Wisconsin Dems argue GOP put tax reform ahead of children’s health coverage

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Wisconsin’s congressional Democrats are blasting Republicans for putting tax reform ahead of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage for kids nationwide, historically receiving bipartisan support. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said, “There is no reason we can’t work together to reauthorize the program and get it back on track.” > Wisconsin Public Radio

Baldwin calls on Trump to release Buy American report

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin called on President Donald Trump to deliver on one of his buy American promises. In April, Trump signed a Buy American Hire American Executive Order in Kenosha, which also called for a report on the current buy American laws. Baldwin sent Trump a letter Tuesday asking for the report to be finished and released. > NBC 4 Milwaukee

Hovde remains undecided on 2018 U.S. Senate run in GOP primary

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He’s wealthy, politically seasoned and filled with strong opinions about the current state of the country. But that doesn’t mean Madison businessman Eric Hovde is ready to dive into the 2018 Republican primary for U.S. Senate, saying Monday: “I still haven’t finalized the decision.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where each member of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation stands on net neutrality

 

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The Cap Times runs through the net neutrality position of Wisconsin’s two U.S. Senators and all eight of its House Representatives.

Baldwin wants delay on net neutrality vote

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is calling on the FCC to delay a controversial vote on repealing net neutrality rules. The request comes amid reports that automated bots were used to file hundreds of thousands of false comments about the rule – which essentially says providers must offer equal access to online content. > Wisconsin Radio Network

Baldwin: Franken should resign after 7th woman alleges unwanted advances

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday joined a sudden swell of Democratic senators urging Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn) to resign after seven women have accused him of unwanted kissing or groping. Baldwin said in a Twitter post Wednesday: “I believe it is best for Sen. Franken to resign.” > Wisconsin State Journal