I'm Not Crying, There's Just A Major Victory For Civil Rights In My Eye

On Nov. 6, 2012 Tammy Baldwin made history when she became Wisconsin's first female senator and America's first openly gay senator. The crowd cheers for the former at 3:27 and absolutely loses its mind at 4:00 when she mentions the latter. And her giggle when the crowd is still cheering 20 seconds later is pretty much my favorite thing ever. 


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