The U.S. routinely ranks lower than other countries in health outcomes such as infant mortality.

— Tammy Baldwin

The most grateful Tammy Baldwin quotes that are glad to read

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.

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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.

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I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration has used political and religious ideologies to influence national policy on science and medicine.

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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.

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When I first ran for Congress in 1998, people counted me out.

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From day one, I have always been open about my sexual orientation.

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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?

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It is hard to look the other way when a dictator is being so cruel and violent with his own people.

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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He repealed “don’t ask, don’t tell” so that no American ever again has to lie about who they are in order to serve the country we love.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.

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Americans are not saving enough for retirement.

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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.

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I think that that integrity is something that is important to voters.

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About Tammy Baldwin

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Politician
Birthday February 11, 1962

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.

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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.

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