articles tagged "politics"

What Is The Current State Of Democracy?

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 | buzz
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Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government. McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.” more »

Melissa Sargent And Her New Job With The Wisconsin Assembly

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Melissa Sargent, newly elected from Dane County to the Wisconsin Assembly, spoke to Brian Standing by phone on Monday, January 14th. She talks about being a Democrat as a member of the minority party, new assembly rules passed (including dress code), and what she hopes to accomplish in the next two years. Listen to the interview here:       more »

Recent Citations Given To Protestors Spark Controversy Over First Amendment

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Since former Marine, David Erwin, took over as chief of the Wisconsin Capitol Police, the capital police have issued over 118 citations to protesters inside the state capital. Wisconsin Attorney General, J.B. Van Hollen (R), believes that these citations are not in violation of the first amendment. In this interview, on January 14th 2012, Donald Downs, Professor of political science, law, and journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, speaks with Brian Standing about the attorney generals stance on these cases and what the constitutional implications could be.     more »

Raynard Jackson: Conservative Speaker

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 | buzz
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On Tuesday November 27, host Aaron Perry speaks with Raynard Jackson, President and CEO of Raynard Jackson and Associates, one of the most “highly sought after Conservative speakers in America.” A Republican conservative political consultant, Raynard works with Republican campaigns in Washington-DC. Raynard speaks with Aaron about the Republican Party, “After this election, there has been a tectonic shift in the mood and the dynamics of Washington DC,” Raynard explains. He comments that the Republicans did not run a good campaign during this presidential election, and explains why Romney did not win the election, “Romney did not have the ability to perform a coalition of people…black, Asians, Hispanics, whites, women, to win a majority.”   Aaron …. more »

Molly Stentz – Election Coverage

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 | buzz
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On Wednesday November 7, our host Jan Miyasaki spoke with WORT News and Public Affairs Facilitator Molly Stentz about the November 6 elections. WORT had a four hour coverage of the elections on Nov 6 night.   Molly reports on some of the highlights from last night, including the local elections. She talks about Tammy Baldwin, “…We have not only our first gay Senator, but also our first female Senator, from Wisconsin. So Tammy Baldwin continues to break records and break through glass ceilings here in Wisconsin, and continues to represent that streak in Wisconsin politics of independent thinkers. People that buck the status quo…” Molly also reports on the other highlights; the State Senate …. more »

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