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Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson Sells Stock In Companies That Do Business With Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson sold his stock in companies that do business with Iran on Thursday, after The Huffington...

Jennifer Bendery

Tammy Baldwin Is 'Barney Frank In A Dress,' Says Conservative Columnist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Beware, Wisconsin, because a "radical lesbian" is poised to take over one of your Senate seats and behave like "Barney Frank in a dress,...

Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson's Son Has Made Obama Birther Joke More Than Once

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson has been taking some heat for his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack O...

Tommy Thompson Downplays Son's Birther Comment, Says He Feels 'Terrible' About It

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson spoke out about his son's recent birther joke directed at President Barack Obama, telling reporters on T...

Wisconsin GOP Candidate Calls Opponent 'Anti-Jewish'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson criticized Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) stance on Iran sanctions during a press conference on Sunday, c...

Republican Senate Candidate Forgets How Many Homes He Owns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

In the 2008 election, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) famously forgot how many houses he owned. This cycle, it's Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thomp...

Paul Ryan Fundraising For Tommy Thompson In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is taking a break from fundraising for the Romney-Ryan ticket and will be hosting a private fundraiser for Wisconsin Republica...

Republican's Surprise About-Face

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson will be receiving stock options for a previously uncompensated corporate board position. ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Senate Candidates Agree On Something

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican and Democratic candidates for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat found a rare area of agreement in Friday's night debate: a wil...

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Refuses To Release Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Like Mitt Romney, Tommy Thompson is refusing to release his tax returns. Thompson, the former Republican governor of Wisconsin, is running against ...

Lesbian Super PAC Makes First 2012 Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The pro-lesbian super PAC known as LPAC made its first 2012 endorsement on Tuesday morning, backing Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) in the state's upcomin...

Shake-Up In Wisconsin GOP Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Tommy Thompson has lost his lead in the Wisconsin senate race, with the GOP primary now a tight contest between the former governor and businessman Er...

GOP Senate Candidate Attacked On Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

National Democrats are attacking Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson Monday after a newspaper report supported a Democratic analy...

Tommy Thompson Slammed After His Email On Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Democrats are criticizing Wisconsin U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson over published reports indicating his involvement with a bill pending in the No...

Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin Raises More Than $2 Million For Senate Campaign

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) said Wednesday morning that her U.S. Senate campaign brought in more than $2 million in the first quarter of 2012 fundrais...

The Buffett Rule: It's About Restoring Tax Fairness

Sen. Tammy Baldwin | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

It may surprise a lot of people to find Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, Sheldon Whitehouse and I on the same side of anything. But with an issue like this that makes so much sense the real question is, why does today's right wing disagree?

Let's Talk About Taxes

Sen. Tammy Baldwin | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

For too long in America, there's been two tax systems: one for the middle class and another for the very wealthiest. This year, let's make tax season about restoring tax fairness for America's working families.

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Go After Tammy Baldwin, Claire McCaskill On Birth Control Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are trying to use President Obama's recent birth control rule to cause trouble for Democratic senatorial candidates, airing ...

Amanda Terkel

Tammy Baldwin Delivers Passionate Defense Of Progressivism

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The typical Washington consultant has simple advice for Senate candidates in a purple state: Run to the middle, and whatever you do, don...

Amanda Terkel

Elizabeth Warren And Tammy Baldwin Team Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be teaming up with fellow Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) f...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Tammy Baldwin: No Immunity For Banks In Foreclosure Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is set to introduce a resolution in Congress this week calling on the Obama administration and state attorne...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Endorses In Wisconsin Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former senator Russ Feingold is giving a boost to Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) in her run for U.S. Senate on Wednesday, encouraging progr...

Why Tammy Baldwin Will Win

Chuck Wolfe | Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Chuck Wolfe

Can Tammy Baldwin, a proud progressive, become the next U.S. senator from Wisconsin and make history as America's first openly LGBT senator? Not only can she, but I expect she will.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Bloggers Turn Ire On National Conservative Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of conservative bloggers in Wisconsin are calling out Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and the Club for Growth for making an early endor...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Tammy Baldwin Jumps Into Wisconsin U.S. Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is jumping into the race for U.S. Senate, running for the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Her...