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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. ...

Democrat Seizes Momentum In Tense Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey WEST SALEM, Wisconsin - Fresh off a nasty battle to recall Wisconsin's governor in the spring, the state has another high profile po...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Senate Candidates Agree On Something | 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...

The Victory Fund Talks Electing LGBT Politicians With Gay Chicago TV

Waymon Hudson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Getting directly involved in politics and having our voices heard is vitally important to the movement for LGBT equality. That is why we need to run for office at every level of government.

Why Mitt's Meltdown Matters for the Senate

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

While it's bad enough that candidates like Mitt Romney and Tommy Thompson are dismissing half of the American population, they are doing so while spreading false information. Nearly all Americans pay taxes.

GOP Senate Candidate Defends Mitt Romney Over '47 Percent' Comments

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Three GOP Senate candidates and incumbents in tight races have so far distanced themselves from Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of the American...

Paul Blumenthal

Senate Control Targeted By Conservative Groups | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- All eyes are fixed on the money race between President Barack Obama, Republican nominee Mitt Romney and the outside groups cheering the...

Wisconsin Republican Distances Himself From Anti-Gay Attack On Tammy Baldwin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is distancing himself from his political director's anti-gay email and tweet attacking Democratic...

Tammy Baldwin Talks Senate Candidacy, LGBT Issues At DNC

Posted 09.11.2012 | Gay Voices

Openly lesbian Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin discussed her historic candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin, noting that "breaking through these glas...

FULL TEXT: Read Tammy Baldwin's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin, who is running in Wisconsin to fill the seat being vacated by Sen. Herb Kohl, addressed the Democratic National C...

Amanda Terkel

Tammy Baldwin To Counter Paul Ryan In Convention Speech | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- High-profile Wisconsinites were center stage at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. last week, with the vice presiden...

3 Reasons Hillary Clinton Will Not Be Speaking at the Democratic Convention.

Carrie Tuhy | Posted 11.05.2012 | Women
Carrie Tuhy

The woman who shattered the glass ceiling in 2008 will be absent from this convention, missing her party's party for the first time in over a quarter of a century. Where is Hillary Clinton and why is she not speaking?

Democrats Announce Prominent Women Convention Speakers

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Convention Committee Wednesday announced a lineup of convention speakers who will further solidify the party's s...

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 ...

Citing New Poll Results, Union Launches Campaign Against Outsourcing Call Centers

Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Citing the results of a new poll, the Communications Workers of America union said it intends to devote its resources to candidates who oppose the out...

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...

Friends, Foes Like Ryan Despite Major Rifts

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Paul Ryan's friends and opponents in Wisconsin and his hometown of Janesville are nearly unanimous in describing the congressman as ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Tied To Firm That Boasted Of Outsourcing | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tech company with ties to Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde has not only benefited from federal stimulus money, but it has als...

Dems Throw Advertising Dollars Into GOP Races

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats have their thumbs on Republican scales in Senate primaries in Missouri and Wisconsin this summer, hoping to improve their...

Dems Provide Mapping Help To GOP Hopeful

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The campaign arm of Senate Democrats is providing a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson with a map around Washington ...

MoveOn Endorses Three More For Senate

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Progressive advocacy group came out with more Senate candidate endorsements on Thursday, throwing its large grassroots backing behind Sen. ...

Tammy Baldwin Outpaces GOP Rivals In Wisconsin Senate Fundraising

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) came out the winner in the second quarter fundraising battle in the Wisconsin Senate race, bringing in $2.2 million. Ba...

Club For Growth Goes On Air With Attack Ad In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

The political arm of the fiscally conservative Club for Growth is airing its first TV ad in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin, going after GOP frontru...

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...

Dem Looks To Break Losing Streak

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. — Rep. Tammy Baldwin stood in the Friendship Cafe, giving voters a populist pitch for why she should be elected to keep Wiscons...