Newsmakers: Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Second District Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin said she and other Democrats in Washington are not going to give up on health-care reform, despite the Massachusetts U.S. Senate vote that stopped a comprehensive bill. Instead, Baldwin said she wants to pass incremental – but important – health-care reforms. A Madison Democrat first elected in 1998, Baldwin also said the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that gives corporations new political spending rights will “disempower” average citizens. She also said “jobs, jobs, jobs” will be her focus in Washington before the November elections.