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Tammy Baldwin speaking to supporters on election night, 11/6/2012.
Tammy Baldwin declares victory.
There's one major downside for Tammy Baldwin in winning her Senate race. Now that she's going to be have to be serving in the Senate with asshole Ron Johnson, and deal with shit like this.
Johnson, who ousted Democratic incumbent Russ Feingold to win the state's other Senate seat two years ago, said he spoke with Baldwin on the phone Wednesday and congratulated her on the win. He told the AP he looked forward to meeting with her in person soon to discuss the issues facing the country.

"Hopefully I can sit down and lay out for her my best understanding of the federal budget because they're simply the facts," he said. "Hopefully she'll agree with what the facts are and work toward common sense solutions."

Baldwin has served in the House 14 years, Johnson in the Senate for two. He never held public office before. There might just be a chance that Baldwin knows a teeny bit more about these things than him, lady brain and all.

It's going to be fun to take on Johnson, four years from now.

Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 02:28 PM PST.

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