Tag Archives: Tammy Baldwin

Democrats Reintroduce LGBT Equality Act [VIDEO]

Via press release: Today, HRC joined with bipartisan lawmakers and an unprecedented number of businesses to announce the re-introduction of the Equality Act — federal legislation that would finally guarantee explicit, permanent protections for LGBTQ people under our nation’s existing civil rights laws. The bipartisan legislation would provide clear and equal protections under federal law for all Americans in vital ...

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WISCONSIN: Right Wing PACs Urge David Clarke To Challenge “Leftist Lesbian Pervert” Sen. Tammy Baldwin

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is good for business: Lucrative, and sometimes shady, political business. Four out-of-state political groups are now raising money via solicitations saying they are trying to draft Clarke, the national political firebrand, to take on U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin next year, even though Clarke has given no indication he wants ...

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AMERICAN HISTORY: Lawmakers Renew Push To Designate June 26th As LGBT Equality Day

Via press release: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced a resolution to designate June 26, as “LGBT Equality Day,” honoring the anniversary of three significant victories won at the U.S. Supreme Court for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. “America should celebrate the progress we have made to pass on to the next generation ...

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VIDEO: Equality Act Introduced

Lambda Legal reacts: We applaud the introduction of this essential bill. Today, it spotlights the pervasive, unjust, and unacceptable discrimination facing LGBT Americans and their families; when passed, it will be a crucial next step forward in ending that discrimination. Its introduction comes nearly one month after the Supreme Court’s historic decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that made marriage equality ...

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Apple’s Tim Cook Tops Out’s Power 50 List

Out Magazine today published its ninth annual ranking of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the United States.  Taking the top spot from last year’s list leader, Ellen DeGeneres, is Apple CEO Tim Cook, who formally came out six months ago. Here is this year’s top ten: 1. Tim Cook 2. Ellen DeGeneres 3. Rachel Maddow 4. Sen. Tammy ...

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Cruz Was Tammy Baldwin’s Secret Santa

Sen. Al Franken launched a Secret Santa program in the Senate in 2011 in order to bridge the “partisan divide.” This year the very anti-gay Ted Cruz drew the name of lesbian Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Via Wisconsin’s Cap Times: Thanks to the intrepid reporting of entertainment gossip outlet TMZ — whose reporters apparently chase after politicians in addition to more ...

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Out Issues Power 50 Ranking

Out Magazine today published its eighth annual ranking of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the United States.  Here’s a bit of the list. 1. Ellen DeGeneres 2. Tim Cook 3. Rachel Maddow 4. Sen. Tammy Baldwin 5. Glenn Greenwald 6. Ryan Murphy 7. Neil Patrick Harris 8. Andy Cohen 9. Michael Sam 10. Robin Roberts Homocon billionaire Peter ...

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Where Does Congress Stand On Syria?

The Washington Post has created an interactive graph which notes the known positions of Congress members on a possible US strike on Syria. So far only two Senate Democrats have said that they oppose US intervention: Sen. Chris Murphy (CT) and Sen. Tom Udall (NM). Perhaps the most notable House Democrat to oppose intervention so far is Rep. Alan Grayson ...

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Half Of Congress Files DOMA Brief

Almost half of the sitting members of Congress today filed a joint Supreme Court brief in the support of the overturn of DOMA. Via press release: Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Ranking Constitution Subcommittee Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) in the House, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in the Senate, along with ...

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, The Homosexual Lobby is already preparing for the next phase of their assault. Desperate to consolidate power as quickly as they can, the Homosexual Lobby has called in favors owed them by the Democratic Caucus in the Senate. And they got their request. Senator Tammy Baldwin is being placed on key Senate Committees in order to ensure the ...

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Record 20 Female Senators Take Office

Last night Diane Sawyer sat down with most of the record 20 female members of the Senate. There are also now 82 female members of the House. That’s a record too.

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Tweet Of The Day

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Tammy Baldwin Tapped For Senate Committee That Oversees LGBT Issues

Senator-elect Tammy Baldwin has been chosen for a Senate committee whose responsibilities include LGBT issues. Via Julie Bolcer at the Advocate: Baldwin will sit on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; the Senate Special Committee on Aging; and the Senate Budget Committee. The assignments are subject to approval by the ...

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Sen. Tammy Baldwin Gives Victory Speech

(Via Towleroad)

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SENATOR Tammy Baldwin!!!

After an early bit of gun-jumping by the Associated Press, finally Fox News and the Victory Fund are calling it for Tammy Baldwin, our nation’s FIRST out U.S. Senator.  You’re looking at LGBT history, folks!

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AP Looks At Gays Running For Congress

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Slim Lead For Rep. Tammy Baldwin

 Tammy Baldwin is holding onto a slim lead in her Senate race. Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin edges former Gov. Tommy Thompson in a new poll of Wisconsin’s Senate race, holding a 4-point lead over the Republican. Baldwin has 49 percent support to Thompson’s 45 percent support in the NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Their mid-September poll showed Baldwin with a ...

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Quote Of The Day – Jeffrey Kuhner

“Wisconsin’s voters are poised to break new ground on the cultural front: electing the first openly lesbian U.S. senator. This would mark a watershed for the homosexual movement — and a major blow against traditional America. Ms. Baldwin has made no secret of her lesbian lifestyle. She is a vocal supporter of gay pride and the LGBT community. She told ...

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Baldwin Opponent Caught Boasting: I’m The Guy To End Medicaid & Medicare

Tammy Baldwin’s Senate opponent has been caught on tape bragging to a Tea Party audience that he’s the best man to end Medicare and Medicaid. The Atlantic wonders: “Will this video sink Tommy Thompson?” The clip has already been turned into a pro-Baldwin ad.

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WISCONSIN: Rep. Tammy Baldwin Leaps To Large Polling Lead In Senate Battle

Excellent news out of Wisconsin: A new Marquette University Law School Poll shows Democrat Tammy Baldwin leading Republican Tommy Thompson, 50% to 41%, in the race for the U.S. Senate seat. A month ago, it was exactly the reverse. The biggest shift in the Senate race come in independents. In August, independents preferred Thompson 47% to 37% for Baldwin. Now, ...

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