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"Tammy BaldwinTammy Suzanne BaldwinSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill This week: Senate wrapping up defense bill after amendment fight Week ahead: Senate to wrap up defense bill MORE is the perfect person to lead the WSN. She ran an exceptionally good race against a tough opponent, and she is already generating excitement among donors, activists, and volunteers across the country," campaign committee Chairman Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetGOP eying 'blue slip' break to help Trump fill the courts NFL star claims he was victim of 'abusive conduct' by Las Vegas police Gardner throws support behind DREAM Act MORE (D-Colo.) said in a statement. "Unfortunately, the Republican agenda is dangerous for the health and safety of women and girls, and we need a strong network of women across the country to help us deliver that message loud and clear."

Baldwin proved to be one of the strongest fundraisers in the country in 2012, second only to fellow freshman Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration Dems call for action against Cassidy-Graham ObamaCare repeal MORE (D-Mass.), and she was supported by the Network in her own election.

She'll now work to help reelect the woman who ran the organization last cycle — Sen. Kay HaganKay HaganLinking repatriation to job creation Former Sen. Kay Hagan in ICU after being rushed to hospital GOP senator floats retiring over gridlock MORE (D-N.C.) — as well as other potentially vulnerable female senators like Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuCNN producer on new O'Keefe video: Voters are 'stupid,' Trump is 'crazy' CNN's Van Jones: O'Keefe Russia 'nothingburger' video 'a hoax' Trump posts O'Keefe videos on Instagram MORE (D-La.) and Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenWeek ahead: Crunch time for defense bill’s cyber reforms | Equifax under scrutiny Five things to know about the Kaspersky-Russia controversy DHS bans Kaspersky software in federal agencies MORE (D-N.H.).

"We achieved great things in 2012, electing and reelecting more women to the US Senate than ever before, but the hard work does not stop," Baldwin said in a statement. "It is so important that we are engaging women across the country in our efforts to promote strong women leaders in our party, not because it is good politics, but because it has real consequences for people in their daily lives. Congressional Republicans not only want to eliminate a woman’s freedom to make her own medical decisions, they support an economic agenda that is devastating for women and their families."

This post was updated at 10:15 a.m.