10 Facts About Tammy Baldwin

1. In November 2017, Tammy Baldwin co-sponsored legislation designed to strengthen opioid safety in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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2. In February 2015, Tammy Baldwin fired her deputy state director over her handling of the VA report.

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3. On October 20, 2013, Tammy Baldwin was one of sixteen female Democratic Senators to sign a letter endorsing Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee in the 2016 presidential election.

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4. The first version of the ACA Tammy Baldwin voted for included a public option, but the final version did not.

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5. In November 2013, Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would "bring greater government transparency, oversight and due process whenever authorities use information gathered for intelligence purposes to make domestic non-terrorism cases against Americans.

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6. In 2018, Tammy Baldwin sponsored the Reward Work Act of 2018, which proposed to guarantee the right of employees in listed companies to elect one-third of the board of directors.

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7. In November 2017, Tammy Baldwin expressed opposition to the Trump tax-reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, saying that it was being drafted "behind closed doors" and charging that it was being "shoved through.

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8. In 2003, Tammy Baldwin served on the advisory committee of the Progressive Majority, a political action committee dedicated to electing progressive candidates to public office.

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9. On November 6, 2012, Tammy Baldwin became the first openly gay candidate to be elected to the US Senate.

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10. In 2012, Tammy Baldwin became the first openly gay person elected to the US Senate.

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