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Outside the Bubble: WISN’s Jay Weber

19 Dec , 2017  

Milwaukee talk radio veteran Jay Weber sits down with me in this latest episode of OTB. He discusses the changing landscape of talk radio in the market and how the medium in general has evolved in the age of Trump. He also offers a glimpse into his daily show prep routine and what he thinks makes a good color into his program.

Check out the episode here. 

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Outside the Bubble: TDA’s Craig Thompson

1 Dec , 2017  

On this episode I talk with Craig Thompson, Executive Director of the Transportation Development Association.

Watch the show here.

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Outside the Bubble: WISN Radio’s Dan O’Donnell

20 Nov , 2017  

I had the pleasure of interviewing Milwaukee radio host Dan O’Donnell for this week’s show. I got his take on a number of subjects including Governor Walker’s re-election bid, optimism in the Trump Era and whether #FakeNews is a real thing.

Watch the episode here. 

 

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Outside the Bubble: State Representative Dale Kooyenga

9 Nov , 2017  

On this episode of Outside the Bubble, Dale Kooyenga gives me his analysis of the recently-passed state budget and previews the next legislative session. The state representative also spends a lot of the show talking about his 13 year military career, including his overseas deployments.

Check out the episode here.

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Bill Mc Coshen: The Life of a Lobbyist

25 Jul , 2016  

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This week, I sit down with Bill McCoshen, Managing Partner of Capitol Consultants, a Madison, Wisconsin lobbying firm specializing in government relations, public affairs and issues-based grassroots advocacy. The two of us discuss the role lobbyists play in public policy making and we reflect on the changes in politics and the legislature in the last 30 years.

For more information, you can follow Bill on Twitter @billmccoshen or visit the Capitol Consultants website.

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Gwyn Guenther Interview

7 Jul , 2016  

The Wheeler Report: then, now and tomorrow

In this new episode of the Dailytakes show, Edge Messaging’s Brian Fraley sits down with Gwyn Guenther. Her Wheeler Report has provided subscribers gavel to gavel coverage of the Wisconsin legislature (and all legislation and legislative committee work) since 1972. The two discuss the company, its products and how the Capitol Press Corps has changed in the 21 years since Guenther began reporting on the Wisconsin legislature.

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Dan Bice: Uncut

4 Sep , 2015  

In his most extensive on-camera interview ever, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Dan Bice does not hold back. For example, he reveals that his editors squashed a story regarding improper and illegal activity by a prominent Democratic lobbyist. He praises the work of Media Trackers and Wisconsin Watchdog and admits “It’s good for me when Scott Walker wins.” Seriously. The Dailytakes show starts off with this must-watch interview. Worth every second of your time.

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Brett Healy in the hot seat and Collin Roth on the Panel

22 Aug , 2015  

Brett Healy talks all thing MacIver Institute, Minimum Wage, European Soccer, INXS and Taylor Swift. More…

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Kurt Bauer Interview

14 Aug , 2015  

The President and CEO of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Kurt Bauer, sits down with me for an in-depth interview this week. What policy initiatives are important to Wisconsin employers, and why does WMC put such a premium on the Freedom of Speech? More…

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Vukmir on session, ALEC and Walker for Prez

7 Aug , 2015  

I sat down with Wisconsin State Senator Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) to discuss legislative developments, her role at ALEC and Governor Scott Walker’s presidential campaign. Later, I am joined by RightWisconsin’s Collin Roth for the weekly Rundown and I share my parting thought on an important reform the legislature ought to pass.

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