Baldwin searches for right path to keep key Senate seat

Published Thu, Mar 8, 2018 (9:57 p.m.)

Updated Thu, Mar 8, 2018 (9:57 p.m.)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Tammy Baldwin is ramping up a re-election campaign aimed at hanging on to a seat in a state that hasn't been kind to Democrats in recent years.

The Wisconsin senator is a top target for Republicans nationwide. They see her as vulnerable in a state where conservative stalwart Scott Walker has been governor for seven years and Republicans have their biggest legislative majorities in decades.

Baldwin annually ranks as one of the Senate's more liberal members. Her first TV ads last week played up her work across the aisle — including her buy-America plan that President Donald Trump supports and her work with Republican Sen. John McCain on lowering drug costs.

Republicans says Baldwin is dressing herself up as a moderate when she's not.

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