Tammy Baldwin

Official portrait, 2013
Baldwin presiding over the House while serving as Speaker Pro Tempore
Baldwin and Thompson debating during the 2012 election
Baldwin speaks during the second day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado.
Baldwin speaking at a U.S. Department of Justice event.
Baldwin with former Governor of Georgia and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in February 2017

American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Wisconsin since January 2013.

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Tommy Thompson

American Republican politician and most recently served as interim president of the University of Wisconsin System.

Then-Governor Thompson meets President Bill Clinton, 1993
Thompson as governor.
Thompson at the 2004 HealthierUS summit
Thompson as UW System President at UW Oshkosh in March 2022.

He was the Republican nominee for United States Senate in Wisconsin in the 2012 election, vying to replace retiring senator Herb Kohl, but was defeated by Democrat Tammy Baldwin in what was his only statewide election loss.

Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

Congressional district of the United States House of Representatives in southern Wisconsin, covering Dane County, Iowa County, Lafayette County, Sauk County and Green County, as well as portions of Richland County and Rock County.


The district is currently represented by Democrat Mark Pocan, who succeeded current Senator Tammy Baldwin in 2013.

Andy Samberg

American comedian, actor, musician, producer and writer.

Samberg in 2016
Samberg in 2010

Samberg is a third cousin of US Senator Tammy Baldwin, and his adoptive maternal grandfather was industrial psychologist and philanthropist Alfred J. Marrow.

Herb Kohl

American businessman and politician.

He chose not to seek re-election in 2012 and was succeeded by fellow Democrat Tammy Baldwin.

University of Wisconsin Law School

Professional graduate law school of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

1893 engraving of the University of Wisconsin College of Law building

Tammy Baldwin – first woman to represent Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate

Congressional Progressive Caucus

Congressional caucus affiliated with the Democratic Party in the United States Congress.

Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal
Congressional Progressive Caucus from the United States House of Representatives in the 117th United States Congress

Tammy Baldwin (WI-2) – elected to Senate in 2012

Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus

Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Members at the Kick-off Press Conference from left to right: Niki Tsongas (D–MA), José Serrano (D–NY), Xavier Becerra (D–CA), Hilda Solis (D–CA), Jerry Nadler (D–NY), Barbara Lee (D–CA), Tammy Baldwin (D–WI), Lois Capps (D–CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R–FL), Linda Sánchez (D–CA), Mike Honda (D–CA), James McGovern (D–MA), Barney Frank (D–MA), Chris Shays (R–CT)
Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus in the 117th United States Congress

The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus was formed by openly gay representatives Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank June 4, 2008, to advance LGBT+ rights.

LGBTQ Victory Fund

American political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBTQ public officials in the United States.

Past endorsees include Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank, Sean Patrick Maloney, David Cicilline, Lupe Valdez, Victoria Kolakowski, Patricia Todd and Virginia Linder.

Smith College

Private liberal arts women's college in Northampton, Massachusetts.

A c. 1900 view of Smith's campus
LTJG Harriet Ida Pickens and ENS Frances Wills, first African-American WAVES to be commissioned. They were members of the final graduating class at USNR Midshipmen's School (WR) Northampton, Massachusetts on December 21, 1944.
Smith's campus as it appears today
Ada Comstock, class of 1897
The Smith College School for Social Work is housed in Lily Hall
Smith's campus center
The Botanic Gardens at Smith College
Ivy Day
Paradise Pond with portion of athletic fields visible (center left)
Margaret Mitchell
Julia Child
Betty Friedan
Nancy Reagan
Barbara Bush
Sylvia Plath
Catharine A. MacKinnon
Gloria Steinem
Yolanda King
Niki Tsongas
Jane Harman
Tammy Baldwin
Piper Kerman
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Baldwin House – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin ('84) was a Baldwin House resident during her time at Smith College.

2012 United States Senate election in Wisconsin

The 2012 United States Senate election in Wisconsin took place on November 6, 2012, alongside a U.S. presidential election as well as other elections to the United States Senate and House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Results of the 2012 Wisconsin Republican Senatorial Primary with winner indicated by county.
Thompson and Baldwin with WISN-TV's Mike Gousha at the October 26 debate.

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.