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    Our president has made historic progress toward equality. He repealed "don't ask, don't tell" so that no American ever again has to lie about who they are in order to serve the country we love. Republicans want to write discrimination into our Constitution. But the Wisconsin I know believes that with each passing year and each generation, our country must become more equal, not less.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    The U.S. routinely ranks lower than other countries in health outcomes such as infant mortality.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: health 
     
    Americans are not saving enough for retirement.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: american 
     
    In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    When I first ran for Congress in 1998, people counted me out.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: people  congress 
     
    I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration has used political and religious ideologies to influence national policy on science and medicine.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    I had a serious childhood illness - sort of like spinal meningitis - that led to a three-month hospitalization. Afterward, I couldn't be insured because of a pre-existing condition.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: illness  childhood 
     
    From day one, I have always been open about my sexual orientation.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: sexual 
     
    I have no idea what goes on in another person's mind. As a legislator, I need to be good at persuading people, counting votes and getting to 50 percent plus one. I don't go back and say, 'Why did this person get to the right position?' It's only, 'Are you yes or are you no?
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: people  right  mind  ideas 
     
    I think that that integrity is something that is important to voters.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: integrity 
     
    It is hard to look the other way when a dictator is being so cruel and violent with his own people.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: people  violent 
     
    Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    Politicians in Washington and Madison aren't hearing, aren't listening to their constituents and prioritizing getting people back to work and growing our economy.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: people  work  listening 
     
    There will not be a magic day when we wake up and it's now okay to express ourselves publicly. We make that day by doing things publicly until it's simply the way things are.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: magic 
     
    I've decided to run for the U.S. Senate because I believe Wisconsin families need a senator who will work hard to deliver results for the middle class - a leader with the courage to do what's right, no matter how tough the odds or how powerful the special interests we have to fight.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    All my life, the naysayers have told me that I can't win because I'm a progressive... because I'm a woman... even because I'm a lesbian.
    — Tammy Baldwin
    tags: women 
     
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    tammy baldwin
    Birth    : February 11, 1962
    Occupation  : United States Senator

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