For the 4th President of the United States, see James Madison
Madison, is the capital city of Wisconsin. Founded in 1836, Madison is centered on a narrow isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin System's flagship university, the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The people of Madison are known for being very liberal, and ultra-liberal Democratic Senator Russ Feingold hails from Middleton, an adjacent suburb. Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, whose congressional district encompasses Madison, is one of few openly Lesbian members of Congress.