- Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:25
GOOD news all round. Not only has Obama won a second term as President, Wisconsin has elected the first openly homosexual member of the US Senate.
Tammy Baldwin, 50, had been running as a Democrat against Republican challenger Tommy Thompson, 70, who formerly served as governor of the state.
She first held office as a state representative in 1998, and is stated to have kept her sexuality in the shadows for the most part.