Campaigns

Baldwin Campaign Agrees to Return Excessive Contributions

The Tammy Baldwin for Senate Campaign Committee will return contributions in excess of legal limits, according to a campaign response to an Federal Elections Commission inquiry posted on the FEC website. As Media Trackers reported last month:  According to the notice, the Baldwin campaign appears to have received excessive contributions totaling $179, 701.99: Excessive Contributions […]

Campaigns

Baldwin Receives FEC Inquiry into Possible Excessive Campaign Donations

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s campaign has until Wednesday to respond to a Federal Elections Commission inquiry into possible excessive, prohibited and impermissible campaign contributions.  According to the notice, the Baldwin campaign appears to have received excessive contributions totaling $179, 701.99: Excessive Contributions from Individuals: $94,802 Excessive Contributions from Committees: $73,900 Excessive Contributions from Committees Not […]

Media

The Journal-Sentinel’s Photo ID Hypocrisy

The distance between stating something as  fact and strongly implying it is fact appears to be wide when it comes to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Their PolitiFact operation put this Tammy Baldwin tweet to its “truth-o-meter” test: Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI’s photo ID laws. We need to […]

Campaigns

The Baldwin Hypocrisy, Part II: Veterans Issues

Democrats are pushing the narrative that Republicans are struggling to find a formidable opponent to challenge U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin next year. In fact, with more than a year and a half before the election, there are at least five potential GOP candidates to take on Baldwin. And at this early date it is Baldwin […]

Campaigns

The Baldwin Hypocrisy, Part I: “Dark Money”

Editors Note: Media Trackers will be running a series of articles highlighting hypocritical positions taken by Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin. Part I focuses on Baldwin’s hypocrisy concerning “dark money.” Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin recently celebrated her endorsement from “End Citizens United last week: They have proven records fighting #BigMoney and vowed […]

Campaigns

Is “Fixer” Attorney Still Working for Senator Tammy Baldwin?

When U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was engulfed in the Tomah V.A. scandal in 2015, she turned to Democrat power attorney Marc Elias for help.    Elias, “the go to guy for Democrats in trouble, as columnist Dan Bice put it, helped Baldwin navigate questions about the termination of staffer Marquette Baylor. As Bice reported in February […]

Organizations

UW La Crosse Presses Army to Keep ROTC

Recently, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow received an unfortunate letter from Thomas Lamont, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). At the end of the 2014/2015 school year, UW – La Crosse’s long standing Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) will close. According to the letter, La Crosse […]

Policy

Baldwin Opposed Pipeline to Reduce Dependence on Mid-East Oil

MILWAUKEE – A contradiction between what Rep. Tammy Baldwin said in a U.S. Senate campaign debate and her record in Congress has been discovered by Media Trackers. Baldwin, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted 5 times against the Keystone XL Pipeline, a major energy development project that would link Canada and […]

Policy

SHOCK: Baldwin Wanted to Block Funding for Body Armor For Troops in Combat

By: Brian Sikma As a congresswoman, Tammy Baldwin backed legislation to block funding for body armor and medical supplies for U.S. troops. The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate co-sponsored legislation in every session of Congress from 2003 until 2009 to allow taxpayers opposed to the military, Department of Defense, and various intelligence agencies to withhold […]