Articles Tagged 'Tammy Baldwin'
Poll shows Democrat Baldwin leading Wisconsin U.S. Senate race
(Reuters) – Wisconsin Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin could make history next week as the first openly gay member of the U.S. Senate, according to the final poll before the November 6 election released on Wednesday by the Marquette University Law school.
The poll showed Baldwin had a 47 to 43 percent lead among likely voters over Republican former governor Tommy…
Tammy Baldwin gets nearly $60,000 from group against Iranian sanctions
U.S. Rep.Â Tammy Baldwin
Â – who was against Iranian sanctions before she was for them – has receivedÂ nearly $60,000Â for her Senate bid from a group that says the American policy of imposing sanctions and trying to “publicly threaten and insult Iran” does little more than strengthen the country’s hard-liners.
TheÂ Council for a Livable World
Momentum shifts to Democrat in tight Wisconsin Senate race
(Reuters) – Fresh off a nasty battle to recall Wisconsin’s governor in the spring, the state has another high profile political fight on its hands for the U.S. Senate.
But after an expensive four-way Republican primary that he won narrowly, Senate candidate and former governor Tommy Thompson was left “broke” – forcing him to raise more money and campaign less.…
Health Care Takes Center Stage in Wisconsin Senate Debate
By Meredith Shiner, Roll Call
The Democrats’ signature health care law helped cost three-term Wisconsin incumbent Russ Feingold his seat in 2010. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) made clear tonight that she thinks her support of the law will help her secure victory over former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R).
The debate between the two candidates revealed what campaign spots in…
Leaked video creates firestorm in Wisconsinâ€™s Senate race
By Ben Handelman, FOX6 Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE â€” A leaked video starts a firestorm in Wisconsinâ€™s Senate race. This, after one of Republican Tommy Thompsonâ€™s closest advisors tweeted a link in what appears to be an attack on Democrat Tammy Baldwinâ€™s sexual orientation.
Baldwin is openly gay. And before giving one of the biggest speeches of her career at the…