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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 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...

Building a 'Made in Wisconsin' Economy

Sen. Tammy Baldwin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

As I travel across Wisconsin, I do a lot of listening and wherever I go, people tell me about the frustration and insecurity they feel. They are frust...

GOP Senate Candidate Hurls Communist Charge

The Hill | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) thinks Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) philosophy stems from communism....

Dave Jamieson

Labor To Highlight Job Outsourcing In Runup To Elections | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

The nation's largest federation of labor unions is planning a series of events around the country aimed at forcing candidates to address the offshorin...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Gets 'Outpouring Of Support' After Attacking Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Senate candidate Eric Hovde has received a "great response" to his attacks on The Huffington Post, according to his campaign,...

From the Soccer Field to the Senate Floor

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Sports and politics have so much in common we often use the same terminology. You know how they say strong teams have a deep bench? We have the same theory at EMILY's List, where we are always working to building a pipeline of future leaders.

Baldwin Releases First Senate Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tammy Baldwin's (D-Wis.) first U.S. Senate campaign ad goes after China for "cheating" in the labor market and highlights the congresswoman's wor...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidate Tells Press To Stop Writing 'Sob Stories' About Poor People | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) says he is sick and tired of reading sad stories about people struggling in the recession...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Will Stay Out Of Wisconsin GOP Senate Primary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has no intention of endorsing a candidate in the upcoming Republican U.S. Senate primary in his state, hoping instead to a...

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...

Amanda Terkel

The Next Big Election In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The effort to reform the Senate's filibuster rules may get another backer if Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is elected to the chamber in No...

John Celock

GOP Senate Candidate New Chair Of Women's Drug Company | John Celock | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, a current Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Wisconsin, has accepted the board chairmanshi...

Amanda Terkel

Punk Rock Band Insults GOP Senate Candidate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When you're a politician, it's tough enough to pick songs to play at your campaign events that send the right message and rev up a crowd...

Obama's and America's Remarkable Evolution on Gay Rights

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter Dreier

Historians will no doubt view President Obama's announcement favoring same-sex marriage as an historic statement, parallel to those of FDR on workers' rights and LBJ on civil rights. But like FDR and LBJ, Obama's endorsement was due to a combination of personal belief and political opportunity.

Gay Politicians Come Out In Force For 2012

The Daily Beast | Allison Yarrow | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Kyrsten Sinema, a seven-year veteran of the Arizona legislature, is running to become the first openly bisexual member of Congress....

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...

Michael McAuliff

Romney Will Be 'Buffet Rule' Ally, Dems Predict | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats predicted on Thursday that the GOP would cave on the so-called Buffett Rule and pass a tax hike targeted at people who earn mo...

Rudy Giuliani Endorses Candidate In Wisconsin Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Rudy Giuliani weighed in on the GOP primary for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race Thursday, endorsing former Gov. Tommy Thompson. Giuliani is the forme...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner 'Will Continue To Respect' Law Against Same-Sex Marriage | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats on Monday took another shot at persuading House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) into dropping his legal support fo...

Wisconsin Democrats Attack Mitt Romney, Ignore Other Republican Candidates

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Democrats have set their sites squarely on Mitt Romney in advance of the Republican presidential primary in the Badger State on April 3. ...