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One of two Republicans vying for a chance to take on incumbent U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin in November stopped in Rhinelander Wednesday.

Leah Vukmir is a state Senator representing parts of Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. Vukmir is running against Republican political newcomer Kevin Nicholson for the Republican nomination.

Vukmir emphasized her conservative credentials when asked how she is different than Nicholson...

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Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin stopped in Wausau Wednesday to hold a round-table listening session with around a dozen caregivers following the passage of her bipartisan RAISE act

Conservative groups have so far spent more than $3.1 million against incumbent Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, which is more than what all the other Democratic Senate incumbents on the ballot this year have faced combined, that figure according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

While in Rhinelander recently, Baldwin discussed early campaign spending and what her opponents say is a race that is open...

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Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin and other Senate Democrats have asked the the Government Accountability Office to review actions taken by the Trump Administration to address the opioid epidemic since it was declared a public health emergency.

Last October, President Trump directed agencies to declare the opioid crisis an emergency and open up services. Baldwin and the other Senators wrote they have become concerned that little has been done by the White House since the announcement.

Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped in Rhinelander Saturday and touched on several topics in an interview with WXPR.

Baldwin says she has her sights on the pharmaceutical companies, especially in light of recent sharp price spikes for needed medications like insulin for diabetics...

"....insulin costs doubled. This is not a new invention in the pharmaceutical industry for which they're charging double the amount of a year ago. This is th same insulin we had last year, a decade ago, forty years ago. That is outrageous..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped in the Northwoods Saturday, first meeting with supporters in Rhinelander, then traveling to Northland Pines High School in Eagle River to participate in a broadband roundtable at the school and see their Fab Lab.

Democrat Baldwin says while talk of cutbacks in the federal budget are being worked out, she's optimistic that funding for high speed internet will continue.

She admits there are large challenges in the proposed federal budget...

Baldwin Says She Would Support Wolf Delisting

Nov 27, 2016

U-S Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin says she has no problem supporting the removal of grey wolves from the federal endangered species list.

Republican state lawmakers Tom Tiffany and Adam Jarchow are urging Congress to let the state regain the management of its 900 wolves -- and they say Baldwin's support could put other Democrats on board and give the measure a better chance of passing. Commons

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin thinks President Obama's plan to make the first two years of community college free will help spur on the economy. But the fate of the idea is unknown in an opposite party majority in the Senate and House.

The proposal would make the first two years of college free and universal like public K-12 education. The federal government would pick up 75 percent and the state 25 percent.


Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin brought U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to Rhinelander and Forest county to see if a bridge could be built regarding harvesting trees in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.

Baldwin and Tidwell listened to a group of northern Wisconsin business representatives, environmental groups, tribal foresters,  hunters, educators, state and county forestry officials. The message was clear from several stakeholders: they need to cut more wood in the Chequamengon-Nicolet National Forest to keep the health of the forest and resurrect a dying economy.