Pitching Senate GOP on same-sex marriage bill, Tammy Baldwin leaves nothing to chance
Wis., a soft-spoken liberal, was on a plane home from Washington last month when she got word that Sen. Ron Johnson, her home-state colleague
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- Born and Raised in The Badger State
- Beginnings in Public Service
- Fighting For Wisconsin in The Senate
Tammy Baldwin was born in Madison, Wisconsin. She was raised by her grandfather, a biochemist at the University of Wisconsin, and her Nana, a talented seamstress and head costume designer in the UW Theater Department. When Tammy was nine years old, she came down with a serious illness similar to spinal meningitis. She spent three months in the hosp...
Tammy attended public schools in Madison, graduating from Madison West High School and went on to Smith College to double-major in government and mathematics. After graduation, she worked on pay equity issues in the Wisconsin governor’s office before beginning her studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School. During her second semester of law ...
In 2012, Tammy Baldwin ran for Senate and Wisconsin made history again. Tammy became the first woman Wisconsin sent to the Senate and the first openly LGBTQ Senator in history. “I didn’t run to make history. I ran to make a difference. A difference in the lives of families struggling to find work and pay their bills. A difference in the lives of st...
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Elected to the U.S. Senate on November 6, 2012, Tammy won a hard fought race and made history as Wisconsin's first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first openly gay member elected to the U.S. Senate. In 2018, Senator Baldwin was re-elected by the people of Wisconsin with 55.4% of the vote.
Sep 07, 2012 · Tammy Baldwin ( Democratic Party) is a member of the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin. She assumed office on January 3, 2013. Her current term ends on January 3, 2025. Baldwin ( Democratic Party) ran for re-election to the U.S. Senate to represent Wisconsin. She won in the general election on November 6, 2018.
Tammy Baldwin, (born February 11, 1962, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.), American politician who was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and began representing Wisconsin in that body the following year; she was the first openly gay senator. Baldwin previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1999–2013).