All statements involving Tammy Baldwin
"Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry."
"When the Affordable Care Act was signed, 17 million American children" had a pre-existing condition and were "uninsurable."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin "proposed a $3.9 trillion tax increase -- a tax increase so extreme" that "even Nancy Pelosi voted against it."
On a single-payer healthcare system
Says she voted against the Medicare Part D prescription drug program "because it was unfunded."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson ran Medicare "into the ground" and "nine years closer to bankruptcy."
Says when he was governor, "most of the Democrats" voted for his billion-dollar property-tax cuts, but U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin "voted against it."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson "personally made over $3 million" from a federal contract granted to his healthcare company, but left 9/11 first responders "without the care they were promised."
Says "Tammy Baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin supports a "tax increase that President Obama says" would cost middle-class families $3,000 per year.
Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."
Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors."
Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.
Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson favors raising taxes on small businesses.
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tammy Baldwin supported a federal budget "that spent trillions -- not billions, trillions -- more money than the Obama budget."
Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."
Says 7,000 millionaires "gamed the system to pay no income taxes."
An aide "acted on his own" and "was not representing the Thompson campaign" when he sent an email criticizing the sexual orientation of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin.
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