Baldwin, Johnson split on temporary government funding measure

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, voted early Saturday against a temporary funding measure to keep the government open for another four weeks, saying the GOP plan simply kicked the can down the road.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, slammed Baldwin as most Dems and a handful of Republicans voted to filibuster the bill, which earlier cleared the House. It failed 50-49 with several Republicans opposing the measure, which needed 60 votes.
“Unfortunately, Senator Baldwin and 43 of her colleagues decided to play politics with people’s lives by refusing to fund health care for needy children, sup...

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