Yes. Sen. Tammy Baldwin voted on legislation in line with President Joe Biden’s position 95.5% of the time during the 117th Congress (2021–22), according to data analysis by FiveThirtyEight.
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Is Tammy Baldwin rated one of the most vulnerable US senators up for election in 2024?
Yes. The Hill rated the seat held by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., as one of the eight most likely to flip from one party to the other in the 2024 elections, saying Wisconsin “remains a crucial battleground state with a propensity to swing wildly from one election to another.”
Is Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin rated one of the most liberal members of the US Senate?
Yes. Several rating systems place U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., among the most liberal members of the Senate.
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin launches run for third term
The head of Wisconsin’s Democratic Party is celebrating U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s announcement she’s seeking a third term.
How senators ‘defied political gravity’ on same-sex marriage
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin was on the Senate floor, but her mind was on the other side of the Capitol.
The House was voting that July afternoon on Democratic legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion. And it was suddenly winning more Republican votes than Baldwin — or anyone else — had expected.
New tool helps track congressional assets
In all, Wisconsin’s eight House members and two senators reported assets worth between $54 million and $171 million. These holdings generated income between $1.2 million and $7.4 million in 2013.
Opposition to Obamacare has its limits
Rep. James Sensenbrenner has called the Affordable Care Act “abominable.” So what does Sensenbrenner’s office do when constituents seek its assistance getting in on this abomination? Why, assist them, of course.
Should Internet sales be taxed?
The federal Marketplace Fairness Act would let states snare sales and use taxes on their residents’ online purchases from other states. Now they get these taxes only from businesses with a physical presence in their state.
Tammy vs. Tommy: a spending tsunami
The $78 million total adds up to more than $20 per vote, and more than doubles the previous record for a Wisconsin federal election.
TV ads reviled, but effective
Many voters insisted these ads had no impact on them. And some avowed that, when it came to them, the ads backfired. But Mike McCabe suspects these airwave-borne toxins are infecting the body politic “more than people realize or are willing to acknowledge.”
Record spending brings little change
Wisconsin’s status as a battleground state was reaffirmed in thousands of 30-second increments. The money flowed fast and furious. Yet all this spending brought little change.
Obama preaches to choir in Madison
President Barack Obama returned to Madison today to rally his supporters to cast their votes tomorrow to help “finish what we started” with his election four years ago.