Feminist Majority Endorsements

Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin, lead sponsor in the House of Representatives of the Buffet Rule, is running for an open seat in the Senate in Wisconsin. Besides protecting Wisconsin’s Middle Class, Baldwin has also pledged to focus on protecting Social Security, affordable health care, and affordable higher education.

Background

Baldwin has served as a Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd district since 1999. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Wisconsin and, if elected, she would be the first openly gay Senator in US history.

Position on Key Issues

Voted against repealing the Glass-Steagall Act Voted for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Voted in favor of health care reform in 2009 and 2010

Prospects

Polls have showed opponent Tommy Thompson with a slight lead.

Opponent

Tommy Thompson is the former Governor of Wisconsin (1987-2001) and the former Secretary of Health and Human Services.

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