a 2006 bill commemorating the fifth anniversary of 9/11.

    Read more from the Fix.

  6. Thompson campaign scrambles after weekend gaffes

    Former Wisconsin governor and U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson has been known for putting his foot in his mouth in the past. But this past weekend, he had some help from his son.

    Jason Thompson, 38 was caught on camera at a Republican event calling for Obama to be sent “back to Chicago, or Kenya.”

    Tommy Thompson also had his own verbal flounder over the weekend, calling his opponent, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, “anti-Jewish.”

    The Thompson campaign later apologized and clarified for these missteps. Read more from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

  7. The latest Marquette Law School poll shows Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) leading former governor Tommy Thompson (R) , 50 percent to 41 percent in the Wisconsin Senate race. When the two recently met for the first debate of the election, their polarizing views illustrated the division shown by the poll. Read more about the debate from the Badger Herald.

  8. Democratic Wisconsin Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was unopposed in Tuesday’s primary there, but the Republican primary was competitive. Baldwin said before a winner was declared that she would invite whomever her opponent would be to participate in three debates prior to November’s general election.

    Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson won the GOP primary and will face Baldwin in November for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Herb Kohl.

    fox6now.com »

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