Stories tagged: "congress"


Tammy Baldwin speech
Baldwin’s Bill to Codify Roe v. Wade Puts All Senators on Record About Women’s Health Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would have prevented a state-to-state checkerboard of rights, bans, and gray areas if Roe were to be struck down by a conservative, activist Supreme Court.

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and US Rep. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst)
Another ‘No’ Vote From Rep. Tom Tiffany on a Measure to Stand Up to Russia

It was a nonbinding resolution reaffirming support of the NATO alliance and its democratic principles as it supports Ukraine. Tiffany previously opposed a ban on Russian oil imports.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks as the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee meets on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Ron Johnson’s Record on Aid to Ukraine Mirrors His Inconsistent Approach to Spending

Since 2014, when Russia first invaded and annexed the Crimean peninsula in southern Ukraine, Johnson voted against providing aid to Ukraine five different times.

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AOC Gets the USPS to Admit Oshkosh Defense Had No Plans to Create Its New Jobs in Wisconsin

Critics accuse the company of bait and switch for winning a big government contract based on its experienced union workforce—but choosing to create non-union jobs in South Carolina.

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Op-Ed: Passing ‘Build Back Better’ Is a Test of Democracy Itself

The most sweeping reforms in 50 years are being debated in Congress, and it's up to us to push it over the finish line, writes Robert Kraig of Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) will not run for re-election in 2022. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ RollCall Inc. via GettyImages)
‘Run Out of Gas’: Rep. Kind to Retire From Congress

Wisconsin’s longest-serving congressman will not run in 2022, he announces.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
Republicans Won’t Expand BadgerCare. Baldwin Wants to Do It for Them.

Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.