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Tammy Baldwin

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Tammy Baldwin is the junior United States Senator for Wisconsin. She was elected to the Senate in 2013. Before that, she was a member of the United States House of Representatives. 

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After the midterm elections, a rainbow wave of diversity has crashed over the country, as LGBTQ politicians have been elected to various positions of power. more

Black, Blue and Rainbow

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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

Democrat Tony Evers narrowly beat Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker after a heated race early this morning. more

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The Shepherd Express endorses several candidates for national, state and local offices for the election taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more

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In her years of service to the people of Wisconsin, voting and advocating on issues from lowering prescription drug prices to defending veterans to holding Wall Street accountable, Sen. Tammy Baldwin has always put the people of her home state first. more

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October’s LGBT History Month has ended, but many tragedies and political issues overshadowed the event. more

My LGBTQ POV

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Approximately 4,100 people flocked to see former President Barack Obama speak at North Division High School Friday afternoon. more

Daily Dose

Think you know all there is to know about Sen. Tammy Baldwin? Think again. She delves deep into her story in a recent Shepherd Express interview. more

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Despite being a nurse, U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has consistently defended the interests of insurance companies rather than the interests of Wisconsinites. more

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With just weeks to go before we vote, it is time to wake up. We need to actively protect our hard-fought rights starting right now! This time, the LGBTQ vote is essential, and our leaders had better get on the ramparts and lead. more

My LGBTQ POV

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In his campaign for reelection, Scott Walker already appears to be giving up on presenting a kinder, gentler image. more

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is looking stronger than ever against either of her extremely unpleasant Republican challengers—Kevin Nicholson or Leah Vukmir—whose bloody cage match will come to a welcome end with next week’s Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary elect more

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Paul Masterson examines the field of Republican candidates for Paul Ryan’s soon-to-be-vacated congressional seat, and Democratic seats for the office of Wisconsin governor. more

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The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin about her accomplishments in the Senate as well as her plans for the upcoming election. more

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For the Wisconsin’s LGBTQ voters, choices should be clear in the Nov. 6 midterm election. more

My LGBTQ POV

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Despite the evident fall of rightwing zealot Steve Bannon, Wisconsin still has two Republican candidates who were sleazy enough to receive Bannon’s personal endorsement: Kevin Nicholson—a candidate for the Republican nomination to oppose ... more

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Paul Masterson lauds recent surges of awareness, advocacy and activism in the LGBTQ community. more

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Despite a well-researched and understood link between community-based investments and crime reduction, the Wisconsin legislature continues to favor tough-on-crime methods even as other states embrace progressive reforms. more

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In light of President Trump’s “shithole countries” remark, Paul Masterson issues a call to speak out against the “New Vulgarity.” more

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Paul Masterson calls for an end to complacency and intimidation in light of President Trump’s pardon for former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s presidential pardon, the military transgender ban and senate elections coming up in just more than ... more

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