Category Archives: Politics

WIBA’s John Colbert retires

Tomorrow will be John Colbert’s last day on the air at WRN affiliate WIBA in Madison. In addition to co-anchoring the news (with daughter and WIBA news director Robin Colbert) on Madison in the Morning, John has spent the past … Continue reading

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Kleefisch finds Trump’s language ‘earmuff’ worthy

WRN’s Andrew Beckett caught up with Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch recently, and asked whether she’d consider taking her two young daughters to a rally for Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump. Her response was kind of priceless.

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Johnson campaign puts out Groundhog Day statement

Democrat Russ¬†Feingold lost his U.S. Senate seat to Republican Ron Johnson in 2011. Feingold was first elected to the Senate in 1993, the same year that one of my favorite Bill Murray movies was released. That may seem like a … Continue reading

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I wonder if Governor Walker knows about this?

I’m not an especially rabid football fan, but if there’s one team I’ve disliked over the years, it would have to be the Dallas Cowboys.

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Governor Walker’s inaugural address (AUDIO)

Governor Scott Walker was sworn in for his second term on Monday. Here’s the text of his remarks as delivered:

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Union chief deems Walker ad unsafe

Chances are, if you’ve seen the latest television spot from Governor Scott Walker‘s campaign, you’ve noticed that he’s standing in a big hole. Jeff Kaminski noticed that too, but it’s not all that got his attention.

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Inglett saga featured on “This American Life”

Fans of Public Radio International’s This American Life got to hear the story of Joshua Inglett over the weekend. The whole story.

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Gumballs and burritos

Governor Scott Walker is scheduled to sign his $100 million property tax cut bill into law on Sunday. The measure moved through the legislature at lightning fast speed.

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Walker comments on announcements from Burke and Van Hollen (AUDIO)

Governor Scott Walker spoke with reporters in Eau Claire this morning and fielded questions about Democrat Mary Burke‘s announcement that she’ll run for governor next year, and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen‘s announcement that he won’t seek reelection. AUDIO:¬†Governor Scott … Continue reading

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WisEye condemns Planned Parenthood

WiscosninEye, the nonprofit public interest channel which covers state government, is condemming Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin for “distorted” use of WisconsinEye legislative coverage for a TV commercial. WisconsinEye President/CEO John Henkes issued a press release on the controversy. READ:¬†WisconsinEye release … Continue reading

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