WED PM Update: Same-sex marriage bill Baldwin championed clears Senate hurdle

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From ... -- A bill U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin co-sponsored to protect same-sex and interracial marriage cleared a key procedural vote today, paving the wave for final passage. Twelve Republicans joined Dems as the Senate voted 62-37 to advance the bill to a final vote with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, among those voting no. Baldwin in a floor speech talked about a gay couple she is friends with who adopted a daughter. She said before the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage rights across the country, the two wer...

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